Alumni Council

Alumni Council is an advisory body representing the Society of the Alumni. Members are either elected or appointed by their respective constituent organizations. Council meets on campus each October and April in conjunction with the meetings of Denison’s Board of Trustees.



Vanessa Miller ’04

Vanessa Miller ’04

President

Term: 2020 – 2024
Company: Wieden + Kennedy
Position: Group Brand Director
City: Portland, Ore.

Ali Teopas Spungen ’08

Ali Teopas Spungen ’08

Vice President

Term: 2019 – 2022
Company: National Collegiate Athletic Association
Position: Associate Director, Division III
City: Carmel, Ind.

Lisa Coleman ’88

Lisa Coleman ’88

Alumni-Nominated Trustee

Term: 2017 – 2023
Company: New York University
Position: Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion, Diversity, and Strategic Innovation / CDO
City: New York, N.Y.

Kathryn Correia ’79

Kathryn Correia ’79

Alumni-Nominated Trustee

Term: 2018 – 2024
Company: Legacy Health
Position: President/Chief Executive Officer
City: Portland, Ore.

Nic Covey ’04

Nic Covey ’04

National Chair, Annual Fund

Term: 2020 – 2022
Company: 84.51° / Kroger
Position: Vice President, Partnership Development
City: Cincinnati, Ohio

Elizabeth Daugherty ’86

Elizabeth Daugherty ’86

Member-at-Large

Term: 2022 – 2024
Company: Mayo Clinic
Position: Director Strategy Management Services, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
City: Rochester, MN

Fatimah A. Elghazawi ’21

Fatimah A. Elghazawi ’21

Recent Student Trustee

Term: 2022 – 2024
Company: Asemio
Position: Venture For America Fellowship
City: Broadview Heights, Ohio

Claudia Sahm Foster ’98

Claudia Sahm Foster ’98

Member-at-Large

Term: 2020 – 2023
Company: Stay-at-Home Macro Consulting
Position: Macroeconomic Policy Consultant
City: Arlington, Va.

Linda Parker Gates ’86

Linda Parker Gates ’86

Member-at-Large

Term: 2021 – 2024
Company: Software Engineering Institute
Position: Civil Sector Engineer
City: Bethesda, Md.


Rebecca Glick ’03

Rebecca Glick ’03

Constituent Representative, Denison Pride

Term: 2019 – 2021
Company: New Jersey Office of the Attorney General
Position: Attorney
City: Trenton, N.J.

Jeryl Hayes ’04

Jeryl Hayes ’04

Alumni-Nominated Trustee

Term: 2020 – 2026
Company: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice
Position: Movement Building Director
City: Silver Spring, Md.

Bob Howarth ’66

Bob Howarth ’66

Member-at-Large

Term: 2021 – 2024
Company: Shoemaker and Howarth 
Position: Partner
City: Columbus, Ohio


Demitri P. Johnson ’11

Demitri P. Johnson ’11

Member-at-Large

Term: 2022 – 2024
Company: Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Position: Assistant Legal Counsel
City: Columbus, Ohio


Aaron Laramore ’88

Aaron Laramore ’88

Member-at-Large

Term: 2021 – 2024
Company: Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Position: Senior Program Officer
City: Fisher, Ind.


Amy MacDonell ’79

Amy MacDonell ’79

Member-at-Large

Term: 2020 – 2023
Position: Community Volunteer
City: Indianapolis, Ind.

Mark Morawski ’90

Mark Morawski ’90

Member-at-Large

Term: 2021 – 2024
Company: Cincinnati Country Day School
Position: Head of Lower School
City: Cincinnati, Ohio


Michael D. Piper-Younie ’20

Michael D. Piper-Younie ’20

Member-at-Large

Term: 2022 – 2024
Company: Self-Employed
Position: Actor | Producer | Writer
City: Atlanta, GA & NYC


Abigail Pringle ’96

Abigail Pringle ’96

Alumni-Nominated Trustee

Term: 2021 – 2027
Company: Wendy’s
Position: President, International and Chief Development Officer
City: Columbus, Ohio


Vivian A. Quaye ’03

Vivian A. Quaye ’03

Alumni-Nominated Trustee

Term: 2022 – 2028
Company: Northern Trust Asset Management
Position: Director, Public Funds & Taft Hartley
City: New York, N.Y.


Deidra Brown Reese ’88

Deidra Brown Reese ’88

Constituent Representative, Black Alumni Association

Term: 2018 – 2021
Company: Brown Girls Consulting
Position: Owner
City: Columbus, Ohio

George Russell Jr. ’88

George Russell Jr. ’88

Alumni-Nominated Trustee

Term: 2019 – 2025
Company: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Position: James L. Hughes Chair of Orthopedic Surgery
City: Jackson, Miss.

Rich Seils ’67

Rich Seils ’67

Constituent Representative, Varsity D Association

Term: 2007 – 2021
Position: Retired Educational Administrator
City: Powell, Ohio

Jonathan Van Balen ’02

Jonathan Van Balen ’02

Constituent Representative, Latin American and Hispanic Alumni Association

Term: 2021 – 2024
Company: Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Position: Import/Export Advisor
City: Lexington, Ky.


Rayshon Walker ’22

Rayshon Walker ’22

Recent Student Trustee

Term: 2022 – 2024
Company: NBC News
Position: NBC News associate
City: New York, N.Y.


Frank P. Ward III ’04

Frank P. Ward III ’04

Member-at-Large

Term: 2022 – 2024
Company: The Poplar Group
Position: Partner
City: Austin, TX


HAVE QUESTIONS?

Gary Fleisner ’13

Associate Director of Alumni & Family Engagement

fleisnerg@denison.edu

740-587-8025