Alumni take leadership roles in association

During its annual Homecoming meeting on Oct. 15, 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

  • Helene Hardy-Pierce, EMgt’83, president
  • Stephen Rector, PetE’72, MS PetE’73, president-elect
  • Ernest Banks, ChE’81, vice president
  • Kurt Haslag, CE’07, vice president
  • Delores Hinkle, PetE’75, vice president
  • Ronald Jagels, CE’86, MS EMgt’91, vice president
  • Michael McEvilly, CE’80, MS EMgt’81, vice president
  • Christoper Ramsay, MetE’83, MS MetE’85, vice president
  • Keith Wedge, GGph’70, MS GGph’71, PhD GGph’73, treasurer
  • William Brune, CSci’73, secretary

Incoming board members

  • George Schindler, EE’73, director-at-large
  • Rhonda Pautler, MetE’87, Area 1 director
  • Joshua Hoffman, MinE’07, Area 2 director
  • Danny Ryan, ME’12, Area 3 director (second term)
  • Michael Gross, MetE’88, MS MetE’94, Area 9 director (second term)
  • Elizabeth Baumbach, CerE’90, Area 10-18 director (second term)
  • Steven Puzach, CE’09, Area 10–18 director
  • Carl Schmitz, IST’10, Area 10–18 director
  • Chadwell Vail, ChE’05, Area 10–18 director
  • John R. Campbell, ChE’74, Area 20 director (second term)
  • Kimberly Morrison, GeoE’96, Area 22 director (second term)
  • Pete Heerboth, CSci’03, Area 23 director
  • David W. Heineck, ChE’79, Area 24 director (second term)

Departing board members

  • Michael Busby, CE’78, Area 10-18 director
  • Rich Eimer, EE’71, president
  • Russell Goldammer, CE’78, MS EMgt’79, Area 10-18 director
  • Dennis Leitterman, EE’76, MS EE’77, Area 23 director
  • Doug Marquart, MetE’82, Area 1 director
  • Stephen Schrock, ArchE’11, Area 2 director

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