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Meet the Emory Alumni Board

The Emory Alumni Board (EAB) is an advisory body with working committees that represent the voice of Emory's 149,000 alumni. EAB members develop policy and oversee the activities of the Emory Alumni Association (EAA).

The EAB consists of 40 to 45 alumni members, representing all the schools and units, affinity groups, and regions that constitute Emory's alumni population. In addition, board members represent the academic medicine professions programs, regional and international chapters, affinity groups, young alumni, admission, campus life, and other affiliated organizations and categories of importance to the alumni body. Its committees include Development, Initiatives, Executive, Marketing, Nominating and Leadership, and Student-to-Alumni Experience.


To provide a representative alumni body that will advise the Office of Alumni Engagement (OAE) and facilitate the successful advancement of its mission.


To actively engage the OAE staff, university president, and trustees in fulfillment of Emory's vision to be a "destination university internationally recognized as an inquiry-driven, ethically engaged, and diverse community, whose members work collaboratively for positive transformation in the world through courageous leadership in teaching, research, scholarship, health care, and social action."

About EAB Committees

The EAB is divided into six functional committees, each responsible for a different aspect of university business.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, which consists of EAB officers and committee chairs, meets regularly with OAE staff to coordinate EAB operations.

Development Committee

The Development Committee works closely with leadership of the division of Advancement and Alumnin Engagement and with the Annual Giving Board to encourage alumni giving to the university.

Initiatives Committee

The Initiatives Committee partners with OAE staff to identify and provide support for key EAA/EAB initiatives and projects, focusing on new projects.

Marketing Committee

The Marketing Committee assists in raising awareness of the EAB and the EAA among alumni worldwide by engaging in relevant projects with OAE staff and advising other EAB committees.

Nominating and Leadership Committee

The Nominating and Leadership Committee is responsible for the nominations of EAB members, 11 alumni trustees, recipients of alumni awards.

Student to Alumni Experience Committee

The Student-to-Alumni Experience Committee works with the EAA and university staff to implement priorities for the student-to-alumni experience.

More EAB Links

Would you like more information about the Emory Alumni Board?

Please contact Fiona Riedl at the Office of Alumni Engagement,
815 Houston Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30329.