Columbus State University Announces 2020-2021 Alumni Board



Columbus State University announced today the 2020-2021 Alumni Board. CSU's Alumni Association Board works with the University's Office of Alumni Engagement to build and maintain a base of loyal and active alumni who continue to support and participate in the affairs of the University.

The board is comprised of alumni from across the university and bring diversity in class years, on-campus experiences, and degree programs. Yearly, CSU Alumni are nominated to serve on the Board of Directors and selected by a group of current board members. Nominations are open year round and can be found on the Alumni Association website here.

The 2020-2021 Alumni Board members are listed below. New board members are indicated by an asterisk.

Executive Board

President: Ben Thames, B.B.A. '97
Vice President: Cortney Laughlin, B.A. '11, M.S.O.L. '12
Secretary-Treasurer: Twilya Toombs, M.Ed. '05
Immediate Past President: Sommer Bundy Rinehart, B.B.A. '05

Board of Directors

Oliver Banta, M.B.A. '17 
Seth Brown, B.B.A. '10 
*Alan Bruni, B.B.A. ‘81 
Adam Coursey, B.B.A. '99 & M.B.A. '02 
Marvin Crumbs, Sr., B.S. '94 & M.S.Ed. '97 
*Gary DeLoach, B.S. ’10, M.S. ‘13, and EdS ‘17  
*Michael Edmondson, B.S. ‘78, M.S. ‘86, and EdS ‘89
Jessica Ferriter, M.S.O.L. '16 
Ellie Flowers, M.S.O.L. '14 
Mary Garcia-Bowie, B.A. '15   
*Melissa Hammer, B.B.A. ‘05
DeWayne Harris, B.B.A. '14 
Lionel Haynes, Jr., B.A. '06 & M.B.A. '07 
Raymond Herras, B.S. '00 
*Troy Jackson, B.B.A. ‘11 
Tom B. Kirkbride, B.A. '01 & M.P.A. '05 
Jessica Lange, M.S.N. '15 
Stefan Lawrence, B.A. '01 & M.Ed. '12  
DeWann Lindsey, M.P.A. '17     
Andy Luker, B.B.A. '12  
Carole Mashburn, Ed.S. '09  
Michelle McIntire, M.Ed. '94  
Bob May, B.B.A. '00   
Felicia Moore, B.B.A. '95      
Carmen Overton, M.Ed. '05    
Melanie Phillips, B.S. '05, M.S. '10, & Ed.S. '11 
Gwen Ruff, M.S.A. '88    
De'Ana Singletary, B.S.N. '07 & M.S.N. '15 
Torrey Wiley, B.S. '97  

Meet CSU’s newest Alumni Board members virtually by watching them introduce themselves here.