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Alumni Executive Board

The Alumni Association is made up of more than 20,000 College alumni, residing across the nation and in more than 50 foreign countries. The Alumni Association is led by the Alumni Executive Board (AEB),


2024-25 Alumni Executive Board (AEB) Leadership

Chair: Leah Giambarresi MacDonald '03, M.S.'10, C'05
Vice-Chair: TBA July 2024

2024-25 Committee Chairs

Student and Alumni Connections:TBA July 2024
Community and Campus Service: TBA July 2024
The Hood Ring: TBA July 2024
Alumni Communication and Engagement: TBA July 2024

2024-25 Chair of the Board Scholar Student AEB Representatives 

(TBA Fall 2024)


2023-24 Alumni Executive Board (AEB) Members 

  • Jacki Resop Amato '95
    Administrative Assistant, Rocchi Construction, Inc.
  • Kathrine M. Anderson '86
  • Ashley Rose Bennett '14: 
    Social Work Care Manager, Meritus Health
  • Victoria Benson '04: 
    English Teacher, Linganore High School
  • Joy Miller Beveridge '82: 
    Director of General Operations, Clinical Monitoring Research Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. (retired)
  • Mary Thompson Calhoun '81: 
    Personal Care Assistant, Senior Helpers
  • Shina' R. Castain '98: 
    Regional Administrator, Northern Region, Maryland Division of Parole and Probation
  • Trish Crowell ’04, M’08: 
    Biology Teacher, Tuscarora High School, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Melinda Cohen Donegan '93: 
    Senior Account Manager, Manning Media, Inc.
  • Nicholas Duafala '14: 
    Principal, K Street Capital
  • Elaheh Eghbal '13, M.A.'21, C'21: 
    Hubspot Marketing Automation Specialist,MITRE
  • Victoria Idoni '06: 
    Media Planner, Finders Consulting Group
  • Faith M. Kiser '24
  • Ellen-Marie Samsen Knehans '84, P'18: 
    Teacher, Sierra Sands Unified School District (retired)
  • Spencer Knoll '13: 
    Director of U.S. Policy and Advocacy, Malaria No More
  • Leah Giambarresi MacDonald '03, M.S.'10, C'05
    Investigational New Drug Application Manager, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
  • Sara Myers McCain '12: 
    Accountant/Tax Preparer, C.P. Abod LLC; Event Planner, The Wine Kitchen
  • Melanie Muscar '04, MBA'07, M.A.'18
    Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State; Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy Reserves|
  • Patrick O'Brien '17: 
    School Counselor, Winston Churchill High School, Montgomery County Public Schools
  • Zachary D. Roberson '12: 
    Coordinator, Student Leadership and Service, Frederick Community College
  • Brielle E. Rozmus '19: 
    Assistant Director of Donor Relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
  • Elena F. Rowe '21: 
    Educational and Virtual Programs Coordinator, L.E.E.P TO COLLEGE Foundation
  • Sarah G. Sardina '23: 
    Special Education Teacher, Kemptown Elementary School, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Cheyenne Simmons '19
    Life Sciences Accreditation Officer, A2LA
  • Stephanie Bulka Smith '03
    Family Physician, Fort Meade Community Outpatient Clinic
  • Lisa Wells '09: 
    Night Supervisor, Wawa
  • Caylee Winpigler '21
    Administrative Assistant, Ausherman Family Foundation; Graduate Student, American University