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ARA Board of Directors

The Association of Rice Alumni is governed by a 28-member alumni board, which provides input regarding Alumni Relations operations and programs and serves in an advisory capacity to the Alumni Relations staff. Members of the ARA board represent the alumni body to the university and represent the ARA to its constituents—Rice alumni.

All Rice alumni are eligible to apply and be selected to serve on the alumni board. Board members serve a three-year term and must be committed to dedicating the time and energy necessary to make the ARA a success. Duties include attending triannual board meetings, serving on ARA committees, contributing to the Rice Annual Fund and providing overall support for ARA programs and activities. Applications are made in writing to the nominations committee; for more information, click on ARA Board Applications on the left menu.

 

Matt
Haynie '03

President, ARA Board
 

Shannon T.
Vale '77

Past President, ARA Board
 

Michol
Ecklund '97

President-elect, ARA Board
 

Jeff
Abbott '85

ARA Board
Executive Committee
 

Stacy
Gilstrap-Pina '88

ARA Board
Executive Committee
 

Kristjan
Stone '08,'10

ARA Board
Executive Committee
 

Tommy O. Huie '87

Alumni Trustee
 

Akilah Mance '05

 

Amy Sutton '89, '90

Alumni Trustee
 

Gloria Meckel Tarpley '81

Alumni Trustee
 

Scott W. Wise '71

Alumni Trustee