Treasurer, Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California

Posted by Cornell Alumni Association of Northern California on 12/20/2015

General Information

Nomination start - 03/28/2023
Nomination end - 04/27/2023
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 1
Location: San Francisco, California 94104, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents

Summary of Position

The club treasurer is part of the team who provide leadership and guidance to the board and the local Cornell community. In addition, the treasurer is responsible for maintaining the club's local bank accounts and financial planning as well as ensuring club officers are informed about the appropriate allowable expenditures and reimbursements, current accounting balances, event overages and debts and any outstanding payments. The treasurer is also responsible for making deposits and payments; down and final, on behalf of the club as well as maintaining up-to-date paperwork for the bank account, PayPal account and all additional documentation.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
It is important that the club treasurer is able to speak in board meetings and share documents on club accounting with the board, along with accounting and paperwork status. Although public speaking is not mandatory, it is helpful to have a comfort level in speaking to their constituents. The ability to share a clear message is important in both speaking and communicating via email.


Lead a Group
Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
Club treasurers should effectively communicate in board meetings, share clear updates and activates taking place with the club's accounting and participate in the life of the club.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Represent Cornell
Club treasurers should actively participate in succession planning and board opportunity discussions within their community. Meeting alumni and speaking with them about opportunities to engage the local Cornell community are vital to the growth of the club. This is an Officer of the Board and can take official action on behalf of the Association.

Industry Experience:

Finance: Investment Funds
Finance: Financial Services
Finance: Banking

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Kate Van Dalsem
Volunteer Position Title:
Director, West Coast Engagement

Time Commitment

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


Prerequisites Financial bookkeeping abilities. Fiscally responsible. Attention to detail. Responsive.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? Yes


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Conference Call: No
Meetings per year: Monthly

Other Meeting Details: Board meets monthly. Position requires attendance, in person or electronically, at a minimum of 5 board meetings.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Club treasurers are invited to attend CALC and are encouraged to attend any other additional training opportunities available to them. Attend Annual members meeting

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election