Membership & Benefits Chair, Cornell Club of Los Angeles

Posted by Cornell Club of Los Angeles on 09/09/2016

General Information

Nomination start - 04/16/2023
Nomination end - 05/20/2023
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Los Angeles, California 90745, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The membership chair manages and works on efforts to encourage membership in Los Angeles. Additionally, the chair plays a critical role in strengthening the Cornell community in Los Angeles by building out the club's job board. Responsibilities include: (1) Contacting alum new to the area and inviting them to join the club and attend events. (2) Developing a suite of benefits for club members, such as connecting with Cornell-owned/operated businesses to secure discounts. (3) Look for other ways to grow the club's membership

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
The membership chair is responsible for writing and editing emails welcoming new alumni to the area.


Serve on a Committee or Board
Membership chairs are expected to attend and participate in board meeting for the Cornell Club of Los Angeles.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Represent Cornell
Membership chairs are representatives of Cornell in the emails to alumni that are new to the area.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Kate Van Dalsem
Volunteer Position Title:
Director, West Coast Engagement

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 5-7 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 1 year
Number of terms in Office: Not Applicable


Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? Yes


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Determined by region.
Conference Call: No
Meetings per year: Monthly

Other Meeting Details: CCLA typically meets every other month, but may call special meetings as needed.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election