National Alumni Board

Northwestern’s National Alumni Board is comprised of 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.


2022 National Alumni Board

Chad Schuiteman ’08    
Sioux Center, IA

Kyle Blankers ’08    
Vice President
Sioux Center, IA

Dustin Bonnema ’07
Steen, MN

Gene Bras ’91
Cerritos, CA

Christian Butler ’12
Rialto, CA

Sara (Van Gorp ’14) Chiang
Chicago, IL

Susan Cowles ’87
Des Moines, IA

Art DeVos ’02
Bridgeport, NE

Brad Eckhoff ’96
Fort Worth, TX

Stacey (Town ’95) Erickson     
Story City, IA

Sarah (Breen ’09) Graham
Omaha, NE

Anne (Slagter ’91) Groen
Renville, MN

Sherry (Huitink ’93) Lang    
Officer at Large
Orange City, IA

Mark Haverdink ’96
Orange City, IA

Kara (Dehmlow ’05) Knaack
Grimes, IA

Megan (Gort ’06) Leloux
Rochester, MN

Trudy (Peterson ’90) Pedersen
Newell, IA

Ben Petty ’99
Cumming, GA

Eduardo Rodriguez ’11
Grand Rapids, MI

Penny (De Haan ’03) Rott
Fergus Falls, MN

Holly (Stewart ’13) Sanchez-Perry
Destin, FL

Deb Schleusener ’97
Omaha, NE

Nathan Smith ’02
Minneapolis, MN

Daniel Solis ’11
Sachse, TX

Lori (Burris ’92) Van Beek
Chino, CA


Alumni Board nomination (self-nominations welcome)