Bri Bishop grew up in Bowdoin, Maine and graduated from Bowdoin College in 2016. At Bowdoin, Bri majored in Government and Legal Studies with a concentration in International Relations and minored in Film Studies. After graduating, Bri joined an AmeriCorps program and served as a college counselor in a high school in Lynn, Massachusetts. After moving back to Maine, Bri worked on a Democratic gubernatorial campaign doing both field and fundraising work, where she learned a lot about the issues facing Mainers and some possible solutions.
Bri Bishop joined Bowdoin College as an Assistant Director of Annual Giving in July 2018. In her current role, she manages 200 volunteers and directs them in their peer-to-peer fundraising efforts. Bri thinks strategically about how to engage alumni of all ages, with a focus on building support from the youngest graduated classes.
As a lifelong Mainer, Bri is interested in ensuring that Mainers across the state have access to healthcare and educational opportunities. Bri is also interested in criminal justice and immigration reform. Bri believes local government is one of the best tools we have to improve the quality of life in our communities.
Bri currently lives on Munjoy Hill in Portland with her chihuahua, Bear. She enjoys going to the movies, cross stitching, and exploring Portland's food scene.