Advisory Board members are encouraged to attend Institute events as their schedule allows. We are deeply indebted those who take on leadership positions and special assignments when able to do so.

Advisory Board Engagement Opportunities

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Advisory Board Meetings

The Advisory Board meets every April (Spring Networking Dinner) and August (Annual Symposium).
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Advisory Board Committees

Join one of the four standing committees to help guide the Institute. 

Full Community Engagement Opportunities

Advisory Board members may get involved through specialized roles in full community events.  To learn when and how to lead or participate in these activities, please check your Blackburn Today monthly newsletter or Blackburn Connect.

Blackburn Connect

Message, mentor, post jobs, and join discussion boards.

Annual Symposium

Present, recruit speakers, and attend.

Spring Networking Dinner

Welcome newly pinned Fellows.

Summer Networking Events

Attend local dinners.

Burt Jones Rural Community Experience

Set up events in your home town.

Protective Life Government Experience

Facilitate or speak on a panel.

Daniel Community Scholars

Provide your expertise for student projects.

Small Group Values Discussions

Network through the generations.

Perspectives on Leadership

Introduce students to leadership in your field.

New Student Selections

Read essays or interview prospective students.

Fellows Forum

Engage in dialogue with Fellows about critical issues.

Regional Networking Events

Network with Blackburn members in your area.