These committees, chaired by members of the AAMC Board of Governors, develop the association's programs and support the work of the board. If you are interested in learning more about a specific committee or participating in its mission, please contact the chair.
Alumnae Awards Committee
Mission: To recognize and honor the outstanding contributions of Mills alumnae.
Chair: Molly Fannon Williams ’75
Alumnae of Color Committee
Mission: To foster retention and recruitment of alumnae, students, faculty, and administrators of color; to serve as a force for change, confronting racism, prejudice, and discrimination; to support a thriving, multicultural Mills community where people of color are valued and empowered as full participants.
Chair: Toni McElroy ’83, MA ’05, EdD ’13
Mission: To create programs to address the interests and needs of graduate alumnae/i.
Co-chairs: Lilly Sylvester Sahagun ’10, MA ’12 and LaTasha Warmsley ’10
Educational Outreach Committee
Mission: To create programming, classes, and lectures that address topics alumnae are interested in learning more about and the life/professional issues that alumnae are experiencing today. The programs serve as a vehicle for alumnae to reconnect with the College, the AAMC, and each other.
Chair: Betty Lin ’99
Alumnae Student Relations (ASR) Committee
Mission: To sponsor programs that help create a positive relationship between students and the AAMC. This ongoing relationship encourages students to become supportive and active members of the AAMC when they become alumnae.
Chair: Viji Nakka-Cammauf, MA '82
Mission: To build a strong, active, global network of Mills alumnae who have positive feelings about Mills College and the AAMC by establishing a mutually beneficial relationship between the AAMC Board of Governors and the regional branches/clubs. The Board of Governors will continue to work collegially with the Alumnae Relations staff, as well as forge its own independent relationship with branches/clubs.
Chair: Marge Nicholson, MA ’96
Mission: To act both strategically and tactically to facilitate best practices in building formal and informal communication channels between and among the AAMC and its stakeholders (including but not limited to alumnae, regional clubs, and the College) to help the AAMC achieve its mission.
Mission: To identify candidates for the Board of Governors and board officers and to submit those candidates to the Board of Governors for vote. The Nominating Committee also facilitates the annual election of the Alumna Trustee.
Chair: Marina Simenstad ’68, MA ’11
Mission: To facilitate the development of the annual AAMC budget, to insure adherence to the budget, to oversee the investment fund, and to review the annual audit.
Chair: Susan Thomas '80
Mission: To create a travel program providing an opportunity for continuing education and expansion of knowledge through experience; too provide a group opportunity drawn together by an interest in Mills College; to reinforce a positive image for Mills College; and to bring in revenue to the AAMC endowment fund.
Chair: Lucy Do '75
For information about the Class Secretaries Program and the Alumnae Relations Advisory Committee, visit the Mills College Alumnae Community.