Young Alumni Engagement Co-Chair, NYC Cornellians

Posted by NYC Cornellians on 04/24/2020

General Information

Nomination start - 04/28/2020
Nomination end - 05/31/2020
Process for Filling Position: Submission of a nomination
Number of Seats: 2
Location: New York, New York 10007, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni

Summary of Position

The YAE Chair will be in charge of proposing, planning, and organizing activities with the goal of engaging Young Alumni (10 years out from graduation) and increasing their participation and involvement with NYC Cornellians. The YAE Chair will also support staff-driven initiatives aiming to engage young alumni by collaborating with the Northeast Corridor Division (NEC) and Student and Young Alumni Programs (SYAP).

Cornell Interests:


Regional Clubs

Talent Expectations: Skills


Organize, Plan and/or Host Events
The YAE Chair will organize events and activities with young alumni as primary audience.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
This position has the strategic charge of engaging young alumni.



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. Undergraduate alumni who have graduated in the last 10 years 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. At least one of them 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