The best way to show support for your Walker’s community is to get involved. Here, there are many ways to do that.
Whether near our Simsbury campus or far, we welcome all alumnae to get involved in a variety of ways volunteering at Walker’s. Below are just a few examples of activities that we offer and we are always interested in hearing your ideas for other ways to support the Walker’s community.
Please contact Director of Alumnae Relations Marion Paterson P’17, ’19 at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-860-408-4257 to hear more about these opportunities.
- National Reunion Chairs
- Class ChairsReunion Class Agents
Class Correspondents are responsible for letting the Walker’s community know yearly
what you and your classmates have been up to. Correspondents are responsible for
cultivating and writing the excerpts found in the “Take Note” section of the Sundial Magazines.
- National Annual Fund Chairs
- Class Agents
- Giving Society Chairs
Class agents assist the development staff with fundraising initiatives by engaging members of your class
with making gifts to the School. This may include written correspondence, either
via email or postal mail, as well as phone calls. Reunion Class Agents are
specifically involved in helping to secure gifts to Walker’s in honor of
Admission volunteers assist the Admission staff with recruiting
initiatives by either hosting or attending admission events near your home or
place of business or reaching out to prospective families with a phone call or
email. Details of admission events are arranged by partnering with Admission and
Advancement staff. Guests include prospective families, current parents and
students, Walker’s administrators, Walker’s board members and
Alumnae often volunteer to host events in their homes or places of
business in an effort to spread the news about the Walker’s community. Guests
are typically invited from the local area and can include prospective families,
current parents and students, alumnae, board members, Walker’s administrators
and friends of the school. Details on events are arranged with the assistance of
Advancement staff. For additional details on how to host an event, please
contact Assistant Head of School for Advancement Gretchen Orschiedt at
+1-860-408-4260 or email@example.com
Alumnae Board members are volunteers for the School who are nominated to serve in this role. Nominations are carefully reviewed to ensure that candidates have both the time and the treasure to make a commitment to Walker’s to serve in this role. While many of the monthly Alumnae Board meetings are conference calls, Alumnae Board members are required to visit campus for two meetings each year, attend Reunion, and attend Commencement exercises.
Please contact Jamiah Tappin ’00 at firstname.lastname@example.org or Charlotte Weidlein Lenzner ’05 at email@example.com for more information.
The Ethel Walker School Parents Association (EWSPA) comprises an executive board and parent volunteers who assume various roles. If you are an Ethel Walker School alumna and current parent and you would like to volunteer for the EWSPA or be considered for its board, please contact Director of Alumnae Relations Marion Paterson P’17, ’19 at +1-860-408-4257 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn how.
If you would like to provide your contact information as a resource for inquiring current students based on your life after Walker’s, please email Director of Alumnae Relations, Marion Paterson at email@example.com with your email, phone number, and possible areas of interest.
Should a student reach out to the alumnae office to make a connection, your information may be shared. We also encourage you to like and follow our Facebook and LinkedIn pages, and join the Sundial Network to stay connected.