Board Director, Cornell Club of Greater Hartford

Posted by Cornell Club of Greater Hartford on 08/29/2021

General Information

Nomination start - 08/28/2021
Nomination end - 08/28/2021
Process for Filling Position: Open (Volunteers self-identify)
Number of Seats: 15
Location: Greater Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut 06101, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents, Friends

Summary of Position

The Cornell Club of Greater Hartford (CCGH) is a dues free alumni organization for all alumni in Hartford and surrounding area. Board Director is an At-Large position and office holders are responsible for the general management of CCGH; they transact all club business and carry out and execute its purposes. The main purpose of CCGH is to support Cornell’s mission, build community, and drive peer-to-peer engagement among members of the Cornell community in our area.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Speak to Groups
Board members may be asked to represent CCGH 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
Board members are to serve a liaisons between CCGH and Cornell staff, another alumni organization, association, board, or group to maximize 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 are to engage alumni to get involved with CCGH and with Cornell. In addition, board members represent Cornell University within the local community.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Erika Axe

Time Commitment

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


Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Hartford
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