CLARKSVILLE, TN – Senator Bill Powers of Clarksville has been selected for the prestigious Council of State Governments Henry Toll Fellowship, the nation’s premier leadership development opportunity for state leaders. Powers is one of 48 state government officials from across the country who have been selected for the program.
Elected and appointed executive, legislative, and judicial officials from 32 states will gather at CSG’s national headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, August 26-30, for an intensive five-day leadership boot camp designed to stimulate personal assessment and growth. while providing invaluable networking and relationship building opportunities.
“I’m honored to be selected for this fantastic program,” said Powers. “I look forward to this opportunity to learn and grow as a leader, and to connect with inspiring public servants from many other states. This experience will undoubtedly help me better serve my constituents and the great state. of Tennessee.
The program is an intensive leadership experience that challenges participants to step out of their comfort zone and take an introspective look at how they view themselves as leaders. There are more than 1,300 graduates of the Toll Fellowship, which began in 1986. Distinguished alumni include five state/territorial house speakers, three sitting state Supreme Court justices, 10 members of the Incumbent Congress, five incumbent governors, and 200 toll alumni currently in office. /territorial legislators.