Alumni take leadership roles in association

During its annual Homecoming meeting on Oct. 24, the Miner Alumni Association approved the following new and returning board members. We welcome them and thank the departing members for their dedication and loyalty to Missouri S&T and the Miner Alumni Association.

Executive Board

  • Preston Carney, CE’02 MS CE’03, director-at-large (second term)
  • Darrin Talley, ME’88, director-at-large (second term)
  • Kurt Haslag, CE’07, director-at-large (second term)
  • Steven Frye, MS Phys’06, Area 4 director
  • Bernard Held, CE’75, Area 7 director (second term)
  • Alan Erickson, EE’75, Area 10-18 director (second term)
  • Stephen Squibb, ME’98, Area 10-18 director (second term)
  • Hugh Cole, EMgt’72, Area 21 director

Departing members

  • John Keating, MetE’73, Area 4 director
  • Dan Jackson, ChE’90, Area 21 director

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