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2021 Volunteer Leadership Summit

Attendees at the 2019 Chapter Officer Forum

Sept. 3-5

Holtzman Alumni Center, Blacksburg, VA

Join us and register for the 2021 Volunteer Leadership Summit. This weekend, formerly Chapter Officers Forum, will include general sessions and breakouts for alumni volunteers.

Please see the following article that states Virginia Tech's COVID safety requirements. Please review and plan to bring your mask; we will be wearing them at all times while indoors unless actively eating or drinking.

Instructions for ordering game tickets and reserving your lodging at the Inn at Virginia Tech will be provided in the confirmation email that you will receive after submitting your registration.


  • Noon Registration Opens, Holtzman Alumni Center Grand Hall
  • 3 p.m. Welcome Reception, Holtzman Alumni Center Terrace
  • 6 p.m. Football vs. North Carolina, Lane Stadium
  • 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast, Holtzman Alumni Center Lobby
    • Networking Time with Chapter Volunteers and Liaisons
  • 10 a.m.-noon General Session (break at 11:00), Assembly Hall
    • Welcome, Ginny Ritenour, director of chapter programs
    • Campaign Update, Charlie Phlegar, vice president of advancement
    • Engagement, John Torget, associate vice president for engagement
    • Communications and Registration, Annie McCallum, director of advancement communications
    • Engagement Program Updates, Shaun Grahe, senior director of  young alumni and reunion programs; Greg Fansler, director of Cornerstone Alumni programs
    • Collaborating for Diversity, Latanya Walker, director alumni relations for diversity and inclusion
  • Noon–1:30 p.m. Lunch
    • Scholarship Lunch, Holtzman Alumni Center Terrace

    • Multicultural Alumni Societies Lunch, Holtzman Alumni Center Board Room
  • 1:45-2:45p.m. Breakout Sessions
    • Chapter Scholarships, Holtzman Alumni Center Assembly Hall
    • Young Alumni and Cornerstone Engagement, Holtzman Alumni Center Museum
    • Multicultural Alumni Societies, Holtzman Alumni Center Board Room
  • 2:45–3:15 p.m. Break and Networking Time
  • 3:15–4:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
    • Communications/Marketing Panel, Holtzman Alumni Center Assembly Hall
    • Strategy and Networking Session, Holtzman Alumni Center Board Room
  • 4:15–4:45 p.m. Wrap up and Closing Thoughts, Assembly Hall
  • 5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception, the Inn at Virginia Tech Latham Ballroom
  • 6:15 p.m. Awards Ceremony/Program, the Inn at Virginia Tech Latham Ballroom
  • 7:00 p.m. Celebration and Dinner, the Inn at Virginia Tech Latham Ballroom
  • 8:30 a.m. Farewell Breakfast, Preston's Restaurant, The Inn at Virginia Tech




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