Alumni Advisory Council

Alumni Advisory Council Members and Charter

Alumni Advisory Council Members 

  • Todd Baright '82, Electrical Construction
  • Karen Baright '83, Hospitality Management
  • Walter "Bud" Caroompas '63, Business Management
  • Thomas Jantzen '82, Electrical Construction
  • Virginia Lynn Giles '13, Accounting
  • Nathaniel Gresock '10, Travel & Tourism Management
  • Nancy Heimbuecher '04, Hotel & Resort Management
  • Kathy Holusha '68, Secretarial Science
  • Bruce Jones '75, Park & Outdoor Recreation
  • Wayne McCabe '70, Engineering Technologies
  • Meg Sawicki '79, General Studies
  • Ralph Smith '69, Construction Technology
  • Arvin Tangalan '14, Hotel & Resort Management

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Lucinda Brydon, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving Director
  • Victoria Ladlee '15, College Foundation Aide
  • Dr. Michael Laliberte, College President
  • Tyreek King '20, Student Representative and Criminal Justice Major
  • Alexis Moore '19, Student Representative and Hospitality/Event Management Major
  • Joel Smith, President, College Relations & Advancement/Executive Director, College FoundationMichael Sullivan, Assistant Vice President of Advancement
  • Jared Yando '05, Faculty Liaison and Associate Professor, Applied Technologies


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.