The College of Nursing Alumni Board of Directors is charged with providing alumni and student engagement events and programs throughout the academic year. The board meets monthly to review priorities and to set forth initiatives for programming such as mentoring program for alumni and students, alumni engagement events, scholarship initiatives, student events, and the annual Honors for Nursing event. 

Interested in Joining?

Are you interested in becoming part of the Alumni Board of Directors? Board members support the College of Nursing by fostering lifelong relationships among alumni, faculty, and students through opportunities to learn, network, to be recognized, and to give back. To get involved, call (801) 581-8919 or email

2017-18 Alumni Board of Directors

Teresa Garrett, Co-President (‘14 DNP, ‘92 MS, ‘82 BSN)
Dianne Stewart, Co-President (‘14 DNP)
Chris Johnson, President-Elect (Community Representative)

Melissa Alm (‘15 BSN)
Therese Aschkenase (’16 BS)
Terese Cracroft (Community Representative)
Yuri Kubotera (’16 BS)
Vanessa Laurella (‘96 PhD, ‘86 MS)
Deena Lofgren, Past President (‘90 MSN, ‘83 BS)
Brenda Luther (‘10 PhD, ‘99 MS)
Gail McGuill (Community Representative)
Jody Osteyee (‘09 DNP)
Robin Phillips (‘92 MS)

Faculty Representatives
Nanci McLeskey (‘15 DNP)
Denise Ward (’09 DNP)

Student Representatives
Matthew Anderson, DNP Student 
Stacie Ireland, BSN Student

Patricia Morton, Dean
Dinny Trabert
Eden Bennett
Janzell Tutor
Rebecca Walsh
Mary Neville

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