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Inspiring leadership since 1990

OUR HISTORY

The first Leadership Education Seminar was held in MCAS El Toro in 1990 with an initial team of 12 facilitators. The seminar was patterned after a course of commanders’ spouses offered at Ft. Leavenworth by the Army. At that time, LES was referred to as the Command Team Seminar.

 

A few years later, Headquarters Marine Corps adopted the curriculum for the Spouses’ Workshop of the Commanders’ Course held at Quantico.

 

The volunteers at El Toro redesigned the course and offered it to a wider audience, targeting spouses of officer and enlisted Marine and Sailors, which resulted in the emergence of LES.

 

After the units from El Toro were relocated in 1998, Marine Corps Community Services and MCB, Camp Pendleton provided a new home for LES.

Today, there are also chapters of LES at Camp Lejuene, 29 Palms and Okinawa. 

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OUR 2022-2023 LEADERS

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Stevie

President

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Elizabeth

Treasurer

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Angela

Parliamentarian

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Shannon

Admin

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Andrea

Seminar

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Jillian

     Facilitator

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Raxee

Logistics

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WE'RE GROWING GREAT LEADERS

LES is an opportunity to do something that will impact our military community and make a difference. 

LES happens every six months and our former participants are now all over the world. All the knowledge, experience and skills being taught here are spreading throughout our community! Are you willing to give your time for a few months, even if it's only once, to be a leader in your community and be a part of growing more leaders among spouses and their families?

There are many ways to become a volunteer once you've completed seminar:

Join our leadership team

Join our seminar volunteer team

Support our fundraisers

Follow, like and share us on social media

Spread the word about what a great experience LES is!

 

Contact us to learn more

WHY WE VOLUNTEER

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OPEN BOARD POSITIONS

Vice President

Hospitality Chair

Grants Chair

Seminar Chair (1 Position)

Facilitator Chair (1 Position)

Not sure if a board position is the right fit?

Consider volunteering just during seminar!

BE A LEADER

Become a part of something bigger. Become a leader in your community.

Interested in a position on our leadership team? Send us a message!

GET INVOLVED

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