Alumni Association Leadership Council Teams

Advancement: Alumni working to advance Alumni financial participation.

  • Chairperson:
  • Staff Representative: Diane Mull
  • Committee: Callie Blackburn, Adrian Despres, Adam Erickson, Joanna Mower, Diane Mull, Sarah Nixon, Jeanette Patterson and Nerissa Woehler
  • Non-council member: None

Honors: Alumni working to recognize significant contributions of Alumni.

  • Chairperson: Don Sarazen
  • Staff Representative: Diane Mull
  • Committee: Margo Williams, Danny Arabis and Toria Hedrick
  • Non-Council members: Alleene Kracht, Betty Jackson and Elisabeth Davis

Care CIU: Alumni working to support Alumni with physical/social needs.

  • Chairperson: Edith Parks
  • Staff Representative: Peggy Lee Manoogian
  • Committee: Paula Berkey, Anne Wenger, Edith Parks, Glenn Wigfall and Landon Osteen
  • Non-Council members: Rick and Joyce Trott Current

Students: Alumni working to build rapport with current students.

  • Chairperson: Bill Brown
  • Staff Representative: Cheryl Guinther
  • Committee: Elizabeth Gross, Ken Frederick and (Unknown yet for 2016)
  • Non-Council members: Robbie McAlister, Alex Markle and June Wolfe

Team Purpose:


  • Build relationships with Alumni
  • Encourage commitment and involvement among alumni
  • Create opportunities to provide a CIU education to future generations


  • Recognize Alumni through 5 different awards
  • Post nomination form on website for alumni participation
  • Review nominations and create categories for additional honors


  • Encourage alumni to let us know of needs among our alumni
  • Build a team of alumni who would like to visit.
  • Reach out to alumni in need (physical, social, visit, send a card, take a meal)

Current Students

  • Invite students to various alumni events
  • Interact with students in their activities on campus
  • Focus on friendships and mentoring between students and alumni
  • Involve Students in Homecoming events/leadership of events