Treasurer, CALS Alumni Association Board of Directors

Posted by CALS Alumni Association Board of Directors on 08/29/2013

General Information

Process for Filling Position: Must meet eligibility criteria
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Non-geographically based
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The treasurer will receive from the CALS office of Alumni Affairs & Development a written report of expenses, disbursements, fund balances and prepare and present a finance report at each board meeting. The treasurer will work directly with the office of Alumni Affairs & Development in managing the funds of the board.

Cornell Interests:


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
The treasurer is expected to be well-versed in the board’s yearly budget and communicate on a regular basis with the office of Alumni Affairs & Development. The treasurer prepares written finance reports for board meetings and must effectively communicate to the board the details of the reports and financial status of the budget.


Serve on a Committee or Board
The treasurer serves on the CALS Executive Committee and is responsible for bringing to their attention any financial issues appropriate for the committee’s review.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Sharon Detzer

Time Commitment

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


Prerequisites CALS alumnus Member of the CALS Alumni Association Board of Directors

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: Yes
Off Campus: No
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 3x year

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election