Co-President, 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: 2
Location: Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut 06101, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents, Friends

Summary of Position

The Co-Presidents of the Cornell Club of Greater Hartford (CCGH) will work closely with the Alumni Affairs Office to set strategic priorities and goals for CCCNJ within the framework of Cornell’s Alumni Affairs Strategic Plan, and its policies and procedures. The Presidents will preside at Board meetings. The Presidents, will work with Board Members to plan, coordinate, execute, and evaluate club activity. The Presidents will present the Office of Alumni Affairs an annual plan of activities and budget proposal prepared and approved by the Board.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Speak to Groups
The Presidents will represent CCGH at various events to greet and welcome attendees, thank the organizers, recognize the speakers, etc.


Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
The Presidents are to serve as liaisons between CCGH and Cornell staff, another alumni organization, association, board, or group to maximize collaboration and communication. They will also support Board Members in the organization of activities and events to drive alumni engagement.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
The Presidents will engage alumni to get involved with CCGH and with Cornell. In addition, the Presidents represent Cornell University within the local community.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Erika Axe

Time Commitment

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


Prerequisites Only current Board Members can nominate themselves for this position

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: The Presidents are required to attend Board meetings and any other considered necessary to conduct club business.

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