The NMU Alumni Association Board of Directors

Alumni Association board members bring a unique perspective and a passion to provide strong leadership for association programs and activities in collaboration with the university and the NMU family. Board members promote engagement and participation through involvement and provide opportunities to recruit new board leaders and volunteers, members and supporters. If you would like to reach out to the board please email  Please indicate a name in the subject line if you are wishing to contact a specific member.

NMU Alumni Association Board of Directors Committee Overview can be found here.


Jan HaapalaJan Haapala `02
History/Political Science
Milwaukee, WI

Brendan FranklinBrendan Franklin '13
Vice President

Traverse City, MI

David BelangerDavid Belanger '76, '79 
Music Education
Chicago, IL
Melodie BolingMelodie Anderson Boling '93, '01
Lake Isabella, MI
Allison BowlesAllison Bowles '07
Hospitality Management
Chicago, IL 
Lois BressetteLois Bressette '86, '02
Health Education
Public Administration
Clintonville, WI
Derek BushDerek Bush '11
Marquette, MI 

Christopher Charboneau '93Christopher Charboneau
Chair, Career & Professional Development Committee
Music Education
Madison Heights, MI

Richard Cormier '91, '05Rick Cormier
Earth Science
Painesdale, MI
Lindsay DemskeLindsay Demske '01
Public Relations/Psychology
Minneapolis, MN
Niki DreverNiki Drever '95
Forest Park, IL
Jessica DurkinJessica Durkin '97, '01
Northville, MI
Barton FosterBarton Foster '79
Livonia, MI
James GrahekJames Grahek '81
Plymouth, MN

Jeri Hosang '92, '99

Jeri Hosang '92, '99
Marquette, MI


Diane HusicDiane Husic '81

Chair, Alumni Awards Committee
Bethlehem, PA

Amalea Karavias-Vega '02Amalea Karavias Vega '02
Public Relations
Denver, CO
William LaaksoWilliam Laakso '84
Green Bay, WI
Dave MogushMichael Lenten '07
Political Science/Social Work
Negaunee, MI
Frank MumfordFrank Mumford '08
Chair, Board Development Committee
St. Paul, MN

Mylan MurphyMylan Murphy '12, '14
Entertainment & Sports Promotion                          Training, Development & Performance Improvement
Akron, OH

Michael OswaldMichael Oswald '03
Construction Management
Rowlett, TX

Andrea SchmoldtAndrea Schmoldt '09

Chair, Initiatives Committee
Public Relations
Sun Prairie, WI

Ronald SeaberryRonald Seaberry '98, '01
Adrian, MI
Kurt VanWormer '77Kurt VanWormer '77
Business Administration
Houston, TX

Morgan Waller '16, '19Morgan Waller '16, '18
Public Relations/Public Administration
Burnham, IL