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Alumni Association Duties of the Board

The 24 member Alumni Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Alumni Association. Board members are responsible for:

  • Maintaining an active membership with the Alumni Association
  • Donating to the University
  • Promoting membership in the Alumni Association
  • Representing Eastern Michigan University in a positive way
  • Attending all regular board meetings each year
  • Actively participate as a member of one of the board committees:
    • Bylaws
    • Chapters
    • Fundraising
    • Outreach and Community Service
    • Recognition/Awards
    • Scholarship
  • Attending alumni events related to Homecoming and the Annual Alumni Awards Dinner and Ceremony.

Requirements of an Alumni Association Board Member:

  • Participate in four (4) Saturday board meetings.
  • Participate in three (3) Alumni Association or Foundation events a year.
  • Make a financial contribution of $125 per year (minimum) to the EMU Foundation to a program or cause of your choice. A $25 credit will be applied if the Director has an EMU license plate.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Board of Directors, please contact the Office for Alumni Relations at 734/487-0250 or via e-mail at, or you can submit the online application form.

Elections are held at a Board of Directors meeting in April.