Download the respective MS Word letter you wish to send. Save it to your computer for future use.
Always use plain paper. Do not use your business letterhead.
Date the letter on the date in which it will be MAILED.
Fill in the blanks only. Do not alter the BNI Letter in any other way. It has been approved by BNI attorneys.
Always use the mailing address for the recipient found on their application, or in BNI Connect® if they are a member.
Always sign the letters from “The Membership Committee”; never use an individual name.
Save letter to your computer hard drive, referencing applicant or member name in document title.
Print letter & insert into plain envelope. Write return address as follows:
...3408 Wall Triana Hwy #6941
...Huntsville, AL 35813
In all cases, at the time letter is mailed to the applicant/member, a copy of this letter must also be EMAILED to:
...BNI North Alabama Regional Office ([email protected])
***Emailing letters is also appropriate unless the letter is to open a seat. Then, letter MUST be physically mailed!
***Prefer to email accountability letters from a non-personal email account?
...if your chapter doesn't have one already, open a Gmail account with an email address of "Leadership@ChapterNameBNIAlabama.com"
...To create this account, Google requires a real-looking account First & Last name. Enter a generic name, like "Sam Smith."
...Your Director and multiple chapter leaders MUST be given the account login, as well.
LETTERS FOR APPLICANTS ONLY
Letter #01 - Classification Conflict (sent to NEW MEMBER APPLICANTS only)
This letter must be sent out equally to all APPLICANTS who are a CLASSIFICATION CONFLICT WITHIN THE CHAPTER.There are NO exceptions.