New Alumni Association Board Members for 2017

New Alumni Association Board Members for 2017

New Alumni Association Board Members for 2017
Top: Laura (Hilby) Currie, Mindi (Becker) Dayton, Margo (Muhlbauer) Hansen, Andy Hodges, Brandon Johnson. Bottom: Jessica (Larson) Mathisen, Daniel Padilla, Dawnielle Smith, Sam Wooden.

The Buena Vista University National Alumni Association has elected nine new members to its board. The board members include:

  • Laura (Hilby) Currie SL'12 of Grimes, Iowa, assurance supervisor at RSM US LLP.
  • Mindi (Becker) Dayton SL'01 of Ankeny, Iowa, adjunct professor at Des Moines University-College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Daytonis also the owner of WineStyles Tasting Station in Ankeny.
  • Margo (Muhlbauer) Hansen SL'10 of Dunlap, Iowa, CPA at NuStyle Development and Mahoney & Gotto Company.
  • Andy Hodges SL'02 of Adel, Iowa, vice president at Signature Commercial Real Estate.
  • Brandon Johnson SL'04 of Kansas City, Mo., vice president for enrollment management & athletics at Avila University.
  • Jessica (Larson) Mathisen SL'04 of Urbandale, Iowa, physician assistant at Iowa Kidney Physicians.
  • Daniel Padilla SL'06  of Omaha, Neb., project analyst at Union Pacific.
  • Dawnielle Smith SL'08 of Chicago, dean of students/assistant principal at in Chicago Heights School District 170.
  • Sam Wooden SL'07 of Galena, Ill., attorney at Reynolds & Kenline LLP.

Election to the alumni board is an honor accorded to alumni leaders who have demonstrated their dedication to the advancement of the institution. The board can have a maximum of 30 members who serve staggered three-year terms. They offer advice, volunteer service and financial support to the University.

See the complete list of board members.