Clubs and Committees

Clubs & Activities Committee

Responsibilities include identifying, establishing and coordinating clubs and activities which may be of interest and enjoyment for the OLLI membership. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month, at 10:30 AM in room 102D of the UConn Waterbury Campus.

Contact: Nancy Via by email at nvia@sbcglobal.net or Delma Way by email at delvilway@aol.com

Two clubs within the committee are:

OLLI Book Club 

Book Club members invite all active OLLI members to join their discussions. Discussions are held the third Monday of each month, January-November, in Room 102D unless rescheduled for special book readings and discussions.

Contact: Nancy Via by email at  nvia@sbcglobal.net

OLLI Film Club 

The purpose of the OLLI Film Club is to encourage lively discussions about films. There are activities before and after each film to aid in these discussions, facilitated by a member of the Film Club committee. We invite all OLLI members to attend!

Contact: Ralph Famiglietti by email at ralphf52@aol.com; Joe Gambini by email at j.gambini@att.net; or Nunzio De Filippis by email at nonnonunzio@comcast.net

OLLI Bicycle Club (The Velo-Raptors)

The Velo-Raptors visits many beautiful, off-road paved bike paths throughout Connecticut. All OLLI members are welcome to join!

Contact: Roger Foley (rogerfoley@snet.net / 203-910-3599) and/or Ralph Famiglietti (ralphf52@aol.com / 203-525-0818)

 

Travel Committee

Responsibilities include identifying, researching and coordinating all aspects of potential travel activities and travel events which may be of educational interest and enjoyment of the OLLI membership.

For information on OLLI Trips, click here.

Contact: Gen Delkescamp by email at Gdelkescamp11@comcast.net or Ann Rompre at annrompre@sbcglobal.net

Newsletter Committee

Responsibilities include gathering announcements and information and writing news stories for inclusion in the OLLI newsletter.  The design and production of the newsletter are accomplished with assistance from the OLLI staff.

Contact: Bob Grady by email at yvoorg@aol.com or Nancy Blomstrom at nblomstrom@aol.com

Membership Committee

Responsibilities include recruiting  new members, devising ways to communicate with current members, disseminating OLLI information and distributing semester brochures.

Contact: Merle Arcovio by email at merleka@optonline.net

OLLI Café Committee

This committee identifies and schedules a series of speakers for OLLI’s lunchtime presentation series.  The series Can include presenters who have taught at OLLI or who are new to OLLI.  Presentations are approximately 45 minutes in length and usually followed by a brief question and answer period.

Contact: Patricia Fahey by email at Faheypat400@gmail.com

Editorial Committee (Voices and Visions)

Responsibilities include assisting in the coordination of all aspects of the publication of “Voices and Visions,” a publication which showcases original writings, art work and photography of the general membership.

Contact: Nancy Whitney by email at wrdsworth@att.net

Nominating Committee

With input from the OLLI membership, it is responsible for recommending the slate of officers and members-at-large to the Leadership Council.  An additional responsibility includes recommending members to fill other Leadership Council positions/terms as the need arises and prior to the next scheduled Leadership Council meeting.

Contact: N/A