Alumni Association board members bring a unique perspective and a passion to provide strong leadership for association programs and activities in collaboration with the university and the NMU family. Board members promote engagement and participation through involvement and provide opportunities to recruit new board leaders and volunteers, members and supporters. If you would like to reach out to the board please email nmualumniboard@alumni.nmu.edu.  Please indicate a name in the subject line if you are wishing to contact a specific member.

View the NMU Alumni Association Board of Directors Committee Overview.

2021 Alumni Association Board Members

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Jan portrait

Jan Haapala `02

President

History/Political Science
Milwaukee, WI

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Brendan portrait

Brendan Franklin '13

Vice President

Nursing
Traverse City, MI

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David portrait

David Belanger '76, '79

Music Education
Chicago, IL

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Boling, Melodie

Melodie Anderson Boling '93, '01

Co-Chair, Regional Hubs Committee

English/Writing
Lake Isabella, MI

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Allison portrait

Allison Bowles '07

Hospitality Management
Chicago, IL 

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Lois portrait

Lois Bressette '86, '02

Health Education
Public Administration
Clintonville, WI

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Derek portrait

Derek Bush '11

Economics
Marquette, MI 

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Christopher portrait

Christopher Charboneau '93

Chair, Career & Professional Development Committee

Music Education
Madison Heights, MI

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Richard portrait

Richard Cormier '91, '05

Earth Science
Painesdale, MI

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Lindsay portrait

Lindsay Demske '01

Public Relations/Psychology
Minneapolis, MN

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Niki portrait

Niki Drever '95

Cytotechnology
Forest Park, IL

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Jessica portrait

Jessica Durkin '97, '01

Biology/Zoology
Northville, MI

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Barton portrait

Barton Foster '79

Sociology
Livonia, MI

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James portrait

James Grahek '81

Marketing
Plymouth, MN

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Jeri Portrait

Jeri Hosang '92, '99

Nursing
Marquette, MI

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Diane portrait

Diane Husic '81

Chair, Alumni Awards Committee

Biochemistry
Bethlehem, PA

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Amalea portrait

Amalea Karavias Vega '02

Public Relations
Denver, CO

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William portrait

William Laakso '84

Psychology
Green Bay, WI

Michael Lenten '07

Political Science/Social Work
Negaunee, MI

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Frank Mumford

Frank Mumford '08

Chair, Board Development Committee

Economics/Entrepreneurship
St. Paul, MN

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Mylan portrait

Mylan Murphy '12, '14

Entertainment & Sports Promotion
Training, Development & Performance Improvement
Akron, OH

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Michael portrait

Michael Oswald '03

Construction Management
Rowlett, TX

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Andrea portrait

Andrea Schmoldt '09

Chair, Initiatives Committee

Public Relations
Sun Prairie, WI

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Ronald portrait

Ronald Seaberry '98, '01

Education
Adrian, MI

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Kurt portrait

Kurt VanWormer '77

Co-Chair, Regional Hubs Committee

Business Administration
Houston, TX

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Morgan portrait

Morgan Waller '16, '18

Public Relations/Public Administration
Burnham, IL

Past Board Members

Alicia Chenhalls '93
Amanda Cross '03, '05
Amy Wiljanen Hathaway '91
Angela Thompson '97
Angeline Major '54*
Annie Van Dyke '79
April Lindala '97, '03, '06
Art Allen '53*
Barbara Gusick '60, '66*
Barry Axelrod '69*
Bruce A. Avenall '98
Bruce Anderson '61*
Byron Johnson '68*
Carissa Waters '04
Charles Mangrum II '61, '63
Christine Marshall '79
Clifford Luft '61, '67
Clyde F. Kohn '35
Daniel Trotochaud, Jr. '68*
Daune Weiss '69*
Dave Mogush '84
David Gregory '92
David O'Connor '96, '12
David Wirth '72
Debra McPherson '74, '82*
Dominic Sarvello '64, '70*
Don Hartman '65, '71
Doreen Avenall '96
Dorothy Perine '52*
Dr. Laurence Sain '50*
Dr. Richard Peura '69*

Edward Kukuk '48*
Ernest Johnson '31*
Fabiana Perera '05
Fred Stonehouse '70, '77
Frederick "Fritz" Nelson '73
Fritz Wilson '58, '61*
Garn Lewis '86*
Garnet Lewis '86
George McCormick '52, '61*
George Uren '49*
Gerald Goerlitz '62*
Gertrude Overton '47*
Ivan Ryan '54, '57*
James Jenkin '81, '84*
Janet Nellis Mendler '68
Jeffry Jurmu '70*
Jennifer Giangrasse '03
Jeremy Pickens '01
Jeremy Pickens '01*
Jim Hundrieser
Jim Jenkin '81, '84
Jodie Filpus '00
Joe Evans '81, '83*
John Hogan '29*
Joseph A. Evans '81, '83*
Julee Kaurala '05, '07
Juliet Hoffman '94
Kay Helberg '59
Keith Glendon
Kelly Goldman '94
Kelsey Potes '13
Kris Day '94*

Loren Aho `00 `07
Mark Kolesar '86*
Michael Nelsen '63*
Pat Wilson '92
Paul Millenbach '84*
Rich Dabney '87
Rick Popp '88, '90*
Robert Glascott '67
Robert McKindles '34*
Robert Mercier '62, '65*
Scott Francis ’80
Scott Holman '65*
Susan Bilkey '82*
Susanne Dahlke '63*
Walter Scanlon '81, '86
Nicole Kreis '01
Sandy MacLean '56
Mark Vanderlist '72
Rebecca Thompson '09
James Seelye, Jr. '03
James Skoglund '82
Mary Snyder '98, '07
Alan Swanson '05
Curt Tucker '82, '08
Dennis Ware '84
Kelly Wagner '98
William Bowerman '91
Philip Zaleski '02
Troy Huggett '92
Alice Hancock '88
Eric Bolduc '94
Robert Archibald '70, '72

Those with * next to their name are past presidents.
Those with ** next to their name are past vice presidents.