Committees

Much of the work of the Cornell Club of Washington is conducted by its committees, which include the Executive Committee, standing committees provided for in the bylaws, and committees appointed by the president or board of directors. For additional information about a committee, please email the chair.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the President, the First Vice-President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, and the Vice-President (Program). The Executive Committee meets on the call of the President or any other member of the Executive Committee to take such action as may be taken when the Board of Directors is unable to meet. 

  • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, Chair

  • Katherine Stifel '87
  • Elisabeth Boas '71
  • Elina Hum '79
  • Jim Schoonmaker ’74

    Program Committee

    The Vice-President (Program) is responsible for program planning for the Club, serves as Chair of the Program Committee, and appoints such Vice-chairs as are necessary to the complete functioning of the committee responsibilities.    

    • Jim Schoonmaker ’74, Chair

    • Ali Wright '11 Law '14, Vice-chair
    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    Membership Committee

    The Vice-President (Membership) serves as membership Chair, appoints such chairs as are necessary to the complete functioning of the membership responsibilities, and maintains an up to date mailing list of the active members of the Club and a list of all alumni within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

    • Julia Buffinton '14, co-Chair

    • Drew Zukosky, '13, co-Chair
    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    CAAAN Committee

    The Vice-President (CAAAN) is be responsible for secondary school activities of the Club and acts as Chair of the CAAAN Committee. The Vice-President shall appoint such Vice-chairs as are necessary to the complete functioning of the committee responsibilities.     

    • Janet Cornfeld '72, co-Chair

    • Matt Nieman '98, co-Chair
    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    Scholarship Committee

    The Vice-President (Scholarship) is responsible for the Scholarship Committee for the Club and appoints such Chairs as are necessary to the complete functioning of the committee    

    • Lisa Burns Griffin '87, Chair

    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    Communications Committee

    The Vice-President (Communications) is responsible for the print and electronic communications of the Club, including CCW News, e-mails, and the Club's website. In addition, the committee is responsible for coordinating the Club's applications that support the membership database, listserv, and the Internet posting of events.     

    • Liz Herman '01, Chair

    • Andrew Lai Law '16

    • Michael Onyemelukwe '04

    • Christine Song '94 JGSM '05

    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    Community Service Committee

    The Vice-President (Community Service) chairs the Community Service Committee, which manages periodic service weekends and ad hoc volunteer events. The chair appoints vice-chairs as are necessary to the functioning of the committee.

    • Laura Gonzales Meyers '04, Chair

    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    Finance Committee

    • Elina Hum '79, Chair

    • Kwame Campos Rodriguez JGM '15, Vice-chair

    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    Investment and Audit Committee

    The Investment and Audit Committee is governed by the Charter of the Committee as the Board shall approve from time to time.
    • TBD, Chair

    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

    Nominating Committee

    The president appoints a Nominating Committee of at least five persons that nominates officers and directors to be voted for at the Spring Election Meeting. At least two members of the Nominating Committee must be from the membership at large and not be members of the Board of Directors. 

    • TBD, Chair

    • Terry Horner '92 PhD '98, (ex officio)

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