All alumni may participate in nominating new members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. The procedure requires 12 or more alumni to sign a petition on behalf of someone they wish to nominate. E-mails are acceptable.

Members of the board serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2011.The board should be representative of the diversity of the Alumni Association, with members who have demonstrated volunteer service to Whitman, and represent various class years, geographical areas and interests.

A board member job description is available on the Alumni Board page.

Nominating petitions should be sent by Feb. 28, 2011, to Polly Schmitz ’83, assistant vice president for alumni relations, Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362. For details, call (800) 835-9448, ext. 1, or e-mail