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Board Member Expectations



Board Members Are Expected To:

Prepare for, attend and participate fully in regularly scheduled board meetings and monthly conference calls.  The commitment includes a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the fall and a Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the spring.  Members who miss two consecutive board meetings may be subject to dismissal.

  • Make an ongoing annual gift that demonstrates continued financial commitment to Cottey and sets an example for other alumnae.
  • Serve a 2-year term
  • May serve two additional 2-year terms for a total service of six years
  • Serve actively on board committees and task forces (some of which are Candidate Selection, Class Agent, Regional Groups, and Founder’s Day)
  • Serve as an ambassador and advocate of the Alumnae Association and of Cottey College in one’s community.
  • Identify and cultivate alumnae to assist Cottey in student recruitment, internships, transfer and career guidance and financial support

Nominate a CCAA Executive Board Members

If you are interested in becoming a CCAA Executive Board member or know someone who would be a good candidate, please submit your nomination here.  Please remember that each nomination must provide supporting material as to why the nominee would be a good candidate for the Board.