William Smith Alumnae Association Leadership

We are the governing body of the William Smith Alumnae Association. The Alumnae Association includes every person who has attended William Smith and whose class has graduated. The Alumnae Association promotes the interests of William Smith and strengthens the bonds between the College and its alumnae.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Kathy Killius Regan '82, P'13, Assistant Vice President for Advancement, Alumnae Relations and National Regional Network
Office of Advancement
20 Seneca Street, Geneva, NY 14456
Phone: (315) 781-3532
Fax: (315) 781-3767

Alumnae Relations Administrative Assistant
Betty Merkle
(315) 781-3771

Executive Committee Members

Kate MacKinnon '77
Association Trustee
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk '98,

New York, N.Y.

Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk '98 is Chief of Staff to the Deputy Chancellor of Operations for the New York City Department of Education. She previously served as Chief of Staff for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at New York University and held positions at The New York Women's Foundation, Neuberger Berman, Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank and Sanford C. Bernstein.

Aloysee is a former Student Trustee and has served on the William Smith Alumnae Association since 2009. Aloysee resides in Manhattan with her family, enjoys collaborating on independent film projects, and is an avid runner.

Jane Erickson '07,
Vice President

Cambridge, Mass.

Jane Erickson ’07 currently works as a Project Director at ReThink Health, a “think-and-do” tank focused on bridging health and health care across the U.S. Previously Jane led the grants and contracts department at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. She completed her joint Masters in Public Administration and International Relations, along with a Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Health at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.

Jane spent a year in Indonesia as a Fulbright Scholar after graduating. While at William Smith she played lacrosse for the Herons, was a recipient of the Salisbury Summer Internship Award, and double majored in public policy and political science. She lives in Cambridge, Mass., with her husband Paul Wasmund ’07.

Chris Bennett-West '94,
Immediate Past President

Geneva, N.Y.

Chrissy Bennett West '94 recently joined Hobart and William Smith Colleges as the Associate Director of Alumnae and Alumni Relations. Previously, she worked as an Assistant Principal for the Canandaigua City School District. Recently, Chrissy completed the New York State District Administrator Certification at the University of Rochester's Warner School of Educational Leadership. Prior to joining Canandaigua Academy, she taught at Eaglehill Southport, a private day school for children with learning disabilities in Southport, Conn.

In addition to working, Chrissy serves on the Board of Directors for Seneca Yacht Club and Seneca Sailing Academy. She has been a dedicated volunteer on behalf of the Colleges and in 2004 was presented with the William Smith Alumnae Association's Young Alumna Award in recognition of her dedication to all things William Smith. When Chrissy is not working or volunteering, she spends time racing sailboats and telemark skiing.

Kate Strouse Canada '98,

Fayetteville, N.Y.

Kate Strouse Canada '98 is program coordinator for the Maxwell Program in Citizenship and Civic Engagement, an undergraduate degree program at Syracuse University. Previously, she was the director of communications and public policy for Planned Parenthood of Maryland, and advocate for Rhode Island Public Interest Research Group. While on campus, Kate was active in student life and leadership, William Smith Congress, Campus Greens and worked in the Admissions Office. As an alumnae she volunteered for the Admissions Office and is currently historian of the William Smith Alumnae Association. She received a dual degree in political science and environmental studies from William Smith and spent a semester in the Washington, D.C., program. Kate currently lives in Fayetteville, N.Y., with her family and husband, Chris Canada '98.

Executive Committee Members at Large

Julie Bazan '93
Lisa DeLucia Bruno '04
Kathy Killius Regan '82, P'13 (ex-officio)


Association Trustee
Susan Lloyd Yolen '72

Afro-Latino Alumni/Alumnae Assoc.
Chevy Graham DeVaney '95

Alumnae Student Relations
Amanda Shaw '11

Class Correspondent Chair

Heron Society
Caroline Wenzel '05

Pam Clark Robbins '79

Student Representative
Cindy Famutimi '17

Council Committees

Honors Committee

Kirra Henick-Kling Guard '08, MAT'09
Sally A. Webster '74
Kathy Killius Regan '82 (ex-officio)
Pam Clark Robbins '79, Chair

Distinguished Faculty Award (joint w/Hobart)

Lisa DeLucia '04
Porter Hoagland '77, P'13
Scott O'Sullivan '91
Herman Tull '78
Elaine Bruno Vukelic '91

Alumnae Advisory Board

Katharyn Schofield Martens '46 (1961-64)
Atlanta, Ga.

Nancy Stone Wilson '50 (1967-72)
Orchard Park, N.Y.

Susan Connolly Eckert '70 (1978-80)
Lancaster, Pa.

Holly S. Evans '71 (1983-84)
Copenhagen, N.Y.

Stephanie Shires Hooper '65 (1984-86)
Harvard, Mass.

Carol Davidson Gottliebsen '75 (1986-88)
Ann Arbor, Mich.

Lindley E. Doran '69 (1988-90)
Houston, Texas

Rebecca Tracy Boyle '81 (1990-92)
Hamburg, N.Y.

Susan Albert '75 (1992-94)
Geneva, N.Y.

D-L Kenney Casson '70 (1994-95)
Wilmington, Del.

Liza Pille Speacht '80 (1995-96)
San Diego, Calif.

Susan Rock Tully '88 (1996-98)
Arlington, Mass.

Carol Brotman White '76 (1998-2000)
Silver Spring, Md.

Nancy Nowak Rutherford '71 (2000-2002)
Rochester, N.Y.

Sandra A. Rivera '85 (2002-2004)
Washington, D.C.

Melanie Sage '95 (2004-2006)
South Hadley, Mass.

Susan Lloyd Yolen '72 (2006-2008)
New Haven, Conn.

Kate R. MacKinnon '77 (2008-2010)
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Susan Flanders Cushman '98 (2010-2012)
Honeoye Falls, N.Y.



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