If you are interested in helping lead BN to even greater heights as a Board Member, please contact Claudia Quintero at claudia.c.quintero@gmail.com The positions that make up the BN board are Board Chair, Treasurer, Scholarship Chair, Engagement Chair, Regional Clubs Chair, and the Marketing and Communications Chair. Descriptions for each position are below:


Board Chair:

  • Oversees Board meetings
  • Oversees the Bolivar Network executive committee
  • Works with committee chairs to make sure board action items are carried out
  • Calls special meetings if necessary
  • Assists Alumni Hall staff in preparing agendas for board meetings
  • Works with the executive committee and full board to recruit new board members
  • Acts as a spokesperson for the Bolivar Network
  • Periodically consults with board members on their roles
  • Regularly communicates with Alumni Hall staff regarding board initiatives, board structure, board development, and strategic planning

Treasurer/Development Chair:

  • Attends board meetings
  • Serves on executive committee
  • Works with board chair and Alumni Hall staff to develop the annual budget
  • Works to make sure appropriate financial reports are made available to the board
  • Presents annual budget to the board for approval
  • Works with board chair and engagement committee chair to develop events which spur alumni engagement with the aim of fundraising
  • Works with Alumni Hall to identify prospects for fundraising efforts
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop communications for fundraising purposes
  • Provides periodic committee reports to other committee chairs and Alumni Hall staff

Scholarship Chair:

  • Attends board meetings
  • Serves on executive committee
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to administer annual scholarship application
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop plan to publicize scholarships
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop communications regarding scholarships
  • Liaises with scholars when necessary—to invite to programs, to develop scholar programming opportunities, etc.
  • Works with development chair, engagement chair, and board chair to strengthen existing scholarships
  • Works as liaison between Admissions Office and VAAN program to advertise scholarships and enrichment opportunities for Hispanic/Latino students and alumni
  • Provides periodic committee reports to other committee chairs and Alumni Hall staff

Engagement Chair:

  • Attends board meetings
  • Serves on executive committee
  • Works on developing dynamic programming to engage Hispanic/Latino alumni
    • La Gala
    • Homecomings Weekend programming
  • Works on developing new engagement events on both the national and regional scales
  • Works with students in pertinent positions (LSA, ODOS) to collaborate on programming and initiatives to benefit Hispanic/Latino students and alumni
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop communications regarding programs
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to organize logistical details of programs
  • Provides periodic committee reports to other committee chairs and Alumni Hall staff

Regional Clubs Chair:

  • Attends board meetings
  • Serves on executive committee
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to identify critical areas for expanding Bolivar Network’s regional outreach
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to identify potential leadership for BN’s regional clubs
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop and implement organizational and operational standards for BN regional clubs
  • Liaises between regional club chairs and Alumni Hall staff when necessary
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop region-specific communications
  • Works with engagement chair to develop dynamic regional programming opportunities
  • Provides periodic committee reports to other committee chairs and Alumni Hall staff

Marketing and Communications Chair:

  • Attends board meetings
  • Serves on executive committee
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop and disseminate pertinent information to Hispanic/Latino alumni
    • Constituent updates
    • Event invitations
    • Development communications
    • Scholarship promotion
    • Newsletters
  • Works with Alumni Hall staff to develop and implement annual communications calendar
  • Provides content to Alumni Hall staff for BN website updates
  • Operates Bolivar Network’s social media accounts
  • Provides periodic committee reports to other committee chairs and Alumni Hall staff