Alumni Programs

Alumni Board

About the Board
Current Members
Chapter Leaders
Running for (Alumni) Office
Resources and Bylaws

About the Board

The Alumni Board is Reed's national volunteer policy-setting board of directors whose purpose is to direct the alumni association's goals, programs, and services, and represent the alumni in the broader Reed College community.

Board members

Click on any board member's name to view their contact information. Please note an IRIS login is required to view this information.

Executive Committee

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Richard Roher '79
Lisa Saldana '94
Vice President
Beverly Lau '06
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Kristen Earl '05
Past President

Alumni Trustees

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Suzanne Cassidy '65 Mo Copeland '82 Jay Hubert '66
Dylan Rivera
Dylan Rivera '95

At-Large Members

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Alea Adigweme '06 Bennett Barsk '82 David Hardy '71
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MJ Jacobs '04 Rebecca Ok '09 Melissa Osborne '13
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Jinyoung Park '11 Darlene Pasieczny '01 Sebastian Pastore, '88
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Shimon Prohow '02 Laura Saunders '63 Clara Siegel '09
William Swarts Contact Info
William Swarts '92

Chapter Representatives

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Dave Baxter '87
Washington, DC Chair
Connie Brand '78
Bay Area Chair
Sara Frank '96
Chicago Co-Chair
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Brian Graham-Jones '81
New York Chair
Esteban Gutierrez
Portland Representative
Elizabeth Jerison-Terry '82
Southern CA Co-Chair
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Paul Levy '72
Washington, DC Representative
Amy Lindsay '81
Southern CA Co-Chair
Eve Lyons '95
Boston Chair
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Bill Nicholson '78
Triangle Chair
Gwyn Troyer '01
Chicago Co-Chair

Board Committees

Reed Career Alliance (RCA)

RCA is an initiative for alumni to support the career development of current students, recent graduates, and mid-career graduates through mentoring and experiential-learning opportunities.

Learn more about Reed Career Alliance

Outreach Committee

The outreach committee works closely with chapter leaders to increase alumni engagement by developing alumni events, creating opportunities to connect via social media, promoting IRIS participation for a stronger career network, and helping foster a broader relationship with the Portland community.

Reunions Committee

The Reunions committee, together with the office of alumni relations, develops programming for Reunions. The committee also supports leaders from milestone years in increasing attendance and encouraging a gift from their class.

Nominating Committee

The nominating committee selects five new at-large members of the alumni board who will serve three-year terms. Committee members are the immediate past president of the alumni board (chair), the current president, and three non-members of the alumni board.

Running for (Alumni) Office

To nominate yourself or another Reedie for Alumni Board, email Please include your name, the name of the person you are nominating, and a short description of why they should be part of the ALumni Board. The nominating committee is responsible for selecting the nominees who will become members of the Alumni Board.

If you are interested in being part of a Chapter steering committee, contact the chapter chair to learn about the nomination process for their chapter steering committee, as it varies from chapter to chapter. Click here to find a chapter near you.

Resources and Bylaws

Alumni Board Constitution and Bylaws

Guidebook to serving on the board

See the 2014-2015 proposed changes to the Alumni Association Bylaws and Constitution here.