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Alumni Board

Pictured from left to right. Back Row: Ken Ryals, Robert Kratzke, Carl Field, Brian Laubach, Sal Mungia, Sara Kass, Mike Willis. Front Row: Ruth Foster-Koth, Kelly Ryan, Dale Haarr, Linda Strand, Noreen Hobson, Oneida Blagg. Not pictured: Scott Barnum and Jessica Braunlich.

Alumni Board

The mission of the PLU Alumni Board is to assist the university in developing an alumni community whose members demonstrate a lifelong commitment to each other, devotion to PLU’s mission and investment in its future.

The Alumni Board in conjunction with the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations

  • fosters communication and relationships among alumni, students, faculty and staff
  • enhances alumni commitment to the university through development and support of service, investment, and life long learning opportunities
  • promotes celebration of accomplishments of the university and its students, faculty and alumni

The board meets twice a year on campus and conducts much of its business through the work of various committees. The Alumni Board provides on-going input into the many programs and services administered by the Alumni and Constituent Relations staff.

Board Members

Scott Barnum ’77
Atherton, CA

Carl Field ’08
Seattle, WA

Sara (Monson) Kass ’88
Bethesda, MD

Brian Laubach ’84
Lakewood, WA

Kelly Ryan ’10
Chevy Chase, MD

Oneida (Battle) Blagg ’91
Roy, WA

Dale Haarr ’89
Past President and Regent Representative
Billings, MT

Ruth Foster-Koth ’88
Seattle, WA

Sal Mungia ’81
Vice President
Bethesda, MD

Linda (Svendsen) Strand ’67
Mercer Island, WA

Jessica (Holden) Braunlich ’07
Anchorage, AK

Noreen (McEntee) Hobson ’00
Tacoma, WA

Robert Kratzke ’79
Edina, MN

Kenneth Ryals ’87
Beaux Arts, WA

Mike Willis ’73
Kent, WA

Additional Advisory to the Board

Susan Caulkins ’82

Joyce Barr ’76

Hilary Vo
ASPLU President

Oni Mayer
ASPLU Vice President

Daniel Lee
Vice President for Advancement
Office of Advancement

Mary Duvall
Executive Director of Advancement
Office of Advancement

Jessica Pagel ’08
Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations

Kathy Engle
Assistant Director
Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations