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Alumni Groups

Hofstra George M. Estabrook Alumni Association, Inc.

C. William Gaylor III '06 - President - Email:  cwg3@cwg3law.com / Phone: 516-512-8302

Dennis Dunne, Sr.  '79 - Chairman of the Board

WHO ARE WE?
The Hofstra George M. Estabrook Alumni Association, Inc. (Estabrook Alumni) was formed in the early 1940s as an incorporated group to promote the interests and welfare of Hofstra. Today, the Hofstra George M. Estabrook Alumni Association, Inc. is a chartered group under the Hofstra University Alumni Organization, and is focused on identifying and recognizing distinguished and outstanding alumni through award programs and establishing scholarship programs for deserving students. Membership in the Estabrook Alumni Association is open to eligible alumni. Annual meetings are held for all members, and periodic meetings are held for the Estabrook Alumni Board of Directors, consisting of class representatives elected from each graduating class and at-large directors.

WHO IS GEORGE M. ESTABROOK?
George M. Estabrook was one of the founding trustees of Hofstra University. He also served as mayor of the Village of Hempstead from 1936-1941. As president of the Estabrook Construction Company, his firm was responsible for the construction of many of the buildings on the Hofstra campus as well as throughout Long Island. He was founder of the Franklin National Bank of Long Island and served on its board of directors until his death in 1954. George M. Estabrook was closely associated with Hofstra, its faculty, and its students in the University's formative years, and he holds a prominent place in the history of Hofstra University.

WHAT DO WE DO?
The principal activities include sponsoring the George M. Estabrook Distinguished Service Awards event.

ARE THERE ANY DUES?
There are no membership dues, but active members are encouraged to support activities and programs of Estabrook Alumni and Hofstra University. Sometimes this involves giving time and effort to promote activities.

WHEN ARE MEETINGS HELD?
Estabrook Alumni Board of Directors meet approximately every six weeks. Special meetings are announced as needed and holiday parties are likewise arranged. The annual meeting for members is held during the first week of June.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE OR TO BECOME A CLASS DIRECTOR ...
There are several vacancies on the Estabrook Alumni Board of Directors, as well as at-large positions. Please contact Gwendolyn  Wade, Associate Director for Alumni Affairs, at (516) 463-6636 for more information.