National Alumni Board

Northwestern’s National Alumni Board is comprised of alumni representing different NWC eras and geographical regions of the U.S. With assistance from the director of alumni relations, alumni board members:

The board meets on campus once a year in February.


2021 National Alumni Board

Chad Schuiteman ’08    
Sioux Center, IA

Kyle Blankers ’08    
Vice President
Sioux Center, IA

Dustin Bonnema ’07
Chicago, IL

Gene Bras ’91
Cerritos, CA

Christian Butler ’12
Rialto, CA

Sara Chiang ’14
Chicago, IL

Susan Cowles ’87
Des Moines, IA

Art DeVos ’02
Bridgeport, NE

Brad Eckhoff ’96
Fort Worth, TX

Stacey (Town ’95) Erickson     
Story City, IA

Sara Breen Graham ’09
Omaha, NE

Anne Slagter Groen ’91
Renville, MN

Sherry (Huitink ’93) Lang    
Officer at Large
Orange City, IA

Mark Haverdink ’96
Orange City, IA

Kara Knaack ’05
Grimes, IA

Megan (Gort ’06) Leloux
Rochester, MN

Trudy Pedersen ’90
Newell, IA

Ben Petty ’99
Cumming, GA

Eduardo Rodriguez ’11
Grand Rapids, MI

Penny (De Haan ’03) Rott
Fergus Falls, MN

Holly Sanchez-Perry ’13
Destin, FL

Deb Schleusener ’97
Omaha, NE

Nathan Smith ’02
Minneapolis, MN

Daniel Solis ’11
Sachse, TX

Lori Van Beek ’92
Chino, CA


Alumni Board nomination (self-nominations welcome)