Alumni Board

The Mount Mercy Alumni Board is comprised of 28 standout Mustangs located within the Cedar Rapids community and beyond. The Alumni Board is organized to support strategic initiatives set forth by the University, and help promote the welfare and mission of Mount Mercy University.

About the Alumni Board

Alumni Board members can serve up to two consecutive, three-year terms and meet quarterly (in-person and virtually) to assist with programming, student recruitment and support, fundraising and community outreach efforts.

Interested in serving on the Alumni Board?

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Alumni Board Members

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Nick Timm, Class of 2014

President, Alumni Board
BB: Marketing, Finance

Williamsburg, IA

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Lisa (Lindmeier) Roughley, Class of 1990

Vice President, Alumni Board
BA: Public Relations

Victoria, Canada

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Shelby Sorensen, Class of 2018

Secretary, Alumni Board
BS: Psychology, Criminal Justice

Eldridge, IA

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Kathy (Ebel) Harriot, Class 1987

Past President, Alumni Board
BS: Business Administration, Minor: Psychology

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Aminah Baloch, Class of 2017

BS: Psychology

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Tessa Friason, Class of 2016

BSN: Nursing, Minor: Psychology

Eugene, OR

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Jennifer Hamdorf, Class of 2020

Master of Business Administration

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Kelsey Hansen, Class of 2011

BSN: Nursing, Minor: Religious Studies

Winstong Salem, NC

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Michael Kaduce, Class of 2009

BS: Biology, Minor: Chemistry

Los Angeles, CA

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Joana Karl, Class of 2012

BBA: Finance

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Goar Kempf-Heitlinger, Class of 2017

BBA: International Management, Finance, Minor: Economics

Munich, Germany

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Sara Kendall, Class of 1990

BS: Nursing AP

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Marcel Keilkucki, Class of 2002

BS: Soc Sci-American Government, Secondary Education

Manchester, IA

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Jennifer (Engelhardt) Kreeb, Class of 1998

BBA: Marketing, Minor: Finance

Dyersville, IA

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Rob Maxa, Class of 2006, 2011

BS: Business, Minor: Finance
Master of Business Administration

Hiawatha, IA

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John McDermott, Class of 2005

BBA: Marketing, Administrative Management

Davenport, IA

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Catherine (Metz) O'Connell, Class of 2000

BS: Elemetary Education, Minor: Speech and Drama

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Amber (Vranek) O'Connor, Class of 1997, 2021

BBA: Marketing, Public Relations
Master of Strategic Leadership

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Blake Seda, Class of 2019

BBA: Management, Marketing, Human Resources

Swisher, IA

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Andy Small, Class of 1979

BS: Biology

Dekalb, IL

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Hon. Kim (Rodgers) Smith, Class of 2000

BA: Crimial Justice, Minor: English, Speech and Drama

West Des Moines, IA

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Tracy Sorensen, Class of 2020

BBA: Business, Human Resources

Cedar Rapids, IA

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Lindsey (Cooper) Starrett, Class of 2006

BBA: Accounting, Minor: Finance

Grinnell, IA

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Sarah (Jencks) Watson, Class of 2008

BBA: Management, Marketing, Minor: Communications

Cedar Rapids, IA

Emeritus Alumni Board Members

Emeritus Alumni Board members are nominated and voted upon by current members of the Alumni Board for above and beyond service during their active board terms.

  • Mary Daehn ’86
  • Peg Bruns Detweiler ’92
  • Tony Dickinson ’02
  • Tricia Hoffman-Simanek ’98
  • Tammy Clemenson Koolbeck ’86
  • Dr. Susan O’Conner-Von ’76