CHJA Professional Mentorship Program

This new education program is intended for CHJA professional members to be paired with professional mentors across the nation with the goal of creating and fostering a relationship for lifelong learning.

This program is open for application for any CHJA professional member as of April 15, 2022. Each selected CHJA professional will receive a $1,000 grant to be reimbursed upon completion. 

Applications open May 2, 2022 and close on June 15, 2022. 

CHJA will be sending up to five (5) CHJA professional members to industry professional mentors around the country. This program is intended to be an education program for CHJA professionals to learn from the greats of our industry. Our industry professionals will span from a wealth of knowledge of the Olympics, Big Eq, east coast and west coast, sales and imports, hosting clinics and more. Through this application program, the CHJA education committee will review each application and place up to five (5) CHJA professionals with the mentors and each CHJA professional will receive up to a $1,000 grant for their trip to be reimbursed upon completion. The CHJA professionals will have one (1) year to complete their mentor program from the award date. Upon return, each CHJA professional will have a follow up questionnaire to complete.

Read about our six mentors here!
•    Hope Glynn
•    Julie Winkle
•    Jake Evans
•    Vinton Karrasch
•    Valerie Renihan
•    Charlie and Hilary Carrel

How to apply
•    Professional member by April 15
•    Proof of insurance
•    Online CHJA application 
•    One (1) letter of recommendation 
•    CHJA rules test (12 questions, multiple choice and true/false) 

Selection Process
•    Application will close June 15, 2022 
•    Interviews with CHJA Education Committee will be held July 1-10, 2022
•    July 15, 2022 – mentorship matches to be announced

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