Leadership Howard County nurturing emerging leaders for 30 years

The Baltimore Sun By Janene Holzberg         Thirty years after its founding, Leadership Howard County has sustained the Howard County Chamber of Commerce’s original vision by putting more than 1,150 “students” through their paces in Leadership Premier, the nonprofit organization's original 10-month course, and two other programs have been added. In 1985, Columbia had just turned 18 and was still evolving. After Columbia founder James Rouse brought his vision to Howard County in 1967, people drawn by the promises of racial inclusion and socio-economic diversity were continuing to move to the planned