National Alumni Board

Northwestern’s National Alumni Board is comprised of 24 alumni representing different NWC eras and geographical regions of the U.S. With assistance from the director of alumni relations, Alumni Board members:

The board meets on campus once a year in February, beginning on a Thursday evening and culminating in the Saturday Alumni Scholarship Auction, which raises money for student scholarships.

2019 National Alumni Board

Josiah Dunlap '01   
Sioux Falls, SD

Andria (Hinz '12) Baker
Orange City, IA

Kyle Blankers '08
Sioux Center, IA

Dustin Bonnema '07
Chicago, IL

Brian Brandau '12 
Plymouth, MN

Gene Bras '91
Cerritos, CA

Susan Cowles '87
Des Moines, IA

Art DeVos '02
Bridgeport, NE

John Dykstra '05
At-large Officer
Orange City, IA

Amy Eben '98 
Orange City, IA

Stacey Erickson '95 
Story City, IA

Trent Fredericksen '04
Bennington, NE

Sara Breen Graham '09
Omaha, NE

Anne Slagter Groen '91
Renville, MN

Jerry Heemstra '83
Tumwater, WA

Mike Hulstein '84
Sioux Center, IA

Holli (Wubben '08) Jans
Sioux Falls, SD

Brock Jensen '08 
Orange City, IA

Megan (Gort '06) Leloux
Rochester, MN

Ben Petty '99
Cumming, GA

Gina (Langstraat '89) Pitsenberger
Rock Valley, IA

Deb Schleusener '97
Omaha, NE

Chad Schuiteman '08
Sioux Center, IA

Lori Van Beek '92
Chino, CA

Jennifer Vander Molen '99
Grand Rapids, MI

Alumni Board nomination (self-nominations welcome)