FAQs

FAQs

HOW DO I REACH THE CLUB’S OFFICE?

The general number is 415.421.4500 For a full contact list, please see About Us/Contact.


WHO CAN BE A MEMBER OF THE CLUB?

HBSANC Club membership is open to all HBS alumni. Members of the larger Harvard community (I.e. faculty, alumni, spouses) interested in joining please contact membership@hbsanc.org. To be a member of Alumni Angels or Forums, all HBS alumni must first be a member of the HBSANC. Membership to Alumni Angels is also open to Harvard graduates and others in the angel investing community. If you are not a HBS alumn and are interested in an Angels membership, please contact https://www.hbsangelsnc.com/ 


HOW DO I JOIN THE CLUB?

Please visit our membership page or contact membership@hbsanc.org


ARE CLUB MEMBERSHIP FEES TAX-DEDUCTIBLE?

The HBS Association of Northern California is a 501(c)(3) and HBSAANC (Angels) is a under the HBSANC 501(c)(3). If you purchased a Club and/or Alumni Angels membership, all of your membership fee is fully tax deductible under the law. 


WHEN DOES MY MEMBERSHIP EXPIRE? HOW DO I RENEW?

All the info about your membership is available in your Account, which you can access by logging in. You will find your expiration date by clicking on your face in the menu bar and going into your Profile - Memberships section.  Your membership will autorenw unless your card is no longer valid or you opt out when you receive your reminder email.


WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION CAN I FIND IN MY CLUB ACCOUNT? IS THIS DIFFERENT THAN MY PROFILE IN THE HBS ALUMNI DIRECTORY? IS IT PUBLIC?

All alumni in the San Francisco Bay Area have an account that contains specific Club interests, activities, and more, which can be found by logging in here. Additional information includes Club membership status,event attendance, volunteer engagement, as well as contact data provided to us by HBS through the HBS Alumni Directory. The Club’s account is, however, separate from the profile found in the Directory. The Club’s profile is not public.


ARE WE AFFILIATED WITH THE HARVARD CLUB?

No, they are an independent organization. We do cross promote each others events and occasionally co-sponsor events. Only members of the HBSANC are entitled to member prices for events sponsored by our clu.b


I'M AN ALUMNI AND HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR AN EVENT. WHO DO I CONTACT TO HELP GET IT ORGANIZED?

Please contact programming@hbsanc.org.



HOW DO I RECOMMEND A VENUE FOR EVENTS?

We love venue recommendations! We typically look for corporate spaces that accommodate 40 to 100 people. For more information, please contact programming@hbsanc.org.


I’D LIKE TO VOLUNTEER FOR COMMUNITY PARTNERS. WHERE DO I GO OR WHO DO I CONTACT TO LEARN MORE?

Community Partners’ volunteer opportunities are open to HBS alumni, only. Please contact Amy Peterson at program@hbscp.org  or visit https://hbscp.org.


HOW CAN I REQUEST PRO BONO CONSULTING SERVICES FOR A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION?

Please contact Amy Peterson at program@hbscp.org or visit https://hbscp.org.



I’M INTERESTED IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ANGEL INVESTING. DO YOU HAVE PROGRAMS AND HOW CAN I BE IN TOUCH?

Please visit www.hbsangelsnc.com to learn more about our Angel investing opportunities. Please visit https://www.hbssup.org  to learn more about our StartupPartners program.


CAN YOU TELL ME MORE ABOUT THE NEW VENTURE COMPETITION?

Visit our event page  to learn more about the program or email 1HNVC19@gmail.com.



HOW DO I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE CLUB?

Please contact our Chief Administrator Randi Curhan at randi.curhan@hbsanc.org for Club Leadership Roles open, Cooksie Giannini for help with Gala Fundraising Dinners Steering Committee roles at cooksie.giannini@hbsanc.org and VP of Volunteer Services Anna Wong at awong2959@gmail.com to volunteer for events .


WHAT ARE ALUMNI FORUMS?

Alumni Forums are groups of 8-12 HBS alums who will help you think through your personal and professional challenges. Forums are open to Club members, only.


HOW DO I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JOINING ALUMNAE CIRCLES?

Please contact Francine Miltenberger, Regional Chair for the Peninsula Women’s Circles, for more information about joining Alumnae Circles. Francine Miltenberger MBA 1983.


HOW DO I UPDATE MY HBS USERNAME (FORMERLY KNOWN AS LEFA)?

Alumni interested in updating or creating a new HBS Username should contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at HBS: 617-384-5977 or Alumni_records@hbs.edu. Club staff are not authorized to create or update HBS Usernames.