“When I went through Leadership Pickens, I was new to the community. Leadership provided me a great forum to not only meet new people, but to also learn about the inner-workings of how a city and county are run politically, legislatively, and judiciously. It deepened my appreciation for those that serve their communities and I gained an added appreciation for the place I have called home for the last 10 years.”
Parish Lowrie, State Farm Insurance Agent
“The ability for an adult to participate in an activity to further their knowledge of their local government will follow them through their personal and professional lives.”
Rob Jones, Commission Chair
"Gaining a deeper understanding of one's community is absolutely necessary if a serious attempt to overcome its challenges is to be made."
Jason Segers, Amicalola EMC
"Am I a better citizen, employee and volunteer because of Leadership Pickens? Yes! Would I encourage someone to MAKE the time to get involved? YES!”
Michelle Roberson, Episcopal Church of the Holy Family