OLLI at Emory Committees

OLLI at Emory could not function without the dedicated service of the members who volunteer. You can contribute your ideas and expertise by volunteering to serve on an OLLI committee. Each committee has a different function and time requirement. Below are the current standing committees. You are welcome to join a committee at any time by letting the OLLI staff (olli@emory.edu) or committee chair know of your interest.


  • Executive Council: Chair: Dr. Peter Campos (At-Large), Co-Chair: Alice Weinberg (At-Large), Secretary: Sara June McDavid (At-Large)
  • At-Large Members: Peter Campos, Alan Hing, Alice Weinberg, Sara June McDavid, Susan McBrayer

        Committee Chair Representative:  Muriel Littman (Events and Hospitality), Eric Bussian (Technology), currently open (Membership) currently open (Curriculum)


The Curriculum Committee’s responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Recruiting instructors.
  • Recommending new areas of programming, new locations and audiences.
  • Planning, developing, and evaluating the curriculum and instructors.
  • Hosting instructor orientation, workshops, and instructor appreciation events.
  • Developing Class Representatives to assist instructors.

Committee Chair: Joan Cioffi - Email Committee Chair


The Events and Hospitality Committee’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Fosters a friendly, welcoming, and open OLLI community by planning opportunities for our members to connect and socialize, enjoy local events, and learn about the Atlanta area.
  • Hosts the new member Meet and Greet and the Holiday party in December.Communicates and collaborates with OLLI Travel Committee.

Committee Co-Chairs: Muriel Littman, Email Events Chair and Alice Weinberg, Email: Email Hospitality Chair


The Communication Committee’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Publicizing OLLI programming to attract a broader demographic.
  • Publicizing OLLI events and volunteer opportunities to OLLI members.
  • Providing communication and marketing assistance to various committees
  • Promoting consistency and clarity of OLLI communication.
  • Providing plans to more frequently and more productively communicate with members.

Committee Chair:  Vacant, Email Committee Chair


The Instructor and Technology Support Committee’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing a variety of technology-based services in support of OLLI courses.
  • Tech-savvy committee members take on tasks such as teaching PowerPoint or Zoom skills to instructors, training OLLI facilitators on Zoom, or serving as online course Host/Co-hosts.
  • On occasion, helping set up classroom equipment for Hyflex courses.

Committee Chair: Eric Bussian, Email Committee Chair


The Membership and Community Engagement Committee's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with OLLI staff to develop and enact plans that will recruit, orient, and retain new OLLI members.
  • Helping to connect and promote relationships with community partners to recruit members and build community awareness of OLLI program.
  • Promoting opportunities for involvement with community partners

Committee Chair: Vacant, Email Committee Chair 


Volunteer for an OLLI Committee

Volunteer Application Form