Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Leadership Council members serve as community champions on behalf of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Council members ensure the Center's success by providing input regarding community needs and concerns.
Inquiries about the Leadership Council can be directed to Jan Rosemergy.
Council members usually serve a three-year term, which can be renewed, and participate in working groups, including the Hobbs Society, Lunch and Learn, Major Gifts, Marketing and Development, and Nominating Committees. Council members play an invaluable ‘friend and fund’ raising role, helping to identify diverse sources of partnership and support for the Center.
Members of this committee work with Vanderbilt Kennedy Center staff to identify donor prospects to support Center programs. They meet twice a year, and they host an annual reception to recognize members.
This committee plans two or three events a year to promote Vanderbilt Kennedy Center programs. The committee invites board members and current and prospective donors to learn about the Center at these events. The group meets two or three times a year.
This group identifies individual or corporate prospects and assists in cultivating donors. Committee members host small receptions or dinners for 10-12 guests to introduce Elisabeth Dykens, Laura Pevahouse, and other key leaders at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. This committee meets quarterly.
Committee members are responsible for educating and raising awareness in the community about the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and its programs. With leadership from VKC Communications and the Development Office, this committee provides advice and support on strategic marketing initiatives. This group develops community partnerships to support the goals and objectives of the VKC, and will explore the potential founding of a young leaders group. This committee meets twice a year, and holds additional meetings as needed. Inquiries about the Nominating Committee can be directed to Jan Rosemergy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nominating Committee conducts an annual review of the membership on the Leadership Council, identifies and recommends prospective members, and assists in recruitment of members. This group meets once a year. Inquiries about the Nominating Committee can be directed to Jan Rosemergy at email@example.com.