Alumni Board

The purpose of the Alumni Board is to promote a spirit of association between the college and its alumni, support efforts to maintain and enhance Nazareth's tradition of excellence and represent alumni on matters affecting the quality and character of Nazareth College.

2017-2018 Executive Committee

  • President: Jenny Medden Giessler '95
  • Vice President: To be named
  • Alumni Trustee: Yolanda Ramos Benitez '84

Standing Committees

Alumni Awards
Networking @ Naz
Regional Chapters

Meet Your Alumni Board


Jenny Medden Giessler '95, President
Yolanda Ramos Benitez '84, Alumni Trustee

Admissions Committee

Gregory Hyde '07, Committee Chair
Emily Cannon Labenski '08, '10G
Keddy Todd '09, '10G
Kate Kukan Zwecker '08

Advancement Committee

Larry Yovanoff '78, Committee Co-chair
Susan Yovanoff '77, '82G, Committee Co-chair
Kelley Bennett '94
Rosemarie Scherer Burke '58
Eugenia Agro Fuino '13G
Lea Kone '00
John Marshall '89

Awards Committee

Mary Wychowski '90, Committee Chair
Rick Boerman '89
Lisa Vanderveer Byrne '90
Phyllis Laub Stookey '89

Networking@Naz Committee

Jennifer Bielicki Jopson '00, '09G, Committee Chair
Chris Cimini '05
Ryan Feltner '05
Mackenzie Gotshall '11
Mike Menard '15G
David Sano '07
Michael Scrivens '17G
Brianne Young '02, '03G

Regional Chapters

Liz Bremer '06, Rochester Chapter Chair
Kerry Church '07, '09G, Carolina Chapter Chair
Patrick Glaser '12, New York City Chapter Chair
Michelle Wright Johnson '05, '11G, Long Island Chapter Chair
Whitney Kraemer '08, Boston Chapter Chair
Matt Orioli '91, Columbus Chapter Chair
Lindsey Spector '11, D.C. Chapter Chair
Kelsey Sweet '15, Buffalo Chapter Chair
Paul Towne '97, California Chapter Chair
Karen Vecellio '05, 06G, Syracuse Chapter Chair
Ann Donahue Yockey '77, Florida Chapter Chair

Interested in Joining?

If you're interested in joining one of the standing committees, please contact us at 585-389-2472 or