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Candidates for National Alumni Association Election


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National Alumni Association 2015 Election


Click on each candidate's name for their biography.
Candidates are listed in alphabetic order. 
Candidates are listed in random order on the Official Ballot

Candidate for President

Ellen Callahan, C'81

Candidates for Vice President - College

Jerry Dowd, C'90
George R. Gelles, C'64

Candidate for Vice President - Seminary

Fr. Jason Worley, S'99

Candidates for Alumni Council

Jack J. Causa, C'76
Sara Garbarini, C'09
Marie B. Graney, C'08
Dick Hart, C'65
Rob Herb, C'78
Claire Higgins, C'14
Susan Janowiak, C'81
Fr, Doug Kenney, C'95, S'99
Michael Kirby, C'98
Patrick McGinn, C'98
Larry Orendorff, C'65
Elizabeth Plant, C'07
Rob Weed, C'93
Jason Werden, C'09
Chris Wild, C'12


Candidate for President

Ellen Callahan

Ellen Callahan, C’81 
B.S., Accounting
Manager, Windowman, LLC
Wilmington, Del.

Alumni Service   

Current
NAA President
Mount St. Mary's Board of Trustees

Former
NAA Executive Vice President, 2 Terms
National Alumni Council, 2 Terms
Rev. Carl Fives Scholarship Committee
Past President, Delaware Chapter
President's Council
Founders Day Committee
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund
Admissions Legeti Program Volunteer


Candidates for Vice President

Jerry Dowd

Jerry Dowd, C'90
BS, Accounting
MBA, University of Baltimore
Account Executive, Workday
Newtown Square, Pa.

Alumni Service

Current
NAA Council
Bruté Medal Committee Chair
Strategic Planning Committee
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund
Admissions, Legati Program Volunteer

Former
Young Alumni Committee

 

George Gelles

George Gelles, C’64  (incumbent)
BS, Economics
MBA, MSM
MEd, McDaniel College
Retired, Mount St. Mary’s Administrator
Gettysburg, Pa.

Alumni Service

Current
NAA Executive Vice President
Reunion Golf Committee Chair
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund
NAA Ad Hoc Committee Chair

Former
NAA Council
Strategic Planning Committee

 

Jason Worley

Fr. Jason Worley, S’99
Master of Divinity, Mount St. Mary's Seminary
Pastor, St. Peter’s Church
Libertytown, Md.

 

Candidates for Council

Jack J Causa

Jack J. Causa, C’76  (incumbent)
BA, Psychology
Registered Representative, C&C Asset Management
Sinking Spring, Pa.

Alumni Service

Current
National Alumni Council
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund
Class of C’76 Reunion Committee

Former
Nominating Committee (2007)
Reading Chapter President

 

Sara Garbarini

Sara Garbarini, C’09
BS, Psychology / Fine Arts
M.Ed., George Mason, University
Behavior Analyst, David Gregory School
West Orange, N.J.

Alumni Service

Current
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund
Mount Alumni Student Mentor Program

 

Marie Graney

Marie B. Graney, C’08
BS, Business / concentration in Marketing
Client Services Coordinator, Catholic Leadership Institute
Game Day Event Staff, Philadelphia Eagles 
Wilmington, Del.

Alumni Service

Current
Co-President of the Delaware Chapter
Young Alumni Committee

 

Dick Hart

Dick Hart, C’65
B.S., History
Retired, Director of Information Technology
Northford, Conn.

Alumni Service

Current
Connecticut Chapter, Treasurer

Former
President, Connecticut Chapter
Connecticut Scholarship Committee Chair
Connecticut Golf Committee
NAA Nominating Committee (2011)

 

Rob Herb

Rob Herb, C’78  (incumbent)
B.S., Business & Finance
President, Terminal Shipping Company
Cockeysville, Md.

Alumni Service

Current
National Alumni Council
Chair, Hall of Fame Committee
Member, Athletic Hall of Fame

Former
Pro-Am Golf Committee

 

Claire Higgins

Claire Higgins, C’14
B.S., Business / English
Associate, Fixed Income Fund Accounting at T. Rowe Price
Towson, Md.

Alumni Service

Current
Young Alumni Committee
Annual Fund Class Agent

 

Susan Janowiak

Susan Janowiak, C’81
B.A., Sociology
Regional Comptroller, Region 3 Environmental Protection Agency
Philadelphia, Pa.

Alumni Service

Current
NAA Vice President
Strategic Planning Committee
Reunion Weekend Committee

Former
NAA Executive Vice President
Constitutional Review Committee
Hall of Fame Committee
Bruté Medal Committee
Bicentennial Reunion Committee

 

Doug Kenney

Fr. Doug Kenney, C’95, Seminary 1999  (incumbent)
B.A., General Studies
Masters of Divinity MSM Seminary
Pastor at St. Peter the Apostle Church, Oakland, Md.
Oakland, Md.

Alumni Service

Current
National Alumni Council
McCloskey Award Committee

Former
NAA Vice President
Seminary Rector’s Council

 

Mike Kirby

Michael Kirby, C’98
B.S., Biology
Specialty Pharmaceutical Sales at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals
Easton, Md.

Alumni Service

Current
Bruté Medal Committee
Scholarship Committee
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund

 

Pat McGinn

Patrick McGinn, C’98  (incumbent)
B.S., Business
Director, Marketing at Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
West Chester, Pa.

Alumni Service

Current
National Alumni Council
Reunion Weekend Committee, Chair
Chapter Relations Committee, Chair
Strategic Planning Committee
President, Philadelphia Alumni Chapter

Former
Young Alumni Committee
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund

 

Larry Orendorff

Larry Orendorff, C’65  (incumbent)
B.S., Biology / Education
M.Ed., Towson University
Retired Educator
Nottingham, Md.

Alumni Service

Current
Bruté Medal Committee
Baltimore Chapter Leader
C’65 50th Reunion Committee
Admissions, Legati Program volunteer
Reunion Weekend Committee

 

Elizabeth Plant

Elizabeth Plant, C’07  (incumbent)
B.A., Fine Arts–Theatre
Administrative Assistant for Human Resources, Canam Steel
Frederick, Md.

Alumni Service

Current
National Alumni Council
NAA Young Alumni Committee
Frederick Chapter, Co-President

 

Rob Weed

Rob Weed, C’93
B.S., Business and Finance
Partner, Weed-Studnicky Associates
Baltimore, Md.

Alumni Service

Former
NAA, Vice President
National Alumni Council
Young Alumni Committee, Chair
Reunion Committee
Baltimore Chapter Leader
Class Agent, Annual Fund
Mount Annual Fund Co-Chair

 

Jason Werden

Jason Werden, C’09
BA, Communications with concentrations in Journalism, Public Relations and Mass Communication
Public Relations Manager, The International Spy Museum
Washington, D.C.

Alumni Service

Current
Young Alumni Committee Member
Alumni Coordinator to the MSM Men’s Rugby Team

 

Chris Wild

Chris Wild, C’12
B.S., Business
Admissions Counselor at Goucher College
Pasadena, Md.

Alumni Service

Current
Young Alumni Committee Chair
Reunion Weekend Committee
Reunion Weekend Volunteer
Class Agent, Mount Annual Fund


 
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