BRI Recruitment

Acceptance to BRI is achieved by either self-nomination or nomination from a current Blue Ridger.  If you wish to nominate someone, have them complete the BRI Recruitment Application which opens each year in January and closes in June.

All nominations must be reviewed and approved by the Strategic Engagement Committee before acceptance to the Facebook group or BRI conference registration.

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria to be accepted to the Blue Ridge Institute (BRI).

  • Be a community service leader or change agent working for a charitable sector involved in planning, development, and/or delivery functions of services that support communities, regions, states, nationally, or internationally.
  • Hold a paid or volunteer executive-level leadership position (CEO, ED or report directly to the CEO/ED) within their organization.
  • If the applicant is retired, they must have met the above criteria while employed.
  • Active members who retire or move to an organization or position that no longer meets the above criteria may continue to participate in BRI.

Recruitment Toolkit

BRI Flyer

BRI Sample Letter