Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders seeks to engage its members in the community and provide opportunities to participate in regular, member-wide programming that appeals to their interests and helps educate them on current events, grow their career, expand their network and better prepare them to be the region’s next generation of leaders.

Teams meet each month and new members are encouraged to get involved with any group whose mission matches their interests.  For more information about the mission and contact information for each team please review the Teams Page.

The calendar below provides a listing of upcoming events.  Information on upcoming events is also provided via the Emerging Leaders’ monthly e-newsletter.  Previous copies of the e-newsletter can be found online.

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NWAEL Board Service Certification

April 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The NWAEL Legacy Workgroup has developed a certification for board service to assist emerging leaders in pursuing leadership and service positions and to create a reputable source for organizations to recruit emerging talent to serve in leadership capacities.

Friday, April 7, 2017| 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
University of Arkansas Global Campus
3300 Market Street, Ste. 402 | Rogers
$50 per person
Registration Required

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Program Focuses on Four Key Areas of Board Service
Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders will present its bi-annual board service certification program for emerging leaders on Friday, April 7, 2017 at the University of Arkansas Global Campus at the Arkansas World Trade Center in Rogers.  The program will focus on four key areas of board service: commitments and expectations, legal and ethical considerations, finance and fundraising.

Tentative Agenda Outline

Registration, Networking, & Welcome

Session 1 – Overarching Principals and Core Responsibilities of Board Service
Session 2 – Legal and Ethical Considerations of Board Service
Session 3 – Financial Considerations of Board Service
Session 4 – Your Role in Fundraising
Session 5 – Mission/Vision/Monitoring Programs

Keynote – Charge to Service

Preparing Northwest Arkansas for Leadership and Service
The NWAEL Legacy Workgroup formed with a vision of creating a leadership pool in order to link ready, willing and able emerging talent to organizations, public and private boards, commissions and other areas of leadership need to benefit the community.  We aim to prepare participants for leadership and service positions in Northwest Arkansas.

For more information on the NWA Emerging Leader Board Service Certification Seminar, contact

Making An Impact
Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders exists to retain emerging leaders and build a lasting legacy in Northwest Arkansas by providing the resources to infuse new talent with existing leadership. Launched in 2008, NWAEL currently consists of quarterly programs and active workgroups formed to collectively tackle issues and projects of relevance to our community. NWAEL is an program of the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. Learn More at


April 7
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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University of Arkansas Global Campus
3300 Market Street, Suite 402
Rogers, AR 72758 United States
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