Elections

Westfield State Alumni Association Executive Council Member-At-Large Election

Elections for the Westfield State Alumni Association Executive Council are open for the 2018-2021 term.

Thank you for your nomination form for the Executive Council of the Westfield State Alumni Association. The Council is comprised of 17 members including the President, President-Elect OR Past President, Alumni Trustee, Alumni Representative to the Foundation and 13 members-at-large. We also, from time to time, have student members representing both our graduate and undergraduate programs. Ex-oficio members include the staff of the Alumni Office, past presidents and committee members.

The Alumni Association Executive Council meets 6 times a year, 5 regular meetings and 1 summer retreat. All meetings are held at the University on Saturdays from approximately 11:00am-3:00pm except for the retreat, which is held on a Saturday from 9:00am-5:00pm with the option to stay overnight.

Each member serves on an assigned committee with some members serving as chairs. Committees include:
  • Academic and Life-long Learning
  • Association Events
  • Awards, Scholarship and Recognition
  • Development and Marketing
  • Finance
  • Membership and Diversity

Members are expected to support the mission of the institution and the division which includes a focus on communication, engagement and philanthropy. Our council is active and attends a number of University events including, but not limited to, Celebrate Westfield Homecoming, our annual Pathways to Excellence event, Commencement and our Alumni Summer Retreat.

The timeline for elections for 2018-2021:
Call for Nominations: August 1-August 15, 2018
Voting: August 20-September 1, 2018
Notification of newly elected council members: September 7, 2018
First meeting: November 17, 2018.

Should you need further information or have any questions, please contact the Alumni Relations Office at 413-572-8652 or alumni@westfield.ma.edu.



ALUMNI TRUSTEE ELECTION

Congratulations to all candidates who ran for the Westfield State Alumni Trustee position. We are happy to announce that Alumni Trustee Terrell Hill, ’92 was re-elected for a second 5-year term. We look forward to his continued success in this position. If you are interested in getting involved and would like to run for the Westfield State Alumni Association, please contact Jim McGowan, Alumni Association President at alumni@westfield.ma.edu. The deadline for nominations is Monday, July 31 with elections from August 15-31.