2019 Call for Board Nominations

Aggie Women board members lend their passion, commitment, and expertise toward helping the Aggie Women achieve its mission and goals. Aggie Women accepts nominations for board membership and seeks those who will have a personal commitment to the goals and mission of Aggie Women and who desire to be part of a “hands on” board.

The Aggie Women organizational culture is collaborative, hands on, unpretentious and energizing! This is a wonderful opportunity to be connected with other interesting, smart, creative, and passionate Aggie Women.

Board members will have the opportunity to help the Aggie Women organization grow as a nationally recognized organization, impacting the lives of thousands of Aggie Women.


The major goals of Aggie Women, created upon the establishment of the organization in 2007 include:

  • Support and engage women former students of Texas A&M University from across the U.S. and around the world;
  • Recognize the achievement of women former students;
  • Mentor graduate and undergraduate women students;
  • Support the women faculty and shine a light on the academic distinction they bring to Texas A&M University; and
  • Celebrate diversity and inclusion as paths to greatness.


Each board member is expected to play an active role, including a leadership position. Activities include the following Committees and Programs: 

  • Membership Committee
  • Mentoring Committee and Program
  • Marketing and Communications Committee
  • Philanthropy and Development Committee
  • Nominating Committee for board members and officers
  • Finance Committee
  • Program Committee (e.g., annual meeting)
  • Website development and maintenance
  • Aggie Women Legacy Awards, Eminent Scholar Award, and other awards for former students


Board Member Responsibilities

Board members must be willing to perform the duties outlined below as well as assume the legal and fiduciary responsibility for the organization. A board member must have the passion for tradition and excellence and have a dedication to the educational, charitable and cultural life of Texas A&M University.  Aggie Women seeks members who are willing to pass along their valuable insights and inspiration to all Aggie Women – from one generation to the next.
  • Choose and be accountable for an area of Board responsibility (see above) 
  • Attend and participate in all regularly scheduled Board meetings (Two face to face Board meetings in January and August and ten monthly conference calls that last about an hour)
  • Attend and participate in planning sessions, conferences and retreats or mentoring sessions (Up to two per year)
  • Attend and participate in Committee Meetings (Usually one per month for your selected committee)
  • Serve a three-year term of Board membership
  • Be available as a resource for Aggie Women: Providing counsel, ideas for accessing public or private funds, services, or links to services helpful to the organization
  • Monitor and evaluate all Aggie Women policies and programs, and evaluate and monitor the financial position of the Aggie Women


Nomination Process

  • Submit a letter of interest to the Nominating Committee of the Aggie Women Board of Directors, expressing the following:
    • Why and how you, as a board of director, would help Aggie Women achieve its goals and mission?
    • Which committee or program you would be interested in leading or participating in for the board?
    • Which areas of expertise you would bring to the board?
    • Description of other board or committee experiences you have (non-profit, corporate, or advisory boards) and the contributions you made
  • Provide a current resume or curriculum vitae
  • Provide any other information that demonstrates your commitment and passion to the mission of Aggie Women and to Texas A&M University
  • Confirm your current membership in the Association of Former Students
  • Provide a picture suitable for publication in print and online materials


Please submit all application materials as required above to:

info@aggiewomen.org

Deadline for submissions: November 1st, 2018


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