Volunteers Needed

volunteersOur Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch of the American Association of University Women is looking for volunteers.

Branch Executive Board Openings – Volunteers Needed

by Joanne Quijano, President

As our Branch starts the new year, we have a new slate of elected Board members that is starting work to set our direction and plan events. In addition to elected officers, there are many appointed Board positions. While many of these positions are filled, there are still several key openings that will provide opportunities for willing volunteers who’d like to get more involved in our Branch activities.

  • Advocate Editor – The Advocate is the Branch’s flagship monthly communication to our members. This position offers the opportunity for someone with word processing, writing and editorial skills to shape this forum. While the Advocate’s format and editorial processes are established, there’s plenty of room to be creative as well as influence the articles solicited for publication.
  • Local Scholarship Chair – One of the Branch’s defining programs is that of awarding scholarships to selected local students. Students are solicited to apply through our website and other sources. The LS Chair is the one who builds a team to review the applications and select the recipients, and then informs everyone of the selections. This a great opportunity to interact with the excellent students and to work with a dedicated team of Branch members.
  • Fundraising Chair– This position has the mission of generating funds for our Branch programs. While the traditional Garden Tour is in the works for May of 2022, our usual Holiday Home Tour is no longer possible. The Fundraising Chair will need to form a team to meet this challenge that will envision, plan and execute fund raising events. There were lots of creative ideas used for generating funds in the last year that this team can build on.

If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact me at jtq@sbcglobal.net, or anyone on the Board. We’re looking forward to welcoming a few more new, energetic Board members!