Committee—Parade of Nations Committee
2015 Parade of Nations Committee
The Parade of Nations committee is comprised of members of the community, Michigan Tech and Finlandia Universities. The members are responsible for selecting the theme; organizing the parade and multicultural festival; soliciting donations; screening and approving float and performance applications and grant requests; and disbursing funds to qualifying organizations.
If you would like to find out how to become a committee member, please contact our Committee Chair or call IPS at 906-487-2160.
Darnishia Slade, 2015 Chair – Michigan Tech International Programs and Services
Vienna Chapin, 2015 Co-Chair - Michigan Tech International Programs and Services
Brenda Anttila - Michigan Tech University Center for Diversity and Inclusion
Scott Austin - Michigan Tech University
Laura Bianucci - Finlandia University
Kiersten Birondo - Houghton Community and Lake Superior Community Broadcasting Corp.
Machel Burgess – Michigan Tech International Programs and Services
Cindy Barrett -Homestead Graphics and Design
Jenn Donovan - Michigan Tech University Marketing & Communications
Laura Givens - Michigan Tech International Programs and Services
Nopparuj Saipong - Michigan Tech student
Joe Schutte – Eagle Radio
Nisa Shamshun - Michigan Tech student
Mary Stevens – Michigan Tech International Programs and Services
Bob Wenc – Michigan Tech International Programs and Services
Maryann Wilcox – Michigan Tech Student Activities