Chapters help us localize our efforts in this country and hopefully abroad. If you don't see your chapter here, start your own!
Oliver Bernstein '03 is interested in getting an Austin chapter set up. If you're interested in getting involved, e-mail him using the contact button.
Started in 2005, Boston's chapter of DASC is currently headed by Karsten Barde '04, who is also DASC's national coordinator. Past activities of the Boston chapter have included social gatherings, a mentoring program for Dartmouth seniors planning to move to Boston after graduation, and a fundraiser for the DREAM mentoring program started by Dartmouth students. Please be in touch with any questions or suggestions!
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DASC is seeking a coordinator of the Chicago chapter. Please contact us if you would be interested in helping to organize events in the Chicago area.
The Washington DC chapter of DASC has held events in recent years in conjunction with the very active DC alumni club. Highlights include a research briefing at the National Press Club with Thayer professor Charles Wyman on the alternative energy prospects of biomass, and a roundtable for students and young alums on nonprofit careers featuring representatives from the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Worldwatch, New America Foundation, Aspen Institute, Wachovia Bank, and the National Venture Capital Association. The chapter has a number of ideas for future activities, including career mentoring for students and young alums, a database of alumni in social change careers, a Princeton 55-like fellowship program, and more.
Hanover/Upper Valley Chapter
It seems as though there are a significant amount of alums who have returned to work at the College or who are located in the Upper Valley area. If you would be interested in organizing an Upper Valley Chapter, please get in touch with us via the contact button.
Is there any interest in starting a network of DASC members who find themselves out of the country for extended periods of time? E-mail us via the contact button if you're interested!
LA/Southern California Chapter
New York is DASC's founding chapter and currently the largest chapter, with 120+ members as of 2011. New York members have been gathering for social events since June 2003, and have attended a large number of theater performances, documentary screenings, and readings by Dartmouth authors, directors, artists, and activists. Chapter members have also been involved as high school interviewers for the New York alumni club. Alex Kehl '07 and Ella Kim '09 have volunteered to revive the chapter. If you're interested in helping to organize events in New York or would just like to learn more and get involved with DASC in New York, contact them via this link.
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We can start chapters anywhere that there are significant numbers of alums. E-mail me if there is not a chapter in your area, and you'd like to start one.
Peace Corps Volunteers
Daniel J. Phelan 03 is in the process of setting up an idea exchange network/ support group for Peace Corps Volunteers.
Leah Horowitz '02 is looking for others who might be interested in helping start up a Portland/Pacific Northwest chapter.
San Francisco/Bay Area Chapter
Meagan Patrick '10 and Lauren Meiklejohn '10 have volunteered to help restart the San Francisco/Bay Area chapter, so e-mail them at the contact link below if you are interested in helping organize events or getting involved in the chapter.
Southern CT/Yale Chapter
Christine Mok '02 would like to start up a Southern CT/Yale Chapter. Get in touch with her if you'd be interested.