Leadership New Braunfels


LNB LogoLeadership New Braunfels is an eight-month series of one-day sessions covering areas such as government, education, economic development, social needs, leadership skills and other key segments of the community. The Leadership New Braunfels class of 2021 was the 29th class of this program, which boasts an Alumni Association of more than 700 members.


Leadership New Braunfels class of 2021:

Kurt Andersen – Lockheed Martin (Retired) 
Robin Britton – New Braunfels Utilities
Cordell Bunch – Frost Bank
John Coker – USAA
Steve Cornelius – United States Army (Retired) 
Britney Cross – Comal Independent School District
Laurel Davies – Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
Matt Gandrud – Matt Gandrud, State Farm Insurance 
Peter James – Law Office of Roy Neal Linnartz, PLLC
Amy Jimenez – Raba Kistner, Inc.
Maitlyn Kraft – The Allen Farmhouse 
Rose Latham – Lovorn & Ogle
Gina Littrell – New Braunfels Regional Rehabilitation Hospital 
Jordan Matney – City of New Braunfels 
Daniel Oldani – Fuquay, Inc.
Tiffany Quiring – Habitat for Humanity
Christine Seidel – Seidel Properties 
Nora Smith – Comal County Student and Family Empowerment Program 


Objectives of the Leadership New Braunfels program are:

  • Identify and bring together men and women of New Braunfels who seek the opportunity to expand their involvement in community affairs and are willing to assume leadership positions.
  • Enhance the participant’s knowledge of and commitment to New Braunfels to make their involvement in community affairs more effective.
  • Develop and form relationships that will benefit their professional and volunteer careers.
  • Stimulate a common understanding among the social and economic groups within the community of the forces and trends affecting the development of the community to enhance the ability of these groups to work together for the advancement of New Braunfels.
  • Promote active involvement by the participants in a wide range of civic and community affairs.
  • Facilitate the exchange of viewpoints and varied experiences among all the participants in the programs, thereby expanding communication among the most active and involved members of the community.

Tuition is payable by the individual, employer or sponsoring organization. Tuition covers meals, overnight accommodations, supplemental transportation and course materials. Tuition is $800. Scholarships may be available.

This type of program requires a serious time commitment from the participants. The class meets once a month for a full business day from October to May. Attendance at the community leaders reception, the overnight retreat and graduation ceremony is mandatory.

Applicant Selection
Participants are chosen by the Selection Committee based on the information submitted in the application. The class size is limited. Applications go live online in late May and are due in late July to begin the selection process.  If you would like to be notified when the applications go live, please contact Stephen@InNewBraunfels.com with your email address.