Member, Dyson Recent Alumni Council

Posted by Dyson Recent Alumni Council on 01/03/2023

General Information

Nomination start - 02/01/2024
Nomination end - 02/25/2024
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 7
Location: Non-geographically based
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

Dyson Recent Alumni Council members will assist the David J. Nolan Dean of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and the SC Johnson Office of Alumni Affairs to implement the school's strategic goals by thoughtfully engaging recent alumni and students of the Dyson School. The Council’s purpose focuses on the following four pillars: alumni engagement, student engagement and mentorship, diversity and inclusion, and philanthropy. The Council meets four times a year with two meetings being in-person meetings. Council members are also expected to participate in various working groups throughout the year as well as attend College and School events as they are able.

Cornell Interests:


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Talent Expectations: Skills


Speak to Groups
We encourage members to speak to students and/or alumni at least once a year, whether in a class, panel or event.


Serve on a Committee or Board
Members are expected to attend meetings and participate in ad hoc working groups as needed throughout the year.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Represent Cornell
Members are expected to engage with other recent alumni and students as well as with the Dyson Advisory Council. Members may also be asked to represent Dyson at various College of Business events throughout the year.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Anna Kimble
Volunteer Position Title:
Associate Director, Alumni Affairs

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 1-2 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 3 years
Number of terms in Office: 2 terms


Prerequisites Council members must be within 10 years of graduating from the Dyson school (Classes of 2015-2024). Prior volunteer experience is preferred.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: Yes
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Meet once a year in the spring in New York City.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 4x year

Other Meeting Details: Meeting once a year in the fall on campus in Ithaca.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Members are encouraged to attend as many College of Business and/or Dyson events as they can, but it is not required.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election