The American Leadership Forum joins and strengthens diverse leaders to serve the common good.

  • ALF invites leaders to a yearlong Fellows Program in which they can engage in dialogue, explore differences with respect, openness and curiosity, and build relationships.
  • ALF strengthens Fellows' capacity to address public issues collaboratively.
  • ALF builds a strong leadership network to work for positive change in our community.


Benefits to the community include a continuing supply of effective and enlightened leaders trained in collaboration and consensus building, and coalitions created to build a more effective community in the Houston/Gulf Coast area. Benefits to the private, public, and independent sectors include top-level networking across sectors, and internal leadership development. Benefits to the individual Fellows include personal growth, professional growth, effective skilled service to the community, and long lasting bonds with relationships of mutual trust among diverse leaders.

Senior Fellows