Volunteers

In 2016, more than 200 dedicated alumni donated their time and talent to Alumni Association programs and events. Thank you for your service to Bishop's 8,000 alumni!

There are many ways alumni can support their alma mater and get involved through the Bishop's Alumni Association. 

To volunteer with the Alumni Association, complete the online interest form or contact the Office of Alumni Relations at tbsalumni@bishops.com or (858) 875-0505.

Special thanks to our Alumni Giving Days 2017 volunteers!

Alumni Giving Days Committee: Corinne Perkins Ross '97 (chair), Mike Hoagland '03, Lauren Moore Bergeron '01, 
Michelle Jolliffe '08, Kris Lichter '89, Andrew Schwarz '95, Julie Zures Turner '95, Nellwyn Voorhies-Kantak '86, Susan Fleet Welsch '63

Alumni Giving Days Ambassadors: Pam Frazer Kelly ’61, Mimi Holman Test ’61, Dianne Cuddihy Graves ’62, Sandra Miller Gilbert ’72, Cherry Adams Sweig ’74, Jane Gilbert Pineda ’77, Don Carlson ’80, Roswell Pund ’81, Nicole Benedict ’82, Julie Jones Smitherman ’82, Lisa Gordon-Hosch '84, Irene Kuster McCann ’88, Martha Howton Sottosanti '88, Heidi Halsey Bennett ’92, Sandy Gade Algra '95, Ed Benito ’95, Frank Drummond ’96, Melissa Alioto Murfey '97, Natalie Royston Scoma ’99, Rachael Madden-Connor Bolton '00, Dusie Hoagland Cassatta '01, Katie Hartigan '01, Jamisha Johnson '01, Allison Zumberge Orechwa '01, Alexandra Gage '02, Leigh Fritz ’03, Koree Blyleven ’05, Chelsea Smith-Carmichael ’07, Austin Rutherford ’08, Julie Gantz ’09, Roberto Rosas ’10

Volunteer Opportunities 2016-2017

List of 7 items.

  • Annual Giving Mini-Campaign

    April 2017
    The Alumni Participation Rate is the percentage of alumni who support the School financially. By increasing the rate, we can increase our alma mater's chances of receiving additional grant funding and major gifts that support faculty, students and school programs. Volunteer opportunity: Serve as an ambassador during the spring three-day mini-campaign; share, post and like messages to encourage fellow alumni to participate
  • Senior Salute

    April 2017
    Handwrite congratulations cards to seniors (by mail in April); hand out cards and gifts to seniors at the event (on campus day of)
  • Career Programs

    Throughout the year
    Identify alumni experts willing to speak with graduating seniors; coordinate or promote a networking event in your city; participate in the Bishop’s Alumni Association LinkedIn group
  • Regional Events

    Throughout the year
    Event planning committee; outreach and social media assistance
  • Reunion Weekend

    October 13-15, 2017
    Reunion class coordination; marketing and outreach support; registration/hospitality tent assistance; weekend events committee; event set up and clean up
  • Ellen Browning Scripps Celebration (alumni awards dinner)

    Spring 2018
    Event planning committee; marketing and outreach support; event set up and clean up
  • Young Alumni Host Committee

    2017-2018 School Year
    Local young alumni leaders who have graduated within the last 15 years volunteer as hosts at signature Alumni Association and School events,
    giving them the opportunity to connect and network with the Bishop’s community while serving their alma mater.
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The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory day school for students in grades six through twelve who live throughout San Diego County. Founded in 1909, the School is affiliated with the Episcopal church.