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Alumni Council


The Alumni Council is the executive committee for the Westminster College Alumni Association and assists the College in engaging its alumni. The Council focuses on the following areas:

  • Communicating with alumni
  • Encouraging class reunions and attendance at alumni events
  • Planning and assisting with Alumni Weekend
  • Developing and increasing alumni giving
  • Assisting graduating seniors and alumni in seeking employment
  • Recognizing the achievements of alumni in their chosen field and service to the College
  • Working with the College to improve the quality of the college life of its students
  • Welcoming graduating seniors into the Association
  • Assisting the College in recruiting new students


Get involved and support Westminster!

The Westminster Alumni Council is taking nominations for at-large and area representatives to fulfill vacancies and upcoming terms. Ideal candidates should possess a passion for Westminster College, strong leadership and organizational skills and the ability to motivate fellow alumni to be engaged.

Members are expected to attend fall and spring meetings on campus and participate in regional engagement activities. Appointments are for 1 or 2 year terms with the option to renew.

If you are interested in becoming involved or would like to recommend fellow alumni, please submit an Alumni Council Nomination form or contact the Alumni Office at 573-592-5319 or alumni@westminster-mo.edu. The Nominations Committee will review submissions and contact alumni as opportunities are available.

Current Members

Alumni Council 2015-2016

Officers
President - Frank Hunter ’77 – Woodbury, MN
Vice President – Kristen Jackson ’06 Columbia, MO

Executive Committee Members
Alumni Awards Chair –David Jackson '10 St. Louis, MO
Alumni Weekend Chair(s) –Carson Duchatschek ’93 – Collinsville, IL
Nomination/Membership Chair – Marissa Denehy ’08 St Louis

Members:

St. Louis
Nick Diefenbach ’07; Richmond Heights, MO
Russ Green ’80; St. Louis, MO
Betsy Humphreys ’83; St. Louis, MO
Steve Humphreys ’83; St. Louis, MO
David Jackson ’10; Lake St. Louis, MO
Peter Jones ’02; Crestwood, MO
Justin King ’12; St. Louis, MO

Columbia, Fulton, Jefferson City, Rolla (Mid Missouri)
Ryan Dillon ’06; Rolla, MO
Dillon-Oestreich ’01; Fulton, MO
Johanna Dowdy ’83; Columbia, MO
Amanda Owens ’03; Columbia, MO
John Rooney ’94; Columbia, MO
Sarah Veile ’04; Jefferson City

Kansas City
Grace Clifton ’14; Kansas City, MO
Lindsey Dennis ’14; Kansas City, MO
Tim Lamkin ’75; Lee’s Summit, MO
Lewis McKenzie ’02; Grandview, MO
Norman Smith ’77; Kansas City, MO

Dallas
Jessica Bass Bolander ’05; Dallas, TX
George Mahn ’92; Dallas, TX
Travis Sartain ’97; Dallas, TX
David Vassar ’88; Dallas, TX

Tulsa
Natalie Kramer ’11; Tulsa, OK

Oklahoma City
Robert (Bobby) Mather ’98; Edmond, OK
Emily Richardson Blake ’94; Oklahoma City, OK

Arkansas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Washington DC
Platt Hubbell ’76; Nisswa, MN
Katherine Humphreys ’09; Boston, MA
Pat Nichols ’76; Washington, DC

President Westminster College Ambassadors
Dylan Hixon ’16
Term – July 1, 2015 – July 1, 2016

Senior Class President
Kevin Ludwig ‘16
Term – July 1, 2015 – July 1, 2016


Alumni Council Profiles

Name:Marissa Tyler Denehy
Class Year:2008
Graduate/Professional education completed:Undergrad-Business Finance/Political Science
MBA-UMSL (graduating May 2016)
Employer:Wells Fargo Advisors
Job Title:Officer/Performance Coach-New Advisor Strategy
Hometown:St. Louis, MO
Contact:marelty@gmail.com
             314-488-0218

Name:Lindsey Dennis
Class Year:2015
Graduate/Professional education completed:N/A
Employer:Kansas City Public School-Phillis Wheatly Elementary
Job Title:3rd Grade Teacher
Hometown:Kansas City, MO
Contact:lindseymdennis@gmail.com
             501-940-5561

Name:Nick Diefenbach
Class Year:2007
Graduate/Professional education completed:Bachelor of Arts-Business Communication
Employer:Washington University
Job Title:Regional Director/Development
Hometown:St. Louis, MO
Contact:diefennr@gmail.com

Name:Jamie Dillon Oestreich
Class Year:2001
Graduate/Professional education completed:BA Business Administration WC '01
Masters of Business Administration WWU '05
Employer:Ameren Missouri
Job Title:Strategic Communications Advisor
Hometown:Fulton, MO
Contact:joestreich@ameren.com

Name:Elizabeth (Betsy) L. Schultz Humphreys
Class Year:1983
Graduate/Professional education completed:Project Management Manager (PMP)
Employer:AT&T
Job Title:Principal Program Manager
Hometown:St. Louis, MO
Contact:eh9423@att.com
             314-919-7578
             314-821-3453

Name:Russ Green
Class Year:1980
Graduate/Professional education completed:Charted Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC)
Employer:Ameriprise
Job Title:Vice President/Financial Advisor
Hometown:St. Louis, MO
Contact:russell.green@ampf.com

Name:Frank Hunter
Class Year:1977
Graduate/Professional education completed:Political Science
Employer:Esch Construction Supply
Job Title:Vice President of Sales
Hometown:Woodbury, MN
Contact:frankhunter1973@gmail.com
             612-248-4189

Name:Kristen (Leone) Jackson
Class Year:2006
Graduate/Professional education completed:Stephens College '12/Med School Counseling
Employer:
Job Title:Mom
Hometown:Columbia, MO
Contact:kmjackson06@hotmail.com
             314-712-0413

Name:Peter Jones
Class Year:2002
Graduate/Professional education completed:M.A. Spanish
Employer:Hapara, Inc.
Job Title:Director of Sales and Channel Operation
Hometown:St. Louis, MO
Contact:petermjones79@gmail.com
              LinkedIn email: peter_m_jones@me.com
              314-449-0710

Name:George Mahn, III
Class Year:1992
Graduate/Professional education completed:BA English
Employer:Gentry Avenue Productions
Job Title:Owner, Composer/Producer
Hometown:Dallas, TX
Contact:mahng@gentryave.com

Name:Robert Mather
Class Year:1998
Graduate/Professional education completed:Ph.D
Employer:Univeristy of Central Oklahoma
Job Title:Professor of Psychology
Hometown:Edmond, OK
Contact:rmather@uco.edu

Name:Amanda (Signaigo) Owens
Class Year:2003
Graduate/Professional education completed:Doctor of Chiropractic
Employer:Tiger Family Chiropractic
Job Title:Owner/Chiropractor
Hometown:Columbia, MO
Contact:amanda.signaigo@gmail.com
             573-443-1414

Name:John Rooney
Class Year:1994
Graduate/Professional education completed:Bachelor of Arts/Business Administration
Employer:Shelter Insurance
Job Title:Vice President, Information Services
Hometown:Columbia, MO
Contact:johntrooney@gmail.com

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