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The Office of Alumni Engagement

» Alumni Association Board of Directors

The Chapman University Alumni Association is a vibrant volunteer-based organization guided by an elected Board of Directors, supported by staff operating within the Alumni Engagement office, as part of the Strategic Engagement and Development department.

Chapman’s alumni board comprises active professionals and citizens of Chapman’s community who are making a difference in next generation alumni issues. Board members serve three-year terms. 

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Apply to Serve on the Board of Directors

Are you interested in serving on the Alumni Association Board of Directors? 

Applications for the next three year term commencing June 1, 2022 and ending May 31, 2025 may be submitted anytime.  The deadline to submit the application and supplemental materials is Friday, April 15, 2022.

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For more information about joining the Board, please contact Alumni Board President, Aaron Flewellen '04.

The strongest candidates for the board are individuals who:

  • Want to share their expertise and talents to advance the goals of the Alumni Association
  • Are able to invest their time and efforts in Chapman's future to benefit all alumni and students
  • Attend Chapman events to engage alumni, staff and others
  • Ideally have volunteered with the Alumni Association or in an alumni capacity for Chapman University
  • Are willing to give to Chapman University annually (Note: The key here is participation, not the amount of the gift.)
  • Are connected with other alumni and/or can otherwise influence involvement with Chapman University

Board Initiatives

All alumni are invited to participate in any of the areas listed. You do not need to be a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors to serve on a committee. Many initiatives also have opportunities for alumni who do not live locally.

Alumni Recognition

Strategic Planning
For more information, contact Michelle Philo '03

Do you want to help Chapman University continue to thrive? The Development Committee is dedicated to growing the alumni participation rate, which is a key factor in our continued climb in the rankings.

Are you interested in getting involved with Chapman? The engagement committee ensures an alumni presence at Chapman events and keeps other alumni up to date on what they can participate in. Areas within Engagement include Alumni Ambassadors, Young Alumni Society, and outreach. 

Young Alumni Society
The Young Alumni Society engages young alumni (those who have completed their undergraduate degree within the last 10 years) through events and programming. To learn more about getting involved, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement or complete the information form online.

Help the Chapman alumni network stay connected to the University through communications channels including social media, blogging, the alumni e-newsletter, the website and more. Contact Amber Bonasoro '06 (MBA '13)