Each year participants are selected to represent a cross section of the community and to reflect the diversity of backgrounds, interests, professions, vocations and civic ties, therein. Because of size restrictions of each year’s class and the need to diversify the composition of the class, some qualified candidates may not be selected into a class. Those not selected are strongly encouraged to re-apply in subsequent years.
The Selection Committee is composed of Leadership Brownsville alumni. They remain anonymous in order to isolate members from outside influence or pressure.
The most important factor in the selection process is the identification of those individuals who are most likely to utilize their leadership for the long-term benefit of the community. The criteria for selection are:
It is mandatory that Leadership Brownsville class members:
Please type each section of the application with information that is relevant to your own experience or background. The utmost discretion is exercised in the use of information provided.
The application must be signed by both the applicant and his/her employer.
Email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications to be considered part of Class XXXVI (2020-2021) are now CLOSED. Applications for next year's program will open July 2021.