CAAAN Chair, Cornell Alumni Association of Orange County

Posted by Cornell Alumni Association of Orange County on 09/02/2016

General Information

Process for Filling Position: Direct appointment by staff or administration
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Los Angeles, California 90745, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The CAAAN chair leads a committee of local volunteers to ensure that prospective students have the opportunity to meet with an alumnus to answer questions about Cornell University. The CAAAN chair may also coordinate the Admitted Student and New Student Send-off receptions.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
The CAAAN chair is responsible for working with CAAAN members and the Cornell Alumni Association of Orange County.


Serve on a Committee or Board
CAAAN chairs are expected to attend and participate in board meeting for the Cornell Alumni Association of Orange County.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Represent Cornell
CAAAN Chairs represent Cornell in their interactions with prospective students, newly admitted students, and other alumni.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Kate Van Dalsem
Volunteer Position Title:
Associate Director, West Coast Engagement and Cornell Silicon Valley

Time Commitment

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


Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? Yes


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Meetings held in the region.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 4x year

Other Meeting Details: Each club has a different meeting schedule.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election