Volunteer Leadership

President's Advisory Board

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Alex Mulheren Patsy Stevens
James Chisom '84 

Alexander (Sandy) B. Mulheren '02
Vice Chair

Patsy Stevens '72 
Co-Vice Chair

The President's Advisory Board, formed in 1995, brings together a breadth of knowledge and expertise held by Roanoke's friends and alumni from across the nation to benefit the College. The goals of the PAB include raising the level of enthusiasm for Roanoke College, encouraging knowledgeable ambassadors for the College, preparing for future leadership roles, and developing a greater level of investment and support for the priorities of the College.

For more information, please contact:
Mary Grace Theodore
Assistant Vice President & Campaign Director 

Alumni Executive Council

The AEC represents the volunteer leadership from all twelve alumni chapters and serves as the communication link between the alumni body and the College. The AEC assists the Office of Alumni Relations with organizing alumni events, fundraising, admissions recruiting and career development.

Joseph Carpenter Photo of Kevin hartz  
Joseph Carpenter ’99
Kevin Hartz '92
Cara Bayersdorfer Kenney ’98

Doug Horn '78, Chair
Shawna M. Poole '10, Vice-Chair 

M. Hanley Casey '11, Chair

Brandi McQueen Milewski '11, Chair
Emma Record '13, Vice-Chair

Bert Miller ´92, Chair

Hampton Roads 
Kevin S. Steele '90, Chair  
Tracey C. Cooper '89, Vice-Chair

New England
Anthony Brantley ’10, Chair
Rob Settana '05, Vice-Chair
Veronica Kelly Criniti ’06, Vice-Chair

New York
Alexander (Sandy) Mulheren´02, Chair
Scott Rosenblum´05, Vice-Chair

Elizabeth Hanney Fields ’92, Chair
Matthew Fields ’91, Co-Chair
Emily Horner Coralic ’09, Vice-Chair 

Karen Rymers Winslow´02, Chair
Jennifer Payne Waldman ´04, Vice-Chair

Roanoke Valley
Patrick Kenney ’99, Chair
Steven Devlin ’98, Vice-Chair

Southwest Virginia/East Tennessee
Whitney J. Bonham '05, Co-Chair  
Barry Firebaugh´67, Vice-Chair

Washington, DC
Daniel J. Riley '98, Chair

Young Alumni Representative
Benjamin Cowgill ’17
Helen Phillips ’17

Honor Guard Representative
Robert Upton ’58
Sarah Randolph Upton ’60

Parent Leadership Council

The goal of the Roanoke College Parent Leadership Council is to give parents the opportunity to enhance the value of their children's education through advocacy, advisement and philanthropy.


Chiming and Jennifer Tse, PLC co-chairs 2018-2019 

Senior Class

Make a Senior Class Gift

Thursday, January 26 100 Days to Graduation Party
Tuesday, May 2 Senior Class Tributes for the Commencement program deadline
Wednesday, May 3 Senior Class Wine & Cheese and Recognition Dinner
Thursday, May 4 Senior Class Gift Program Finale Picnic,
  Senior Class Cooking Demonstration and
Leave Your Mark on Roanoke College
Friday, May 5 Baccalaureate and President's Reception for Graduates and Families
  Departmental Receptions
Saturday, May 6 Commencement

Encourage your parents to make their lodging reservations for Commencement Weekend as soon as possible. Please visit www.roanoke.edu/lodging for more information.