VCU Alumni Board of Governors

VCU Alumni is led by a volunteer board. Board members serve for renewable, three-year terms.

Past association presidents

Officers and University Alumni Leadership Council

Dale C. Kalkofen, Ed.D. (M.A.E.’76/A)
VCU_ALUMNI_WHITLOW_Michael Michael D. Whitlow (B.S.’74/MC)
VCU_ALUMNI_WILLIAMS_James James E. Williams (B.S.’84/GPA; M.S.’96/GPA)
Immediate past president
Christopher Markwith (M.B.A.'15/B)

Andrew Hobson (B.S.’12/En)
Outreach and Engagement Committee chair


VCU_ALUMNI_WARREN_Linda Linda M. Warren (B.S.’75/B)
Audit Committee chair
Head-and-shoulders shot of Ellen Byrne wearing a blue top and a colorful necklace Ellen Byrne, D.D.S., Ph.D. (B.S.’77/P; D.D.S.’83/D; Cert.’91/D; Ph.D.’91/M)
President, MCV Alumni Association of VCU
Samantha Marrs April 2016

Samantha Wheeler Marrs (ex-officio)
Secretary (senior associate vice president for development operations)


VCU_ALUMNI_RAO_Michael Michael Rao, Ph.D. (ex-officio)
VCU president
Jay E. Davenport Jay Davenport (ex-officio)
VCU vice president for development and alumni relations


At-large governors

Aaron R. Gilchrist Jr. (B.S.’03/MC)
Lynda Gillespie, Ph.D. (Ph.D.’01/E)
Michael W. Housden (B.S.'95/B)
John Kelly (B.S.’87/H&S)
Kelly Knight (M.S.’08/H&S)
Kenneth W. Kolb, Pharm. D. (Pharm.D.’82/P)
Adele McClure (B.S.'11/B)
Jibran Muhammad (B.A.'06/H&S)
Timmy Nguyen (B.S.’11/B)
Cathy Saunders (B.S.W.’76/SW; M.S.’82/HP)
Paula B. Saxby, Ph.D. (M.S.’85/N; Ph.D.’92/N)
Joseph R. Stemmle (B.S.’13/B)
Dan Walsh (M.B.A.’02/B)