COMMITTEES

Access Committees are designed to give participants more say in planning events and activities throughout the year. Committees are chaired by Access alumni, and generally meet once per month (at the discretion of the Chair) throughout the entire eight month program. 

Current Committees:

Workshops Committee

  • Plans (at least) two of the Access Program’s student workshops.
  • Identifies topics, locates and secures speakers, builds agenda, schedules times and locations.
  • Works with Marketing Committee to promote events.
Case Competition Committee
  • Works with a local not-for-profit organization to solve a problem through a case-competition type event.
  • Works with the not-for-profit to understand their issue, and then organizes all the logistical details of the event, including structure, location, timing, and participant recruitment.
  • Works with Marketing Committee to promote the event.
Social Media Marketing Committee
  • Plans two workshops for Access participants.
  • Works with the other committees to promote their events.
  • Takes pictures and reports on events through social media, and Board of Trade communication channels.
Social and Networking Committee

  • Organizes two social/networking events for Access participants – this could be pub nights, games, scavenger hunts, etc.
  • Identifies logistics, sets the location, and delivers polished, well-organized events.
  • Works with Marketing Committee to promote the events.
Community Involvement Committee
  • Develops marketing strategies for the Access program, focusing on student and mentor recruitment and retention.
  • Takes pictures and reports on events through social media, and Board of Trade communication channels.
  • Works with the other committees to promote their events.
2016-2017 Committee Chairs

Jenny Vo: Workshops Committee

Jeff Sung: Case Competition Committee

Declan Tranh: Social Networking Committee

Edwina Liang: Social Media Marketing Committee

Alina Alimbetova: Community Involvement Committee

Rose Phan: Committees Consultant


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