Mission and Board

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is a group of alumni leaders who work to build and cultivate relationships to benefit the alumni, students, faculty and friends of Colorado Mesa University. The board provides guidance, leadership and active support for Alumni Association events and programs on campus, in our community, and around the country. If you are interested in applying for the Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2019-2020 please download and fill out this application and return to alumni@coloradomesa.edu. Applications are due March 29, 2019. 

What does the Board of Directors do?

   Represent CMU at events on campus and throughout the community. 
    • Give direction to Alumni Association events and programs. 
    • Offer ideas and initiate board activities and events. 
    • Serve as champions for the Alumni Association and CMU.
  • Collect and share feedback from alumni.  
Recruit and develop volunteers for committees and events.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Doug Sorter, '80


Michael Mankoff, '12
Secretary & Student Relations Committee Chair

Tawnee Evans, '15


Brett Armour, '07


Dusti Reimer, '05


Hannah Celayeta, '11




Tamara Krizman, '10
President Elect


Karen Martsolf, '97
Past President


Jackie Young, '13


Kelly Britton, '01


James Arrieta, '08



Phil Pe'a, '79
Treasurer, Events & PR Committee 

Larry Manchester, '91
Alumni Faculty Relations Chair


Alaina Brennan, '12


Whittney Smythe-Smith, '10


Troy Nesheim, '12