Committee Chair, Annual Fund Regional Campaign Committee - Chicago

Posted by Annual Fund Regional Committee - Chicago on 09/07/2014
Submitted by Tina Gourley

General Information

Process for Filling Position: Direct appointment by staff or administration
Number of Seats: 2
Location: Chicago, IL 60604, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents

Summary of Position

The Regional Campaign Committees are focused on connecting and reconnecting alumni to the University and asking for their continued and increased support to the Cornell Annual Fund. Our program helps to sustain loyal donors, with meaningful discussions to increase alumni support yearly at the $5,000 level (Tower Club) and higher. The Campaign Chair energizes the fundraising effort by taking assignments of their own and by serving as a lead representative of the committee.

Cornell Interests:

Affinities

Fundraising

Talent Expectations: Skills

Communicate

Write and/or Edit
Follow-up with a note of thanks to all assigned contacts thanking them for past support and consideration of a gift for this year. Communicate clearly the case for the Annual Fund and provide specific examples of the Annual Fund's impact.

Lead/Manage/Serve

Lead a Group
Manage Projects
Lead the Campaign Committee Kickoff meeting and any additional meetings/calls throughout the course of the fiscal year. Work with your Regional Annual Fund Officer to identify seven to ten alumni to directly contact and ask for an Annual Fund gift at the $5,000 level or higher.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Mentor
Represent Cornell
Welcome new committee members and follow-up with volunteers as needed. Contact all assigned alumni and record notes from your conversations. Complete each contact, communicate the results of your conversation and other information learned about alumni needs and concerns to your Regional Annual Fund Officer.

Experience:

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Penny Spoonhower
Email:

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 1 year
Number of terms in Office: 2 terms

Requirements

Prerequisites This position is renewable for one year at the end of the fiscal year. The yearly philanthropic expectation is that each member give at the $5,000 Tower Club Level, or above.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No

Meetings

Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: TBD
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 1x year

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

$5,000-$9,999 (Tower Club)

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election