Standing Committees

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Board Development Committee
To Be Appointed
The Board Development Committee shall be responsible for nominating alumni to serve as elected officers as outlined in the Bylaws. The committee will identify potential Association leadership, ensure candidate qualifications, conduct interviews, and nominate at least one alumni candidate for each elected position. The committee will present the elected position nominations at the Annual meeting of the Alumni Association and will properly notify Association members of nominations in accordance with the bylaws

Scholarship & Awards Committee
Co Chairs:
Clara Eady Glenn (BU ’03), Melissa Short Mayberry (WC ’08), 1 Vacant
The Scholarship & Awards Committee shall be responsible for gathering nominations, administering, and awarding the five annual awards of the Alumni Association. This committee will also take an active role in the selection of student scholarship recipients of the three scholarships that originate in the Office of Alumni Relations.

Reunion Committee
3 Vacant
The Reunion Committee shall be responsible for planning and implementation of class reunions. This includes, but is not limited to, the already established Alumnae Reunion Weekend for Women’s College and Academy/Early College alumnae. This committee is also tasked with advancing the reunion structure of Non-Traditional alumni through Homecoming Weekend or other seasonal event.

Fundraising Committee
Co-Chairs: Eleanor Kahn (WC ’13), Holly Reynolds (BU ’04, ’12), 1 Vacant
The Fundraising Committee shall be responsible for fostering a culture of giving among Brenau alumni. This committee will interact with Brenau’s development office to keep abreast of the financial needs of the University and will work to find ways to communicate these needs to the Association membership, as well as engage Association members in pro-active giving opportunities.

Student Relations Committee
Co-Chairs: Rosanne Chastain Short (WC ’90, BU ’06), Zoe Scheffrin (WC ’14),
 1 Vacant
The Student Relations Committee shall be responsible for serving as the primary liaison between Brenau students and alumni. This committee will seek ways to unite these two populations in mutually beneficial relationships, as well as bring greater attention to both the successes and the needs of the student body. The Student-Relations committee plays an integral part in the development and execution of Student-Alumni Councils on each regional campus.

Regional Programs Committee
 3 Vacant
The Regional Programs Committee shall be responsible for planning and executing opportunities for alumni to connect within their own hometowns. This committee plans social, educational, networking, and other events in cities across the country where pockets of Brenau alumni have been identified. The Regional Programs Committee also works to strengthen the leadership of regional Brenau Alumni Nests.

GOLD Committee (Graduates Of the Last Decade)
Chair: Farrah Rhaimpour Brabson (WC ’10)

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