February 3rd, 2015 – UC MAG Board of Directors Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes

Rob Cuthbert, AB ‘01
Elizabeth Johnson AB ‘90
Dave Fischer AB ‘87
Paul Romano MBA ’94, Vice-President UC-MAG
Lucie Sandel, University Alumni Office
Sean Singleton MBA ’08, President UC-MAG
Stu Cohen, AB ’75, MBA ’77, JD ‘80

1. Open Discussion

The meeting opened with open discussion of several topics, including the UCMAG All Hands call in January, how to find and fund a speaker at a UCMAG event, and MAG presence in Boston and Silicon Valley (San Francisco).

2. Update on Potential Institute of Politics Event/ Possible NYC Events

Rob Cuthbert gave an update on the potential joint event with the Institute of Politics in May. The speaker has not been confirmed as yet. Rob also discussed potential NYC events.

3. Ideas and Reflections: UCMAG All-Hands Call

Post All-Hands call, some ideas and reflections were considered by the board, including soliciting questions from MAG members before the call, targeted email advocacy, and reminders before the All-Hands Call.

4. Board Vote: Adopting the UC MAG Logo

The Board of Directors adopted the UCMAG Logo and landing page banner after a vote by exception. There were no exceptions.

5. 2015 UChicago Volunteer Caucus: New York City (February 21, 2015)

The Board of Directors discussed the upcoming volunteer caucus.


Lucie Sandel

University of Chicago

Affinity Programs

Alumni Relations & Annual Giving

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