Community Leadership Council

The USF Sarasota-Manatee campus Community Leadership Council (CLC) started meeting in January 2002 after being retooled from previous years. It is comprised of community and business leaders,  from the Sarasota-Manatee County area who represent different industries and sectors, and more than 25,000 employees.

The CLC's charge is to advise the USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Board and Senior Leadership about academic programs, community engagement priorities, and advocate and present information on campus priorities to local stakeholders and government officials. The council has the following standing committees: Careers & Workforce, Community Engagement, Fundraising, Public Advocacy and Visibility.