Alumni Spirit

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council of Baldwin Wallace University is the Executive Board of the BW Alumni Association. The Alumni Council includes the officers of the Alumni Association, Council-at-Large members, presidents of alumni organizations who serve ex officio and past presidents of the Alumni Association who are lifetime members. Members of the Alumni Council typically serve a term of three years.

The mission of the Alumni Council is to represent the interests of BW alumni and to serve as informed ambassadors for the University. The Alumni Council meets on campus several times per year. The Council also selects recipients of the Alumni Merit Award and the Family Heritage Award. Members are expected to attend alumni events on and off-campus as their schedule permits and assist, as they are able, with other initiatives as identified by the Office of Alumni Engagement.

To learn more about serving on the Alumni Council, contact director of alumni engagement Christie Davenport ‘01 at (440) 826-3170 or email cdavenpo@bw.edu.

As of October 2019

Officers of the Alumni Association

President

Doug Goepfert '68

First Vice President

Jeff Dettmer '94

Second Vice President

Brianna Razzante Poggi '15

Third Vice President

Open

Immediate Past President

Curt Brown '90

Council-at-Large (listed alphabetically)

Esther Chapman Barto '68
Marissa Bozak '11, '14 (MAEd)
Jim Dettmer '67
Penny Forster '01
Jody Dettmer Halley '92
Lauren Hanna '08
Rebecca Kapusta '13
Nicole Krejci '92
Greg Mason '84
Margaret "Muggsy" Bade Mason '59

Cory McComas '13, '13 (MBA)
Karen Melton '87, '90 (MBA)
Ralph Moody '80
Ellen Yonovitz Papadimoulis '72
Kathy Papp '96, '02 (MBA)
Karen Ward Rolland '68
Laurie Yonovitz Stauber '78
Philip Wallace '13
Ruth Rought Westbrook '69, '85 (MAEd)
Pam Zwolinski-Gliozzi '96

Ex Officio

Scott Monaco '10 (MBA), President, MBA Association

Past Presidents

1973-74 Wallace R. Steffen '47
1977-79 Clyde Bartter '53
1979-81 Joan Dondrea Lowry '56
1983-84 Thomas G. Clevidence '72
1984-85 Patricia Cirigliano Ciancutti '57
1985-86 William B. Summers, Jr. '72
1991-92 Larry Sklenka '71
1994-96 Jim Johnson '78
1998-99 Paul "Sparky" Adams '69

2000-01 Linda Lutz Dettmer '64
2002-03 Christopher Zito '80
2005-06 Jerry Baron '71
2007-08 Debra Yost Lyons '94
2009-10 James Westbrook '69
2011-12 Dave Petrus '69
2013-15 Dave Tressel '73, '78 MAEd
2015-17 Laurel Zurawick '92, '98 MBA
2017-19 Curt Brown '90

Past Presidents – In Memoriam

We remember with gratitude the following past presidents of the BW Alumni Association.

1920-21 Hilbert T. Ficken
1921-22 Frederick Roehm '02
1922-24 Frances F. Mills 1896
1924-26 Paul E. Bauer 1876
1926-27 Hilbert T. Ficken '08
1927-28 Archie M. Mattison 1875
1928-29 Margaret E. Edwards '07
1929-34 Elias P. Roe 1898
1934-36 Earl R. Henderson '26
1936-38 Ethel Pettit Clark '33
1938-41 Robert K. Homan '27
1941-43 C. Eugene Bryenton '23
1943-45 Harold A. White '25
1945-46 Lewis W. Black '25
1946-47 Richard E. Van Almen '37
1947-49 Harry E. Wells '28
1949-51 Malcolm Thomson '27
1951-53 Peter S. Barno '35
1953-55 Orton B. Stauffer '35
1955-56 Hiram L. McDade, Jr. '38

1956-57 Homer R. Bomgardner '40
1957-58 Hiram L. McDade, Jr. '38
1958-60 Roy Seitz '43
1960-61 James M. Snodgrass '50
1961-63 Dr. Jacob O. Kamm '40
1963-65 Dr. John R. Sinnema '33
1965-67 Charles S. Greanoff '37
1967-69 Nelson G. Spoth '40
1969-71 Lee Ellsworth '50
1971-73 Dan T. Mihuta '49
1974-77 Dr. Robert C. Cawrse '38
1981-82 Floyd E. Storey '39
1982-83 Boyd H.Warnsman '62
1986-87 Georgia Delis Hook '52
1987-89 Dr. Thomas Riemenschneider '57,
     '87 MBA
1989-91 Eloise Shaefer Tressel '72
1992-94 Lee Ellsworth '50
1996-97 Joe Mayer '51
2004 Fumiko Lizik Rice '78, '81 MBA