Wesleyan Fund National Committee

The Wesleyan Fund National Committee, composed of Wesleyan Fund Volunteer Leadership Committee Members and Class Agents, provides direction and support for the Wesleyan Fund.

Wesleyan Fund Volunteer Leadership Committee

  • Suzanne Riodan Appel '02
  • Jessica Marie Brownfeld ’10
  • Vanessa J. Burgess '77
  • Kelem B. Butts '89 - Vice Chair
  • Marvin D. Cabrera '92
  • Andrew J. Calica ’01 – Chair
  • Jennifer A. Daniels '90
  • Delcy Ziac Fox ’81*
  • Joseph Thomas Giaimo '11
  • Gabriel Gonzalez-Kreisberg '09
  • Osborne Leonard Hazel '03
  • Steven A. Levin '75
  • Dana Aliza Levy '12 - Vice Chair
  • Joseph Bernard McElligott '06
  • Ilana Wind Newell '94
  • Megan P. Norris '83
  • James Campner Novogrod ’02
  • Melody Elizabeth Oliphant '13
  • Muzzy Rosenblatt '87 - Vice Chair
  • Richard P. Swanson ’77
  • Marisa Leigh Uchin '97
* Past Chair

Wesleyan Fund Volunteer Job Descriptions

Wesleyan Fund Volunteer Leadership Committee member, Wesleyan Fund National Committee

Minimum two year commitment; may be extended if agreeable

  • Support Wesleyan Fund Chair, Vice Chair, and staff in developing strategies for reaching annual Wesleyan Fund fundraising and alumni participation goals.
  • Serve as a member of one Ad Hoc Working Group to address a specific Wesleyan Fund priority.
  • Attend WFNC Volunteer Leadership Committee meetings (three times per year) and/or conference calls.
  • Make an early leadership gift commitment every year and work with others on the Volunteer Leadership Committee to educate volunteers about the importance of leadership support ($250 or $500 for GOLD alumni; $1,831 or more for others).

Class Agent, Wesleyan Fund Committee

Five year commitment or until next reunion

  • Support Wesleyan Fund Chair, Vice Chair, and staff, and lead other class volunteers, in developing strategies for reaching annual class fundraising and alumni participation goals.
  • Ensure that class volunteers are soliciting 10 to 15 classmates for annual gifts and keep them informed by sharing reports and other appropriate materials.
  • Attend regional meetings with fellow Class Agents and Associate Agents, such as Wesleyan Fund National Committee meetings in New York (three times per year) and/or volunteer meetings on campus (one or two times per year).
  • Serve as a mentor and advisor to incoming Agents and Associate Agents.
  • Make an early leadership gift commitment every year  ($250 or $500 for GOLD alumni; $1,831 or more for others).

Class Associate Agent

Five year commitment or until next reunion

  • Support Class Agents in developing strategies for reaching annual class fundraising and alumni participation goals.
  • Solicit 10 to 15 classmates for annual gifts.
  • Participate in regional meetings with fellow Class Agents and Associate Agents, such as Wesleyan Fund National Committee meetings off-campus (three times per year) and/or volunteer meetings on campus (one or two times per year).
  • Serve as a mentor and advisor to incoming Associate Agents.
  • Make an early leadership gift commitment every year  ($250 or $500 for GOLD alumni; $1,831 or more for others).

Learn more about this volunteer opportunity by contacting the Wesleyan Fund office at (860) 685-2110 or Chuck Fedolfi '90 at cjfedolfi@wesleyan.edu.