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How to Nominate Yourself or a Classmate

Nominations are due by November 15, 2019.  Each nomination form should include the following information:  

HCAA Board Nomination Fom
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  • A statement of interest - required
  • Offices held as an alumnus/a in his or her class, regional club or HCAA and accomplishments
  • Listing of relevant activities and involvement in the community, church, civic organizations, etc.
  • Any relevant professional or personal experience 

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Do you have questions or need more information? 
Email Kristyn M. Dyer '94, HCAA Executive Secretary,
or call (508) 793-2418.


Every Holy Cross alumnus/alumna is eligible to be a member of the Board of Directors. Each term is three years and begins on July 1, 2020.   To learn more about the HCAA, click HERE.

Two representatives will be chosen from each of the following class year groupings:  

  • 2011–2020 
  • 2001–2010  
  • 1991–2000 
  • 1981–1990  
  • 1980 and earlier  

In addition, two representatives are chosen from current or past regional club presidents and one at large position representing the affinity groups of the HCAA.  These affinity groups could include but are not limited to Athletics, ALANA, ROTC, LGBTQ, etc.

At its January 2020 meeting, the HCAA’s Nominations and Elections Committee will review each of the applications and develop a slate of candidates to be presented for review at the 2020 HCAA Winter Homecoming Board meeting.  The final slate of nominees will be ratified at the June 2020 HCAA Board meeting.

Roles and Responsibilities

Purpose: Actively and faithfully seek ways to advance the efforts of the HCAA in pursuit of its mission to engage all alumni for life.

  • Attend the three board meetings each year in person or by remote connection (Held in September/October, January/February and June).
  • Attend the HCAA Dinner (held annually on the Friday evening of Fall Homecoming).
  • Serve on one or two committees each year.
  • Actively seek to be informed and involved in the HCAA’s annual set of goals and objectives.
  • Review agenda and supporting materials before Board and committee meetings.
  • Serve actively on assigned committee(s).
  • Advance the mission of the HCAA.
  • Represent and advocate for all Holy Cross alumni.
  • Encourage participation by other alumni in the HCAA Board and its core and regional activities.
  • Maintain loyalty to the Board and discretion when discussing its internal affairs.