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Foundation Membership

$5,000 Foundation Member              

  • One program scholarship for each $5,000 investment ($800 value)

  • Recognition as a Prestigious “Foundation Member” throughout the life of the program

  • Advertisement (your logo) as a Foundation Member on  Leadership Hereford banner and all other promotional materials

  • Invitation to orientation breakfast and class graduation


We hope this annual investment pays off for you and your company.  Please contact Wade Hawkins (806-364-0613) for more information on how to become a Leadership Hereford Foundation Member and take advantage of this exciting leadership program.

We are pleased to announce the formation of Leadership Hereford.  Many of our community leaders have spent countless hours building a program that will benefit not only our businesses but also our workforce.  With exposure to all facets of our community and life skills, we hope to help mold the leaders of tomorrow through education and awareness.  With your help, we can continually fund this endeavor.  We are offering foundation memberships at a minimum cost of $5,000.  For each $5,000 increment, the purchaser will receive one scholarship ($800 value) to send a person of their choice through the program.  Please consider an investment to Leadership Hereford as an investment into our community’s future.

"To promote, empower, and perpetuate leadership within individuals for the common good of the community and citizens of Hereford, Texas through an ongoing program of comprehensive knowledge and awareness."

Leadership Hereford...What's It All About?


Leadership Hereford seeks to establish a class of participants who are interested and committed to develop their potential for community leadership.  Leadership Hereford has an annual calendar to help you choose a program that best meets your schedule.  To view the calendar program, click here.






Participants course will begin with an orientation and include special guests from our community and local governments.  Tours are also planned for the class to attend  to learn more about our area. 

Educate Yourself:
Discover the Rewards of a Leadership Program


Why Join?


Leadership Hereford offers a prestigious opportunity for those enthusiastic about and interested in the leadership and welfare of our community to learn how a community works.  You will meet new people, make friendships and create your own network that will benefit you in your career and personal achievements.  You will learn a valuable skill about leadership and teamwork that are highly sought after by many of today’s employers and civic organizations. 


Class begins with an orientation and include special guests from our community and local governments. Tours are also planned for the class to attend and learn more about our area. Some of the topics discussed in class are; city and county government, economic development, health care, community services, history and future of our community and region. When you complete the Leadership Hereford program, you will have attained the knowledge and experience in becoming a reverential leader.



Community Service


The unique leadership program will help create citizens that are sensitive and educated about our local community.  By doing this, these citizens will develop goals for our community and ensure a strong foundation for our future. Participants will have many volunteer opportunities to participate and receive a rewarding experience. Each graduate of the class will benefit in becoming a confident leader in the community and have the potential to join various boards among our civic and business organizations.


“…The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.”

                                               - John Buchan


How to Join


Click below to print an application








Applications must be completed and mailed



Leadership Hereford

P.O. Box 1916

Hereford, TX 79045


Eligibility & Participation Requirement


Classes be be limited to 20 participants. The first 20 completed applications that are accompanied with payment in full will be accepted first. 


 All fees must be paid prior to the 1st class. 


To graduate, participants must complete all classes and  scheduled events.  If you must miss a class session, you may make up the missed time by attending it during the next program cycle and graduate with that class.


Program Costs


The leadership program costs is $800.00 per individual. Price covers all tuition, class materials, meals, fees associated with this program, and the graduation reception. For more information contact Wade Hawkins at 806-364-0613.




Contact Us


Leadership Hereford

P. O. Box 1916

Hereford, TX  79045




Wade Hawkins

Hereford EDC