Alumni Association Board of Directors 

The Board of Directors is the liaison between alumni & the University. The Board also provides connections between alumni & current students.

Membership Criteria

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is composed of the officers of the Association (President, Vice-President, Vice-President of Auxiliary Groups (AG), and Secretary; a representative from each of the following groups: Council for IWU Women(CFW), Golden Titans, Greek Alumni Network (GAN), Minority Alumni Network (MAN), Pride Alumni Community (PAC), and the Young Alumni Council (YAC); the chair of the following committees: Regional Alumni Chapters Committee (REG), Wesleyan Fund Committee (CFW), Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee (ADM), Class Newsletter Editors Committee (CNEC); the President of the Parent Board; a representative from the University's fiftieth reunion class (ex officio); three Alumni Trustees (ex officio); the President of the University Student Senate; no fewer than twelve at large Directors*; and the University's Director of Alumni Relations (ex officio).  A representative from each of the above will be chosen by his/her respective group and will serve a one year term, except for officers who serve a two year term, as specified by the Bylaws of the Illinois Wesleyan University Alumni Association.

*At-large members appointed by the Board of Directors should provide diversity of class year, gender, race, and demographic representation, as well as skills that may be needed to better accomplish the Association's mission.

Alumni Association Board of Directors Members

Dirk Behrends '87
Delavan, IL

Claudia Brogan '77
Decatur, GA
Wesleyan Fund Chair
Tim Brophy '84
Joliet, IL

Debra Burt-Frazier '75
Chicago, IL

Qiana Cryer-Coupet '06
Chicago, IL
MAN Co-chair/ADM

Dave Darling '79
Tinley Park, IL

Wes Dyke '02
Garner, NC
Vice President of Engagement

Sonny Freeman '70
Hudson, IL

Guy Gebhardt '69
Atlanta, GA
REG Co-Chair

Deon Hornsby '97
Dundee, IL
Trustee representative

Megan Howe '05
Carmel, IN

Scott Huch '86
Falls Church, VA

Elly Jones '91
Murfreesboro, TN

Alan Leahigh '67
Geneva, IL
GAN/Class Newsletters

Carole Liske '77
Bristol, IL
CFW President

Evan Lowery '08
Appleton, WI

Richard Marvel '98
Bloomington, IL
Co-Chair GAN

Cecilia Mendoza '13
Cicero, IL
MAN Co-chair/GOV

Tom Monken '92
Casey, IL

Ade Olayinka '11
Durham, NC

Ed Pacchetti '91
Washington, DC
At Large

Rachel Paturi'13
Beverly Hills, CA
Co-Chair PAC

Adriane Powell
Bloomington, IL
Alumni Office

Desiree Quizon-Colquitt '89
Normal, IL

Laura Randolph '92
Bloomington, IL
Trustee representative

Jim Richter '93
Minneapolis, MN
Pride Co-Chair
Molly Rollings '99
Champaign, IL 

Jen Shaughnessy '98 
Bloomington, IL
Admission Chair 

Amy Tenhouse '97
Arlington, VA
John Thiel '66
Sun City, AZ
Greek/Wesleyan Fund

Derrick Tillman-Kelly '09 
Columbus, OH

Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas '76
Chicago, IL
Regional Co-chair
Ted Zook '85
Winnetka, IL
GOV Chair/Greek

Lane Bennett '18
Student Senate






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