STEWARDSON SOCIETY

Classes of 2017 Stewardson Committee

Sydney Gomez, , Chair

Sydney Gomez was born and raised in New York City. She is a psychology major with a double minor in Spanish and Hispanic studies and media and society. In Fall 2015, Sydney studied abroad in Seville, Spain. On campus, she currently serves as the William Smith Student Trustee on the Colleges’ Board of Trustees, on which she ensures that student voices are heard. She is a part of Sankofa: Black Students’ Union, Concert Advisory Committee, America Reads and the radio station WHWS. Sydney looks forward to serving as Stewardson Tri-Chair so that she can continue to give back to HWS. 

Audrey Haener, Chair

Audrey Haener grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., but now resides in Fairfield C.T. A media and society major with a minor in psychology, Audrey spent her summer as an intern at Forbes Media LLC.  On campus, Audrey has volunteered for the Boys and Girls Club of Geneva and is a student caller for the HWS Annual Fund. After spending her junior spring in Edinburgh, Scotland, Audrey is excited to return to the Colleges and make a difference on campus for future Hobart and William Smith students to enjoy.

Joey Vertoske, Chair

Joey Vertoske was born and raised an hour from Geneva in Elmira, N.Y.  At Hobart, he is pursuing a political science major with a double minor in economics and American studies. On campus he worked as a student assistant in the Office of Athletic Communications.  He is a member of Colleges Against Cancer and a former justice on the Hobart Judicial Board.  Joey is President of Chi Phi and has served as the fraternity’s alumni manager and rush chair. He spent the past two summers interning in New York City at the North American Soccer League and at Pollins Law Firm.  He hopes to pursue a career in sports business management after graduation.  Joey is very excited to co-chair Stewardson Society and is looking forward to making his last year at Hobart a very memorable one.


Committee Organizational Chart


Giving History

The Colleges' senior class giving initiative began in the late 1980s and was formally named The Stewardson Society during the 2006-2007 academic year. The classes of 2012 hold the record for participation with 78.5%.


FY06 Senior Gift
Total Dollars: $3,721
Participation %: 40.6%

FY07 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $5, 571
Participation %: 51.5%

FY08 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $4,500
Participation %: 52.7%

FY09 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $7,014
Participation %: 55.9%

FY10 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $8,293
Participation %: 69.5%

FY11 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $11,717
Participation %: 73.9%

FY12 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $10,510
Participation %: 78.5%

FY13 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $9,565
Participation %: 75.0%

FY14 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $10,486.41
Participation %: 73.5%

FY15 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $9,114
Participation %: 71%

FY16 The Stewardson Society
Total Dollars: $11,635
Participation %: 68%

Contact

Tempe Newson '11
Assistant Director of the Annual Fund
Phone: (315) 781-3775
E-mail: newson@hws.edu


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