Alumni Association Board


The Alumni Association is led by a board of directors that represents alumni concerns to Wheaton College. The 18-member board is responsible for the following:

  • Distributing grants to faculty each year for research in their areas of expertise.
  • Selecting deserving students to be the recipients of the Alumni Association Senior Scholarship award.
  • Deciding Alumni of the Year Awards.
  • Advising the College administration on behalf of all alumni.



Paul Klobucher ’96
Wheaton, IL

Renae Schauer Smith ’91
Pheonix, AZ

Kurt Tillman ’78
Past President
Glen Ellyn, IL

Cindra Stackhouse Taetzsch ’82
Executive Director

Wheaton, IL


Board Members

Esther Lee Cruz ’06
San Francisco, CA

Howard Curlin ’95
Nashville, TN

Daniel Doebler ’94, M.A. 00
Wheaton, IL

David Doig ’87
Chicago, IL

Judy Briscoe Golz ’83
River Forest, IL

Grant Hensel, ’15
Chicago, IL

Gary Keyes ’63
Collierville, TN

Joelle Meyer Herskind ’91
Buffalo, NY

David McDowell ’68
West Chicago, IL

Donna Peterson Nielsen ’93
Lisle, IL

Lee Eakle Phillips ’77
Wheaton, IL

Susannah Schwarcz ’00
Chicago, IL

Hythem Shadid ’79
Winfield, IL

Jon Tuin ’83
South Elgin, IL

Barbara Ruesche Winter ’60
Chesterfield, MO


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