At-Large Board Member, NYC Cornellians

Posted by NYC Cornellians on 10/09/2019

General Information

Nomination start - 01/15/2020
Nomination end - 03/31/2020
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 20-30
Location: 230 Park Avenue Suite 1510, New York, New York 10169, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents, Friends

Summary of Position

NYC Cornellians is a dues free alumni organization for all of New York City (5 boroughs). At-Large Board members are responsible for the general control and management of NYC Cornellians; they transact all business of NYC Cornellians and carry out and execute its purposes. The at-large board will include 20 - 30 selected members, including 3 officers. At-large board members are responsible representing another Cornell volunteer entity that does engagement activity in NYC. The central purpose of the NYC Cornellians board is to coordinate with various alumni volunteer organizations who operate within NYC, the staff in the Northeast Corridor Office responsible for alumni engagement, and The Cornell Club - New York. See below.

Cornell Interests:

Affinities

Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills

Communicate

Speak to Groups
At-large members may be asked to represent NYC Cornellians at various events to greet and welcome attendees, thank the organizers, recognize the speakers, etc. on behalf of NYC Cornellians.

Lead/Manage/Serve

Organize, Plan and/or Host Events
Serve on a Committee or Board
At-large members are to serve a liaisons between NYC Cornellians and another alumni organization, association, board, or group to maximize collaboration and communication.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
At-large members are to engage others to get involved with NYC Cornellians or another alumni organization operating within the New York City. In addition, At-large board members are to represent Cornell University as an ever growing presence in NYC.

Experience:

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Gissela Mera Lourido
Volunteer Position Title:
Assistant Director, Regional Programs
Email: Phone:
212-351-7681

Time Commitment

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

Requirements

Prerequisites The central purpose of the NYC Cornellians board is to coordinate with various alumni volunteer organizations who operate within NYC, the staff in the Northeast Corridor Office responsible for alumni engagement, and The Cornell Club - New York. These include, but are not limited to: Johnson School Clubs, College Alumni Associations and Councils, CAAAN, Diversity Alumni Programs alumni associations, the Cornell Hotel Society, Cornell Tech, etc. These joint members will support cross-collaboration, increase alumni engagement in all efforts within New York City, and serve as a strategic resource for local alumni organizations and Cornell entities in their execution of engagement activity in NYC. In addition, at-large board members may actively participate in maintenance of the newsletter, website, social outreach, etc. At-large board members attend events they plan and actively participate in other NYC Cornellians programming. You are an advocate for the university and excited to engage fellow alumni in the community.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? No

Meetings

Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: Northeast Corridor Office of Alumni Affairs and Development or the Cornell Club of New York City.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: Other

Other Meeting Details: Every other month.

Additional Attendance Requirements: Attendance at local, regional events.

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election