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

Lai-Monté Hunter '99
Lai-Monté Hunter '99President
Batesville, Arkansas
Brian Gray '90
Brian Gray '90Vice President
Kansas City
Mary Workman '75
Mary Workman '75Immediate Past President
St. Joseph

Members

Emily Baumann '10
Emily Baumann '10
St. Joseph
Jodi Deering '01
Jodi Deering '01
Savannah
Stacey Lawrence '10
Stacey Lawrence '10
St. Joseph
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
Dennis Merritt '01
Dennis Merritt '01
Stewartsville
Ralph Schank '82
Ralph Schank '82
Savannah
Tona Williams '00
Tona Williams '00
St. Joseph
Linda Crabtree '60
Linda Crabtree '60
Kansas City
Leayn Losh '88
Leayn Losh '88
Kansas City
Kendell Misemer '82
Kendell Misemer '82
Stanberry
Jordan Shadwick '09
Jordan Shadwick '09
St. Joseph
Jacob Cunning '16
Jacob Cunning '16
Atlanta
James Jeffers '73
James Jeffers '73
St. Joseph
Natalie Redmond '00
Natalie Redmond '00
St. Joseph
Janice Wallace '98
Janice Wallace '98
Grandview