ULAA Board Nominations

NOTE: Nominations must be submitted by 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

The Ad Hoc Selection Committee of the UCLA Latino Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the executive board and committee chairs for 2019-2020. Positions open for nomination include:

  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Chair, Membership Committee
  • Chair, Finance Committee
  • Chair, University Relations Committee
  • Chair, Scholarship Committee
  • Chair, Community Relations Committee

For position descriptions, please scroll below.

Nomination Criteria

The following criteria is necessary to be given consideration for a position:

  • Be a member: a UCLA graduate (undergraduate, graduate or professional school) or UCLA Extension certificate holder.
  • Must be nominated by a member. Members are able to nominate themselves.
  • Submit a letter nomination via e-mail todiversity@alumni.ucla.edu which will include a statement of candidacy.
  • All nominations must be submitted complete by the 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 to be considered. There will be no opportunities to alter the nomination once submitted.

Being Nominated

Officers and chairs will serve a one-year term that will begin in the last week of July and end on June 30, 2020. Based on availability, all officers and chairs must be available July 27-28 or Aug 3-4 for orientation and on-boarding.

Candidates will be notified of their nomination on July 2. Candidates will have until July 8 to accept or decline their nomination. Candidates will be required to submit a resume/CV upon acceptance of their nomination. Candidates will allow need to be available for a 20 to 30-minute interview from July 8-15. Candidates will be notified of the final results of the process on July 19. The incoming board will have an orientation and retreat on either July 27/28 or August 3/4 .

2019-2020 Board Selection Timeline



July 3

Close for Board Nominations

July 3

Candidates Notified of Nomination

July 8

Deadline for Candidates to Accept or Decline Nomination

July 8-15

Candidate Interviews

July 19

All Candidates Notified of Status

August 4

2019-2020 Board Announced

An Ad Hoc Selection Committee is in place to facilitate the selection of the 2019-2020 UCLA Latino Alumni Association board. The Ad Hoc Committee will determine a process that ensure the wellness, success and sustainability of ULAA.

Position Descriptions

UCLA Latino Alumni Association’s mission is to organize Latino alumni and other friends of UCLA, for the benefit and advancement of the Latino community, UCLA alumni, students, faculty, and staff.

  • To provide an opportunity for alumni to take advantage of the social, intellectual, cultural, and educational resources of UCLA.
  • To promote access to UCLA’s academic, administrative, and economic resources for the advancement of the Latino community.
  • To encourage and assist Latino students to enter and succeed at UCLA.
  • To promote the recruitment and success of faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • To provide financial, academic, social, and professional support to Latino students, faculty, and staff.

Holding a position on the board is an estimated 20-25 hour a month commitment to include monthly board and committee meetings. ULAA organizes 3-4 events a quarter. Officers and chairs will serve a one-year term that will end on June 30, 2020. Exiting officers and chairs will be asked to help transition incoming officers and chairs post term.

Unique to this year, board members will be involved with the All UC Latinx/Chicanx Alumni Summit (Aug), 30th Anniversary of Fiesta de Inspiración (Oct) and the celebration of UCLA’s Centennial.

As with many volunteer experiences, the officers and chairs are given broad objectives and goals for their particular position. This allows volunteers to bring a diverse array of experiences, knowledge and skills to the position. Below are overarching descriptions of each positions. Also listed are contacts to volunteers that held the position and can speak more to the positions.

  • Vice President takes on the duties of President in absence or disability of the President to include: serving as official spokesperson and representative of ULAA; preside at meetings of ULAA, call for regular meetings. Shall be a member of a standing committee.
  • Secretary records any and all business transpired during the course of a meeting where a quorum is present and shall keep these minutes and agendas as permanent record for ULAA. The secretary shall also present the minutes from the previous meeting to the Board for their approval. The secretary shall also maintain all items belonging to the Association and is responsible for archiving all the promotional items associated with ULAA; including but not limited to, the banner, camera ready artwork, extra newsletters and stationary.
  • Treasurer is responsible for maintain the financial records of ULAA. This includes, but is not limited to managing the checking account, maximizing the organization’s savings, and recording all expenses from all events. The treasurer will also provide the Board a detailed balance sheet which shall include all anticipated expenses to be incurred within the next 30 days. The treasurer is also responsible for depositing all funds received from membership, reimbursement of expenses, corporate donations and event proceeds. The treasurer will work with the various event chairs to monitor and deposit all funds and donated expenses in preparation and execution of the event. For more information, contact
  • Membership Chair will lead thecommittee responsible for recruitment of members, outreach, and social events. The membership chair is responsible for maintaining all records of current and past members.
  • University Relations Chair will lead the committee responsible for recruitment and success of students, faculty and administrators, and monitoring policies and practices of UCLA.
  • Community Relations Chair will lead the committee responsible for public and media relations, and promotional activities involving ULAA.
  • Finance Chair will lead the committee, which shall include the Treasurer as a member, shall be responsible for development and submission to the Board for approval, fiscal policies and procedures on fund raising strategies.
  • Scholarship Chair will lead the committee shall be responsible for the recruitment, selection, and recommendation of candidates which will be submitted to the Board for approval. Responsibilities will include organizing and implementing the OrgulllOSO Mentoring Program.

There will be an “Open House” call soon for those that are interested in learning more about the positions in detail. Please emailpnguyen@support.ucla.edu if you are interested in attending.

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