Committees are the backbone of the UNLV Alumni Association. They meet regularly (usually four to six times per year) to discuss policy and procedures and to implement the association's goals and objectives. The committees are:
The Advocacy Committee is established to serve as a resource to the board and staff for promoting the interests of UNLV and UNLV alumni and persuading policy-makers and decision-makers to support the cause. This committee listens to proposed opportunities for advocacy and determines the proper course of action to presented for approval by the board of directors.
Alumni Outreach Committee
The Alumni Outreach Committee is charged with strengthening alumni engagement with its communities, UNLV, and students/parents. This committee establishes and recommends the criteria for awarding Alumni Association scholarships, serves as a liaison to various university organizations, collaborates with university organizations on variety of projects aimed to increase student involvement with the Alumni Association, and collaborates with the Office of Admissions to assist with recruitment of top-notch prospective students to UNLV.
Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee
The Bylaws Committee is an ad hoc committee called upon to maintain and interpret the Alumni Association’s bylaws and provided recommendations on changes, as needed. This committee will also review and advise on chapter bylaws.
The Board Development Committee is charged with nominating new directors for election to the Alumni Association board of directors. The members of this committee regularly review and evaluate the involvement of the current directors of the board and recommend members for reappointment. The committee also reviews the qualifications of potential board members and recommends individuals to join as new directors.
Chapters and Clubs Committee
The Chapters & Clubs committee will prepare policies and make recommendations to the board concerning chapter and club development, recognition, operation and termination, including chapter member qualifications and requirements.
The Events Committee assists the staff with the planning and production of programmatic activities and special events, including the association’s annual homecoming activities, dinners, membership events, and similar activities. The members also advise the staff on community issues and program marketing.
The Executive Committee is established to supervise and manage the operations and affairs of the Alumni Association. Except to the extent limited by resolution of the board of directors, the board delegates to the Executive Committee all of the power of the board whenever the board is not is session. The committee will present a report of actions taken at every meeting of the Board.
Membership Marketing Committee
The Membership Marketing Committee is established to encourage and lead director participation in the membership work of the association. It will provide advice on membership acquisition and retention strategies and participate in the identification and solicitation of prospective members for the association’s various membership programs. This committee will also work closely with staff to implement the affinity partnerships and benefit partnerships programs.
Rebel Business Network Committee
The Rebel Business Network Committee exists to connect alumni with fellow Rebels in the business community. It will provide leadership in planning events and programs for alumni, including, networking mixers and luncheons, Hire a Rebel program, and the business directory.
The Sponsorship Committee's goal is to create and grow funding partners so that the Alumni Association can effectively fulfill its mission and serve its membership. Such activity includes leading the recruitment and retention of sponsors and other sources of income, including business sponsors, major gifts, services, public/private grants, individual donations, etc.