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"The Lifetime Leadership Program provided me with direct exposure to key contacts and broadened my knowledge of ways to think about and use my time and talents in the Fairfax County community. Actively engaging with other retired leaders expanded my thinking and continues to enrich my decisions." - Janice Sutera Wolfe, LLP '12 

Lifetime Leaders Program (LLP)

2017 Class Days

Wed, 10/4/17         Thur. 11/16/17 Gov’t Day w/ LFI Cohort

Wed. 10/18/17       Wed. 11/29/17

Wed. 11/1/17         Wed. 12/13/17

The Lifetime Leaders Program (LLP) is designed for retiring or newly retired individuals who seek to share their wealth of experience and leadership in a significant capacity within their communities. The program focuses on identifying the skills and experiences that are most meaningful to each person, while looking outward to the Fairfax County community for opportunities for civic awareness, community engagement, and volunteer connections.


To recognize and enable your unique lifetime leadership potential in the greater Fairfax County community

  • explore the concept of Lifetime Leadership
  • understand the nature of Fairfax County Government and community collaborations
  • define passion and purpose for community service and volunteering
  • identify opportunities for civic engagement
  • build a personal network of community-minded colleagues
  • join a network of more than 1,500 Leadership Fairfax program graduates, from business, government, and nonprofit sectors

Who Should Apply?

The Lifetime Leaders Program is for those who have a lifetime of accumulated skills and leadership, and seek to share their wealth of experience to improve their communities and their lives.


Program Commitment:

During the two-month program, class members will meet at a variety of venues in Fairfax County for a total of six sessions. Outside speakers, site visits and tours, and hands-on exercises allow for active engagement on class days.


Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • have a demonstrable connection to Fairfax County
  • show evidence of leadership in the workplace and/or in the community
  • be willing to commit the required time to the Lifetime Leaders Program
  • be committed to utilizing leadership skills and knowledge for the long-term benefit of the community
  • attend the six program days


Tuition for the Lifetime Leaders Program is $500. If accepted and enrolled into the program, you will be obligated for the full tuition fee of $500 payable by the start of the program.  Tuition covers all program costs, plus

  • opening breakfast 
  • lunch at full program days
  • member pricing on Leadership Fairfax events for the remainder of the year

  *** For a first-hand account of the difference that LLP can make, please read:   Maria Vorel and the Changing Face of Retirement        

    For additional details about the Lifetime Leaders Program, please call our

    office directly at (703) 752-7555 or email us at


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