Become a Board Member

Board of Directors with Chancellor Gillman

General Responsibilities

Promote the vision, mission, goals and objectives of the association on and off campus in an effort to enrich the lives of alumni and engage them in a lifelong advancement of UC Irvine.

Download: UCIAA Board Member application

NOTE: Be sure to include a current resume or CV with your completed application. Please submit all materials to Jeff Minhas at by Friday, April 12, 2019



  • Degreed alumnus/a of UCI
  • Member of UCIAA in good standing (Click here to join UCIAA)
  • Previous UCIAA committee experience or volunteer experience at UC Irvine
  • Be able to serve a minimum of a two-year term
  • Willingness to work with persons regardless of age, race, gender, disability, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation or socio-economic background


Principal Expectations

  • Attend quarterly meetings as a voting member, with all rights and responsibilities pertaining thereto, including planning and fiduciary duties
  • Serve as an active participant of at least one association committee
  • Support the university through regular alumni giving, including an annual gift to designated UCIAA philanthropic programs. The board’s annual goal is $10,000 collectively with a minimum of $400 individual support in new scholarship monies.
  • Promote UCIAA membership to alumni who are not yet association members, with the goal of helping to secure 3-5 new memberships each year.
  • Support association events and activities through time, talent and/or financial commitments, either personal or through affiliated companies and organizations.
  • Represent UCIAA in public and at special campus events.
  • Educate yourself on pertinent UCIAA issues and organizational goals.
  • Promote participation in association events.
  • Identify and cultivate additional volunteer leaders.

Term of Office

Elected members serve a term of two years, starting July 1. Additional term limits as described in the UCIAA bylaws may apply.


Accountability & Guidance

Accountable to the membership of the association through the board of directors and president in accordance with the UCIAA bylaws; to the state of California and the federal government for adherence to laws and regulations regarding non-profit corporations. Guidance from the president, officers, executive director, committee liaisons and staff.