The Awards Committee solicits nominations for, researches when necessary, and selects the winners of the Distinguished Service Award for Faculty and Staff, Alumni Service Award, Distinguished Educator Award, Foot Soldier of Bowdoin Award, Polar Bear Awards, Club Volunteer of the Year, and the Young Alumni Service Award. The committee recommends additional award programs when appropriate.
Career Engagement Committee
The Career Engagement Committee considers ways in which the College might assist alumni with their career needs, while assisting students as appropriate.
The Executive Committee comprises the President, President-Elect, current committee chairs, and the Director of Alumni Relations. The committee meets both during on-campus weekends and in between those meetings to set agendas, and prioritizes projects for the Council.
The Diversity Committee explores engagement opportunities and leadership on behalf of Bowdoin’s diverse alumni community, including but not limited to race, nationality, sexual orientation and identification, religion, and socioeconomic status. The committee will strategize ways to increase diversity to alumni programing and Alumni Council efforts.
The Nominations Committee recommends a slate of candidates for election or appointment to the Council by soliciting nominations from a wide variety of sources and researching nominees when necessary. The committee ensures that the Council is broadly representative of the alumni body and evaluates the method of election/appointment to the Council.
The Volunteer Experience Ad Hoc Committee
The committee will investigate methods and fresh ideas for expanding the Bowdoin volunteer base and enhance the volunteer experience.