The Alumni Council is the governing and working body of the Alfred University Alumni Association. The Council's 21 appointed members serve a three-year term. Council officers are elected and include President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Other Council members include the University Archivist, Ex-Officio members such as the immediate Past President and current President of the Student Alumni Association, and three Alumni Elected Trustees. Council meets on-campus twice a year during Reunion and Homecoming weekends.
The president of the Council, with the input and approval of Council members, determines the structures, or committees, necessary to conduct the business of the Association. Each committee determines its own purpose and functions. Committees include Awards & Recognitions, Alumni & Student Programs, Finance & Development and Governance & Organizational Development.