2018-2019 Alumni Board

The ComArtSci Alumni Board plays a pivotal role in increasing the value of a ComArtSci degree. Our alumni board members provide valuable guidance and bring awareness and understanding of the current industry landscape. These dedicated alumni leaders bring tremendous value to the College and the University through their contributions of time, expertise, leadership and financial support. We are grateful for their participation and ongoing support.

Alumni board members serve as ambassadors to the wider ComArtSci community and bring their special talents, skills and insights to enrich the student experience, foster lifelong connections for alumni and to celebrate and honor the successes of our outstanding alumni. Our alumni board is as diverse as the populations and the programs that we serve.
 

Executive Board


 

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Jeff Genthner

President
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Fox Sports South
B.A. ’80 Telecommunication


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Brian O’Connor

Vice President
VP, Public Relations, Princess Cruises
B.A. ’91 Telecommunication

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Tom Culligan

Chair – Development
Managing Director, Howard Sloan Koller Group; President, Culligan Partners
B.A. ’67 Advertising

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Karen Twigg May

Chair - Student Engagement
Director, PR, Ulta Beauty
B.A. '93 Journalism

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Anne Marie Schiller

Chair - Marketing/Communications
Managing Director, RAPP
B.A. ’84 Advertising

Members


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Jarrett Bell

NFL Columnist, USA Today
B.A. '81 Communication

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Traci Carpenter

Speech Writer to the CEO, Nissan Motor Corporation
B.A. ’05 Journalism

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R. Matt Davis
President, Dow North America; SVP, Global Corporate Affairs, The Dow Chemical Company
B.A. '86 Journalism

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M.L. Elrick

Investigative Reporter, WJBK-TV/Channel 2 (Detroit)
B.A. ’90 Journalism

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Aiman Farooq

Community Manager, Facebook for Education, Facebook
B.A. ’13 Media & Information

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Susan Goldberg

Editor in Chief, National Geographic Magazine and News
B.A. ’84 Journalism

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Mary Grealy

President, Healthcare Leadership Council
B.A. ’71 Audiology & Speech Sciences

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Wanda Herndon

President, W Communications
B.A. ’74; M.A. ’79 Journalism

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Erica Hughes

Integrated Media, Chick-fil-A
B.A. ’08 Communication/PR

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Brian T. Murray

Creative Director, EA Sports
B.A. '06 TISM

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Barb Petee

Chief Advocacy & Governmental Relations Officer, ProMedica; Executive Director, Root Cause Coalition
B.A. '84 Journalism

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Steve Robbins

Owner, SL Robbins and Associates
M.A. & Ph.D. ’96 Communication

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Liz Ross

CEO, Periscope
B.A. '94 Advertising

 

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Vanessa Shay

Vice President, AEG Worldwide
B.A. ’03 Communication

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Jeff White

Partner, VisionThree
B.A. '86 Telecommunication

*Alumni board members serve two, three-year terms from July 1-June 30