Board of Directors

A Board of Directors, consisting of 4 officers, 24 directors, members at-large and the immediate past president, manages the UDAA. Three men and three women are selected annually to serve four-year terms.

New members begin their term on July 1 each year.

The Association is a separate entity from the University of Delaware and is completely self-funded. As a result, the Association relies on support from alumni to generate the income provided through their affinity partnerships. The income from these partnerships is used to fund all of its alumni programs, student scholarships, and awards programs.

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations serves as the daily working arm of the association, executing the strategies of the Board of Directors, as well as annual programming and outreach.

The committees of the board are: Alumni Outreach, Awards, Executive, Finance and Nominating. Board members serve on at least one committee. Information regarding application deadlines for the 2018 UDAA Board of Director nominations will be posted later this year.


2017–2018 Alumni Association Officers

Steve Beattie, BE87, of New York, NY – President
Linda Justice Myrick, EG77, of Flourtown, PA – Vice President
Kerry Orendorf Halbedl, BE02, of Wilmington, DE – Treasurer
Margaret Olson Vavala, AS82, BE01, of Wilmington, DE – Secretary
Anne Giacoma Barretta, AS83, of Cresskill, NJ – Immediate Past President

2017–2018 Alumni Association Board Members

Joseph M. Asher, AS90, of Las Vegas, NV
Traci Boddy, BE01, of Wilmington, DE
Bradley Bofford, AS93, of Mahwah, NJ
Tia Truxon Bolden, AS93, of Middletown, DE
Holly Bryk, AS85, Wilmington, DE
Jennifer Cain, BS02, of Wilmington, DE
Ellen Cannon, AS76, of Wilmington, DE
Cindy Skibicki Collins, AS75, of Wilmington, DE
Richard Greenberg, ANR77, of New York, NY
Mike Iannucci, AS04, of Marlton, NJ
Michael Janis, BS02, of Wilmington, DE
Elaine Pomian Knobloch, EG82, of Rockville, MD
Matt Lardieri, BE97, of Bedminster, NJ
William D. Luzier, AS78, 84M, of Glen Mills, PA
Chris Pickering, BE89, of Bear, DE
Brad Scott, AS87, of Newark, DE
Steve Shallo, AS07, of Eastchester, NY
Calvin Smith, BE05, of Baltimore, MD
Margaret Olson Vavala, AS82, BE01, of Wilmington, DE
Christian Wright, AS93, of Wilmington, DE
Stacy Richards Yates, EHD05, of Marcus Hook, PA

Contact Info

UD Alumni Association, c/o Office of Development and Alumni Relations

University of Delaware
83 E. Main Street, Third Floor
Newark, DE 19716

E-mail: alumni-association@udel.edu
Phone: (302) 831-2341
Fax: (302) 831-3045

If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors or with any programs, committees or activities, please submit an application.

Contact Info

UD Alumni Association, c/o Office of Development and Alumni Relations
  • University of Delaware
  • 83 E. Main Street, Third Floor
  • Newark
  • DE
  • 19716
  • E-mail:Send e-mail
  • Phone:(302) 831-2341
  • Fax:(302) 831-3045

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