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CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association announces board, officers

Release Date: July 04, 2016

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo


Press Release

PUEBLO -The Colorado State University-Pueblo Alumni Association has announced its members and officers for the 2016-17 academic year, which begins July 1. The Alumni Association enhances the relationship among alumni, the university, and the community.

Carol Rickman, a 1983 biology graduate, will serve as board president. Rickman is retired as a medical technologist at St. Mary Corwin Medical Center. She also is known as the "mother" of Tundra, the University's live mascot. Joining Rickman on the executive committee are: Brett Holland, A10, State Farm Insurance, vice-president; Sommer Street, A99, Interim Marketing Communications Specialist at CSU-Pueblo, treasurer; and Mark Gregory, A89, at-large, agent, State Farm Insurance.

The Alumni Board is comprised of volunteers with diverse backgrounds and fields of expertise. Other board members returning this year are: Judy Hildner, A70, retired Pueblo Chieftain sports editor; Richard Joyce, A81, retired mass communications professor; Sandy Romero, A85, communications manager, Bechtel; John Kristan, A90, Canon National Bank; Jennifer Mravich, A08 and A10, vice president of marketing, Power Credit Union, and Christine Pittman, A08, director of events and recreation, Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo.

New additions to this year's alumni board are Antonio Huerta, current CSU-Pueblo Associated Students' Government president; Maggie Geolat, ASG vice president, and Tim Zercher, A16, founder, EasySocial. Also new to the Board this year are Guy Mayber, A90, senior diabetes care specialist, Novo Nordisk; and Matt Porter, A15, sales representative, Colorado Sports.

For more information regarding the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association events, activities and volunteer opportunities go to: or contact Tracy Samora, director of alumni relations, at 719.549.2858.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.

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