Vice President, 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 Vice President's primarily responsibility will be to support the President's efforts in leading the NYC Cornellians Board's activity. The Vice President will perform any additional duties assigned to him/her/them by the President. The Vice President will perform the duties of the President in his/her/their absence or disability, including but not limited to: working closely with the Alumni Affairs Office to set strategic priorities and goals for the NYC Cornellians within the framework of Cornell’s Alumni Affairs Strategic Plan, and its policies and procedures, preside at Board meetings, and present the Office of Alumni Affairs an annual plan of activities and budget proposal prepared and approved by the Board.

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Speak to Groups
The Vice President will lead board meetings when the President is absent. The Vice president might address alumni in the audience at an event.


Lead a Group
Manage Projects
The Vice President will support the President in leading the Board and will lead NYC Cornellians Board's activity in the absence of the President.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
The Vice President, as all serving NYC Cornellians Board Members, is considered Cornell Ambassadors aiming to foster alumni engagement in their community.The Vice President will support the President in leading the Board's efforts in recruiting new volunteers and support current alumni volunteers in their development to build and maintain an adequate pipeline.



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. At least 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