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The Alumni Council is the governing board of the Alumni Association. It is comprised of alumni from all decades and programs. The council meets a minimum of three times per year. The Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association is held on the Parkville campus.

The current bylaws of the Alumni Association were revised and accepted by a vote of the Alumni Association during the Annual Alumni Association Meeting on June 22, 2012, on the Parkville campus. Additional revisions were made at the special meeting Sept. 20, 2014.
 

Meeting Dates:

October 28, 2017
November 18, 2017
January 1, 2018
March 3, 2018
May 19, 2018
June 16, 2018*

Annual Meeting: Sept. 14, 2018

Officers:

President
Kathryn Phillips Hernandez, '83
Saint Joseph, MO
Exp. 2018

President-elect
Elizabeth Weese Muncal, '05
Scottsdale, AZ
Exp. 2019

Secretary
James (Zac) Jarrard, '16
Kansas City, MO
Exp. 2019

Treasurer
Dustin Zachariah Woods, '15
Kansas City, MO
Exp. 2019

Immediate Past President
Sarah Hopkins-Chery, '07, MA '09   
Merced, CA
Exp. 2018


Members:

Michael J. Badilla, '09
Fort Belvoir, VA
Exp. 2018

Stephanie Burgess, ‘09
Bremerton, WA
Exp. 2020

Courtney Carter, '13
Kansas City, MO
Exp. 2020

Derek Debus, '16
Phoenix, AZ
Exp. 2020

Michelle Gaiewski, '10
Cedar Park, TX
Exp. 2017

Natalie Hauptmann Kincaid, '16
Kansas City, MO
Exp. 2020

Justin Huttie, '05, MBA '08
Overland Park, KS
Exp. 2018

Ryan Kinne, '09
Liberty, MO
Exp. 2019

Max Miller, '13
Gladstone, MO
Exp. 2018

Derrick W. Quarterman, '03 
Triangle, VA
Exp. 2017

George Ramsey, III, '12
Marion, IA
Exp. 2019

Phillip Reeder, '12
Parkville, MO
Exp. 2020

Kathryn Slaughter, '16
Kansas City, MO
Exp. 2020

Amber Steele, '10
Excelsior Springs, MO
Exp. 2017

Kara Walton, '13
Centreville, VA
Exp. 2019

Charles K. (CK) Williams, '96
Trotwood, OH
Exp. 2018

Monica Zavala, '12
Cedar Park, TX
Exp. 2018


BOARD OF TRUSTEES LIAISON: 
Rosemary Fry Plakas, '63
Alexandria, VA 

Staff LIAISON:
Erik Bergrud, MPA '94
Associate Vice President for External Relations
ex officio member

Danita Hodges, '12
Alumni and Constituent Relations Coordinator


 

 If you are interested in volunteering to help with alumni activities or in being considered for membership on the Alumni Council please contact the Associate Vice President.


2017-18 Alumni Association
Committee Assignments

Committees meet throughout the year, between Alumni Council meetings, to do the actual work of the Alumni Association. Communication is handled through email and teleconferencing as well as face-to-face when necessary.
Committee members are not required to be Council members. 

Awards:
George Ramsey, III, Chair 

 

Nominating:
Sarah Hopkins-Chery, Chair

Alumni Programs:
Zac Jarrard, Chair

 

 

Scholarship:
Dustin Woods, Chair                            Stephanie Burgess                                    Derrick Quarterman

Marketing and Resources:
Phillip Reeder & Kathryn Slaughter, Co-chairs  Charles K. Williams                                              Monica Zavala           

 

  By-Laws Review:
Elizabeth Weese Muncal, Chair

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