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Board of Directors

The Purdue Alumni Association Board of Directors is elected by its dues-paying members.

Board & Trustee Election Process

All nominations are due February 2, 2021.

Purdue Alumni Association Board of Directors — Election Process

Board nominations are being sought for both the central region and international/west region for CLASS V elected directors. Any member of the Purdue Alumni Association may run for an open position on the board. A total of two board openings will be filled in an online election of the membership, May 3–7, 2021, and ratified by the board at the annual meeting. Nominations may be sought from local clubs, by 25 or more members, or by self-nomination. All nominations will be reviewed and screened by the Leadership Development and Nominating Committee. The top two most qualified candidates will be added to the ballot for each available board opening. Members interested in running must submit their nomination in writing to the corporate secretary, Jillian Henry, by February 2, 2021. Questions can be directed to henryjm@purdue.edu. Board member qualifications and geographic regions for election can be found within our governing documents, Rules and Procedures, Article VII.

CLASS V shall consist of eight elected directors consisting of two individuals from each of four geographic districts.

Indiana — Two directors
(all 92 counties)
East — Two directors
(Washington, DC, and the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia)
Central — Two directors (one opening in 2021)
(Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin)
West and International — Two directors (one opening in 2021)
(All countries outside the US, all territories of the US, and the western states of the US, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming)

Purdue Alumni Trustee — Election Process

Any Purdue graduate may run for alumni trustee as provided by state statute and noted in the Purdue Alumni Association bylaws Article IX. The Purdue Alumni Association provides a process by which any 500 members of the association can place a nominee on the ballot. Nominations are due by February 2, 2021. For a full description of our trustee election and nomination process, please see our governing documents.

Purdue Alumni Board of Directors

Daniel Dawes

Daniel DawesChairmanNoblesville, IN

Ken Sam

Ken SamVice ChairmanOlathe, KS

Steve Murphy

Steven MurphyPast ChairmanClive, IA

Ryan Kay

Ryan KayChairman of FinanceFort Wayne, IN

Justin Baitz

Justin BaitzDirectorLafayette, IN

Dale Cripe

Dale CripeDirectorNorth Andover, MA

John Fee

John FeeDirectorSan Diego, CA

John R. Glass III

John R. Glass IIIDirectorCarmel, Indiana

Rodrick Glass

Rodrick GlassDirectorAtlanta, GA

Ernest Humphrey

Ernest HumphreyDirectorGreenwood, Indiana

Jack P. Lewis

Jack P. LewisDirectorOcala, Florida

Missy Lewis

Missy LewisDirectorIndianapolis, IN

Amy LoBue

Amy LoBueDirector – 2018 ClassEbberfield, IN

Katherine Pilot

Katherine PilotDirectorHermosa Beach, CA

Martha Rees

Martha ReesDirectorWilmington, DE

Danita Rodibaugh

Danita RodibaughDirectorRensselaer, IN

Michael Shultz

Michael ShultzDirectorCedar Lake, IN

Jon Simpson

Jon SimpsonDirectorLibertyville, IL

Dolan Williams

Dolan WilliamsDirectorSan Diego, California

Sonia Winslett

Sonia WinslettDirectorHobart, Indiana

Almira Yllana

Almira YllanaDirectorGurnee, Illinois

Holly Yotter

Holly YotterDirectorGates Mills, OH

Theresa Carter

Theresa CarterUniversity Alumni TrusteeColorado Springs, CO

Vanessa Castagna

Vanessa CastagnaUniversity Alumni TrusteeDallas, TX

Malcolm DeKryger

Malcolm DeKrygerUniversity Alumni TrusteeDeMotte, IN