Southeastern Alumni Association announces GOLD Council


Friday, August 23, 2019 GOLD Council
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

GOLD COUNCIL MEMBERS ANNOUNCED – The Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association announced its new 2019-21 GOLD Council members. New and returning members seated, from left, are Keturah Green, Anna Strider, Yazmyn Smith, Michael Kyles, Allie Dyer, and Kati Morse. Second row standing, from left, are Kaitlyn Seiler, Malayne Sharp, Larshell Green, Marci Gaines Bradley, Rebecca Troulliet, Marjorie Parker, and Associate Director of Alumni Programming Jenni O’Neil. Third row, from left, are Executive Director of Alumni Relations Michelle Biggs, Jeremy Troulliet, Baylen Fontenot, Kent Landacre, David Cavell, and Shane Purvis.

     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Alumni Association recently announced the newly appointed 2019-21 GOLD (Graduates Of the Last Decade) Council members.
Members include Neil Bourgeois of Springfield, Mo., Marci Gaines Bradley and Keturah Green of Baton Rouge, Allie Dyer, Kaityln Seiler, and Anna Strider of Mandeville, Baylen Fontenot of New Orleans, Larshell Green of Hammond, Christopher Jackler of Ponchatoula, Kent Landacre, Jr., of Prairieville, Seth Leto of Loranger, Kati Morse of Ponchatoula.
     Returning members include David Cavell of Thibodeaux; Shawn Gatlin of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Michael Kyles, Jr., Marjorie Parker and Yazmyn Smith of Hammond; Chris Mycoskie of McKinney, Tex.; Renee Picou of Livingston; Shane Purvis of Mandeville; Malayne Sharp of Denham Springs; William Takewell of Lexington, Ky.; and Jeremy Troulliet and Rebecca Schnadelbach Troulliet of Ponchatoula.
     Executive Director of Alumni Relations Michelle Biggs said the GOLD Council is dedicated to fostering and sustaining relationships with graduates from Southeastern of the last decade to keep them engaged and actively involved with the university.
     “We were very pleased with the continued interest in this initiative, further proving that our alumni want to stay actively engaged,” said Biggs. “Members are selected on the basis of their former campus involvement, professional experience and community engagement, taking into consideration a broad representation of class years, geographic location, ethnic diversity, and gender.”
     Biggs said the council advises the Office of Alumni Relations and assists with developing programs and communications tailored to the newest alumni. It also acts to shepherd the development of volunteers and future leaders in ways that deepen their commitment to Southeastern and prepare them for active alumni leadership roles.
     Members are selected from a body of former students who have graduated from Southeastern within the last 10 years. They serve a two-year term with the option of serving two terms.

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