Dave oversees several program areas within the Association that focus on alumni and student engagement. This includes leadership of the Global Engagement Team, LEAD Scholars Program, Events Team, Student Engagement Team, and Alumni Education Team. His primary focus is on facilitating connections among alumni and the University as well as providing access to the University’s educational offerings.
James oversees an advancement program that has seen recent growth and success, including the completion of a $66 million comprehensive campaign as part of the Victors for Michigan campaign. He is tasked with overseeing stewardship, major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, foundations, and strategic campaign planning.
Upasna and her team help build awareness and stronger engagement for the Association’s programming through multi-channel marketing campaigns and strategies. The team also develops and implements membership services for alums.
Ayanna and her team create strategic connections with the university community to strengthen overall alumni engagement at U-M while helping current students learn to maximize the Michigan alumni network through programs and leadership development. The team manages the LEAD Scholars program and other Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts and offers alumni a portfolio of volunteer programs ranging from student recruitment to mentoring.
Andre and his team provide technology innovation through development, training, and support for alumni and the Association’s programs. The team spans a wide range of technology services, including data management, web applications development, CRM administration, and all ongoing technology support needs.