Alumni Board, Committees, and Staff

Alumni Association Board of Governors Election Ballot

It is time to elect the new Alumni Association Board. Open the ballot by clicking on the Vote Today wording below before 5:00 p.m. EDT Friday, May 25, 2018 to cast your vote.

 
Board of Governors
Alumni Board of Governors
Top left to right: Michael Jones, Maureen Feely Kohl, Jon Pointer, Carole Carlson, Susan Hendricks, Bobbi Price, John Watson, Ar Kar Kyaw Win, Gabe Derosier, Georgina Oladokun, Richard Beall.
Seated left to right: Jane Smith, Dawn Potosky, Lori Thomas, Suzanne Thompson, Liz Brandenburg.

Richard Beall ’71 is a contractor sales representative with Tri State Stone in Bethesda and Silver Spring. He has served on the Mobile Masterpieces and Mentoring committees and is the Association’s past president.

Paula Bostic ’95 is a retired Learning Center manager.

Liz Brandenburg ’08 retired from Montgomery College as biology lab coordinator in 2014. She currently is chair of the Alumni Association’s mentoring program.

Carole S. Carlson ’94 is manager of accounting at Rights and Resources in Washington. She is the Association’s secretary for 2017-2018.

Gabriel Derosier ’01 is vice president and branch manager of John Marshall Bank in Rockville. He has previously served as the Association’s Treasurer.

Maureen Feely Kohl, Retiree has served on program committees in the past. She retired from the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus art department in 2017.

Dr. Susan Hendricks ’87 is a senior lecturer, unit and Professional Development School coordinator for the University of Maryland’s art education undergraduate and graduate programs. She has volunteered with the programming committees and previously chaired the Outreach committee.

Fatou Jallow ’14 is a manager with M&T Bank. She has served with the outreach committee’s planning team for the #dogfishing4MC event.

Michael W. Jones ’85 is a senior graphic specialist and group supervisor for NOVA Research Company, under contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He currently chairs the programming committee.

Blanca Kling ’92 is a public information officer with the Montgomery County Police, specializing in outreach to the Hispanic community. She has been a victim services coordinator for the police department and is a member of the county’s Human Rights Hall of Fame.

Arkar Kyaw Win ’11 is a program and database technical analyst with MCTV.

Carol Leahy ’74 is president emerita of Adventure Theatre-MTC. She chairs the Association’s Scholarships committee and is the Association's Immediate Past President for 2015–2016.

Monique Martinez-Depaz ’15 is pursuing a degree in elementary education/special education. She participated in the Association’s mentoring program in years past.

Georgina Oladokun ’97 is an attorney in a private practice dedicated to personal injury, immigration law, and all aspects of education law, with an emphasis in special education. She is a volunteer for a regional nonprofit corporation providing services to youth, the elderly, and vulnerable populations. She is chair of the Association’s bylaws committee for 2015–2016.

Erin Pettenati ’82 works in biomedical sales and has volunteered with the Association’s #Dogfishing4MC fundraiser.

Bryan N. Phukan ’05 is a microcomputer technician pursuing a degree in wireless technology at Washington Adventist University. While studying at the Germantown campus, he was president of the Student Senate, and of the sleep apnea and computer clubs.

Jon Pointer ’89 is a swimming pool manager in Germantown.

Dawn Potosky ’81 is a professional photographer. She serves on the marketing and programming committees.

Anita Neal Powell ’79 is the president and chief executive officer of the Lincoln Park Historical Foundation. She is the author of several publications on local history and served on the Rockville Historic District Commission, which conferred historic status on George Washington Carver High School and Junior College, a sister institution to Montgomery College that operated in the 1950s. She has chaired the Association’s Bylaws and Nominating committees, and she is chair of the legislative committee.

Bobbi Price ’80 leads the Association’s Retirees Chapter, serving the College’s retired faculty, staff, and administrators. She chairs a subcommittee on Association membership benefits, and serves as the treasurer for 2017-2018.

Yogeeta Purohit ’00 is an IT Manager for DeLoitte. She earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Maryland after serving in leadership roles in student organizations at the Rockville Campus. She has served on planning committees for Mobile Masterpieces and the Dogfish Head Alehouse fundraiser.

Jane C. Smith ’76 is an independent consultant and a past director at Compusearch Software Systems. She obtained her MBA from the University of Maryland and is a member of the Montgomery County Commission for Women. She is vice chair of the Association and chairs mentoring committee.

Lori A. Thomas ’99 is a weight loss coach for Dr. Woodlan Weight Loss. She has led Association projects including the Dogfish Head Alehouse and Greene Turtle fundraisers, and she is the Association’s president for 2017–2018.

Suzanne Thompson ’82 is a retired financial aid administrator for Capitol Technology University. She has served on several Association committees and projects, including programming projects and events, and the Scholarships committee.

Judith Vaughan-Prather ’69 is executive director of the Maryland Commission for Women, and previously served for 28 years as executive director of the Montgomery County Commission for Women. She received the Milton F. Clogg Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award in 2001.

Dr. Lucy Vitaliti ’77 is a student-life professional focusing on service learning opportunities at Montgomery College. She is a past President of the Association and chairs this year’s nominating committee.

John Watson ’90 is a producer/director with MCTV.

 
Association Committees
Student being mentored
Mentoring
The Mentoring committee was established as a service to inspire and enrich the lives of our students. It begins and ends with the academic year. We invite experienced mentors, leaders from the business community, and campus administrators to participate in a mentoring steering committee.
Alumni Programs
Programs
The Program committee consists of several subcommittees and plan the major events that are hosted by the Alumni Association. These include Alumni Awards, community and chapter events/meetings, and Commencement activities.
Alumni Scholarships
Scholarships
The Scholarships committee is responsible for identifying students to receive Association-managed scholarships. Once applications are received, the committee reviews them to make recommendations to the Board for approval.
Awards

The awards committee works to identify and recommend candidates for the Milton F. Clogg Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, the Rising Star Young Alumni Recognition Award, along with new members of the Athletic Hall of Fame. Past athletic and alumni honorees are encouraged to serve on this committee.

Bylaws

The bylaws committee reviews governing documents of the Association and Board. Reviews occur at least once every four years.

Finance

The finance committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding policies relating to the financial management of the Association and formulates the budget. The committee reviews financials for the Association and ensures compliance with disclosure requirements.

Legislative

The legislative committee coordinates alumni advocacy efforts on behalf of the Association.

Marketing

The marketing committee coordinates the Association’s public awareness campaign. These efforts include communications, membership benefits, outreach to recent alumni and current students as well as social media.

Nominating

The nominating committee identifies and facilitates the recruitment of qualified candidates willing to serve on the Board. The committee also recommends for Board approval an Association member to serve on the Citizens’ Nominating committee for members of the Board of Trustees.


Staff
Alumni Association Staff

 Greg Enloe, Colleen Dolak, and John Libby

Greg Enloe serves as the Director of Alumni Relation and the Executive Director of the Montgomery College Alumni Association.

Colleen Dolak, Alumni Relations Manager has recently joined the alumni office after completing her MS in Nonprofit and Association Management at UMUC.

John Libby, ’80, Alumni Services Manager has served the alumni association for 12 years and is a former MCAA president.

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