The National Alumni Board of Governors represents the Daemen College/Rosary Hill College National Alumni Association. The Association was formed to serve the needs of the alumni community through the life-long pursuit of knowledge and desiring to retain close ties with the alma mater. The Association assists the College and specifically the Office of Institutional Advancement, in achieving its mission to engage alumni in direct and meaningful ways in order to develop a long-term relationship between alumni and alma mater. This group is responsible for the Distinguished Alumni Awards, the Alumni Senior Award, and works with academic departments for Distinguished Alumni recognition within disciplines.

The objectives of the National Alumni Board of Governors are to:

  • Promote the interests of the College;
  • Provide life-long educational, cultural, and social opportunities to the Association’s members and the regional community;
  • Act as the integrating organization promoting cooperation and understanding among all alumni, alumni chapters, the College, students, potential students and the regional community;
  • Encourage financial support of the College through the Annual Fund, fundraising campaigns, and other efforts by the College to bring additional financial support to the College; and
  • Ensure that Alumni Association goals match the long-range goals of the College as set forth in its Strategic Plan, Facilities Master Plan, and other strategic endeavors of the College.

Below is a list of the members of the National Alumni Board of Governors for 2017-2018:

National Alumni Board of Governors

Executive Board Members

Chair
Jacquelyn Rizzo '70
Vice Chair
Don Hogan '80
Secretary
Damian F. Desbordes '09, '13
Chapter Coordinator, Chair of the Nominating Committee
Stephanie Foreman '06
Young Alumni Representative
Samantha Stafford '06

National Alumni Board Members

JoAnn Grzechowiak '62
Lois Grollitsch '70
Maureen Kellick ‘74
Amy Wesolowski '89
M. Krista Barth '90
Paul Michaud '99
Jennifer Twist McLean '07
Andrew Lawrence '08
McKenzie Higgins  '09
Ashley Betz '12
Lauren Nedwick '13
Kali Burke '15