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Alumni | Babson Alumni Advisory Board

The Babson Alumni Advisory Board, working collaboratively with the Office of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, strives to engage alumni, parents, and friends in meaningful ways that foster mutually beneficial lifelong relationships that advance the reputation of Babson around the world.

The Babson Alumni Advisory Board is led by a Chair and comprised of 15 members. Additional leadership roles include Vice Chair of Alumni Engagement, Vice Chair of Fundraising, Vice Chair of Marketing, and Past Chair. Each BAAB member serves a three year term.

2020 - 2023 BAAB Members:

Patrick Baird ’11, Chair
Candace Armand ‘10
Philip Boulton ’97, Vice Chair of Alumni Engagement
Bianca D’Alessio ’14
Eric Dean ‘15
Matt Hard ‘16
Faith Hickey ’92, MBA’99, L’69
Terri Monjar MBA’96
Alankrita Narang MBA’15, Vice Chair of Fundraising
Alexandra Piccirilli ’94, Past Chair
Sharlene Sones ’86, Vice Chair of Marketing
Greg Tufankjian ’88, P’21, ‘23
Adam Villari ‘17
Daniel Wheelock MBA’15
Nick Wong MBA’15

BAAB members’ responsibilities include the following:

  • Participate in BAAB meetings
  • Attend events and programs in member region. Attendance at events and programs in other regions is encouraged
  • Support the College philanthropically with a recurring, annual gift to Babson
  • Provide timely feedback on alumni engagement activities and initiatives
  • Support alumni activities, including but not limited to regional clubs and affinity groups, through their events and programs, new volunteer training, and club/group development
  • Promote and support select Center programs and activities
  • Take an active role in fundraising campaigns, e.g. Make Your Mark, Barefoot Challenge, etc.

 

BAAB members serving in leadership roles have additional responsibilities:

Chair:

  • Serve as primary liaison to the Office of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving
  • Serve on the Babson Board of Trustees (per the Trustee by-laws)
  • Attend signature College events (e.g. Back to Babson, Babson Connect, Champagne Toast, etc.) Attend events and programs in member region. Attendance at events and programs in other regions is encouraged
  • Take an active role in fundraising campaigns, e.g. Make Your Mark, Barefoot Challenge, etc.
  • Convene and facilitate all BAAB meetings
  • As schedule permits, participate in weekly Advancement Stand Up meetings


Vice Chair, Alumni Engagement

  • Liaise with the Assistant Vice President, Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, in support of regional, affinity, and reunion activities and initiatives as well as Center programs, including but not limited to BASE and BETA Challenge. Specific activities and initiatives may vary year to year or semester to semester
  • Participate in monthly planning meetings with the Assistant Vice President, Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving


Vice Chair, Fundraising:

  • Take a leadership role in fundraising campaigns, e.g. Make Your Mark, Barefoot Challenge, Days of Giving, etc
  • Report on proposed fundraising activities at BAAB meetings and motivate members of the board to actively participate in campaigns
  • Participate in monthly planning meetings with the Director, Classes, Affinity Programs and Annual Giving


Vice Chair, Marketing:

  • Lend marketing expertise to the Advancement Division/Advancement Communications, e.g. Babson website, social media campaigns, alumni communications, times of crisis, #One Babson Day, etc.
  • Report on upcoming College and Advancement marketing initiatives and serve as a resource to other alumni volunteer organizations


Past Chair:

  • Assist with the transition to new volunteer leadership engagement model

Volunteer Leadership Awards

Annually, the College recognizes alumni, parents, faculty/staff, and friends for their generous contributions of time and talent to the Babson community.

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More Information

If you are interested in learning more about the Babson Alumni Advisory Board, please contact Patrick Baird '11, Chair.