Social Media Chair, Cornell Club of Los Angeles

Posted by Cornell Club of Los Angeles on 08/29/2013

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 90291, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents, Friends

Summary of Position

The social media chair leverages all options for maintaining a robust online club presence and uses social media to effectively communicate club and alumni activity with the local Cornell community. The chair may also be tasked with supporting the club secretary in keeping the website up-to-date.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
It is important that the social media chair is able to communicate 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 is important in both speaking and communicating via email and especially on the club web pages.


Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
Club directors should effectively communicate new ideas and suggestions in board meetings, organize their time effectively to showcase the club on social media, inspire creativity and interest in the club to the local community through social media and ultimately participate in the life of the club.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
Club directors should actively participate in succession planning and board opportunity discussions within their community. Meeting alumni and speaking with them about opportunities to engage the local Cornell community are vital to the growth of the club.

Industry Experience:

Media: Internet-Based Media

Responsible Contact

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

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 1-2 hrs/week
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: 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