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Alumni Board, Committees, and Staff

In late May our Association members elected the newest members Alumni Association Board. We wish to congratulate all of those who have accepted the nomination to the board.

Board of Governors
Alumni Board of Governors
Board Members hear from a current scholarship recipient during the September 2018 board meeting and reception.

Remy Alvarez ’15 is a recent graduate of Towson University. She has volunteered at the Dogfish Head Alehouse fundraiser.

Mauricio Athie ’17 is a lifelong learner. He has volunteered on the Association’s Dogfish Head Alehouse fundraiser planning team.

Lumnwi Audrey Awasom ’16 is the founder and CEO of Noble Uprising, a nonprofit that empowers women experiencing homelessness in the community. She currently serves as the chair of the Mentoring Program.

Antoine Battle ’12 is director of communications for Serve DC. He has returned to the College to speak about his career experiences and the benefits he received from an MC education.

Richard Beall ’71 is a contractor sales representative with Tri State Stone in Bethesda and Silver Spring. He currently serves as the Association's Nominating Committee Chair.

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 mentoring the chair of the Alumni Association’s mentoring program.

Stephen Campanella ’76 retired as master carpenter in the Theatre Arts program at Rockville. He is eager to reconnect with and serve fellow alumni and retirees through the Association.

Carole S. Carlson ’94 is manager of accounting at Rights and Resources in Washington. She is the Association’s Executive Committee Chair and First Vice President.

Leila Gilbert-Rivera ’19 is a Hillman Entrepreneurs student completing her MC studies. She will enroll at the University of Maryland to pursue a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She is active on the promotions team for the Alumni Association’s Dogfishing for MC Scholarships fundraiser.

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 and currently chairs the Scholarships Committee.

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 and mentoring committees.  

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 actively supports the Dogfishing for Scholarships fundraiser.

Andrew Keys ’10 is a consumer safety officer (compliance) with the Food and Drug Administration. He has volunteered with the Association’s finals week outreach effort and on the Scholarships 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, 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. He is the chair of the Benefits subcommittee.

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

Genevieve Leary ’13 is a volunteer with the Alumni Association office, and has assisted in outreach to members for project planning. She currently serves as the chair of the Legislative Committee.

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. 

Erin Pettenati ’82 works in biomedical sales and has volunteered with the Association’s #Dogfishing4MC fundraiser. She currently serves as chair of the Programming Committee.

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. Jon is serving as Second Vice President and Chair of the Finance Committee.

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 supports the chair of the legislative committee as a mentor.

Bobbi Price ’80 leads the Association’s Retirees Chapter, serving the College’s retired faculty, staff, and administrators. She had chaired a subcommittee on Association membership benefits, and has served as the treasurer.

Cara Santucci ’16 is the director of outreach at GO Church and CEO/founder of Glüe. She participated in the Alumni Association’s mentoring program as a student and is currently in the role of a mentor as a professional.  

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 President of the Association.

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 Springfield Manor fundraisers, and she is the Association’s immediate past president.

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.

Nathalie Vilson ’18 is an undergraduate student at Johnson & Wales University online, pursuing a bachelor's degree.  She co-leads the silent auction team for the Dogfishing for MC Scholarships fundraiser. 

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 supported the Leggett Legacy Forward event in Fall 2018.

Pricilla Walker ’03 is an administrative aide in the Visual Arts Department at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus.  She has been a staff sponsor of the Africa Club, volunteers each year at Commencement, and has worked on Staff Appreciation Day.

John Watson ’90 is a producer/director with MCTV. He currently supports the Association's marketing efforts through channel 10 - MCTV.

 
Association Committees
Student being mentored
Mentoring
The Mentoring committee provides guidance and support to our students in achieving their academic and professional aspirations. Alumni mentors are selected and matched with mentees based on the criteria assessed in their interest form. Both student and alumni participants are able to learn from the experience and grow as professionals.
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. Additionally, he supports the Athletics Department as Associate Athletics Director and is responsible for fundraising for athletic scholarships.

Colleen Dolak joined the alumni office as Alumni Relations Manager in 2017 after completing her MS in Nonprofit and Association Management at UMGC. She serves as the College's "Chief Friend-Raiser" as staff liaison for the Alumni Association's Board of Governors, as well as several chapters and committees. Additionally, she leads major alumni events, connects alumni to staff, faculty and other alumni and manage volunteers.

John Libby, ’80, Alumni Services Manager, has served the alumni association for 15 years and is a former MCAA president. John handles the alumni relations office budget and manages data mining and entry and updates to alumni databases. He supports several alumni board committees and develops and publishes all alumni communications.

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