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Alumni Association Board Committees

Members of the association board are appointed to staggered 4-year terms and serve on at least one committee. Current committees are:

ADMISSION COMMITTEE

  • assists the Admission Office in managing the existing STRIPES program
  • investigates and suggests new opportunities for alumni assistance in the recruiting of qualified prospective students.
  • CCase program

STUDENT LIFE COMMITTEE

  • works with the Career Center and Student Life Office to assist and support students and alumni in career development
  • works with alumni of the College to develop a career referral network

DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

  • promotes the culture of philanthropy among alumni and students
  • discusses development issues and strategies with annual giving staff
  • actively solicits members of the associationboard and its committees to contribute to the College

ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

  • The Engagement Committee works with the office of alumni relations to connect communities to the Colorado College experience. Our mission: Connect. Motivate. Have fun.
  • Alumni ambassadors share their passion for Colorado College by bringing fun and intellectual adventures to their cities.
  • We reach out to alumni, parents and students.
  • We strive to provide a range of interactions that satisfy the social, intellectual, community service and athletic interests of our audiences.
  • We open the door to deeper commitments to the College, including those of time, money and other resources.
  • We support and enhance the efforts of the admissions,development, nominating and student life committees to maximize our collective impact.
  • The engagement committee brings the CC spirit home.
  • Engagement committee members:
    • Collaborate with representatives of other AAB committees to support Colorado College’s mission and create synergy
    • Identify best practices in event planning, and communicate those to Ambassadors
    • Provide training and guidance for new Ambassadors
    • Work with the staff of the Alumni Relations Office to develop and implement activities

         Ambassadors:

    • Promote the College’s spirit, mission and vision in their city/region
    • Create opportunities for alumni, parents and students to connect outside of the College environment
    • Manage a coterie of volunteers who plan events

NOMINATIONS/AWARDS COMMITTEE

  • nominates candidates for association board membership
  • provides candidate recommendations to the Association Board for election as Alumni Trustee
  • proposes recipients of Benezet, Worner and Riley, and Spirit of Adventure awards
  • recommends candidates for Alumni Honorary Degrees
  • proposes nominees for the Distinguished Service Award and any other award designated by the Association Board

FORUM COMMITTEE

  • plans the annual Alumni Leadership Forum in conjunction with college staff