Alumni Advisory Council

In efforts to expand outreach and engagement with graduates, MCC has formed an Alumni Advisory Council (AAC). The purpose of the AAC is to provide input from an alumni perspective on how the organization can help alumni utilize their MCC experience to further their goals and foster a sense of community.

Membership

The AAC shall consist of at least eight alumni
Members shall serve a term of two years
The AAC shall appoint a Chair and a Vice Chair
Staff, who are also alumni of at least one MCC program, may be a member of the committee
The Communications Coordinator will act as the primary staff liaison to the Council with support from the Director of Development & Community Partnerships

Meetings

The AAC shall meet as often as it determines necessary but not less than three times a year.
The AAC shall report its progress and recommendations to the Director of Development and to the Development & Marketing Committee of MCC’s Board of Directors.

Responsibilities of the AAC:

Provide input on activities and resources that will help alumni meet their post-MCC goals
Provide input on fostering a sense of community and activities to engage with alumni and parents
Advocate and encourage participation in MCC activities
Plan and execute recruitment and alumni events in their local area
Provide input from an alumni perspective on various organizational issues as needed and requested
Regularly participate in AAC conference calls and activities
Attend MCC meetings and events in their local area

Leading alumni involvement in philanthropy by:

​​​Sharing reasons for giving of time and resources to MCC with others
Making an annual gift to the organization
Helping craft a case to alumni for financial support
Encourage annual giving
Acknowledging and stewarding alumni donors by saying thank you and by sharing the impact of their gift

Act as a sounding board for alumni activities by investing time and energy in learning about the history, role, and needs of the organization through meetings, organizational materials, trainings, and engagement in other activities
Participating in MCC activities, such as service days, webinars, round ups, and recruitment activities as able.

Interested in serving with the council? Tell us why you'd make a good fit in our online survey!