Committees

The Alumni Association has four committees that all in their own capacity serve to support and strengthen the university while continuing to build meaningful connections with alumni and friends of the university.  Click on a committee below to find out more information.

Alumni Engagement

The primary purpose of Alumni Engagement committee is to devise a detailed and measured plan to engage UWG Alumni resulting in greater participation. This includes but is not limited to attendance at UWG events and increased giving rates to the UWG Foundation.

Chair: Eric Moon
Vice Chair: Bonnie Wolf
Liaison: Terra Washington
Members:
Tommy Green
Gere Helton
Chris Rechtoris
Denise Scott
Vic Troncalli
Katie Williams
April Welch

 

Alumni Events

The primary purpose of the Events Committee is to be the social arm of the Alumni Association. It will organize events will encourage increased Alumni participation and foster a sense of community. The activities can include charitable, volunteer, educational opportunities or cultural exchanges as well. In addition, the committee is charged with leading two events: a signature event to enhance the undergraduate experience and assist with the annual Alumni Association Awards Gala.

Chair: Nannette Rhodes
Vice Chair: Chad Houck
Liaison: Greg Benda
Members:
Blake Alston
Joy Butler
Jim Eason
Eric Hurley
Shane Matthews
Amber Pelot
Patricia Proctor
Cindy Saxon
Barbara Tanner

 

Awards and Nominations

The primary purpose of the Awards & Nominations Committee is two-fold: One, to lead the nomination and elections process for the board of directors and executive committee. Two, this committee is tasked with soliciting nominations and selecting the Alumni Association Award Winners each year.

Chair: Debbie Reeves
Vice Chair: Michael Paulk
Liaison: Rob Dial
Members:
Bo Bass
Peter Debick
Wayne Johnson
Warren Jones
Artagus Newell
Judy Rowell
Peggy Smith
Joy White
Greg Wojcik

 

Finance and Fundraising

The primary purpose of the Finance and Fundraising Committee is to raise support in order to meet the specific needs of the Alumni Association and the UWG Foundation via the annual fund. In addition, the committee will manage the annual fund appeal to the alumni board.

Chair: Jason Thogmartin
Vice Chair: Lisa Eason
Liaison: Dusty Hightower
Members:
Patsy Fostvedt Chastain
Ken Cooke
Greg Dyer
Henry Helton
Edna Huey
Cade Parian