Birmingham-Southern alumni from around the nation attend Alumni Association-sponsored events each year that are both
rewarding and fun. Here are glimpses of some local activities that took place recently:
The women of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority were reunited at the Young Alumni Summer Party June 24 at Birmingham’s Rojo restaurant.
Pictured (front row, from left) are Ashley Russell ’09 and Jeanie Sleadd ’09; (middle row, from left) are Meredith Wolfe ’09, Giselle
Josof ’10, Christie Wenke ’09, Lindsey Meadows ’10, and Julie St. John ’11; (back row, from left) are Christie Harris ’09, Wright
Wiggins ’09, and Allison Bovell ’10.
Attending the “Moving BSC: Forward Ever Birmingham Luncheon” Sept. 23 (From left) Judson Crump ’05, Jonathan Geisen
were (left to right) Rev. Keith Thompson ’83, BSC trustee; Karen McElroy Carroll ’97, and Benjamin Wall ’92 had a great time
’87, BSC trustee and president of the Alumni Association; Birmingham-Southern July 29 at the Lawyers Afﬁnity Group’s Summer
Interim President Dr. Mark S. Schantz; Alieze Roberts, parent of BSC junior Send-off. This year’s event was hosted by Baker,
William “Robb” Roberts; and Tim Callahan ’70. The luncheon took place at the Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, and Berkowitz in
Harbert Center in downtown Birmingham to introduce the new interim presi- downtown Birmingham.
dent to a group of alumni, parents, and former parents in the Birmingham area.
Schantz spoke about current and future plans for the college.
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BSC announces inaugural members of Young Alumni
Would it surprise you to learn that young maintaining their ties to the college community.
alumni, those who attended BSC within the “Young alumni are also the future members of BSC’s Executive
past 10 years, have signiﬁcantly different Board and Board of Trustees, so I am honored to serve as their
interests and expectations than older representative to the current leaders of BSC’s alumni on the Alumni
alumni? Association Executive Board. I am conﬁdent that ’Southern’s young
To help address those differing needs, alumni will serve as an integral role in moving BSC forward to a
the Ofﬁce of Alumni Affairs recruited bright future, and am thrilled to be a part of that movement.”
some younger alumni to serve on the
newly formed Young Alumni Advisory Other members of the YAAC are:
Council (YAAC). The council will help
Beers develop speciﬁc activities targeted toward Roger Ball ’03 and Nancy Williams Ball ’04
encouraging other young alumni to stay Sarah Frances Boshers ’02
connected to the college and to their college friends. They also will Trey Cotney ’09 and Kristen Kerr Cotney ’09
work with the Ofﬁce of Institutional Advancement to increase the Adam Israel ’06 and Emily Duggan Israel ’06
giving by this segment of the alumni population. Carrie Kramer ’03
Rebecca Beers ’04 has been selected to chair the inaugural council. Wilson Nash ’07
The YAAC chair will be a voting member of the Alumni Executive Ashley Russell ’09
Board. David Saliba ’03 and Laura Saliba ’05
“I am incredibly honored to lead the Young Alumni Danielle Ridgeway ’06
Advisory Committee and to represent the voice of BSC’s young Christie Wenke ’09
alumni to the Executive Board,” said Beers, who resides in
Birmingham. “The YAAC is an important part of the college’s alumni If you would be interested in helping with YAAC activities or
leadership as young alumni have the closest ties to and the freshest events, contact the Ofﬁce of Alumni Affairs at 205/226-4909.
memories of ’Southern and are often the most enthusiastic about
EXECUTIVE OFFICERS OF THE
BSC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
PRESIDENT VP/CHAPTER AND CO-VPS/ENROLLMENT VP/REUNION AND CLASS
Karen McElroy Carroll ’87 AFFINITY PROGRAMS Paul (’97) and ACTIVITIES
email@example.com Brent Yarborough ’97 Kim (’97) Sherk Karen Elise Kendrick ’85
firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Jack Naramore ’78 VP/SERVICE AND VP/MARKETING AND VP/ATHLETICS
email@example.com OUTREACH COMMUNICATIONS Terry Smiley ’94
Emily Kyzer Browne ’00 Chad Jones ’88 firstname.lastname@example.org
Richard Yeilding ’73 VP/ADVANCEMENT
email@example.com Mitesh Shah ’99
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