UM Alumni Association Board of Directors

John Calles Frank Jimenez Brenda Yester Baty Devang B. Desai Victoria Corrigan Fine Andrew F. Potter Oti Roberts Winston Warrior Donna Arbide Doyle Beneby Susan Lipton Michael J. “Pete” Piechoski Guillermo de Aranzabal Agudo Robert Munch Kourtney Ratliff Douglas Weiser Taghreed Al-Saraj Cristie A. Carter Suzanne Block Victoria A. Colon Santiago Corrada Jorge R. Duyos Jose “Pepi” Felix Diaz Carlota Espinosa Bill Fisse Martin J. Ganderson Cynthia Hudson Brian L. Itzkowitz Noelia E. Moreno Spencer Weinkle Manuel A. Huerta Vance Aloupis Shawn Post Brianna Hathaway Casey Rea

The Alumni Board of Directors of the University of Miami Alumni Association is the governing body for the association and the more than 174,000 living alumni of the University of Miami. Service on the Alumni Board of Directors is on a volunteer basis and demonstrates the highest level of commitment from our alumni community. Members are ambassadors for the University of Miami and critical leaders in helping the Alumni Association implement strategic initiatives.

Alumni Board of Directors

The Alumni Board of Directors is comprised of nine officers, three Alumni Trustees, seven Regional Directors, fifteen Directors, two Faculty Representatives, one young alumni leadership council representative, two student directors and more than 29 past presidents. The term of service and responsibilities vary by position. Board members are nominated by fellow alumni and University administrators each year. Select nominees are recommended by the UM Alumni Association Nominations Committee to the entire Alumni Board of Directors and Alumni Council for approval. Alumni Trustees are chosen separately by the University's Board of Trustees' Trustee Service Committee. The Alumni Board of Directors meets three times annually.

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The Alumni Board of Directors works to engage alumni globally and connect them back to their alma mater. One of the recent accomplishments of the Alumni Board include development of the official UM Story brochure to highlight the University’s success over the past 90 years and tell the story of UM’s resilience, humility, and desire to help the community.

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council is the representative body of the Association and consists of the President and President-Elect of each affiliate group including ’Canes Communities, special interest groups, and school/college associations.  The Alumni Council as a whole is responsible for electing directors, revoking the charters of affiliate groups, and adopting the constitution and amendments thereto.

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Upcoming Meeting/Events

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Joint Alumni Board of Directors and President's Council Reception
Palmeiras Beach Club at Grove Isle
4 Grove Isle Drive
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133
6 – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Alumni Board of Directors Meeting
Newman Alumni Center Conference Room
6200 San Amaro Drive
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
9 – 4 p.m.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

University of Miami Advancement Division Pregame
Hard Rock Stadium, Gate S
347 Don Shula Drive
Miami Gardens, Florida 33056
3 hour prior to kick-off

Florida State University vs. Miami Football Game
Hard Rock Stadium
347 Don Shula Drive
Miami Gardens, Florida 33056
Kick-Off: TBD

Friday, January 20, 2017

Winter Alumni Board Meeting
Details TBA


For more information, contact:
Erica Arroyo,
B.S.C. '03, M.A.L.S. '08
Sr. Director of Alumni Board Operations

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