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Alumni Association

Stritch Alumni Association Membership

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The Alumni Association Board represents a cross section of alumni in class year, geographic location and occupation. It is composed of not fewer than 12 nor more than 20 directors (with five officer positions) as outlined in the Alumni Association bylaws. Directors may serve on the board for two consecutive two-year terms. 

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is the leadership body of the Alumni Association. The board meets as a full board five times a year (January, March, May, September, November) on the third Wednesday of the month. Working committees of the board meet during the months opposite the full board meeting.

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Alumni automatically become members of the Alumni Association upon graduation. Membership is free and no renewals are necessary. The Association is comprised of all graduates of Cardinal Stritch University who choose to affiliate themselves with the Association. 

The Alumni Association provides opportunities for you to reconnect with the University and interact with other alums in a meaningful way. The association and its board work to advance the University and its alumni by helping recruit new students, working on behalf of the University and attending University events, engaging with current students on campus, and networking with other alums in their workplace.

Alumni also support Stritch student through their annual and monthly gifts. Alumni donations help make a Stritch education possible for thousands of students each year. 

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President:  Camilla Sparks, '13, '15

President-Elect:  Liset Vasquez, '11, '15

Vice-President:  Elysabeth Reichman, '04

Secretary/Treasurer:  Daniel Hanson, '15


Board Members

  • Tracy Byron, '16
  • Judie Gillespie, '05
  • Myles Hecimovich, '16
  • Jim Hunt, '16
  • Javier Johnson, '11, '15, '17
  • Sr. Mary Jeanne Michels, OSF, '73
  • Vernice Newton, '16
  • Ric Schmidt, '02
  • Marquita Taylor, '12, '18
  • Kelly Terry, '09, '11
  • Doug Thompson, '15

Alumni Association Staff

Kristen L. Padovano

Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving

Institutional Advancement and External Relations

(414) 410-4924