Scholarship Events, Cornell Club of Los Angeles

Posted by Cornell Club of Los Angeles on 05/23/2018

General Information

Nomination start - 04/16/2023
Nomination end - 05/20/2023
Process for Filling Position: Open (Volunteers self-identify)
Number of Seats: 2
Location: Los Angeles, California 90745, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

Take the lead on continuing CCLA's tradition of funding scholarships every year for area students. Our scholarship events are the main way we raise our scholarship funds. Responsibilities include: - Identifying and coordinating scholarship events, including the annual scholarship dinners - Choosing the theme of any scholarship events - Organizing hosts for any scholarship events You will have the full support of the board and previous scholarship events directors in this role. This is a great role for someone who loves event planning and thinking outside of the box. Additionally, all board members are responsible for attending board meetings and providing input and guidance on the direction of the Cornell Club of Los Angeles.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Speak to Groups
It is important that the the scholarship director is able to speak in board meetings and share thoughts and ideas with the board. 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 of welcome and inclusion is important in both speaking and communicating via email.


Serve on a Committee or Board
Directors should attend and participate in meetings for the Cornell Club of Los Angeles. They should also provide support for activities and functions.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Represent Cornell
Directors should represent Cornell at any Cornell Club Event they attend.

Industry Experience:


Responsible Contact

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

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? Yes


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Los Angeles area
Conference Call: Yes
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