University of Michigan Alumni Association

Club Leadership

Board of Directors

Pursuant to its Articles of Association and Bylaws, UMCGC is led by a Board of Directors elected from the general club membership each spring. The Board is separated into committees, including programming, students and scholarships, and marketing. UMCGC’s directors for the 2016-17 year are:

  • Kristen Berndt
  • Ilana Black
  • Stacey Caplan
  • Andrew Chinsky
  • Jennifer DeGeus
  • Lara (Zara) Espinoza
  • Themistocles Frangos
  • Leslie Henstock
  • Kara Horsley
  • Sharan Shokar
  • Jesse Hyde
  • Desiree Lauricella
  • Robynn Leidig
  • Nikki Little
  • John Lund
  • Chris Mather
  • Alan Moy
  • Jared Page
  • Casandra Pagni
  • Jeff Piell
  • Nick Standiford
  • Sarah Stevens
  • Don Sweeney
  • Steven Tamaroglio
  • Tracy Michaels
  • Patty Theokas
  • Dustin Tsap
  • Michael Weinberg
  • Tania Yusaf
  • Philip Zinda

Club Officers

UMCGC’s officers for 2016-17:

  • President: Ilana Black
  • Vice President: Chris Mather
  • Secretary: Nikki Little
  • Treasurer: Jeff Piell
  • Immediate Past President:  Tracy Michaels

Committee Chairs

UMCGC’s current committee chairs are:

  • Programming: Patty Theokas & Kara Horsley
  • Marketing: Jennifer DeGeus & Nikki Little
  • Community Service:  Robynn Leidig
  • Membership:  Desiree Lauricella
  • Networking: Jesse Hyde & Steven Tamaroglio
  • Scholarship: Michael Weinberg
  • Club Council: Jeff Piell
  • Sports-O-Rama:  Don Sweeney & Andrew Chinsky
  • Gala:  Themistocles Frangos & Tania Yusef

If you are interested in learning more about sitting on UMCGC’s Board of Directors, please email us at umclubchicago@gmail.com.