The Rensselaer Alumni Association The RAA Board of Trustees consists of approximately 30 caring and involved student and alumni members who represent alumni interests to the Institute. Other than some designated positions, the trustees-at-large are elected by fellow alumni. The RAA board works closely with the Office of Alumni Relations in developing and implementing programs that are of interest and value to RPI alumni, including networking, social, educational, and student-centered activities. The Board meets in Troy three times per year and convenes by teleconference or e-mail between meetings. Get Involved! The Nominations Committee opens nominations from October to February for the upcoming RAA Board of Trustee year. Nominate yourself or fellow alumnus/ae. Typical terms last from 1-3 years. Each elected trustee-at-large is expected to attend all campus board meetings. A special travel fund is available for board members who cannot cover all travel costs. If you are interested or have any questions about being an RAA Board of Trustees member, contact Joyce Kelly Martin at (518) 276-6208 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Rensselaer Alumni Association Board of Trustees The RAA represents a diverse group of alumni from across the country and the world. The RAA Board has dramatically demonstrated its leadership and significance as an organization dedicated to the Institute’s future – with financial support of important campus projects, a concern for and dedication to today’s students and campus life, and a commitment to improving and adding value to the alumni network. The strength of the organization has been built on the shoulders of effective leaders and committed volunteers. They are the “voice” of Rensselaer’s nearly 100,000 alumni worldwide. To get in touch with a member of the RAA Board, use the links below, write to email@example.com, or contact the Rensselaer Alumni Office, Heffner Alumni House, 1301 Peoples Avenue, Troy, NY 12180. Executive Committee President Roger E. Mike ’70 President-Elect Theresa A. Kozikowski ’85, ’86G Vice President/Treasurer Richard O. Bollam ’66 Vice Presidents Terence Barton ’92 '01G Jessica Budris ’01, '04G Maria A. Ciunga ’91, '93G Paul S. Frio ’92 Linda P. Jojo ’87, '92G Raul E. Lopez-Palm ’77G Lauren A. Thomas ’01 Allison R. Woodford ’93, ’96G Vice President Emeritus Glenn O. Brown ’54 Institute Trustee Designate Cornelius J. Barton ’58, ’63G, ’66 Ph.D. Executive Director Jeffrey M. SchanzMembers Term Expires 2015 Patricia DeLauri ’85 Thomas A. Keating ’75 Meghan M. Lenihan ’10 Sandeep Sharma ’88G Term Expires 2016 Jennifer P. Keyes ’02 Lawrence M. Pulvirent ’81, '82G Jessica L. Sweeney ’04 Term Expires 2015 Keith A. Morris ’78 Kareem Muhammad ’01 Brian F. Nock ’13, '13G G. Nagesh Rao ’02 Graduate Council President Kristen L. Lee ’15 Grand Marshal Kyle Keraga ’15 Red & White President Stephen Browne ’15 The Rensselaer Alumni Association Credit Card Agreement with US Bank The Rensselaer Alumni Association (RAA) currently has one affinity card relationship, with US Bank. Under the terms of the agreement, US Bank’s payments to the RAA are tied to use of the card. The RAA uses the proceeds from the affinity card program to support alumni activities. In exchange, the RAA gives permission to US Bank to inform alumni association members periodically of the existence of the relationship. Under the agreement, the RAA obligates US Bank to agree to certain measures. These include: Respect for privacy—strict parameters regarding the promotion of product offerings through the RAA program; Not allowing information to be used for any other purpose outside of the RAA’s specific program; and Offering an opt-out process for those members of our community who do not wish to receive marketing solicitations. The prohibition of marketing this product to current students of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009 requires colleges and universities to make their affinity card agreements available to the public upon request. Rensselaer Alumni Association members can request a copy of the RAA’s Affinity Card Agreement with US Bank, please send a written request to: The Rensselaer Alumni Association Heffner Alumni House 1301 Peoples Avenue Troy, NY 12180 Attention: CARD Act Request Please include your complete mailing address, an e-mail address, and phone number so that we may reach you. Please allow two weeks for reply.