Alumni take leadership roles in association

During its annual Homecoming meeting on Oct. 28, the Miner Alumni Association approved the following new and returning board members:

New members

  • John Stutsman, EE’77, Area 5
  • Kenneth Bandelier, EE’97, Areas 10–18
  • Jennifer Marshall, ME’96, Area 19

Returning members

  • R.J. Agee, EMgt’03, director-at-large
  • Tessa Baughman, ME’04, MS ME’06,
    director-at-large
  • Mike Emanuel, EE’87, director-at-large
  • Gary Hines, CE’95, Area 6
  • Rich Berning, CE’69, Area 8
  • Rachel Jung, MBA’09, Areas 10–18
  • Bill McAllister, CE’76, MS CE’78, Areas 10–18

Departing members

Many thanks to the departing members of the Miner Alumni Association board of directors for their dedication and loyalty to the association and Missouri S&T:

  • Dan Bailey, GeoE’03, MS EMgt’05, Area 19
  • Jeremiah King, CE’06, Areas 10–18

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