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Now recruiting local residents with diverse backgrounds and interests for our Board!


Board Member Applications Due

  • Monday, October 31, 2022, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CCE-Tompkins is actively recruiting Tompkins County residents with diverse backgrounds and interests to serve as At-Large members of its Board of Directors. Board members guide and shape the direction of the organization’s many programs, oversee its finances and operations, select and evaluate the performance of its director, and other duties that help to ensure CCE-Tompkins effectively meets the current needs of Tompkins County residents.

New board members would serve a 3-year term from January 2023 through December 2025, with an option to continue for a second term. The full Board of Directors meets on the first Thursday of each month from 5:00–7:00pm; Board Standing Committees meet once a month for two hours, at a time determined by the members. There is no financial commitment required to serve.

About CCE Tompkins

Founded in 1913, CCE-Tompkins provides free or low-cost classes, workshops, services and information based on current research from Cornell and other Land Grant universities across the nation. Its programs are grassroots driven and created in response to community identified needs, on topics that include home gardening, food and nutrition, parenting skills, 4-H youth clubs and activities, agriculture, environmental issues, community development, and more. Learn more about our organization’s history, work and to review our latest Strategic Plan.

How to Apply:

More information about the specific work of the CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors and Board Standing Committees can be found on the introduction to the Application Form here: https://bit.ly/2022CCEBoard.

Apply online through October 31, 2022. All applicants will be contacted via e-mail by the Nominating Committee with next steps. Please direct questions to Sarah Barden and Tisa Hill, Board Co-Presidents, at tompkins@cornell.edu.


Sarah Barden & Tisa Hill
CCE-Tompkins Board of Directors Co-Presidents


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Last updated October 4, 2022