Parent Council Committees


Fundraising Committee

Purpose: To make a transformative difference in the education of Goucher students through our philanthropic efforts.

Chairs: Daisy and Brian Detwiler P’18

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Sign and/or co-write two annual appeals: in the spring and fall. Parent volunteers will contribute their story to the letters and staff will assist.
  • Make follow-up solicitation phone calls as needed.
  • Sign thank you letters as needed.
  • Raise funds for various special projects on campus.


Career Development Committee

Purpose: To give current Goucher students and alums access to individuals who can assist them by providing information, support, and contacts in their chosen fields.

Chairs: Georgia and Jerry Harris P’19 & Susan L. Moore P’18

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Work with Career Development staff to determine how best to connect students to career fields: one to one meetings, shadowing, site visits, possible panel discussions on campus, and more.
  • Create a resource at family weekend for parents that will provide students and parents with information they need regarding career development.
  • Volunteer to speak to appropriate classes at Goucher about your chosen field.
  • Host Goucher students at your workplace, offering them a chance to see what a career in your field might entail.


Goucher Parent Ambassadors

Purpose: To assist Admissions and Parent Engagement in outreach to prospective, admitted and enrolled Goucher families.

Chairs: Debbie Warren P’19 and Linda Geen P’19

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Host admitted students events in the spring and send-offs in the summer.
  • Make welcome calls to new Goucher families.
  • Table at Move-In Days and Admitted Student Days on campus, answering questions and welcoming parents.
  • Serve as an advocate for Goucher in your community.