Alumni Association Board of Directors

The Board of Directors establishes policy and reviews and critiques programs and activities conducted by the Alumni and Parent Engagement team that support the mission of the association and the College. The Board determines Association awards, selects new board members, and considers any other matters which need formal approval.

Board Selection

New board members shall be elected by a majority vote of existing Board members. All efforts will be made to have the Alumni Board be representative of the Alumni Association in class year, vocation, gender, and residence.

Board Expectations

Board members serve a three-year term with the option of serving a second term. Members are expected to:

  • Talk about Gustavus at every available opportunity.
  • Encourage high school students to look at Gustavus.
  • Talk with other alumni about past, present, and future positive Gustavus experiences and ways they can be involved.
  • Be enthusiastic supporters of Gustavus.
  • Set an example to consistently support the College financially and with service, especially during the board term.
Current Board Members
Class Year First Name Maiden Last Name City State
1982 J.C. Anderson Edina MN
1991 Rick Barbari Chanhassen MN
1979 Mark Bergman Minnetonka MN
1991 Mary Booker Newark DE
2006 Sarah Schueffner Borgendale Minneapolis MN
2002 Jen Brandenburg Minneapolis MN
1969 Mike Bussey Woodbury MN
2010 Sara Schnell Elenkiwich Orono MN
1990 Bruce Ensrud Edina MN
2013 Alissa Fahrenz Bloomington MN
1994 Amy Zenk James Eden Prairie MN
1992 Peter Kitundu Des Moines IA
1985 Todd Krough Plymouth MN
1966 Bill Laumann Saint Peter MN
2015 Jessica Martinez Minneapolis MN
1990 Dan Michel Chicago IL
1968 John Moorhead Naples FL
2016 Jace Riggin Minneapolis MN
1979 Deb Johnson Rosenberg Eden Prairie MN
1983 Mary Anderson Rothfusz Fargo ND
1977 Mark Scharmer Lakeville MN
2006 Daniel Sellers Hamel MN
2002 Vidya Sivan Boston MA
1973 Marcia Stephens Richfield MN
2006 Matt Swenson Minneapolis MN
1982 Ann McGowan Wasson Duluth MN
2008 Esther Mulder Widmalm-Delphonse Leesburg VA

Past President: Kara Buckner '97

Ex Officio to the Board of Trustees/Past, Past President: Gordon Mansergh '84

Emeritus Members: Kay Rethwill Moline '56

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