The Council is composed of members of the committees for Career Network, Class Leadership, Equity & Inclusion, Kirkland, Nominations, and Regional Affairs.
To support the key needs of the College and its alumni by mobilizing the talent, expertise, time and financial resources of all alumni. To do this, the Council will:
- Lead all alumni volunteer groups in meeting the needs of the College and its alumni;
- Provide the link between all alumni and all constituencies of the College;
- Identify, recruit, and inspire alumni and prospective alumni to work in support of the College and each other, and provide recognition for those who do; and
- Foster a spirit of loyalty and fellowship among alumni.
Executive Committee provides overall leadership to the Council and its committees and in the conduct of all Council business. The chair and vice chair of each standing committee (see below) are members of the Executive Committee.
The Hamilton Career Network Committee was formed to develop and implement the new Hamilton Career Network (HCN) initiative. With the goal of connecting alumni to the College, students, and each other around their professional interests, the HCN Committee is comprised of leaders from eight primary industry areas. The leaders and their alumni volunteer teams coordinate programs and online communities focused around careers for the Hamilton community.
Equity & Inclusion
The Equity & Inclusion Committee members are the chairs and vice chairs of MARC (multicultural alumni relations), Women’s Leadership, and Spectrum (LGBTQ+). E&I’s mission is to inform the strategic planning of the Council by promoting cross-cultural awareness and increasing understanding of all alumni and fostering beneficial relationships across the Hamilton community.
The Regional Affairs Committee comprises the presidents of the major regional Alumni Associations and an ambassador representing the small regional alumni groups. Its mission is to engender lifelong affiliation with the College by providing alumni connections in the regions.
Class presidents make up the membership of the Class Leadership Committee. Class presidents are charged with encouraging “total engagement” with the College from their classmates across four key areas: Connect, Attend, Volunteer, and Give. The presidents are the chief communicators for the class and oversee Reunion planning for the classes’ quinquennial (five-year) Reunion cycle.
The Nominations Committee recommends annually nominees for Alumni Trustee and selects individuals to be recognized for their service to Hamilton.