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Board of Directors Committees

Committee Charges


The Admission Committee will provide alumni assistance to the Admission Office in recruiting and enrolling targeted students to DePauw and work to educate and engage the alumni in the University’s admission process.


The Advancement Committee will promote loyal financial support of the University from all alumni recommending strategies for alumni engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

Career Services

In collaboration with the Career Development Office, the Career Services Committee is dedicated to facilitating and strengthening the link among employers, alumni and students.

Regional Engagement

The Regional Engagement Committee provides meaningful opportunities which engage and connect DePauw alumni around the world.

Student Engagement

The Student Engagement Committee assists the Alumni Office in identifying strategies and programs that will help provide opportunities for engagement with current students both on and off-campus.


Alumni Association Board
COMMITTEE Assignments

(January 2019)

Association Officers
Denise Castillo Dell Isola '96, President

John Cassidy '82, Vice President
Barbara Pontius Bowman '83, Secretary                                                                              
Admission Committee Liz Copher Browning '84, Chair
Daniel A. Aranda '97
Anne Christy Ballentine '86
Alex Perdew Bhatt '00
Barbara Pontius Bowman '83
Michelle Carnahan '91
MJ Glover Dodds '78
Brian Hersh '99
Stacy Goodwin Lightfoot '99
Kathy Galliher Locke '85
Libby Fortune Somerville '78
Kim Svenson Weas '97
ADVANCEMENT COMMITTEE Jane Brazes Funke '78, Chair
Buffy Burnett Boulett '73, Vice Chair
J.R. Foster '02
Charles Compton '89
Henry Dambanemuya '13
Palak Pandya Effinger '02
Kathy Miller '73
Heather Whittemore Locke '93
Eric Wolfe '04
Career Services/Student
Engagement Committee
Tim Feemster '68, Chair
Jason Spilbeler '07, Vice Chair
Caryn Cockerill Anderson '89
Mary Church '17*
Marcus Dozier '16*
Sarah Gormley '94
Henry Malm '08
Jim Meyer '86
Ellen Miller '76
Matt Newill '09
Armaan Patel '18*
Dustin Romine '99
Regional Engagement Committee Joe Rohs '84, Chair
Myron El '76
Tripp Freeman '93
John Gergely '04
Melinda Haag '81
Jen Hetzel Hallman '00
Scott Howard '98
Jessica Daniel Moore '04
Obinna Ugokwe '05
John Wehrenberg '90
ad hoc work group on
diversity and inclusion
Brian Hersh '99, Co-chair
Stacy Goodwin Lightfoot '99, Co-chair
Melinda Haag '81
Palak Pandya Effinger '02

*Denotes student-elected representatives.