Alumni and Friends

Current Board Members

Executive Committee

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Dan Batten '88

Daniel Batten '88
President

BS in Business Administration
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Emily C. McDonald '12
Vice President
BS in Environmental Engineering
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Kristin J. Kolodge '95
Secretary
BS in Mechanical Engineering
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Jenna M. Joestgen '10
Treasurer
BS in Biomedical Engineering
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Robert Wojcik

Robert G. (Bob) Wojcik '91
Past President
BS in Electrical Engineering
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Brenda Rudiger
Assistant Vice President for Alumni Engagement
Ex Officio
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Board Members

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Britta Anderson '15

Britta Anderson '15
Term ends: 2024
BS in Electrical Engineering
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Chad Arney

Chad A. Arney '99
Term ends: 2020
BS in Biological Sciences
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Joseph Azzarello

Joseph A. (Joe) Azzarello '78, '80
Term ends: 2020
BS in Mechanical Engineering
MS in Environmental Engineering
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Matthew J. Barens '05
Term ends: 2022
BS in Mechanical Engineering
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Andrew Burton

Andrew J. Burton '83, '97
Term ends: 2022
BS in Forestry
PhD in Forestry Science
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Derek S. Chapel '05
Term ends: 2022
BS in Electrical Engineering
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Tim Hartwig '97

Timothy R. (Tim) Hartwig '97
Term ends: 2024
BS in Electrical Engineering
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Jackie Jiran '96

Jackie L. Jiran '96
Term ends: 2024
BS in Civil Engineering
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Sarah Lorenz

Sarah Lorenz
MTSF Student Representative
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Scott McBain '86

Scott A. McBain '86
Term ends: 2024
BS in Civil Engineering
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Elizabeth Merz '17

Elizabeth M. Merz '17
Term ends: 2024
BS in Chemical Engineering
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Adam Mitteer '03, '17

Adam A. Mitteer '03, '17
Term ends: 2024
BS in Business Administration
MS in Data Science
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Hannah North '16

Hannah North '16
Term ends: 2024
MS in Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors
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Michael D. Peterson '85

Michael D. Peterson '85
Term ends: 2020
BS in Civil Engineering
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Dennis M. Sage '86
Term ends: 2022
BS in Scientific and Technical Communication
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Apurva Baruah

Apurva Baruah
GSG Student Representative
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Andrew VanDyke '11

Andrew J. VanDyke '11
Term ends: 2024
BS in Forestry
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Ashwin Vekaria

Ashwin K. Vekaria '12
Term ends: 2020
BS in Materials Science and Engineering
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Life Directors

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Life Directors are past members of the Michigan Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors who wish to remain engaged in the activities of the Board. They may participate in Board meetings as ex-officio non-voting members and serve as a source of institutional memory for the Board. 

Ed Eiswerth '77

Ed Eiswerth '77
BS in Forestry
Past President


Lisa Fernstrum '91

Lisa Fernstrum '91
BS in Biological Sciences
Past Secretary, 2008–2013


Sean Fernstrum

Sean Fernstrum '90
BS in Scientific and Technical Communication


Kevin Grzelak

Kevin Grzelak '89
BS in Electrical Engineering


Sally Heidtke '81

Sally Heidtke '81
BS in Chemical Engineering


Cynthia Hodges '87

Cynthia Hodges '87
BS in Mechanical Engineering
MS in Mechanical Engineering


SherAaron Hurt

SherAaron N. Hurt '09
BS in Business Administration
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Kerry Irons

Kerry A. Irons '72
Secretary
Term ends: 2018
BS in Chemical Engineering
MS in Business Administration
MS in Chemical Engineering
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Stephen Kamykowski

Stephen L. Kamykowski '70
BS in Metallurgical Engineering 


Linda Kennedy

Linda Kennedy '91
BS in Scientific and Technical Communication


Fred Koerschner '81

Fred Koerschner '81
BS in Mechanical Engineering


Rom LaPointe '92

Romuald LaPointe '92
BS in Scientific and Technical Communication


Mark Mitchell

Mark Mitchell '77
BS in Biological Sciences


Paul Ninefeldt

Paul Ninefeldt '96
BS in Chemical Engineering
Past Treasurer, 2006–2008
Past Vice President, 2008–2010
Past President, 2010–2013


John Peavey

John Peavey '74
AAS in Electrical Engineering Technology


Gerald Philo

Gerald Philo '80
BS in Mechanical Engineering


Darnishia Slade '98

Darnishia Slade '98
Past President
BS in Business Administration


Denise Slattery

Denise A. Slattery, PE '94
Term ends: 2018
BS in Civil Engineering
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Jacque Smith

Jacque Smith '85
BS in Mechanical Engineering


Jeffrey Sudderth

Jeffrey A. Sudderth '06
Term ends: 2016
BS in Mining Engineering/Economics


Tim Thomas '81

Timothy N. (Tim) Thomas '81
BS in Mechanical Engineering


Dick Timmons '69

Dick Timmons '69
BS in Civil Engineering


Scott Usitalo

Scott Usitalo '81
BS in General Engineering


Sheryl Wright '91

Sheryl Wright '91
BS in Chemical Engineering


Jeffrey Zeman

Jeffrey J. (Jeff) Zeman '97
Past Treasurer
BS in Environmental Engineering