An Exemplar of Volunteerism: Meesh Pierce, W’93, WG’98

Wharton Club President of Southern California, Michelle “Meesh” Joslyn Pierce, W’93, WG’98, was recently announced as the recipient of the University of Pennsylvania’s 2007 Young Alumni Award.

Meesh will be formally honored for her outstanding service to Penn at the Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Saturday, April 5, 2008 in the Annenberg Center.Meesh has served as the President of Wharton Club of Southern California since 2004 and on our Wharton Alumni Association Board for the past two years as a special Chair appointment. In her Club President role, she has revolutionized the information technology platform that many of our global Alumni Clubs use, as well as her Club’s outreach events, membership, and Board infrastructure.

Meesh created the brainchild that many Clubs refer to as the “Alumni Magnet” technology tool. This website/portal tool is currently used by 13 of our largest and most active clubs, including those in New York, South Florida, and Paris.

What was her volunteer track?

•In 2000, she joined the Wharton Club of Southern California and began volunteering on the Programming Committee.
•In 2001, she became the Club’s Vice President of Technology & Programming.
•In 2004, she became the Club President of the Wharton Club of Southern California.
•In 2005, she joined the Wharton Alumni Association Board in a special IT capacity.

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