Board Director, Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia

Posted by Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia 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: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19019, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The Cornell Club of Greater Philadelphia (CCGP) is a dues free alumni organization for all alumni in Philadelphia and surrounding area. Board Director is an At-Large position and office holders are responsible for the general management of CCGP; they transact all club business and carry out and execute its purposes. The main purpose of CCGP 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 CCGP 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 CCGP 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 CCGP and with Cornell. In addition, board members represent Cornell University within the local community.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Sarah Smith
Volunteer Position Title:
CCGP President

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 1 year
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: Philadelphia
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