Immediate Past President, Cornell Club of Boston

Posted by Cornell Club of Boston on 01/08/2015

General Information

Process for Filling Position: Must meet eligibility criteria
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Boston, MA 02108, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The Immediate Past President provides historical context and perspective to the Board, participates in Board activities, and sits on the Executive Committee.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Organize, Plan and/or Host Events
Manage Projects
The Immediate Past President assists the President in transitioning to the role, including logistical orientation and providing ongoing historical context. S/he is also expected to participate fully as a Board member, including event planning and hosting and leading special projects as needed.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
The Immediate Past President is expected to assist in the orientation of new Board members, coach members about their role, duties, and expected level of activity, and mentor members for future leadership opportunities.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Erika Axe
Volunteer Position Title:
Assistant Director of Engagement, Northeast Corridor
Email: Phone:

Time Commitment

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


Prerequisites Previously served as president of the Cornell Club of Boston.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Meetings will be held in various locations in the Boston area and/or via Zoom.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: Monthly

Additional Attendance Requirements: The Immediate Past President, as with all Board directors and officers, is encouraged to participate in Cornell Alumni programming as is feasible, including the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election