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Our Mission

The mission of Leadership Northeast is to develop informed and committed leaders from all segments of the community who will serve, strengthen and improve Northeastern Pennsylvania. Hundreds of people connect with LNE every year through our six Leadership programs, community impact project initiatives and active alumni network. There are multiple entry points into the organization offering varying degrees of opportunity to explore your potential, widen your sphere of influence, engage in authentic relationships with other leaders, and ultimately impact the quality of life in our region.

Our Programs

Core Program

Designed for adult professionals to develop leadership skills, become more involved within our community, and build connections through networking events.

Impact: Leadership in Education

Brings together the region’s education professionals for a series of interactive sessions designed to empower teachers to be progressive agents of positive change within schools.

Junior Leadership Program

Community based leadership program for high school juniors who learn leadership development, community awareness and meet with area leaders in business, government and Education.

Executive Leadership

A community orientation program for professionals who have recently moved to the area or those who want to be reacquainted with the community.

Intercollegiate Leadership

Students from six local universities collaborate to develop leadership skills, discuss regional issues and create connections for future professional opportunities.


Leadership Northeast to honor Stacey Kile at 41st annual dinner and graduation

Leadership Northeast announced Stacey Kile, sales operations manager with Geisinger Health Plan, will be awarded the 2022 Distinguished Leadership Award at the 41st annual dinner and graduation at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the Woodlands Resort, Plains Twp. The event celebrates Leadership Northeast’s graduating Class of 2022 and welcomes the incoming Class of 2023.

Lori Nocito retiring after 19 years of exemplary service

The Leadership Northeast Board of Directors announced that Executive Director Lori Nocito will retire in July. Nocito has been the Executive Director of Leadership Northeast (LNE), formerly Leadership Wilkes-Barre, for 19 years.

Leadership Northeast Class Projects to Benefit the Community

The 43 members who make up Leadership Northeast’s class of 2022 are working on six projects to help community organizations.

Wilkes-Barre Shelter Seeking Help for Kitchen Upgrades

Leadership Northeast is raising money to give the shelter an entirely new kitchen calling it “kitchen impossible.”

Art Project Getting Lots of Buzz in Luzerne County

There’s a lot of buzz surrounding a new fundraising campaign in Wilkes-Barre.

Leadership Northeast’s Mi CASA es su CASA on PA Live!

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