Class liaisons are staff members in Alumni and Parent Programs who provide planning support to Reunion Chairs and committee volunteers throughout the planning process. Liaisons typically begin their work with a class in the summer prior to their next Reunion. Class liaisons are included in Reunion planning meetings and provide data, historical information, advice and other resources as they guide the class through the planning year.

Class liaisons provide and assist with the following:

  • Scheduling and attending Reunion Planning Committee meetings
  • Preparing and sending class and committee correspondence (in concert with Advancement Communications)
  • Updating class account information; processing invoices and reimbursements; sample budgets
  • Past invoice and schedule information for planning purposes
  • Class lists for Attendance Committee and program speaker planning
  • Consulting on program ideas and offering suggestions; coordinating all faculty invitations for programs
  • Coordinating class assistant schedules
  • Coordinating with Amherst College catering for food and supply orders (if applicable)
  • Details about resources at headquarters
  • Space reservations for recreational and private programs (all room assignments are made by Alumni and Parent Programs staff)
  • General support and guidance

Class liaisons are not able to help with the following:

  • Hotel blocks for classmates staying off campus
  • Hiring performers or facilitating auditions for performances at Reunion
  • Reunion Books (outside of the 25th and 50th Reunion classes)
  • Compiling class survey or questionnaire results
  • Contact information for Emeritus faculty (if not publicly available on College website)