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Alumni Executive Board

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

2023-24 Alumni Executive Board Leadership

  • Leah Giambarresi MacDonald '03, M.S.'10, C'05, President
    Investigational New Drug Application Manager, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
  • Elaheh Eghbal '13, M '21, C'21, Alumni & Student Engagement Chair
    Hubspot Marketing Automation Specialist, MITRE Corporation
  • Trish Crowell ’04, M’08, Hood Legacy Ring & Scholarship Chair
    Biology Teacher, Frederick County Public Schools
  • Lisa Wells '09, Community & Civic Engagement Co-Chair
    Night Supervisor, Wawa

2023-24 Chair of the Board Student Representatives

  • Genevi J. Babati '24
  • Riley L. Fitz '24 

2023-24 Alumni Executive Board Members 

  • Jacki Resop Amato '95: Administrative Assistant, Rocchi Construction, Inc.
  • Ashley Rose Bennett '14: Social Work Care Manager, Meritus Health
  • Victoria Benson '04: English Teacher, Linganore High School
  • RaeAnn Butler '89: Administrator and President, Edenton Retirement Community
  • Melinda Cohen Donegan '93: Senior Account Manager, Manning Media, Inc.
  • Breann Harwood '16: Assistant Director, Student Engagement/Orientation, Hood College
  • Joy Miller Beveridge '82, Community & Civic Engagement Co-Chair
    Director of General Operations, Clinical Monitoring Research Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. (retired)
  • Victoria Idoni '06: Media Planner, Finders Consulting Group
  • Spencer Knoll '13: Director of U.S. Policy and Advocacy, Malaria No More
  • Melanie Muscar '04, MBA'07, M.A.'18: Foreign Affairs Officer, U.S. Department of State; Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy Reserves
  • Cheyenne Simmons '19: Life Sciences Accreditation Officer, A2LA
  • Stephanie Bulka Smith '03: Family Physician, Fort Meade Community Outpatient Clinic
  • Kristina Southwell '12: Attorney, Ahlers Cressman & Sleight
  • Liz Thompson '08: Writer/Editor, Mixed Mag; Doctoral Candidate, Hood College
  • Caylee Winpigler '21: Administrative Assistant, Ausherman Family Foundation; Graduate Student, American University