Board Nomination
Alumni Board - for alumni with undergraduate class years 2011 or prior
Young Alumni Board - for alumni with undergraduate class years 2012-2021
The SMU Alumni Board serves as the leadership board of the SMU Alumni community. Members of this Board are visible champions of SMU and engage alumni with the University and with one another to promote SMU's goals and secure its future.

Criteria for membership include:

A degree from SMU (to be eligible, candidates must have completed their undergraduate degree more than ten years ago)

Willingness to serve a three-year term

Willingness to attend two of three annual meetings per year in Dallas (April, November, February).

Willingness to cover travel expenses to attend three Board meeting per year (only applies to members living outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex)

The nomination process requires a formal nomination and completed application. Once a nomination is received, SMU Alumni Relations will send the nominee a letter notifying him or her that his or her name was submitted and an Alumni Board Application form. Additional letters of support are recommended, but not mandatory. The nomination deadline is December 31. Once nominated, the individual’s name will remain in rotation for a total of three consecutive years, including the year in which he or she was nominated.

If this is a self-nomination, you are not required to submit a nomination form, but must submit an application using this online form. Contact SMU Alumni Relations at smualum@smu.edu with any questions.

The SMU Young Alumni Board guides efforts to engage the broadest base of young alumni and parents in the life of the University in support of its priorities. Representative of a diverse alumni population, the Board provides guidance and direction to the SMU Office of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations as well as to SMU staff executing alumni programming on behalf of the University’s various schools. The Board represents all undergraduate, graduate and future alumni to internal and external University constituents.

Membership of the SMU Young Alumni Board should include individuals who are:

Willing to contribute their time and expertise by regularly attending meetings and actively participating in committee efforts

Financially supportive of SMU’s fundraising goals and priorities

Actively involved with SMU programs and events in their respective communities

Ambassadors for the University and its priorities, and

Willing to recruit and engage fellow alumni to participate in programs, events and fundraising efforts

Once a nomination is received, SMU Alumni Relations will send the nominee a letter notifying him or her that his or her name was submitted and an Young Alumni Board Application form.
The nomination deadline is December 31. Once nominated, the individual’s name will remain in rotation for a total of three consecutive years, including the year in which he or she was nominated.

If this is a self-nomination, you are not required to submit a nomination form, but must submit an application using this online form. Contact SMU Alumni Relations at smualum@smu.edu with any questions.

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