Alumni Board

As a Nazareth College graduate, you are one of over 30,000 alumni living in every part of the United States and in many foreign countries. All Nazareth graduates are a part of the Alumni Association. The representative body of the alumni association is the Nazareth College Alumni Board.

The purpose of the Alumni Board is to promote a spirit of association between the college and its alumni, support efforts to maintain and enhance Nazareth's tradition of excellence and represent alumni on matters affecting the quality and character of Nazareth College.

If you are interested in joining one of the standing committees, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (585) 389-2472.

2013-2014 Alumni Board Executive Committee

  • President: Sandra Mrugala DeMott '89
  • Vice President: Carrie Adamson Morabito '97
  • Alumni Trustee: Laurie Schon Leo '89
  • President Ex Officio: Lucas Hiley '03

Admissions Committee

The Admissions Committee works with both Alumni Relations and Admissions staff to involve alumni in the recruitment of prospective students.


  • Katie Baldwin '08
  • John O'Gorman '85, '90G

Advancement Committee

The Advancement Committee works with Advancement staff  to educate, recruit, engage, and steward fellow alumni in support of the College's advancement goals.


  • Jenny Medden Giessler '95
  • Larry Yovanoff '78

Alumni Awards Committee

The Awards Committee works with Alumni Relations staff to promote alumni awards, recruit nominations, and select winners.


  • Patty George Grabosky '89
  • Mary Wychowski '90

Athletics Committee

The Athletics Committee works with both Alumni Relations and Athletics staff to involve alumni in the programming and solicitation of, as well as communication with, alumni athletes.


  • Jon Zatyko '85

Career Services Committee

The Career Services Committee works with both Alumni Relations and Career Services staff to involve alumni in current students' and graduates' job searches, and provide mentoring, networking, and internship opportunities.


  • Kristin Coleman Bergholtz '02, '04G
  • Jennifer Bielicki Jopson '00, '09G

Regional Chapters Committee

The Chapter Committee works with Alumni Relations staff to engage regional alumni with the College through communications, programming, and involvement.

Chair of Albany Chapter

  • Kaitlyn Oudt '11

Chair of Boston Chapter

  • Leah Flynn '98

Co-Chairs of Buffalo Chapter

  • Terri Fiegl Flaherty '93
  • Deanna Buscaglia Messinger '99

Co-Chairs of Charlotte Chapter

  • Kerry Church '07, '09G
  • Alexandra Persson '11

Chair of Columbus, Ohio Chapter

  • Matt Orioli '91

Chair of Long Island Chapter

  • Michelle Wright Johnson '05, '11G

Chair of New York City Chapter

  • Vivian Ginorio '99

Chair of Philadelphia, PA Chapter

  • Currently seeking chair

Chair of Rochester Chapter

  • Liz Bremer '06

Co-Chairs of South Florida Chapter

  • Matt Campbell '07
  • Kyle Crawford '07

Chair of Syracuse Chapter

  • Clare Arezina '06

Co-Chairs of Washington DC Chapter

  • Rebecca Boyer '98
  • Paul Morris '95