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

Officers

Tona Williams '00
Tona Williams '00President
St. Joseph
Mary Workman '76
Mary Workman '76Vice President
St. Joseph

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
Paige Klocke '16
Paige Klocke '16
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
Phyllis Myers '56
Phyllis Myers '56
St. Joseph
Ralph Schank '82
Ralph Schank '82
Savannah
Reyhan Wilkinson '17
Reyhan Wilkinson '17
Kansas City
Linda Crabtree '60
Linda Crabtree '60
Kansas City
Diane Hook '90
Diane Hook '90
St. Joseph
David Karleskint '90
David Karleskint '90
St. Joseph
Learn Losh '88
Learn Losh '88
Kansas City
Molly Pierce '77
Molly Pierce '77
St. Joseph
Angie Springs '02
Angie Springs '02
St. Joseph
Jodi Deering '01
Jodi Deering '01
Savannah
Lai-Monte Hunter '99
Lai-Monte Hunter '99
Batesville, AR
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