Average Time Commitment:
Term of Office:
Number of terms in Office:
- Some level of proven volunteer experience within an existing Cornell alumni community, preferably in the Boston area.
- Knowledge of the Greater Boston community and Cornell alumni in the area
- A commitment to giving back to Cornell and a passion for connecting Cornellians with each other and back to the University!
- Each spring, the Club takes nominations for new board members. Our Nominations Committee reviews prospective board members and submits the final slate to the board and then to the membership of the Club, which is all alumni in Eastern Massachusetts. A formal vote is taken at the Club's Annual Meeting in June. Service begins on July 1 for a two-year term, with the option of continuing for four terms (max of 8 consecutive years).
One year off after four consecutive 2-year terms (8 years max as written into by-laws).
Meeting Attendance Required?
Off Campus Location:
Meetings occur monthly and occur in either downtown Boston or in Wellesley. Almost all meetings have call-in options. Some meetings are call-in only.
Meetings per year:
Other Meeting Details:
Meeting attendance is required but excused absences are understood by the board. If there are more than two unexcused absences in one year, the board has the authority to remove a director from the board. Call-in is an option, and some meetings turn out to be conference calls.
Additional Attendance Requirements:
Attendance at our Annual Meeting (in May or June of each year) is expected, but not required.
Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:
Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort
Alumni Trustee Election
Vote in the annual trustee election