Wesleyan Fund National Committee

The Wesleyan Fund National Committee, composed of Executive Committee Members and Class Agents, provides direction and support for the Wesleyan Fund.

Wesleyan Fund Executive Committee

  • Suzanne Riodan Appel '02
  • Leo Y. Au '71 – At Large
  • Norman R. Beaulieu ’89
  • Jessica Marie Brownfeld ’10
  • Andrew J. Calica ’01 – Vice Chair
  • Delcy Ziac Fox ’81*
  • Peter Kim Frank ’12
  • Alexandra Britten Funk ’91
  • Joshua Nathan Goldin ’00
  • Peter Webster Harris ’07
  • Dina R. Kaplan ’93
  • Steven A. Levin ’75*
  • Kurt L. Lyn '87, P'12, P'15 – Vice Chair
  • Caitlyn Colleen McCann ’09
  • Richard A. Moreau ’98
  • James Campner Novogrod ’02
  • Ruth E. Pachman ’78 – Chair
  • Christine Pina ’91
  • Jill Pearson Rappaport ’78, P’13
  • Andrew W. Roff ’87, P’14
  • Raymond Sanchez ’00
  • Mark Schonberger ’75
  • Richard P. Swanson ’77
* Past Chair

Wesleyan Fund Volunteer Job Descriptions

Executive Committee member, Wesleyan Fund National Committee

Minimum two year commitment; may be extended if agreeable

  • Support Wesleyan Fund Chair, Vice Chair, and staff in developing strategies for reaching annual Wesleyan Fund fundraising and alumni participation goals.
  • Serve as a member of one Ad Hoc Working Group to address a specific Wesleyan Fund priority.
  • Attend WFNC Executive Committee meetings (three times per year) and/or conference calls.
  • Make an early leadership gift commitment every year and work with others on the Executive Committee to educate volunteers about the importance of leadership support ($250 or $500 for GOLD alumni; $1,831 or more for others).

Class Agent, Wesleyan Fund Committee

Five year commitment or until next reunion

  • Support Wesleyan Fund Chair, Vice Chair, and staff, and lead other class volunteers, in developing strategies for reaching annual class fundraising and alumni participation goals.
  • Ensure that class volunteers are soliciting 10 to 15 classmates for annual gifts and keep them informed by sharing reports and other appropriate materials.
  • Attend regional meetings with fellow Class Agents and Associate Agents, such as Wesleyan Fund National Committee meetings in New York (three times per year) and/or volunteer meetings on campus (one or two times per year).
  • Serve as a mentor and advisor to incoming Agents and Associate Agents.
  • Make an early leadership gift commitment every year  ($250 or $500 for GOLD alumni; $1,831 or more for others).

Class Associate Agent

Five year commitment or until next reunion

  • Support Class Agents in developing strategies for reaching annual class fundraising and alumni participation goals.
  • Solicit 10 to 15 classmates for annual gifts.
  • Participate in regional meetings with fellow Class Agents and Associate Agents, such as Wesleyan Fund National Committee meetings off-campus (three times per year) and/or volunteer meetings on campus (one or two times per year).
  • Serve as a mentor and advisor to incoming Associate Agents.
  • Make an early leadership gift commitment every year  ($250 or $500 for GOLD alumni; $1,831 or more for others).

Resources

Class Agent Handbook

Learn more about this volunteer opportunity by contacting the Wesleyan Fund office at (860) 685-2110 or thecardinal@wesleyan.edu.