Volunteer Leadership Resources

The work of the VMI Alumni Association could not be accomplished if not for the efforts of our unbelievable volunteer leaders. Here you will find a number of resources that will equip you to serve VMI in a volunteer capacity.

Whether you are a prospective chapter president looking for guidance on how to start a new chapter, a tenured chapter president looking to improve your chapter, an alumnus or alumna volunteering in support of admissions or just looking for different ways to get involved with VMI Alumni Association initiatives in your area, this page is meant to help you.

If you have any questions about any of the resources available on this page, please contact us in Moody Hall.

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Chapter Leader Resources

All links below are downloadable PDFs.

Chapter President Handbook: See detailed information on procedures and general operations for chapter presidents.

Chapter Start-Up Guide: Thinking about starting your own chapter? Here’s where to start.

Setting Up Events: Learn how the Alumni Association can help you set up and get the word out about your chapter event.

Social Media Guide: Trying to get the best turnout? See how we can help via social media.

Alumni Volunteer Recruiting Resources

Financial Aid: Get a brief overview of the financial aid process.

Majors and Minors: Learn more about all of the majors, minors and concentration available to cadets.

Advantages and Overview: See the major advantages of a VMI education.

Women at VMI: Read more about life as a female cadet.

At a Glance: See a one-sheet preview of the VMI college experience.

ROTC at VMI: Read about one of the leading ROTC programs in the United States.

Viewbook: Take a look inside the VMI Viewbook.

Recruiters Guide & Training Manual: Find out how to properly recruit new cadets.

Want to learn more?

If you’re interested in starting your own chapter or supporting admissions, contact Bridget Shanks.

  • Bridget Shanks

    Bridget Shanks Program Outreach Officer

    The program outreach officer assists with planning and implementing strategies, programs and projects that increase alumni chapter involvement and engagement to the Institute and the Alumni Association. The outreach officer works to support our alumni chapters as well as other stakeholders on post including the Office of Admissions, the Office of Career Services and the commandant’s office.