Vice President of Alumni Relations, Cornell Military Network

Posted by Cornell Military Network on 10/19/2020

General Information

Nomination start - 11/11/2020
Nomination end - 01/11/2021
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Non-geographically based
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The Vice President of Alumni Relations shall maximize engagement within the military-affiliated alumni community, facilitating connections between members, lead development and fundraising efforts in support of the network’s mission, maintain the network database, and coordinate with the Campus Stakeholder Committee to leverage the network in support of student-veterans, ROTC Cadets and Midshipmen enrolled at Cornell. The VP of Alumni Relations chairs the Alumni Relations Committee.

Cornell Interests:



Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Develops communications targeted towards alumni community.


Lead a Group
Manage Projects
Serve on a Committee or Board
Leads alumni relations committee. Prioritizes and executes alumni engagement efforts.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Build relationships between CMN volunteers and military-affiliated alumni community. Mentor members of the Alumni Relations Committee.


Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Nicole LaFave
Volunteer Position Title:
Assistant Director, Diversity Alumni Programs

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs/week
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 3 years
Number of terms in Office: 1 term


Hiatus Required? 3 Years
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: Yes
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Meetings via conference call
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: Other

Other Meeting Details: Expect quarterly meetings and any additional meetings will be determined at the discretion of the President.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Once public-health conditions permit, expect two meetings per year to be in-person in conjunction with major University alumni gatherings (Reunion, CALC, etc).

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

$1,000-$4,999 (Quadrangle Club)

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election