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Alumni Board

Alumni Association Board of Directors

Board members serve as ambassadors for the 57,000-plus alumni family. Elected by their peers each spring, this diverse group works closely with Monmouth leadership to engage all alumni through events, volunteer activities, and fundraising efforts.

Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

Alumni House

Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve and promote the University and its alumni in a manner that enriches the lives of its members and the quality of the institution.


  • Solicit, broaden, and increase the active alumni volunteer base
  • Increase alumni participation in University activities and fundraising efforts
  • Prepare students for a lifelong active role in the Alumni Association
  • Promote networking opportunities and career development for alumni and students
  • Increase the role of alumni in fulfilling the University’s mission

Karyn Cusanelli ’89
Thomas “TJ” Acerra ’13
Vice President for Services
TJ Acerra
Alissa Catalano Sinagra ’13
Vice President for Programming
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Bayaan Oluyadi ’13
Nicole Trainor ’99 ’01M ’20 Ed.D.
Nicole Trainor

Chairs, Members, and Appointed Representatives

  • Michael Fedele ’14 ’15M
  • Leslie Fornino ’96
  • Brian Higgins ’94
  • Jihad B. Johnson ’18 ’20M
  • Sylvester “Sal” Jones ’76
  • Mary Kane ’95
  • Brandon Karkovice ’12
  • Chelse Kmiecik ’05 ’08M
  • Jenna Lee ’22 – Past President, Class of 22
  • Cindy Morgenstern Daly ’00M
  • Dave Nicola ’00
  • Marissa Purdy ’14
  • Jeff Smith ’94
  • Joseph Snable ’95
  • Kathleen Sohl ’70 ’72M
  • Samantha Stillo ’11
  • Nicholas Verzicco ’19


Alumni Couples


Legacy Families