Board Volunteer

Alumnae/i Association Boards represents and serves all undergraduate and graduate alumnae/i of Simmons College. 

The Boards are governed by an elected executive board and works in partnership with the Office of Alumnae/i Relations to carry out their work. The Boards are made up of approximately undergraduate and graduate alumnae/i directors, and seeks nominations for open positions each spring.

Undergraduate Alumni Association

The Alumnae Association represents and serves the alumnae of Simmons College. The purpose of the Association is to strengthen the alumnae relationship with each other and the College to help ensure the success of Simmons, financially, academically, and professionally. You can view the Alumnae Association Bylaws to learn more.

For more information about volunteer opportunities with the AAEB, please contact the Office of Alumnae/i Relations & Annual Giving at 800-831-4284 or alumnet@simmons.edu.

Alumnae/i Association Awards

The Simmons Alumnae Associations recognizes outstanding members of the Simmons community throughout the year with the following awards:

  • Alumnae Service Award
  • Alumnae Award for Academic Achievement
  • Community Service Award
  • Hoyt Trophy Award
  • The Mary Logan Canavan '38 Planned Giving Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Recent Alumna Achievement Award
  • Lifetime Alumnae Achievement Award
  • Alumnae Honor Award
  • Priscilla McKee Award
  • Reunion Cup
  • School of Management Phyllis Rappaport '75SM Alumnae Achievement Award
Alumnae/i Association Executive Board Volunteer Application Form
Volunteer Application Form

The Alumnae Association Executive Board welcomes your applications for the following positions on the Alumnae Association Executive Board:

  • Director of Awards
  • Term dates: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020

    The Director of Awards is responsible for the overall management of the awards sponsored by the Alumnae Association. This includes developing the prestige associated with these awards, publicizing and soliciting nominations of outstanding candidates and researching candidates. The Director with Awards Committee is also responsible for selecting recipients for the Alumnae Association Awards with the representation of the College and its mission in mind. The Director works closely with staff in the Office of Alumnae/i Engagement for the purpose of carrying out the goals of award nomination, selection, and communication and volunteer recruitment for the committee.

  • Director of Student Outreach
  • Term dates: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020

    The Director of Student Outreach works to identify and implement programming to foster strong relationships between students, alumnae, and parent groups through various programs sponsored by the Alumnae Association, in partnership with the Office of Alumnae/i Engagement (OAE). The Director will identify student representatives who will learn about the mission of the Alumnae Association and advocate for the Alumnae Association and OAE. The Director inspires current Simmons students to become involved Simmons alumnae after they graduate. The Director also attends and speaks at a variety of student-centered programming.

  • Director of Career and Life Transitions
  • Term dates: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

    The Director of Career and Life Transitions advocates for programming that strives to meet the needs and desires of alumnae and students as it relates to career and life transitions. These programs also serve to strengthen relationships between students, the Alumnae Association and the College. The Director of Career and Life Transitions works closely with the Office of Alumnae/i Engagement and the Career Education Center for the purpose of strategic program/event planning and implementation.

  • Director of Communications
  • Term dates: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

    The Director of Communications is responsible for developing and implementing communications and public relations strategies designed to further the mission, goals, and activities of the Alumnae Association Executive Board. The director works closely with the Office of Alumnae/i Engagement to produce content for the Alumni & Friends website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other communications vehicles.

  • Secretary
  • Term dates: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

    The Secretary is an active participant in the business of the Executive Board. Responsibilities include maintenance of minutes and records for the Board and the Association.

Please submit applications by Friday, May 12, 2017.

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For more information about the AAEB, visit the Alumnae Association Executive Board (AAEB).

Please complete the application form below. If applicable, please upload any supporting materials, which will enhance your application, these may include: resume, publications, etc. This nomination and all correspondence are confidential.

Please direct questions to 617-521-2112.

Please submit applications by Monday March 17, 2014.

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Thank you for supporting the Simmons community!

School of Library & Information Science Alumni Association Executive Board

The SLIS Alumnae/i Association's mission is to represent and serve the alumnae/i of the School of Library & Information Science. The Association strives to recruit qualified individuals into librarianship and related information and knowledge professions, raise funds for scholarships and promote mentoring, continuing education, professional development and leadership.

SLIS Alumni Association Award

SLIS Alumni Achievement Award Criteria

The Simmons SLIS Alumnae/i Achievement Award is presented annually to a Simmons SLIS graduate who has demonstrated significant achievement in the library and information professions. The award recipient will have demonstrated excellence in a way that exceeds the boundaries of their current position by achieving influence as an outstanding role model for library and information professionals.

School of Management Alumnaei Association SOMAA Executive Board

The purpose of the Association is to meet the ongoing educational needs of the alumnae of the Simmons School of Management. The goals and objectives of the organization include:

To serve the professional and educational career aims of the alumnae of the School of Management.

To represent the alumnae viewpoint on matters of School policy and development in dialogue with the School’s administration.

To strengthen alumnae identification with one another and the School.

To promote other goals that will benefit the interests of alumna, the School, its students, and women in the business community at large.

Nominate someone for The Phyllis Rappaport Alumnae Achievement Award.

The Phyllis Rappaport Alumnae Achievement Award Nomination Form

The School of Management Alumnae/i Association is proud to recognize outstanding, notable, and accomplished alumnae of Simmons College.

The Phyllis Rappaport Alumnae Achievement Award was established in 1985 through a gift from Jerome Lyle Rappaport to honor his wife, a member of the first class to graduate from the Simmons School of Management in 1975. The award is presented annually to honor an alumna whose “significant deeds and accomplishments have helped further the School’s tradition of creating broader opportunities for women.”

Additional criteria include the following:

  • achieving a new and far-reaching goal
  • entering and succeeding in areas previously closed to women
  • creating or supporting a network of women that leads to opening new career paths
  • displaying remarkable competency and courage
  • enhancing alumnae pride
  • helping to advance women in the business community
School of Social Work Alumnaei Association SSW Executive Board

The purpose of the Association is to build an engaged alumni community, to develop special programs and alumni events, to assist in student recruitment and other activities of the Board and School, and to promote the values and standards of the profession.

School of Social Work Alumnae/i Association is proud to recognize outstanding, notable, and accomplished alumnae of Simmons College. Members of The Alumnae Association determine the recipients from nominations that are received each year.

Alumnae/i Special Recognition Award for Written Work 

Maida Solomon Distinguished Career Award 

Anne P. Ogilby Award for Creative Practice

Harriet M. Bartlett Award for Excellence in Supervision 

Urban Leadership Award

Career Services

Job Shadowing – Let a student meet you at your place of business and spend the day observing you in action. (by application process) 

Mock Interviews - Honing interview skills takes practice and you can help our students improve their performance. (Spring event) 

Job Opportunities – post a job opportunity on CareerLink

Internships – contact the Career Education Center with internship opportunities at careers@simmons.edu.