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Board of Directors

The Alumni Board of Directors consists of 30 directors, eligible for election for up to two three-year terms. They serve as an advisory board to the Alumni Association. Board members are diverse in age, gender, ethnicity, and geographic area and reflect the various constituencies of the university. Alumni board members serve as ambassadors by helping to advocate for the university and raise the visibility of the university and association programs and services.

Officers:

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Deseria Creighton-Barney ’87
President
Talent Acquisition Manager
United Methodist Family Services

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Nathan Lavinka ’11
Vice President
Account Executive
JustWorks

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Rhonda Arsenault
Secretary-Treasurer and COO
Senior Associate Vice President for Advancement/COO
Virginia Tech — Advancement Division

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Charlie Phlegar ’79, ’87
Executive Vice President

Vice President for Advancement
Virginia Tech — Advancement Division

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Mark Lawrence ’80
Past President
Vice President for Government and External Affairs
Carilion Clinic

Directors:

  • Trenton D. Bauserman ’00
  • The Hon. Daniel W. Bird Jr. ’60 – Honorary
  • R. Brent Blevins Jr. ’03, ’05
  • Juanisha C. Brooks ’08
  • Christine T. Bryan ’87
  • Michelle T. Cobb ’00
  • Matthew K. Cook ’12
  • Traci J. DeShazor ’08
  • Eric L. Eley ’85
  • Thomas J. Fast ’06
  • Deborah Barackman Flippo ’83
  • Justin O. Graves ’12, ’14
  • Jennifer L. Griesbach ’07
  • William B. Holtzman ’59 – Honorary
  • Gene A. James ’53 – Honorary
  • Mary Virginia Jones ’62 – Honorary
  • Matthew T. Joy ’14
  • Peter S. Larkin ’85
  • William C. Latham ’55 – Honorary
  • Kevin M. (Mike) Lavery ’81
  • Yiu Fung (Marco) Leung ’12
  • David E. Lowe ’63 – Honorary
  • Randy M. Lucas ’91, ’92
  • Laura M. Morillo ’84
  • Kyle T. Pedrotty ’03
  • Robert E. Radspinner ’77
  • Catherine Hunt Rosenstock ’95
  • Richard S. Roszak ‘71
  • George E. “Buddy” Russell ’52 – Honorary
  • Bridget Ryan Berman ’82
  • Winston A. Samuels ’81, ’83
  • Camille DaDamio Siskoy ’11
  • Keith R. Stemple ’95
  • Brian T. Sullivan ’93
  • Claudia K. True ’81, ’86
  • Thomas T. Winborne ’75
  • Charles T. Wood ’70