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Alumni Connections, July 2009: A Look at the Board

Alumni Association Board of Directors
Mary Jo Lyttle

Please join me in extending sincere congratulations to the following alumni, who have been elected to serve on the IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors:

Sandy Diefenderfer ’67*

  • IUP Education:  Elementary Education, College of Education and Educational Technology
  • Residence:  Great Falls, Virginia
  • Alumni Volunteer Service to IUP: IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors; IUP Alumni Association Finance Committee; Washington, D.C., Alumni Events Host Committee Member.

Matt Konetschni ’95, M’98*

  • IUP Education: Management, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology; Student Affairs in Higher Education, College of Education and Educational Technology
  • Current Position: Director of Education Programs, Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Washington, D.C.
  • Alumni Volunteer Service to IUP: IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors; IUP Alumni Association Finance Committee; IUP Alumni Association By-Laws Committee; IUP Alumni Association Strategic Planning Committee chairperson; 2001 IUP Alumni Ambassador Award recipient; IUP Alumni Association admission recruitment volunteer; IUP Student Alumni Ambassador; Washington, D.C., Alumni Events Host Committee member.

Ryan Renz ’05

  • IUP Education: Accounting, Eberly College of Business and Information Technology
  • Current Position: Finance Officer and Security Administrator, Indiana First Bank, Indiana, Pa.
  • Alumni Volunteer Service to IUP: Regional representative for the IUP Alumni Association’s Indiana Regional Network; board member and treasurer of the former Indiana County Alumni Chapter; auditors for the 2008-2009 Alumni Association Board of Directors election; IUP Student Alumni Ambassador president; IUP student representative on the president's Student Advisory Network; IUP student representative on the Search Committee for the University Vice President for Student Affairs; volunteer for several IUP new student Orientation programs.

Mike Staub '80*

  • IUP Education: Criminology, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Current Position: Deputy Chief, Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Camp Hill, Pa.
  • Alumni Volunteer Service to IUP: IUP Alumni Association Board of Directors; IUP Alumni Association Strategic Planning Committee; IUP Alumni Association Finance Committee co-chairperson; 2002 IUP Distinguished Alumni Award recipient; IUP Alumni Association admissions recruitment volunteer; IUP Alumni Association Government Relations Committee.

*Denotes second term

In addition, congratulations go to the 2009-2010 Alumni Association officers. They are as follows:

  • Suzy Teele ’82, President
    Managing Director, Aceda, LLC
    Pittsburgh
  • Jim Wansacz ’94, Vice President
    Pennsylvania House of Representatives
    Harrisburg, Pa.
  • Matt Konetschni ’95, M’98, Treasurer
    Director, Education Programs
    Council for Advancement and Support of Education
    Washington, D.C.
  • Mike Staub ’80, Secretary
    Deputy Chief
    Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General
    Camp Hill, Pa.

These volunteer leaders represent various backgrounds, reflecting the overall demographics of the 110,000-member IUP Alumni Association. We are thankful for the dedicated service and expertise they provide to guide the strategic objectives and programs of the IUP Alumni Association!
 
Sincerely,


Mary Jo Lyttle '86, M'89
Executive Director, IUP Alumni Association

Posted on 7/21/2009 8:45:53 PM

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