Alumni Association Board of Directors

All Framingham State University graduates are members of the Alumni Association.

The Alumni Association Board of Directors is a volunteer leadership board comprised of alumni that works to support alumni engagement and the continued growth and development of the university. This is a group of alumni with diverse professional and educational backgrounds who give voice to the entire alumni population. The board meets up to six times per year and board members serve in three-year terms.


Schedule of Board Meetings 2016 - 2017:
(All meetings will take place in the McCarthy Center, Alumni Room, unless otherwise noted)
Friday, September 23, 2016, at 5pm
Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 6:30pm
Thursday, January 19, 2017, at 6:30pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 6:30pm
Thursday, May 11, 2017 6:30pm


Alumni Association Board of Directors: 2016-2017

Jeff Ritter G'13, President

Public Administration

Affinity Groups

MPA

Occupation

Holliston, MA Town Administrator

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Walking up the hill from the parking lot. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Work hard and stay focused! 

Juan Rodriguez '78, Vice President

Education

Affinity Groups

Soccer and Spanish Club

Occupation

Retired Principal 

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Making lifelong friends and connections. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Stay connected and look for opportunities on campus. 

Craig Stern '07, Secretary

Political Science

Affinity Groups

Ice Hockey, SGA, Journal of Critical Thinking, and Law Club

Occupation

Attorney

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

The 2003-2004 Ice Hockey season, 2006 SGA Leadership Retreat, and Dr. George Jarnis case studies 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Get involved in as many campus events as you can because it's the best way to learn new things while developing your network. 

Immediate Past President

Vacant

Coming soon.

Aimee (Rivera) Alban '10

Communication Arts - Corporate Communications

Affinity Groups

Student Government Association and International Student Union

Occupation

Case Manager

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Sandbox, Accepted Student Days, the long hours during SGA Budget Meetings, and conducting tours for prospective students

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Submerge yourself in the FSU community and be active on campus. You will meet some of the best people that way, who eventually become lifelong friends and part of your family after all the years go by.  

 

Dennis Alves '78

Spanish/Education

Affinity Groups

Soccer

Occupation

Insurance Professional

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Living in Larned Hall and winning the Christmas song challenge on our floor. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Get involved in an activity on campus. Enjoy your time, because it goes by fast! 

John Beando '82

Psychology

Coming soon!

Kelly (Raymond) Bibo '07

Fashion Design and Retailing

Affinity Groups

Phi Upsilon Omicron and Gatepost

Occupation

Product Development Specialist at TJX

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Hanging out with my friends in Larned Hall. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Get involved! The more involved you are, the more people you will meet and the more fun you will have! 

Brian Castellanos '13

Criminology

Affinity Groups

Football and Criminology Club

Occupation

Human Services Coordinator

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Winning the New England Football Conference Championship game verse Salve Regina in which I had a force fumble to seal the win. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Never give up, challenger yourself daily, don't be afraid to take risks, develop will-power, and remember to enjoy the ride! 

Susanne (McGinnis) Conley '90

History

Occupation

Retired Vice President for Enrollment and Student Development

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Cramming for exams with the other history majors in the old "commuter caf."

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

FSU will be what you want it to be with respect to your future. You will get out of this education what you put into it!

Steven DeMeo '19

Business and Information Technology

Affinity Groups

SGA

Occupation

Student and Student Employee in Campus Events and Development

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

I do not have a favorite memory yet, considering I'm only a sophomore, however, I am very grateful for the friends I've made and opportunities given to me thus far at Framingham State! 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Get out of your comfort zone! 

Pamela (Tiramani) Edrehi '73

Elementary Education

Affinity Groups

Kappa Delta Pi - Honor Society in Education

Occupation

Retired Teacher 

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Initiating reform by organizing a group of students to stand outside Dwight Hall all night in freezing temperatures to be first in line for class registration. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Stay in touch with fellow students after graduation and return to campus for alumni events! 

Dr. Diane (Horton) Finch '66

Elementary Education

Affinity Groups

Gatepost

Occupation

Retired Assistant Professor at Loyola University

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Representing Framingham State at the Model General Assembly - United Nations as a sophomore. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Be open to on-campus opportunities to expand your world views and challenge yourself! 

Elinor (Fagone) Goodwin '88

Psychology

Coming soon! 

Scott Harrington '15

Business Administration

Coming soon! 

Terri Kanieff '16

Psychology

Coming soon! 

Kim Pita '90

Media Communications

Coming soon!

Kelly (Costa) Sardella '82, G'03

Geography and Literacy & Language

Coming soon! 

Kathleen Shepherd '83

Psychology

Occupation

Marketing Director

Favorite Memory as a Framingham State Student

Meeting my husband here and many of my lifelong friends, as well as, taking Humanities I and II with Professor Josephine Ritter who exposed me to art, music, and literature. 

One Piece of Advice for Current Framingham State Students 

Develop relationships, be flexible to try new things, and continue to learn!