Upcoming Elections for Officers and Directors
Notice to all Members of PA3
The Princeton Area Alumni Association plans to hold its annual meeting for 2017 in the fall (as in previous years) at a date to be announced. Under our by-laws, we will conduct elections at that annual meeting for officers and directors of the Association. It is anticipated that a number of positions – both officers and directors – will need to be filled as current terms expire and some current office holders step down. Among the positions likely to be open are president, vice-president, secretary, and four positions as directors. In addition, the Association is in need of various committee chairs, who manage specific aspects of PA3’s activities.
Please consult our website for a list of officers, directors, and committee chair positions. A copy of the by-laws, with descriptions of the responsibilities of the various officers and directors, is available on that website under the link “governance” at the left.
Prior active experience working with PA3 is of course a plus, but is not a necessary precondition. Candidates who indicate an interest and willingness to serve will be considered by the Committee prior to the annual meeting. Please note these are not “honorary” positions. Leadership roles within PA3 require active participation in the Association’s activities and management. Time commitments vary with the position; the work is collegial and rewarding.
If you may be interested in taking a leadership position in PA3 in any of the above roles, please contact any member of the Nominating and Governance Committee, which is mandated by our by-laws to propose a slate to the annual meeting. In order to allow the Committee to consider potential candidates in good time, indications of interest should be received before July 15. All inquiries are of course non-binding.
Members of the Committee are:
George Bustin ’70, Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Swift ’76 email@example.com
Cheryl Rowe Rendleman ’81 firstname.lastname@example.org
Lydia Zaininger ’83 email@example.com
Kristin (Alyea) Epstein ’97 firstname.lastname@example.org
Lydia to Receive CAPA Award!
Lydia Zaininger to Receive CAPA Award ( Friday, June 2, 2017 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM )
Location: Alumni Council Luncheon
Organized by: Princeton Alumni Committee on Academic Programs for Alumni (CAPA)
Earth Day Beach Sweep with Penn Club
Earth Day Beach Sweep with the Penn Club of Central NJ
Saturday, April 22
Earth Day community service: PA3 members joined the Penn Club of Central New Jersey in Clean Ocean Action's 32nd Annual Beach Sweep in Long Branch NJ! They had a great time AND made a clean sweep! See photos below. Join us next year!
Penn Club of Central New Jersey
Nancy Roberts, C'86, Jason Carter, WG'11, Sue Kraeutler, W'84, Pat O'Grady, W'77, Laurie Weingarten, W'86, and Harold Zullow, GR'88
PA3 Earth Day Beach Sweep ( Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM )
Location: Long Branch Pier Village
... Why is Jim Farrin '58 Sending College Students to Prison?!?!
invite you to join us
for a Reception and Presentation
THE PETEY GREENE PROGRAM
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
from 6-8 pm
at Princeton AlumniCorps
12 Stockton St, Princeton
Jim Farrin, Class of 1958 and Walter Fortson, formerly incarcerated spokesman of The Petey Greene Program, will speak about the program's mission to supplement education in correctional institutions by preparing volunteers, primarily college students, to provide free, quality tutoring and related programming to support the academic achievement of incarcerated people.
Read Jim Farrin's recent piece in USA Today as well as recent press.
The Petey Greene Program was founded by Charles Puttkamer '58 and the program was selected as the 50th reunion Service Project for the Class of 1958 in 2008.
You are certain to be impressed and inspired.
Mix and mingle over wine, beer, soft drinks and hors d'oeuvres.
PA3 is grateful to Princeton AlumniCorps (formerly known as Princeton Project 55) for hosting us at its headquarters!
Sponsored by PA3 and Princeton AlumniCorps, attendance is free but registration is required, by email to: email@example.com
Meet the Petey Greene Program ( Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM )
Join us for an inspiring evening with Jim Farrin and Walter Fortson of the Petey Greene Program, which provides quality tutoring and related educational services to support incarcerated students in achieving their academic goals
Location: Princeton AlumniCorps, 12 Stockton St, Princeton
Organized by: PA3 + Princeton AlumniCorps + Petey Greene Program
VOLUNTEER TO HOST AN INTERNATIONAL
STUDENT/SCHOLAR FOR THANKSGIVING
Thanksgiving Host Family Request
This year Princeton students/scholars from around the world will be offered the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving with an American host family in the local area through a program hosted by the Davis International Center. Princeton international students/scholars will be matched with volunteering families who will share their Thanksgiving celebration. Both international students/scholars have the chance to learn more about each others’ cultures and foster new friendships. Students/Scholars will be matched with hosts on a first-come-first-serve basis. While it is possible that there may not be enough hosts or students for all interested parties, every effort will be made to satisfy requests.
If you have room at your Thanksgiving table for an international student/scholar, please send the following information to Hanna Hand, firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Wednesday, November 9
•Your name, address, phone, e-mail
•The number of students/scholars you are able to host
Thanksgiving Host Family Request ( Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 8:17 PM to Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 8:17 PM )
This year Princeton students/scholars from around the world
will be offered the opportunity to celebrate Thanksgiving
with an American host family in the local area through a program hosted by
the Davis International Center.
Princeton international students/scholars will be matched
with volunteering families who will share their Thanksgiving celebration.
Both international students/scholars have the chance learn more about each
others’ cultures and foster new friendships.
Students/Scholars will be matched with hosts on a first-come-first-serve basis.
While it is possible that there may not be enough hosts or students for all
interested parties, every effort will be made to satisfy requests.
If you have room at your Thanksgiving table
for an international students/scholar, please send the following
information to Hanna Hand, email@example.com.
• Your name, address, phone, e-mail
• The number of students/scholars you are able to host?
Location: Princeton area
Organized by: Davis International Center