Alumnae Council: Service Recognition Awards

Alumnae Council

National Service Citation Award

Initiated in 1954, the Alumnae Council’s National Service Citation award honors UMAC members who have been active in alumnae functions for a minimum of five (5) years. Individuals who qualify for this award have regularly attended annual Fall and Spring Alumnae Council meetings, have held leadership positions in the Alumnae Council and on the local alumnae club level such as officer, board member, standing committee chair, and committee chair for at least two (2) years, and have overall exhibited a willingness to assume leadership and to promote a positive and informative image of the U-M in the community. Recent recipients include:

  • Dr. Helen Clay-Spotser — Detroit Association
  • Helen Hill – Henderson House
  • Lea Goodsell — Unaffiliated
  • Sondra Loucks Wilson — Grand Rapids Federation
  • Elizabeth (Betty) Doman — Ann Arbor Sink
  • Kathryn Trim — Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Martha Petroski — Ann Arbor Sink
  • Donajean Lawson — Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Linda Ann Moragne — Detroit Association
  • Mary Tulos — Grand Rapids Federation

Council Recognition Award

Initiated in 1993, the Alumnae Council’s Recognition Award honors UMAC members who have been active in alumnae functions for a minimum of three (3) years. Individuals who qualify for this award have held leadership positions on the local alumnae club level such as officer, committee chair, or event chair, and have overall exhibited a willingness to promote a positive and informative image of the U-M in the community. Recent recipients include:

  • Gary McClusky – Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Mary McClusky – Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Mary Beth Strassel – Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Isabelle Smith – Birmingham
  • Laventra Danquah – Detroit Association
  • Jennifer Ellis – Detroit Association
  • Aleasia Hall – Detroit Association
  • Barbara Balbach – Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Cerise Tounsel — Detroit Association
  • Marguerite Biankcke —Ann Arbor Waterman

To nominate an individual for UMAC’s National Service Citation Award or Council Recognition Award use the Alumnae Council Awards Nomination Form.

Click here to see a list of Alumnae Council Awards Recipients through the years.

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