Board Member, Cornell Club of Ithaca

Posted by Cornell Club of Ithaca on 02/03/2022

General Information

Nomination start - 07/01/2024
Nomination end - 06/30/2025
Process for Filling Position: Open (Volunteers self-identify)
Number of Seats: 5
Location: Ithaca, NY 14850, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents, Friends

Summary of Position

The Cornell Club of Ithaca (CCI) seeks volunteers from the Ithaca, NY area to serve on its Board of Directors. CCI is a dues-free alumni organization. Board members are responsible for the general control and management of the club. The main purpose of CCI is to support Cornell’s mission, build community, and drive peer-to-peer engagement among members of the Cornell community in the Ithaca, NY area. There is a minimal time commitment involved. Typical responsibilities include planning volunteering and social events and attending Board meetings. Leadership opportunities will most likely open up over the next few years (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Security).

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
CCI manages a website, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, and an Instagram account. We are always looking for communications and marketing help from tech-savvy alumni and Board members. Board members may be asked to represent CCI at various events to greet and welcome attendees, thank the organizers, recognize the speakers, etc.


Organize, Plan and/or Host Events
Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
Manage Projects Serve on a Committee or Board Board members serve as liaisons between CCI and Cornell staff, and other alumni organizations to foster collaboration and communication. They will also organize or support in the organization of activities and events to drive alumni engagement.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
Board members identify and invite alumni to get involved with CCI and with Cornell.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Amanda Massa
Email: Phone:
(607) 255-0098

Time Commitment

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


Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? Yes


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Zoom calls or an in-person meeting at an off-campus location in Ithaca, NY.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: Monthly

Other Meeting Details: Meeting frequency and timing determined by the board.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Volunteers are invited to attend the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference 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