Alumni Trustee Call for Nominations

Union College Alumni Council Trustee Election 2016

The Nominating & Awards Committee invite petitions and nominations for the position of Alumni Trustee. The term for Alumni Trustee is 4 years, so this position will serve from July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020.

All material is due to the Office of Alumni & Parent Engagement by February 1, 2016. Petition candidates will automatically appear on the election ballot if duly certified.

Any alumnus/a of the college may run as a petition candidate.

To run as a petition candidate, you must:
· Return a petition signed by 50 alumni
· Include a statement detailing why you would like to serve as a trustee, along with a brief biography
· A recent 5x7 photo, head and shoulders

Petition available here.

In addition to petition candidates, the Nominating Committee will select up to 3 candidates to appear on the ballot. If you would like to nominate an alumnus/a to be considered by the Nominating Committee, please submit your one page nomination to the Office of Alumni & Parent Engagement no later than February 1, 2015. Your nomination should include the candidate's relationship with the College thus far, highlighting their volunteer and philanthropic activities.

Alumni Trustee expectations: Attend 3 trustee meetings per year (Homecoming Weekend, February, and ReUnion Weekend)

The position of Alumni Trustee is an elected position and as such, there is no minimum financial contribution required. However, please be sure to illustrate how you have supported the college financially and as a volunteer with your nomination materials, along with your intentions moving forward.


Questions? Please contact Marna S. Redding, Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement by email at or by phone, 518-388-6157.