VISION Transylvania

The Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of VISION Transylvania. The mission of this program is to develop skilled leaders who are informed, involved, and committed citizens engaged in moving our community forward.

VISION Transylvania is a community leadership program designed to:

  • Develop a leadership pool of informed, involved and committed citizens;
  • Enhance communication and interaction among participants to form a network for cooperative community trusteeship;
  • Experience and understand the diversity of leadership decision-making styles and processes;
  • Explore issues facing Transylvania County, to gain insight on how to formulate solutions and to encourage the team approach to solving community problems and visioning the future; and, instill a belief that local and regional knowledge and cooperation are critical elements in causing change and moving the community forward.

Key Facts

  • Program began 1996-97
  • VISION is jointly sponsored by Blue Ridge Community College, Brevard College, Heart of Brevard and Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce
  • The community education/leadership skills training component of the VISION program is conducted as a Continuing Education course at BRCC
  • The VISION program is administered by a Board of Directors
  • Each class is limited to 25 -30 participants representing a cross section of the Transylvania County community and the effort is made to recruit a balance in terms of occupation, interests, race, gender, age and geography
  • The program is facilitated by Executive Director Angela Owen

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