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Colorado State University-Pueblo Alumni Association announces board, officers

Release Date: July 28, 2017

Cora Zaletel

Executive Director, External Affairs

Colorado State University-Pueblo


Colorado State University-Pueblo Alumni Association announces board, officers

PUEBLO –The Colorado State University-Pueblo Alumni Association has announced its members and officers for the 2017-18 academic year, which began 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, agent, State Farm Insurance, vice-president; Sommer Street, A99, assistant director of External Affairs at CSU-Pueblo, treasurer; and Mark Gregory, A89, agent, State Farm Insurance, at-large.

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; John Kristan, A90; Guy Mayber, A90, senior diabetes care specialist, Novo Nordisk; Christine Pittman, A08, director of events and recreation, Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo; Matt Porter, A15, field claims representative, Farmers Insurance; Sandy Romero, A85, communications manager, Bechtel; Taylor Voss, A16, community engagement director, Pueblo Triple Aim Corporation; and Tim Zercher, A16, president/CEO/founder, EasySocial.

New additions to this year’s alumni board are current CSU-Pueblo students, Jason S. Falsetto, representing the President’s Leadership Program; Jake Harmon, ASG president; and Daniella Trujillo, ASG vice president.  Joining the board this year is alumna, Lydia Martinez, A09, claim team manager, State Farm Insurance. 

For more information regarding the CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association events, activities and volunteer opportunities go to: or contact Tracy Samora, A94, director of alumni relations, at 719.549.2858 or

Colorado State University - Pueblo is committed to excellence, setting the standard for regional comprehensive universities in teaching, research, and service by providing leadership and access for its region, while maintaining its commitment to diversity.

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