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Alumni Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is the working arm of the Alumni Association of Beloit College. On an on-going basis, the Board of Directors:

  • works to encourage and foster alumni support of and involvement with the institution
  • arranges and presents the annual Alumni Assembly
  • plans and assists in the organization of alumni events
  • selects recipients of alumni awards and Distinguished Service Citations
  • stays informed about the activities and needs of the College

The Board of Directors meets two times per year on campus.

Elected members are nominated by other alumni, class agents, class officers, or are self-nominated. To nominate someone for the Board of Directors, contact Leslie Knapp'83, president of the board.


Meet the members below (click on the photo for a full bio):

Leslie Knapp

Leslie Knapp'83
Nashville, TN

Brooks Riendl'99

Vice President
Brooks Riendl'99
Seattle, WA

Todd Hansen'89

Immediate Past President
Todd Hansen'89
Oak Park, IL

Donna Niesman'68 

Donna Niesman'68
Wheaton, IL

Aaron Bauhs

Aaron Bauhs'05
New York, New York

Andy Boryczka

Andy Boryczka'98
Middleton, WI


Jeff Braden

Jeff Braden'76
Raleigh, NC

Jill Braden

Jill Braden'76
Raleigh, NC

Melanie Hodge

Melanie Donovan Hodge'62
Fort Collins, CO

Curtis Hubbard

Curtis Hubbard'91
Louisville, CO

Margaret Manos'77

Margaret Manos'77
New York City, NY


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Michael Ramsdail'06
Beloit, WI


Duncan Rotch

Duncan Rotch'92
Portland, OR


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Timothy Smith'91
Saint Paul, MN

David Matthews

David Matthews'71
Chicago, IL


Lori Rhoades

Lori Rhoades'11
Chicago, IL

Tom Shanabruch
Tom Shanabruch'00
Chicago, IL


Erika Weiss

Erika Weiss'09
Chicago, IL


Laura Grube 

Faculty Representative
Laura Grube'08