The Riley Mayors’ Design Fellowship will be accepting nominations for its second class until August 16, 2019. A nominating committee will select a diverse class of eight mayors based on potential for innovative and visionary leadership, cooperative spirit and an ability to rally diverse interests around a common goal for the good of the community.
Ideal nominees should meet the following requirements:
- current mayor
- at least two years remaining in term as of January 2020
- have a vision for a physical design project or improvement in his or her city or town that will positively impact quality of life, the built or natural environment, and/or economic development
- possess a receptive attitude towards input from experts in planning, design, development and/or financing as well as fellow mayors
- available to participate in the Design Workshop planned for February 26-28, 2020.