Alumni Club of Chicago Board Digest | November 2016

Top 5 items an Alumni Club of Chicago Board Director needs to know

1. Acknowledgements

2. Board Meetings

3. Engagement Opportunities – Make an impact

4. Action Item - Help at home

5. UChicago Fun 

1.  Acknowledgments - Thank you to our board directors making an impact!

NaYoung Lee, AB'02 for leading the Argonne tour. Check out the album here>>>>

John Smetanka, AB'71, NaYoung Lee, AB'02, and Charles Chuman, AB'03 for a fantastic first Cocktails and Career event.

John Smetanka, AB'71 for leading and Ramani Natarajan, SM’02, guest speakers at Career and Conversation.

John Smetanka, AB'71 for leading the French Cooking class.

Charmaine Owens, MLA'98 for volunteer at Homecoming 2016. Check out the album here>>>

Charmaine Owens, MLA'98 for leading the first annual Dinner with 12 Maroons. Check out the album here>>>

Oscar Anderson, AB'70 for leading and Charles Chuman, AB'03 hosting the programming meeting.

Narni Ilagan Yoder, AB’98 for her opening and closing remarks at the Harper Lecture. Check out the album here>>>

Jasmine Davila, AB’98 and Chastidy Burns, AB'08 for being asked and accepting a panelist position with Taking the Next Step program in January.

Finally, Oscar Anderson, AB'70 and Charmaine Owens, MLA'98 for overseeing and managing all the Alumni Club of Chicago programs and volunteers.  

2.  Board Meetings

All meetings are at Union League Club unless noted and if you cannot be present in person you can participate by conference call.


Monday, November 14  Please RSVP yes or no if you haven't already (so we know how much catering to get)

Come early, starting at 5:00 pm join a roundtable talk with Programming Chair to discuss changes. Get any of your questions answers.


Tuesday, January 10

Monday, March 13

Monday, April 10 – Nomination Meeting will be held at the Skadden Law Offices

Tuesday, May 9 


September 13, 2016 Download meeting notes here>>

3. Engagement

Volunteer with University Community Service Center learn about local opportunities >>

Learn more about programing with the new Online Tool Kit; Volunteer Event Management Resource >>

4. Action Item - Promote an upcoming Alumni Club of Chicago event

Get the Word Out! Can't make it out to an event. Help by sharing an event with your alumni community by cutting and pasting the following event abstracts and sharing on your social media channels or sending an email.

Career Month, November 16

Dinner with 12 Alumni to discuss International Diplomacy, November 21

Download event abstracts here>>

5. UChicago Fun

Autumn at UChicago. It's that time of year again—fall foliage is on full display at the University of Chicago. Come take a walk through campus with us. Watch here>>