Alumni Association Board of Directors

The Saint Leo Alumni Board provides opportunities for enthusiastic alumni to become more engaged with the university and serve its needs.  The board supports the mission and strategic goals of the office of Alumni Engagement and Sustained Giving by leveraging networks and promoting engagement opportunities.

Members agree to serve one (1), three-year (3-year) term, with the option of applying to serve a second three-year (3-year) term.  Members will be required to travel a minimum of three (3) times per year to attend board meetings, usually to University Campus, in Saint Leo, Florida.  Members will have the option to participate, via video conference, for one meeting a year.  Meetings are typically held in July, November, and April. Members commit to serve on at least one board committee, which will be determined annually at the July meeting. Members will be expected to participate in conference calls, which will be determined on an “as needed” basis.

Each member must understand the importance of philanthropy and agrees to financially support the university annually, as well as be engaged and willing to provide overall support with engagement opportunities.

Members of the Alumni Board of Directors are expected to:

  • Foster and maintain links between the alumni community and Saint Leo University while promoting awareness of the alumni association
  • Enjoy the alumni experience and talk openly and positively about Saint Leo University to the alumni community
  • Engage  with other alumni in their area , seeking feedback on their alumni experience and learning about their continued needs.
  • Serve as an ambassador of the university, promoting Saint Leo to the public and improving knowledge among alumni about today’s Saint Leo.
  • Be informed of and attend alumni programs and activities and encourage attendance and/or participation from fellow alumni.   
  • Identify, cultivate, and recruit alumni in coordination with the Office of Alumni Engagement & Sustained Giving to support areas such as student recruitment, mentoring, events, financial support, and more
  • Attend tri-annual meetings at the university and make an annual financial contribution to the university
  • Demonstrate good judgement; act in the university’s best interests
  • Exemplify a strong commitment to Saint Leo University and its mission.

Make a Nomination

Nominees should demonstrate active involvement as an alumna/us in alumni activities (such as chapter, athletic, or regional events) or in the advancement of Saint Leo University. Also, we will consider any experience the nominee has in leadership roles as a student or within the nominee’s community. For additional information, please review the board expectations above.

Self-nominations are accepted.

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2022-23 Alumni Association Board of Directors

 Executive Committee


Gary Gustafson ’07


Peter Crover ’72


Nieta Scott-Dunmore ’00


Marion Dailey ’68

Past President

Iskra Sbraccia ’05, ’09


Bill Baker ’68

Rodney Brown ’10 ’13

Thomas Coughlin ’04

Kevin Dunn ’18

Erin Head ’11

Mario Heerah ’17

Michael Hughes ’97

David LeBlanc ’14

Florence Liverano ’18 ’21

Clifford Lovejoy ’18 ’20

Jeff McCarthy ’71

John McDonald ’87

Allison Newlon ’92

Donna Porter ’78

Jason Remmel ’04

Linda Watterworth ’85

Maureen Wickert ’77, ’99

Fr. Jonathan Zingales ’71

 Student Representative

Jameelah Spence, Class of 2023

James Paul (J. Paul) Schellenberg, Class of 2023