Alumni and Friends

Alumni Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is a group of volunteers elected from around the country to represent their fellow alumni. It sets priorities and works with the University to develop and support programs to connect alumni and support students.

Mission
Celebrating Traditions. Creating Connections.

Vision
We are passionate champions of Michigan Tech's unique traditions and we continuously strengthen our alumni community.

Purposes
The purposes of the Board are:

  • Engaging the worldwide Alumni network;
  • Communicating with Alumni on behalf of Michigan Tech;
  • Communicating with Michigan Tech on behalf of Alumni;
  • Recognizing outstanding Alumni and friends of Michigan Tech;
  • Developing and sponsoring events for Alumni that allow them to contribute to the University's strategic goals and to engage with other Alumni;
  • Building a culture of philanthropy and encouraging service to Michigan Tech and the world;
  • Creating opportunities for former Directors to stay engaged with the Board and the University.

Board Terms
Directors are elected to six-year terms by the current board members. The board also includes representatives from the Michigan Tech Student Foundation, Undergraduate Student Government, Graduate Student Government, and Michigan Technological University faculty.

Committees
The Board of Directors maintains several standing committees to help achieve its mission, vision, and purpose:

  • Governance—oversees new board member elections and alumni recognition
  • Communications—promotes sponsored benefits and chapter and regional events for alumni and friends
  • Student Initiative Support—provides mentoring and financial support for student activities

Join Us!
We are always looking to diversify our team. Elections are held in even-numbered years, but nominations are continuously open.