Secretary, Human Ecology Young Alumni Council

Posted by Human Ecology Young Alumni Council on 07/18/2013

General Information

Process for Filling Position: Direct appointment by staff or administration
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Non-geographically based
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The secretary will keep a record of the proceedings of the HEYA Council and the Executive Board and shall make available copies of all such records for circulation within six weeks after any meeting which shall be placed in the permanent files of the HEYA after approval. The secretary will also perform such duties as assigned by the president of the council.

Cornell Interests:


College of Human Ecology

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
The secretary will take minutes at all council meetings, executive board conference calls, and effectively document all of the proceedings. These documents must then be approved and edited and placed in permanent HEYA records.


Serve on a Committee or Board
The secretary serves on the Executive Board and is responsible for documenting the proceedings of the Executive Board conference calls, submit minutes for review, and place in permanent HEYA records.


Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Terri Jackson
Volunteer Position Title:
Associate Director
Email: Phone:

Time Commitment

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


Prerequisites Current and active member of the Human Ecology Young Alumni Council

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: Yes
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: NYC
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 2x year

Other Meeting Details: Monthly calls with the HEYA Executive Board; periodic committee conference calls

Additional Attendance Requirements: Reunion, Homecoming, and CALC attendance encouraged

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election