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, President-Elect, Vice-President for Engagement, 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
Student Alumni Council
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 for Engagement

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

Jennifer L. Jones '94
Boca Raton, FL
Council for IWU Women President

Alan Leahigh '67
Geneva, IL
GAN/Class Newsletters

Evan Lowery '08
Appleton, WI

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

Van Miller '04
Bloomington, IL
Wesleyan Fund

Tom Monken '92
Casey, IL
Parent Board/ADM

Ade Olayinka '11
Durham, NC

Ed Pacchetti '91
Washington, DC

Rachel Paturi '13
Beverly Hills, CA
Pride Tri-Chair

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 Tri-Chair

Molly Rollings '99
Champaign, IL 
Jen Shaughnessy '98 
Bloomington, IL
Admission Chair 

Amy Tenhouse '97
Arlington, VA
ADM/Parent Board

John Thiel '66
Sun City, AZ
Greek/Wesleyan Fund
Derrick Tillman-Kelly '09 
Columbus, OH
Pride Tri-Chair

Marianne Wolf-Astrauskas '76
Chicago, IL
Regional Co-Chair

Ted Zook '85
Winnetka, IL
GOV Chair/Greek
Lane Bennett '18
Student Senate President




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