JOIN THE LIAA BOARD
LIAA is stronger when you are part of the action! If you are interested in getting involved with the LIAA Board, this is your chance.
The LIAA and its Board of Directors
The Lauder Institute Alumni Association’s mission is to support, sustain, connect Lauder alumni around the world, and support the Institute and students. We do this by developing vibrant programming and engaging alumni across industries, geographies, and class years.
We’re excited about the progress we have made engaging alumni and connecting the Lauder alumni community. Since 2020, we have had:
The LIAA Board manages the strategy and resources to support alumni activity. Our focus areas for the next 1-2 years include:
As a Board member you will have an opportunity to meet alumni from across all classes and regions, as well as work closely with Institute and Alumni Leadership, including members of the Lauder Institute’s Board of Governors and the Lauder Advisory Council.
Our current Board is adding 2 at-large Alumni Term Members.
1 of the 2 new Alumni Term Member seats is reserved for an alum living outside the US. Both seats may be filled by non-US residents should the 2 highest vote getters be non-US residents.
How to Submit a Nomination
We have 2 open at-large Alumni Term Member seats on the Board and are currently accepting nominations for candidates who want to run in elections scheduled for May 2023.
To nominate yourself, please submit the below nomination package to the LIAA Executive Director, Laura Goldenberg, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Lauder alumni through the class of 2022 are eligible to run.
Nomination submissions should include:
Nomination emails must be received by 5pm EDT on April 15, 2023. Elections will run online from May 17-24, 2023 and the 2 winners will be announced at the end of May 2023.
On Friday, March 31 at 12pmEDT, our current Board members are hosting an online Q&A to share their perspectives and answer alumni questions about the Board’s work and the elections. Click here to sign up.
If you have questions but can’t join this Q&A, email email@example.com.
What are at-large Alumni Term Member responsibilities?
What should I submit with my nomination?
How much of a time investment is this?
How long am I committing for?
When do I start?
Why is the Board reserving spots for alumni members outside the US?
What is the ideal candidate profile?
What makes an effective Board member?
Are Board members required or expected to contribute to LIAA financially?
Can LRAs and LGAW volunteers run?
What are the biggest challenges the LIAA Board faces? What is the future state this Board is working toward?
Can I be involved with the LIAA without being on the Board?