Alumnae Council: Contacts

Executive Committee

Chair – Betty (Elizabeth) Bishop (Ann Arbor-Sink), BA 1972, LS&A
Vice-Chair – Diane Hummel (Grand Rapids Federation), MILS 1992, Rackham
Recording Secretary – Feriel Presswwalla (unaffiliated), BS 2015, LS&A
Corresponding Secretary – Marian Molly Magoon (Boston, unaffiliated), BA 1980, LS&A
Treasurer – Roberta Zald (unaffiliated), BS 1978
Nominating Chair – Sondra Loucks Wilson (Grand Rapids Federation), BA 1983, LS&A

Governing Board Members Elected at Large

Emily Anderson, BA 2011, Psychology (Flint)
Nancy Breithart (Birmingham)
Dr. Helen Clay-Spoetser (Detroit – DAUMW), MSW 1981
Anna Marie Ferguson (Detroit – DAUMW)
Honorable Sheila Ann Gibson (Detroit – DAUMW)
Lea Goodsell (unaffiliated), BGS 1990, Accounting LS&A
Adele Karas (Flint), BS 1997, MPA 2000
Dana C. Moore (unaffiliated), MA 1998, Education
Julie Nemeth (Flint), BA 1990, LS&A
Cerise Rustin Tounsel (Detroit – DAUMW), MA 1975, Education
Linda Severin (unaffiliated), AB 1978, LS&A
Wendy Urquhart (Ann Arbor – Waterman)
Judy Waterston (unaffiliated), BSN 1972, Nursing
Penny Wilcox (Birmingham)
JoLynn Williams (Detroit – DAUMW)

Representatives to the Michigan League Board of Governors

Ann Moln (Ann Arbor – Waterman)
Lois McEntyre (Detroit – DAUMW), BA 1988 Sociology
Barbara Sands Balbach (Ann Arbor – Waterman), MA 1968

Representatives to the Henderson House Board of Governors

Chair – Helen Hill (unaffiliated)
Vice-Chair – Persis Sopariwala (unaffiliated), BA 2013, MSW 2017
Secretary – Feriel Presswalla (unaffiliated), BS 2015, LS&A
Treasurer – Roberta Zald (unaffiliated), BS 1978
Board member – Linda Severin (unaffiliated), AB 1978, LS&A
Board member – Patricia Magle Jones
Board member – Nikki Briggs
House President – Taylor Bowie
Resident Director – Andrea Valenzuela


Sheryl Szady, Consultant
Barbara Pitts, Parliamentarian
Helen Hill, Chair, Henderson House

Alumnae Club Information

There are currently eight alumnae clubs in Michigan. If you live outside the state or are in a region that’s not represented, you can still be a member of the Alumnae Council. For more information about the Alumnae Council, email Julie at [email protected].

• Ann Arbor–Sink Group – President, Elizabeth (Betty) Bishop
• Ann Arbor-Waterman Group – President, Janice Trouba; Membership Chair, Gary and Mary McClusky
• Birmingham – President, Christine Lynn
• Detroit Association of University of Michigan Women (DAUMW) – President, Lois McEntyre; Membership Chair, Cerise Tounsel
• Flint – President, Adele Karas
• Grand Rapids Federation – President, Jocelyn Dettloff
• Lansing – President, Traceen Pasteur
• Saginaw – President, Teresa Borowski

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