Washington Wellesley Club Board Officer Nominations
The Washington Wellesley Club announces its 2019 Call for Nominations for candidates to join its board for the 2019-2021 term. Nominations are due by April 5, 2019.
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 2019 Annual Meeting will take place in June (exact date TBD). 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, 2019 to June 30, 2021: Vice President of Admissions, Vice President of Membership, Vice President of Shared Interest Groups, Vice President of Fundraising, and Treasurer.
The WWC also seeks nominees for the following vacant positions for a one-year term from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020: Vice President of Programs and Vice President of Media.
The Vice President of Admissions shall be the primary liaison between the Club and the Board of 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..
The Vice President of 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.
The Vice President of Media shall be responsible for collecting, writing, editing and disseminating to Club members news of the Club and College activities and other information deemed of interest and relevant to the Club 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.
The Vice President for Programs shall plan, publicize, and execute programs of general interest to the Club, and may appoint and coordinate the work of one or more committees to carry out programs.
The Vice President for Shared Interest Groups 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.
The Treasurer shall be responsible for the collection and deposit of all funds paid into the Club and for all disbursements therefrom. The Treasurer shall prepare a review of the financial condition of the club 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.
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 April 5, 2019.
To apply for a board position, email the following information (2-3 paragraphs) to the Nominating Committee at email@example.com:
• Brief biography
• 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.