Call for Washington Wellesley Club Board Officer Nominations

 

The Washington Wellesley Club announces its 2017 Call for Nominations for candidates to join its board for the 2017-2019 term. The WWC Board is composed of officers who are responsible for building the club’s fiscal health, membership, community involvement, and commitment to Wellesley College and the Washington, DC alumnae network. According to the WWC’s bylaws, the club holds elections at its Annual Meeting. The Nominating Committee will announce a slate of candidates one month prior to the Annual Meeting. The 2017 Annual Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

 

The WWC elects half of its officers in odd years and half in even years. Each office has a two-year term. This maintains board continuity and develops a sustainable knowledge and leadership base.
 

The WWC seeks nominees for the following positions to serve from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019:
 

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall be responsible for the collection and deposit or all funds paid into the Club and for all disbursements therefrom. The Treasurer shall prepare an annual budget review which shall be presented to the Board within the first quarter of the fiscal year. At each Board meeting the Treasurer shall present a summary of all expenditures as well as the Club’s assets and liabilities.

 

Vice President of Membership

The Vice President for Membership shall be responsible for welcoming the area’s newly arrived alumnae as well as recognizing all new and renewing dues paying members. The Vice President for Membership will maintain accurate membership rolls and update the Board on membership numbers at each Board meeting. Additionally, the Vice President for Membership will review membership and dues policies and implement a membership drive annually.

 

Vice President of Fundraising

The Vice President for Fundraising shall be responsible for developing new Club and fund-raising programs and for appointing and coordinating the work of one or more committees to carry out all existing Club fundraising activities.

 

Vice President of Admissions

The Vice President for Admissions shall be the primary liaison between the Club and the Boardof Admissions. The Vice President for Admissions shall coordinate the alumnae interview and college fair program, as well as plan a Parent/Student Gathering, Admitted Student Event, and Summer Send-Off annually.

 

Vice President of Shared Interest Group (SIG) Relations

The Vice President for Shared Interest Group (SIG) Relations shall be responsible for liaising with all national and local shared interest groups. This may involve coordinating joint events and implementing marketing campaigns, and will involve building relationships between the Board, SIG leadership, and the Wellesley College Alumnae Association’s Assistant Director for Shared Interest Groups.

 

Each of these positions may be occupied by no more than two individuals. Board members commit to attending monthly board meetings. You may nominate yourself or another person to run for an open board position.
 

Nominations are due March 24, 2017. To apply for a board position, email the following information to the Nominating Committee at eflannerykeith@gmail.com:

 

  • Brief biography (1-2 paragraphs)
  • Statement of Interest in the position for which you are running. Please describe your professional and volunteer experience, including your involvement with the Washington Wellesley Club, any of its shared interest groups, and any other Wellesley-related alumnae volunteering. Please describe what motivates you to volunteer for Wellesley and your vision for the position for which you are running.

 

The Nominating Committee will hold phone interviews with each candidate.

Please contact Erin Flannery Keith ’05, Immediate Past President and Chair of the Nominating Committee, with any questions: eflannerykeith@gmail.com