The standing committees of the Association shall be Awards, Bylaws, Executive, Finance, Nominating, Reunion/Special Events and Student Relations. An Officer or Director shall chair all committees.
This committee selects award recipients from nominations received from alumni at-large through the Office of Alumni Relations. Awardees are honored at various conferences throughout the year respective to the awardee’s college/program. The awards are Alumnus of the Year, Distinguished Service, Public Service and Special Recognition. Details of the awards are listed in Standing Rules.
This committee monitors the Bylaws for updates and makes recommendations to the Board on wording of Bylaw amendments prior to their going before the entire Association for final ratification.
This committee consists of the President, President-Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, and Immediate Past President. This Committee shall set the agenda for Board Meetings and shall have authority to act on matters between regular meetings of the Board. Such action shall be reported to the Board at the next meeting. This committee meets at the call of the President.
This committee is responsible for the fiscal integrity of the Alumni Association and its programs. It accomplishes this by overseeing income from investments so the Association can most effectively achieve its mission. This committee prepares and presents the Association budget, reviews requests for funding and makes recommendations to the Board in this regard. The Secretary/Treasurer shall be the Chairperson of this committee.
The Nominating Committee is appointed by the President and shall have no less than three (3) members. The Chairperson of this committee shall be the Immediate Past President of the Association and the other members shall be members of the Board. The slate of Officers and Directors shall be presented to the Board of Directors no later than the winter meeting for review by the Board, before distributing the ballot to the entire alumni body.
Reunion/Special Events Committee
This committee shall plan and implement events with assistance of the Office of Alumni Relations and serve as an advisory committee with regard to other alumni events.
Student Relations Committee
This Committee shall evaluate the activities of the Association so as to promote goodwill and interaction between the alumni and the student body and recommend methods for improvement. This committee will review requests for student funding and make final recommendations to the Board. This Committee can also include student representatives, appointed by the President of Student Council.
Taskforce on Alumni Association Finances
This taskforce shall evaluate, discuss and propose opportunities for the Alumni Association to increase income. The taskforce shall also take the lead in implementing ideas.