The Alumni Council Executive Committee (ACEC) is the governing leadership body of the Alumni Council. It is made up of committee chairs and officers. The scope of the work of the Alumni Council and its committees is broad and offers a variety of opportunities to engage in the way most aligned with your interests and experience.
Alumni Council President
Ted Meriam '05
Frank Washburn '75
Vice President for Communications
Kevin Kurtz '97
Erin Carlson '04
Chair: Tamara Hamai '03
The Admission Committee facilitates alumni participation at college fairs and other admission-related events. It seeks to provide volunteer opportunities in which alumni share their past experience as Puget Sound students with prospective students and their families.
Affinity Groups Committee
Chair: currently recruiting
The Affinity Groups Committee works to reconnect alumni based on their shared experience in various clubs, organizations, and academic fields. Examples of these affinity groups include, but are not limited to Black Alumni Union (BAU), Latinx Alumni Group, PacRim Alumni, Greek organizations, athletic groups, ASUPS and its interest groups, Adelphians and other performance arts groups.
Chair: Rick Sassara '87
The purpose of the Athletics Committee of the Alumni Council is to engage Logger athletes across generations. Alumni are involved in programming that directly supports current student-athletes as well as those who continue their connection throughout the alumni experience. The Athletics Committee provides an opportunity to more broadly participate with alumni generally in representing the university experience as a student-athlete.
Career & Employment Services Committee
Chair: Betsy Stone '79, P'14
The Career and Employment Services (CES) Committee fosters a culture in which alumni are readily available to assist current students with career issues, supplementing and complementing the CES office with resources to support students as they align with and compete for opportunities leading to satisfying professional lives.
Class Programs Committee
Chair: currently recruiting
The Class Programs Committee is the leadership group for class reunion volunteers. All reunion planning committee members are part of the Class Programs network which works to ensure that alumni are in contact with and updated about their classmates and that the celebration of these connections – Summer Reunion Weekend – is a memorable and enjoyable event for all.
Puget Sound Fund Alumni Committee
Chair: Ken Teal '81
Members of the Puget Sound Alumni Fund Committee serve as class representatives and assist in the fund raising efforts for the Puget Sound Alumni Fund by seeking unrestricted contributions from classmates in support of the university’s annual operating budget.
Regional Clubs Committee
Chair: McKenzie Ross '06
The Regional Clubs Committee is comprised of regional club leaders who live in various geographic regions where Puget Sound alumni reside in high concentration. The committee's mission is to create a vibrant alumni community, foster continuing relationships, and enable lifelong learning through the planning and implementation of events and other programming.
Student Alumni Association
President: Cas Almond '23
The Student Alumni Association is comprised of students who work together to create a legacy of involvement and engagement among their fellow Loggers. This is established through fun class events, activities that bring alumni and students together, community service opportunities, and other similar initiatives.