Alumni Advisory Council

Alumni Advisory Council Members and Charter

Alumni Members: 

  • Eddy Acosta '22, Healthcare Management
  • Todd Baright '82, Electrical Construction
  • Karen Baright '83, Hospitality Management
  • Heather Cochran Rock '03, Travel & Tourism
  • Alan Franks '74, Veterinary Science Technology
  • Virginia (Lynn) Giles '13, Accounting
  • Nate Gresock '10, Travel & Tourism Management
  • Nancy Heimbuecher '04, Hotel & Resort Management
  • Len Mitchell '81, Restaurant & Food Service Management
  • Maryann Neff '71, Business Management
  • Meg Sawicki '79, General Studies
  • Scott Seeley '21, Information Technology Management
  • Ralph Smith '69, Construction Technology
  • Arvin Tangalan '14, Hotel & Resort Management
  • Jared Yando, '05 Construction Technology

Student Members:

  • Kimbersly Dean '24, Criminal Justice
  • Ava Frasier '27, Veterinary Science Technoloby

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Dr. Mary Bonderoff, Officer in Charge
  • Lucinda Brydon, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving Director
  • Brianne (Slocum) Smith '09, Associate Professor/Program Director Hospitality Management
  • Michael Sullivan, Vice President for College Advancement

Council Charter

According to the By-Laws of The College Foundation at Delhi, Inc., a committee of alumni representation shall represent the 35,000 SUNY Delhi alumni. The committee shall be referred to as the SUNY Delhi Alumni Advisory Council and the alumni at large known as the SUNY Delhi Alumni Association.

Mission Statement

The SUNY Delhi Alumni Advisory Council represents the needs and interests of the SUNY Delhi alumni community by:

  • Stimulating the interest and support of alumni in the Alumni Association’s activities and in college activities
  • Serving as ambassadors for the college, promoting SUNY Delhi whenever possible and attracting prospects for admissions
  • Partnering in the recruitment of students and in career placement of graduates
  • Advocating for the campus with key partners in the public and private sectors
  • Serving as a sounding board for initiatives and programming
  • Assisting in and supporting campus fundraising activities
  • Making recommendations that will further the mission of the Alumni Association

Responsibilities and Objectives

  • Participate in Alumni Advisory Council meetings and alumni events
  • Support college fundraising efforts, identify donors, corporate partners, foundations and friends
  • Make recommendations to improve alumni programming
  • Engage alumni volunteerism and participation in alumni and college events
  • Assist in the identification, development and recruitment of future advisory members
  • Serve on committees or task forces to carry out specific objectives related to alumni planning and implementing alumni programs and services
  • Each Council member is asked to contribute to The Delhi Fund within each individual’s “capacity to give.”  It is the goal of the Council membership to represent a 100% participation rate in order to steward public and private grant funds for the benefit of the college and students.