Membership Chair, Cornell Alumni Association of Orange County

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

General Information

Nomination start - 05/01/2022
Nomination end - 06/24/2022
Process for Filling Position: Open (Volunteers self-identify)
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Los Angeles, California 90745, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The membership chair works with the office of alumni affairs and the Cornell Alumni Association of Orange County to coordinate membership lists and welcome letters for alumni living in the region.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
The membership chair is responsible for writing and editing emails welcoming new alumni to the area. In addition, the membership chair is responsible for keeping track of the membership list.


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

Build/Maintain Relationships

Represent Cornell
Membership chairs are representatives of Cornell in the emails to alumni that are new to the area.

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.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Membership chairs are invited to attend CALC and are encouraged to attend any other additional training opportunities available to them.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election