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Pam Russell
Senior Director of Communications


For Immediate Release
June 10, 2015

CASE Appoints Senior Education Leaders to Three Commissions

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has appointed 11 new members to its professional commissions on alumni relations, communications and marketing, and philanthropy.

Each commission—the Commission on Alumni Relations, the Commission on Communications and Marketing, and the Commission on Philanthropy—has 17 members. The new commissioners will begin their service in July 2015 and will serve for three years.

Commission on Alumni Relations

  • Tom Bull, executive director of alumni engagement, Portland State University
  • Sterly Wilder, associate vice president, alumni affairs, Duke University
  • Vicki Williamson, interim director of advancement, director of alumni affairs, Ransom Everglades School

Commission on Communications and Marketing

  • Mary Baglivo, vice president for global marketing and chief marketing officer, Northwestern University
  • Matthew Jennings, editorial director, Middlebury College
  • Michael Kiser, vice president for communications, Lafayette College
  • Tony Proudfoot, associate vice president, marketing communications and brand management, University of Arizona
  • Lisa Vasquez, vice president of public relations and college development, Collin College

Commission on Philanthropy

  • Thomas Herbert, vice president for university advancement, Miami University
  • Edward Hu, head of external relations, Harvard-Westlake School
  • Chrstine Pina, vice president for institutional advancement, University of Hartford

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