The Alumni Association Board of Directors is the pinnacle of volunteer leadership within the Missouri Western Alumni Association.

They work with the Director of Alumni Relations and the University Advancement team to create programs which are supportive of and consistent with the values and vision of the University.

Board members are selected from current volunteers or otherwise active alumni.

Responsibilities of Board Membership

  • Attend 3-4 meetings each year in person or via tele/video conference — The President of the Association and/or the Director of Alumni Relations should be notified of absences 48 hours prior to the meeting date
  • Serve on and/or chair at least one Alumni Board committee
  • Participate in and/or chair at least two Association events or initiatives – particularly those events held in or around one’s community
  • Attend and actively participate in Fall Homecoming and Spring Reunion events
  • Attend and/or participate in University sponsored events
  • Identify and/or introduce potential new alumni volunteers to the activities of the Association
  • Identify and/or introduce new giving prospects to the University’s development staff
  • Participate in the annual fund (unrestricted) at a comfortable level with a goal of reaching League for Excellence participation

Estimated Time Commitment

5-10 hours per month depending on the activity or initiative

Nominate a Board Member

Officers

Mary Workman '75
Mary Workman '75President
St. Joseph
Lai-Monté Hunter '99
Lai-Monté Hunter '99Vice President
Batesville, Arkansas

Members

Emily Baumann '10
Emily Baumann '10
St. Joseph
Brian Gray '90
Brian Gray '90
Kansas City
Claudia James '89
Claudia James '89
Kansas City
Kendell Misemer '82
Kendell Misemer '82
Stanberry
James Sanders '84
James Sanders '84
Parkville
Alexis Williams '18
Alexis Williams '18
Kansas City
Marilyn Beck '77
Marilyn Beck '77
St. Joseph
Jaime Habersat '99
Jaime Habersat '99
Peculiar
James Jeffers '73
James Jeffers '73
St. Joseph
Stacey Lawrence '10
Stacey Lawrence '10
St. Joseph
Ralph Schank '82
Ralph Schank '82
Savannah
Tona Williams '00
Tona Williams '00Immediate Past President
St. Joseph
Linda Crabtree '60
Linda Crabtree '60
Kansas City
Diane Hook '90
Diane Hook '90
St. Joseph
David Karleskint '90
David Karleskint '90
St. Joseph
Leayn Losh '88
Leayn Losh '88
Kansas City
Molly Pierce '77
Molly Pierce '77
St. Joseph
Nah'Ryan Reed-Crawford
Nah'Ryan Reed-CrawfordStudent Representative
Kansas City
Jodi Deering '01
Jodi Deering '01
Savannah
Linda Kerner '73
Linda Kerner '73
St. Joseph
Dennis Merritt '01
Dennis Merritt '01
Stewartsville
Natalie Redmond '00
Natalie Redmond '00
St. Joseph
Janice Wallace '98
Janice Wallace '98
Grandview