2022 WSAA Alumni Trustee Election

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Nomination Period Opens January 6, 2022

Westfield State Alumni Association - Alumni Trustee

The Westfield State Board of Trustees is charged with the fiduciary management of the institution, including determination of fees, establishment of personnel management policy, staff services, and the general business of the institution. Among its responsibilities, the board elects the president with the approval of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, adopts an annual plan of financial operation, awards degrees in approved fields and develops the mission statement for the university consistent with the mission of the Commonwealth’s system of public higher education. 

The Westfield State Alumni Trustee is elected to serve by the membership of the Westfield State Alumni Association pursuant to MGL Chapter 15A, Section 21.   

Learn more about the work of the Board of Trustees

Responsibilities of the Alumni Trustee:

  • The Trustee serves a term of 5 years on the board with the option to serve a second consecutive term.
  • The Trustee is required to attend regular Board of Trustee meetings.
  • The Trustee is required to attend and participate in all regular Alumni Association meetings and to provide a report at each full Alumni Association Executive Council meeting.
  • The Trustee is encouraged to attend university and alumni association related events and programs.
  • The Trustee is a voting member of the executive board of the Alumni Association Executive Council with all voting rights and privileges.

 The timeline for the Westfield State Alumni Trustee process is detailed below:

  1. Applications are being accepted from January 6 – 28.
  2. Please fill out the online application.
  3. Email a copy of your resume and photo to the attention of Alumni Association President, Scott Liberman at Alumni@westfield.ma.edu
  4. Voting will open February 2 - 11
  5. Results will be reviewed by the WSAA Executive Council and forwarded to the Governor.
  6. Once approved by the Governor, the elected trustee will begin their term in March, 2022.

All applications will be reviewed by the Westfield State Alumni Association Council Membership and Nominations Committee for completion and then voted on by the membership of the alumni association.



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