Regional Vice President, Central Region, The Cornell Hotel Society (CHS)

Posted by The Cornell Hotel Society (CHS) on 11/13/2014

General Information

Process for Filling Position: Direct appointment by staff or administration
Number of Seats: 1
Location: Chicago, Illinois 60604, United States
Eligible Constituent(s): Alumni, Parents

Summary of Position

Regional Vice Presidents work with the Chapter Presidents to ensure that the annual membership goals are communicated and met. They keep an annual calendar of activities and events and share with Alumni Affairs office and join quarterly executive committee calls to collaborate. It is important for the RVPs to develop leadership in each Chapter, including a President, Vice President, and Treasurer-Secretary to ensure succession planning. The Central Region RVP oversees the following chapters by CHS Global: Texas (Northern and Southern), Minnesota, Chicago, Colorado-Rocky.

Cornell Interests:


Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration

Talent Expectations: Skills


Write and/or Edit
Speak to Groups
Communicate with chapter leadership on the annual membership goals. This can be done in person or in writing.


Lead a Group
Manage Projects
Serve as the main contact for the Chapter Presidents.

Build/Maintain Relationships

Engage Individuals
Represent Cornell
Mentor and provide guidance to chapter presidents. Invite others to participate in a chapter, solicit gifts and nominations.

Responsible Contact

Contact Name:
Lisa Vinson

Time Commitment

Average Time Commitment: 3-5 hrs/month
Duration: Not Applicable
Term of Office: 3 years
Number of terms in Office: Not Applicable


Prerequisites Hotel School alumnus or affiliate CHS member. Must have previously served as a Chapter President. Required to make a gift to the Hotel School. The RVP must be from one of the areas that they oversee.

Hiatus Required? No hiatus required
Dues Required? Yes


Meeting Attendance Required? Yes

Meeting Location(s):
On Campus: No
Off Campus: Yes
Off Campus Location: CHS quartlery conference calls.
Conference Call: Yes
Meetings per year: 4x year

Yearly Philanthropic Expectation:

Make a gift to Cornell at a level of individual comfort

Alumni Trustee Election

Vote in the annual trustee election