Leadership Grapevine

Click here for the online Leadership Grapevine 2018-2019 Application

Click here to download the Leadership Grapevine 2018-2019 Application

A program of the City of Grapevine and the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Grapevine
offers an educational experience designed to develop an awareness of the city, its relationship with
the DFW Metroplex and to provide personal leadership training. At the conclusion of the program,
participants are better prepared, to seek leadership roles, both within their business and community.

Participation in the class is limited to 32 individuals. Leadership Grapevine participants are selected through an application and selection process, with the purpose of this process to assure a mix of people from diverse backgrounds and experiences that represent a cross-section of the city.


If you have any questions about Leadership Grapevine, please contact the Chamber at (817) 481-1522.

Each year, three (3) Leadership Grapevine alumni are chosen for the Leadership Grapevine Board of Directors. These Directors assist in analyzing past class evaluations, as well as to develop the future classes. Terms are 1 year and start each June. Boards meetings are every 4 months. Board Directors typically join in on a variety of classes and attend Graduation each May.

Leadership Grapevine Alumni Association
Connect | Mentor | Generate | Engage

Leadership Grapevine has been going strong for 25 years. Over 400 leaders have graduated from the program with approximately 300 still in the surrounding area and connected to the community and its leadership.

Annually, each March, alumni are asked to join the $100 Club. This is essentially their annual dues. Dues collected go towards service projects the alumni undertake, to educational programs and social gatherings.

Scheduled gatherings can include participation in current classes, updates on City operations, the latest news on economic development, leadership tips from subject matter experts or community service projects. The tentative 2017-2018 schedule includes:

Leadership Grapevine Alumni Association – Meeting Dates

October 20, 2017, 3 – 5 PM – ‘Sip Into Fall’ Party on the Patio
 Leadership Grapevine Alumni Association – SPECIAL DATES
TBD – Invitation to Current Class’s Community Service Projects

Past Events

October 2016 – Inaugural gathering at Cowboys Golf Course

December 2016 – End of year charitable giving opportunity

March 2017 – Fundraising for the 25-year anniversary project – Flag Plaza & Concession Trailer Improvements

April 2017 – Graduation and Flag Plaza Groundbreaking 

May 2017 – Graduation of the 25th Leadership Grapevine 

July 2017 – Dedication of Flag Plaza

August 2017 – Summer Social

October 2017 – Fall Fest Fun


Mary Jo Tellin, Director of Program Development
Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
(817) 481-1522

Contact Info: E-mail: info@grapevinechamber.org Office: 200 Vine Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051 Phone: 817-481-1522