Secretary, NYC Cornellians

Posted by NYC Cornellians on 04/24/2020

General Information

Nomination start - 04/29/2020
Nomination end - 07/10/2020
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 Secretary will keep the minutes of the Board meetings; attend to the giving and serving of all notices, and any correspondence assigned by the President. The Secretary will collect and keep organized records (archives) of the NYC Cornellians' activity, such as event proposals, project proposals, reports, pictures any other document the Board would like to preserve for future reference. The Secretary will also serve as the CUVolunteer Administrator for the NYC Cornellians community page.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
The Secretary will be in charge of documenting NYC Cornellians activity and managing internal communication.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Represent Cornell
The Secretary as all serving NYC Cornellians Board Members, is considered a Cornell Ambassador aiming to foster alumni engagement in their community.


Responsible Contact

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

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 3-5 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.

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: 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