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One of the best ways to volunteer is to serve on a committee. The Alumni Association has five current committees including: Chapters & Alumni Development; Membership & Fund Development; Scholarship; Finance and Nominating.

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Join a Committee

The Alumni Association provides opportunities for alumni to volunteer on one of its many committees.

If you are interested in becoming involved in Association leadership, committee participation is an excellent start. Below is a description of our current committees. Let us know you are interested by submitting a Committee Interest Form.

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Questions? Email Renee Siden or call (916) 278-4723.

Chapters Engagement Committee

The Chapters Engagement Committee works to build strong chapters and engage alumni in a meaningful way with the campus community, evaluates existing programs and creates new programs that will help grow and maintain the Alumni Association membership base. Evaluates chapter grant proposals and makes recommendations on new groups to the Board. Assesses and makes recommendations around processes and policies that affect chapters and their programs.

*Open to Association members at large.

Membership Engagement Committee

The Membership Engagement Committee works to build a strong membership program and programming to engage members of the Alumni Association. In an effort to continue growing membership, retention will be a key focal point. The Committee also is responsible for oversight of membership marketing efforts and participation in sponsorship solicitation.

*Open to Association members at large.

Scholarship Committee

The Scholarship Committee is responsible for overseeing the annual Alumni Scholarship program. The Committee reviews plans for seeking applications, establishes selection criteria, evaluates applications and selects recipients for the available scholarships. The Committee also is responsible for increasing the funds available for scholarships. 

*Open to Association members at large.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee is responsible for reviewing the financial affairs of the Association and reporting the financial condition of the Association to the Board on a quarterly basis. This includes analyzing each month’s financial statements, monitoring budget progress, reviewing the annual proposed budget, examining financial policies, and making recommendations to the Board on fiscal policy.

*Open to Association members at large.

Fund Development Committee

The Fund Development Committee works to ensure funding for Alumni Association activities from non-membership sources such as affinity programs, sponsorships and the Alumni Center rental enterprise. The Committee will evaluate existing programs, new program proposals and make recommendations that will stabilize funding for the Association. The Committee is also expected to participate in sponsorship solicitation.

*Open to Association members at large.

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for selecting from the regular active membership, candidates to fill the vacancies that are to occur on the Board of Directors or in any Officer position, due to expiration of the terms of office. The Nominating Committee submits to the Board a list of nominees for approval by a simple majority vote. The Committee consists of at least four (4) members, including the immediate past president, the president-elect and two or more members of the Association appointed by the chairperson with the approval of the president. 

*Open to Association members at large.