Eight individuals have been elected to serve a three-year term on the Arkansas Tech University Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Those elected in voting via the fall 2010 edition of Tech Action magazine will serve on the alumni board from January 2011 through December 2013.
The newest members of the Arkansas Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors are:
*Katherine Nunn Bowden of Russellville, Class of 1954
*Sue Chiolino of Russellville, Class of 1968
*Brenda Metcalf Hipp of Little Rock, Class of 1963
*Steve Kesner of Fort Smith, Class of 1977
*Tayler Melton of Yellville, Class of 2010
*Todd Sweeden of Russellville, Class of 1976
*Jim White of Rogers, Class of 1978
*Vickie Yates of Pottsville, Class of 1979 and 1989 The Arkansas Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors consists of 25 non-compensated members representing both the Russellville campus and the Ozark campus. Major responsibilities for alumni board members include supporting the mission of the Tech Alumni Association and the university, aiding in the cultivation of private donations to the university and attending between three and four meetings per year. The first Arkansas Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors meeting for 2011 is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19, at the Chambers Cafeteria East Dining Hall. Subsequent 2011 meetings are scheduled for June 18, Sept. 24 and Dec. 3. Jim Murphy of Russellville is president of the Arkansas Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors for 2011, while Shirley Drewry Dodd of Russellville is the president-elect. For information about nominating an alumnus for service on the Arkansas Tech Alumni Association Board of Directors, call (479) 968-0242 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.