Alumni Association & Council Members

The Westminster College Alumni Association was established in 1884. All graduates of Westminster are Association members. The events and activities of the Association are guided by the leadership of the Alumni Council.

For further information about Alumni Council activities or the annual Alumni Association meeting contact the alumni office at or (724) 946-7364.

2013-2014 Alumni Council Members


Ashley Carnahan Downey '09
Monroeville, PA

  Jesse R. Ligo, Jr. '82
Mercer, PA
Karen Campman Emmett '75
Vice President
West Middlesex, PA
  Cynthia Mancini '06
McKees Rocks, PA
Adam J. Baker '10
Pittsburgh, PA
  Richard X. McKenna '84
Pittsburgh, PA
Zachary C. Beresh '02
Pittsburgh, PA
  Sherris Moreira '97
Chair, Career Building & Professional Networking Committee
Pittsburgh, PA
Amy Dietrich Bonnar '94
Chair, Events Committee
Beaver, PA
  Benjamin T. Nelson '06
Princeton, NJ
Christopher L. Borsani '04
Chair, Annual Giving Committee
Pittsburgh, PA
  Brenda Pawk Oman '80
Hermitage, PA
Lindsay Painter Coulter '06
Chair, Westminster Stories & Engagement Committee
Apollo, PA
  Jonathan E. Potts '95
Pittsburgh, PA
David J. Dean III '09
New Castle, PA
  Erin Anderson Schuetz '96
New Bethlehem, PA
Ralph A. Dise '74
Shaker Heights, OH
  Meredith Vance Shafer '94
Pittsburgh, PA 
Kate McKenzie Gatto '02
Pittsburgh, PA
  Harry W. Smith '66
New Castle, PA
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
James A. Giel, Jr. '74
Glenshaw, PA
  Daniel J. Vogler '81
Chair, Nominations Committee
New Castle, PA
David B. Gooch '75
Towering Titan Representative
Chagrin Falls, OH
  Lisa A. Wargofchik '84
Allen, TX
Katie Gray '11
New Wilmington, PA
  Student Representatives
    Marissa Cozza '14
Co-chair, Senior Class Gift Committee, ex officio
Travis M. Gullling '10
Columbus, OH
    Emily Puruczky '15
SAA Vice President, ex officio

Douglas E. Hill '76
Harrisburg, PA

    Alex Taylor '14
SAA President
Beau D. Hollowell '02
Cleveland, OH
    Kalaway Voss '14
Co-chair, Senior Class Gift Committee, ex officio
Ryan W. Kirk '09
Sparks Glencoe, MD
    Emily Wiest '14
SGA President
Lee W. Knight '07
Boardman, OH
Deborah Lechien '71
Mansfield, OH

Nominate Alumni for Service to Westminster

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Alumni Council Strategic Plan

Click here for the Alumni Council Strategic Plan.

Alumni Association History

Click here for the history of the Alumni Association.