2009 Annual Meeting NCSSM Alumni Association


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  • Welcome returning classes ’84, ‘89, ’94, ‘99, ‘04!On behalf of the NCSSM Alumni Assoc Board of Directors, I am pleased to present to you the 2008-09 annual report of the Association
  • Will try to keep this meeting brief with highlights of the past year and goals for the future – time at the end for questions15 min 5 min – Kim Logan ‘9720 min – Sanjeev Patel ‘90
  • This is our guiding principle as we conduct the business of the Association.
  • This is our guiding principle as we conduct the business of the Association.
  • A few examples of our achievements last year.
  • Motivated by Alumni Challenge: reach $100K > $50K by anonymous donorAccepted the Great Challenge – reached $114KHow funds are used – van rides to movies, hall events, athleticsEspecially important in current economic environment
  • Please connect with us and provide inputLeveraging these platforms more in coming year
  • Email alias routes to Volunteerism committeeNew online form for preferencesVolunteer table near registration in Bryan Lobby
  • Come join us or start one in your community – we can help!
  • Goals for 2009-10
  • Starting in Oct 2009Build more awareness
  • Alumni Challenge Grant: Alumnus offering $75,000 if we reach $125,000Give something $5, $20, $100> alumni participation was about 6% in 07-08 and about 9% in 08-09. Keep in mind that this is excellent progress, particularly when the body of alumni grew by approximately 5%. 2. Give early if you can to help us better reach goal3 Encourage your classmates to give any amount – participation matters
  • Targeting DC, NYC, LA – areas with high concentration of alumniBoard will help chapter get started and host events
  • Please contact us if you have interest either during nominations or at registration tableLook for us this weekend – wearing board lapel pinManning table near registration for more info about volunteerism and opportunities
  • Currently have attendance requirementsStart term in Oct not June
  • Happy to report 17 + 2board members currently serveFull board meets every other month with committees meeting on in-between months5 committees – most board work occurs within these meetings
  • Many board members on multiple committees – demonstrates their commitment to the associationTherese – invaluable to us; driving force and motivation for our board – connection to the campusSaumilJarwala ‘10 – engaged SGA president; keeps us connected to current studentsWe invite you to join the leadership team
  • Jenny & Charlie have been serving by appointmentNeed official election to board officeMotion for Nomination?Motion for electing these candidates to the board?
  • * Recognize Jerry Boarman, Mike Reidy, Brock Winslow* This concludes the Board’s annual report. On behalf of the Board of Directors, thank you for the opportunity to present this information, for your support of the Assoc, and for the privilege of representing you to the School.* Please see a Board member immediately following for any questions or inquiries about participating directly!
  • 2009 Annual Meeting NCSSM Alumni Association

    1. 1. 2009 Annual Meeting<br />Brian Mahoney, President<br />Class of 1990<br />
    2. 2. Welcome Alumni!<br />
    3. 3. Agenda<br />Mission<br />Accomplishments<br />Strategic Goals<br />Your Alumni Board<br />Election to the Board<br />Admissions Volunteer Opportunities<br />Campus Master Plan<br />Discussion<br />
    4. 4. Mission<br />“to promote positive, active relationships among NCSSM Alumni and the larger NCSSM community in support of the school’s educational mission….”<br />Article 2, Bylaws of the Alumni Association<br />
    5. 5. Mission<br />“and to focus such relationships toward volunteerism, financial giving and stewardship of NCSSM.”<br />Article 2, Bylaws of the Alumni Association<br />
    6. 6. Noted Accomplishments<br />
    7. 7. Raised $164,000 for Annual Fund<br />$50,000 Alumni Challenge Grant<br />
    8. 8. Established social networking presence<br />http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=77875253681<br />http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=95688<br />http://twitter.com/NCSSMAlumni<br />
    9. 9. Streamlined volunteer communication<br />volunteer@ncssm.edu<br />
    10. 10. Established monthly Triangle socials<br />Fourth Fridays 8 pm @ Tyler’s Taproom in Durham<br />
    11. 11. Strategic Goals<br />
    12. 12. Publish<br />monthly<br />newsletter<br />article<br />
    13. 13. Raise $200,000 for 2009-10 Annual Fund<br />$75,000 Alumni Challenge Grant<br />
    14. 14. Build at least one regional chapter as template for expansion<br />
    15. 15. Recruit 3-5 alumni for board seats<br />Skills needed…<br />communications/writing skills for association communiqués<br />fundraising committee chair (to support the Annual Fund)<br />technology/web development skills to be our Alumni Connections czar<br />charismatic/leadership skills to head board development (nominations committee)<br />self-starter to build regional chapters <br />
    16. 16. Amend By-laws & Constitution to better reflect board<br />Example revisions<br />Define term limits<br />Attendance requirements<br />Change start date of board term<br />Announce all modifications to Association for comment<br />
    17. 17. Your Alumni Board<br />Committee Structure<br />
    18. 18. Your Alumni Board<br />Communications Committee<br />
    19. 19. Your Alumni Board<br />Fundraising Committee<br />
    20. 20. Your Alumni Board<br />Social Committee<br />
    21. 21. Your Alumni Board<br />Volunteerism Committee<br />
    22. 22. Your Alumni Board<br />Executive Committee<br />
    23. 23. Vote to Elect New Board Members<br />Nominations<br />
    24. 24. Volunteer Opportunities<br />Kim Logan ’97 Middle School CounselorNCSSM Admissions Officelogan@ncssm.edu<br />
    25. 25. Campus Master Plan<br />Sanjeev Patel ’90 Associate/ DesignerDuda/Paine Architects<br />
    26. 26. Thank you for the privilege of serving you and our School<br />Please see a Board member immediately following for any questions or inquiries about participating directly!<br />