Press Release for Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Coggin College of Business Names New Alumni Chapter Board

Contact: Joanna Norris, Assistant Director
Department of Media Relations and Events
(904) 620-2102



Coggin College of Business alumni at the University of North Florida recently elected its 2007 Chapter Board. The Board, led by President Anna Brosche, will focus on professional development and networking, promoting business and social relationships among area alumni.

“It is an honor to help provide leadership to advance the mission of the Coggin College and to improve the bond with its alumni,” said Brosche, shareholder and director of Audit Services at Ennis, Pellum & Associates, CPAs. “Serving on the Board, surrounded by competent and impressive fellow Coggin graduates, gives me a great sense of accomplishment and pride.”

The elected officers include the following: President, Anna Brosche; Vice President, Michael Plumb; Immediate Past President, Greg Kencitzski; Secretary, Jay Johnson; Professional Development Committee Chair, Greg DeVino and Membership/Outreach Committee Chair, Michele Mitchell.

At-large board members include Lori Bayler, Nancy Brennan, Dominic Falcone, Alan Hartley, Deborah Johnson, Keith Johnson, Donald Packard, III, Malinda Fane Prudencio., Stacie Richardson, Jason Roberts, William Sims, Magda Siwinska, Jennie Lyn Steeg and Ray Strickland III.

“I couldn’t have hand-picked a better group to carry our vision forward,” noted Dr. John P. McAllister, dean of the Coggin College. “The fellowship, networking and professional development activities they produce will help so many of our more than 13,000 alumni.”

Coggin College has long maintained high standards for academic quality. An outstanding team of 90 faculty and staff prepares students for the business world’s dynamic challenges.

The Princeton Review recently featured the Coggin College in the 2007 edition of its “Best 282 Business Schools.” With more than 3,800 students, the Coggin College’s mission is to educate and develop business professionals through rigorous, relevant and accredited degree programs offered by faculty devoted to student learning and engaged in scholarly activities.

For more information about the Coggin College Alumni Chapter, please visit our website at www.unf.edu/coggin/alumni/index.htm or contact the Coggin College Dean’s Office at (904) 620-2590.



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