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Alumni Relations Staff

The Alumni Relations main office is located in the Garden Level of St. Clair Hall, Room 11. If you're on campus, stop by and say hello or call us anytime at (800) 231-2391, ext. ALUM, by fax at (573) 875-7733 or email us at ccalum@ccis.edu.

Michael Kateman

Michael KatemanExecutive Director of Development, Alumni and Public Relations (DAPR)
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 107
Phone: (573) 875-7563
E-mail: mwkateman@ccis.edu
Michael provides management oversight for Development and Alumni Relations and coordinates the fund raising campaigns for campus. He also travels throughout the country to steward past donors and to help cultivate prospective donors.

Laura Daugherty

Alumni Relations Coordinator - Writer
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7205
E-mail: ljdaugherty1@ccis.edu
Laura provides assistance with on-campus alumni events and special projects. She is also a contributor to the affinity magazine and writing blog articles for Real.

Susan Davis

Senior Director of Alumni Relations
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7210
E-mail: sydavis@ccis.edu
Susan plans and implements programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and students in strengthening their affinity to Columbia College. She serves as the liaison between the Alumni Association Board of Directors and is a senior member of the Development and Alumni Relations team.

Sam Fleury

Senior Community and Alumni Relations Coordinator - Lake Ozark Campus
Office: 900 College Blvd., Osage Beach
Phone: (573) 348-4293
E-mail: sfleury@ccis.edu
Sam serves dual roles at the Lake of the Ozark Campus as part of the alumni and public relations teams. He plans and implements programs and projects that strategically engage alumni and students in strengthening their affinity for the College. He also works to increase the visibility and exposure of the college within the Lake community via the media, social groups and community involvement.

Patricia Houston

Associate Director of Alumni Relations
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7374
E-mail: phouston@ccis.edu
Patricia assists the Senior Director in implementing the Alumni Association's strategic plan. She is responsible for developing programs to enhance and build a stronger base for alumni engagement and support of the college. Patricia is responsible for alumni communications, managing Reunion Weekend and Family Day & Homecoming events along with the overall project management of the office's activities and functions.

Kimberly Kent

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7758
E-mail: kakent@ccis.edu
Kimberly provides assistance in developing and strengthening the office's relationship with nationwide campuses. She is responsible for the Alumni Student Ambassadors Program, alumni mentoring and volunteers. Kimberly is also responsible for event planning, both at the Main Campus and regional events around the country.

Jayme Krizanich

Administrative Assistant
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-2586
E-mail: jkrizanich@ccis.edu
Jayme provides office support to the Alumni Relations staff. She also manages the alumni merchandise store and also assists with events, compiling Class Note submissions for the magazine and the day to day management of the office.

Dan Kruse

Volunteer Coordinator
Office: St. Clair Hall, Room 11
Phone: (573) 875-7211
E-mail: djkruse@ccis.edu
Dan works with alumni affinity committees, coordinates the alumni/student mentoring program and identifies and directly works with alumni volunteers for alumni outreach programs. He also establishes procedures, guidelines and protocols for alumni volunteers.