Junior Leadership Odessa


2023 Schedule

January 22, 2023 - February 22, 2023
To graduate from Junior Leadership you must attend the retreat and at least three of the four evening sessions.

Saturday, January 21, 2023
8:25 am-4:00 pm
Location TBD

Media & Education
Monday, January 23, 2023
5:30 - 9:00 pm
*Odessa Chamber of Commerce

Law Enforcement & Government
Monday, January 30, 2022
5:30 - 9:00 pm
*Odessa Chamber of Commerce

Social & Medical Services
Monday, February 6, 2022
5:30 - 9:00 pm
*Odessa Chamber of Commerce

Arts & Culture
Monday, February 13, 2022
5:30 - 9:00 pm
*Odessa Chamber of Commerce

Tuesday, February 23, 2022
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location TBD

*Sessions will begin and end at the Odessa Chamber of Commerce, 700 N. Grant, Suite 200 (Bank of America building)

What is Junior Leadership?

Junior Leadership Odessa is a program of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce for Junior-year students from New Tech Odessa, Odessa High School, Permian High School, OCTECHS, and Odessa Collegiate Academy.

Recent graduates from the Chamber’s sister program for business professionals (Leadership Odessa) organize and lead the Junior Leadership sessions.

2023 Jr. Leadership Odessa Enrollment
What is the cost?

FREE, thanks to the generosity of individual or business Members of the Chamber who donate funds or food to the program.

When can I enroll?

Enrollment for the 2023 class begins in November. The enrollment deadline is 5 pm, Friday, December 16, 2022. Class is formed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To find out more, please call Carla Hartwig 432-333-7854 at the Odessa Chamber of Commerce or email Carlah@odessachamber.com



A HUGE thank you to our 2022-2023 Platinum Sponsors! This select group of pro-Odessa businesses sponsor every program and event all year long, gaining high awareness through signage and verbal name recognition from the podium. They also save by being a Platinum Sponsor instead of buying a table and tickets to each individual event. We couldn’t do it without their generous support!

Interested in becoming a Platinum Sponsor? Learn more here!

2022-2023 Platinum Sponsors Horizontal as of 3.1.23