Organization Committee

Elizabeth Long Downey '06, chair  

The purpose of the Organization Committee is to oversee the operation and composition of the Board. They determine and annually evaluate the effectiveness of the Board in meeting its goals and objectives and provide orientation of newly-elected board members.

Nominating Committee

Shelia Fagan Plecha '84, chair

The Nominating Committee oversees the nomination process of Alumni Board members and nominates alumni for election to the Ohio Wesleyan University Board of Trustees as “Alumni Association Trustees.

Alumni Recognition Committee

Hillary Panas Pember ‘85, chair

The Alumni Recognition Committee’s main purpose is to identify, nominate, research, and select honorees for the Distinguished Achievement Citation (“DAC”), Alumni Awards, Honorary Alumni status, Special Awards and Young Alumni Awards, and to assist the Alumni Office in publicizing and bestowing the awards. These awards are given during Alumni Weekend during the Celebrating Ohio Wesleyan ceremony.

Admissions Committee

Ann Muenster-Nuiry '73, chair

The Admissions Committee will offer advice, counsel and support to the Admissions Office and Alumni/Parent Admissions Recruitment Team in recruiting new students and generating interactions among prospective students, students and alumni. They are active in their communities and seek out other alumni volunteers to assist in being admission ambassadors.

Alumni Chapter & Engagement Committee

Denise Sabo Brenner '00, chair

This committee works closely with the Alumni Relations Office in the organization and development of new alumni chapters and actively supports existing chapters in specific cities. This committee also supports the efforts of local leadership boards and assists with training, on-boarding and support of alumni gatherings and engagement initiatives.  

Student/Alumni Relations Committee

Mary Beth Sommer ’88, chair

The Student/Alumni Relations Committee works to promote alumni/student activities, dialogue and initiatives that help to introduce current student to their future as alumni. This committee also supports Career Services and the Office of Student Life.

Development Committee

Kristen Cemate '06, chair

This committee assists the Office of Development in identifying potential donors, fostering relationships with potential donors, showing appreciation to donors and being philanthropic leaders in the alumni community.