Meet the Staff

Director of Alumni Relations
Ann Harding
Ann has worked for IWU for over 22 years. Prior to her appointment as Director of Alumni Relations, she worked in the Hart Career Center as Assistant Director and coordinated a centralized internship program. In her current role, Ann works with the Alumni Association Board of Directors, manages alumni activities, travels extensively to meet IWU alumni, and oversees alumni communications. She and her husband have three sons, two of whom graduated from Illinois Wesleyan.

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Adriane Powell
Adriane has worked at Illinois Wesleyan since 2010. Prior to her appointment as the Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, she worked as the Senior Administrative Assistant for the University's Advancement Office. A graduate of Illinois State University, Adriane has a background in education and the travel industry. She has also been very active in the community and on campus as a volunteer.  Adriane enjoys long-distance bicycle trips and interacting with people from a variety of backgrounds. She is learning all about empty-nest syndrome with a son and a daughter in college.

Events Coordinator
Connie Vail
Connie began her career at IWU in 2004 after moving from Springfield, IL to Bloomington.  Before joining the Alumni Relations Office in July of 2007, where she currently works as Events Coordinator, she worked in the Business Office as the Students Accounts Coordinator. Connie thoroughly enjoys working with Alumni by organizing Alumni Connection events both throughout the US and on campus. This includes Homecoming, the largest on-campus alumni event.


Office Coordinator
Brenda Milcik
Brenda joined the Alumni Relations Office in March of 2013. As Office Coordinator, she is ready to greet you when you call, walk in the door, or email. She and the student worker staff can help you with questions and registration for events. She is a graduate of Illinois State University. Brenda and her husband have a son and daughter in Unit 5 schools.

Student Staff
Peter Ruther '14
Lia Analitis '16
Anna Moczynski '16
Allyson Jaspers '16

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