Parents Engagement Chair, NYC Cornellians

Posted by NYC Cornellians on 04/24/2020

General Information

Nomination start - 04/29/2020
Nomination end - 05/31/2020
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 1
Location: New York, New York 10007, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents

Summary of Position

The Parent Engagement Chair will be in charge of proposing, planning, and organizing activities with the goal of engaging parents and increasing their participation and involvement with NYC Cornellians.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Organize, Plan and/or Host Events
The Parent Engagement Chair will plan events and support activities to increase parent participation and engagement.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
The Parent Engagement Chair is charge with the strategic goal of increasing parent engagement within the NYC Cornellians community.


Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Gissela Mera Lourido
Volunteer Position Title:
Assistant Director, Metro NY Regional Programs

Time Commitment

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


Prerequisites Only currently serving NYC Cornellians Board Members are eligible for this role. Current parents are preferred candidates.

Hiatus Required? One year after two consecutive terms.
Dues Required? No


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: New York, NY
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 4x year

Other Meeting Details: One regular meeting every quarter. One of them should be in person.

Additional Attendance Requirements: If the volunteer is an alumnus/a, attending the Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference (CALC) is recommended but 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