Treasurer, Cornell Club of Central New Jersey

Posted by Cornell Club of Central New Jersey on 08/22/2023

General Information

Nomination start - 09/01/2023
Nomination end - 09/30/2023
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Central New Jersey, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents

Summary of Position

The club treasurer is part of the board who provides leadership and guidance to the board and the local Cornell community. In addition, the treasurer is responsible for maintaining the club's local bank accounts and financial planning as well as ensuring club officers are informed about the appropriate allowable expenditures and reimbursements, current accounting balances, event overages and debts and any outstanding payments. The treasurer is also responsible for making deposits and payments; down and final, on behalf of the club as well as maintaining up-to-date paperwork for the bank account, PayPal account and all additional documentation. Additionally, the treasurer must keep track of the status of the CCCNJ scholarship fund.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
It is important that the club treasurer is able to speak in board meetings and share documents on club accounting with the board, along with accounting and paperwork status. Although public speaking is not mandatory, it is helpful to have a comfort level in speaking to their constituents. The ability to share a clear message is important in both speaking and communicating via email.


Lead a Group
Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
Club treasurers should effectively communicate in board meetings, share clear updates and activities taking place with the club's accounting and participate in the life of the club.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
The club treasurer should actively participate in succession planning and board opportunity discussions within their community. Meeting alumni and speaking with them about opportunities to engage the local Cornell community are vital to the growth of the club.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Arienne Watson

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 2 years
Number of terms in Office: 2 terms


Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Central New Jersey
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 4x year

Other Meeting Details: Board members might also be invited to attend additional meetings based on necessity.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Attending CALC is not required but highly recommended.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election