National Alumni Board

Nicole L. Douglas

Chairwoman

Nicole “Nikki” L. Douglas
BSED ’07

Stay at Home Parent

Dr. Tierney Bates

Vice-Chair

Dr. Tierney Bates
BA ’99, MA ’02

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
North Carolina Central University (NCCU)

Darrin Toney

School of Law Alumni Representative

Darrin Toney
JD ’95


General Counsel and Director of Human Resources
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority

James DePew

James DePew
BSIM ’95

Vice President and Consultant
BDeWees Consulting, Ltd.

Todd A. Hoff

Todd A. Hoff
BSME '89


Global Vice President, Group Head of Innovation
Brambles/CHEP

Eufrancia Lash

Eufrancia Lash
BA ’96


Deputy Director Of Public Service And Neighborhood Assistance
The City of Akron

Anne Lazzerini

Anne E. Lazzerini
BSBA ’04, MBA ’07


Business Analyst
FirstEnergy Solutions

Nischal R. Pai

Nischal R. Pai
MS ’86, MBA ’89, MS ’90

Managing Director Head of Hedging & Structured Solution
Intelligent Edge Advisors

Ex-Officio Members

Brian L. Cherkala

Brian L. Cherkala
JD ’78

Senior VP and National Director of Field Fiduciary Adm.
KeyBank

Kim M. Cole

Kim M. Cole
BA ’93, MPA ’95

Vice President, Development
Executive Director UA Foundation
The University of Akron

Christine Franz

Christine Franz
'93

Senior Administrative Assistant
Alumni Relations
The University of Akron

McKenzie Gerzanics

McKenzie Gerzanics
’19

Board of Trustees
The University of Akron

David A. Harris

David A. Harris
BAED '79, MAED '86

Immediate Past President
The University of Akron
Retired Principal
Hudson City Schools

Curtis S. King

Curtis S. King
BA ’85

Senior Vice President
Universal Television Publicity, Marketing & Corporate Communications
NBC Universal

William R. Kollman

Willy R. Kollman
BA ’08, MAED ’10

Assistant Vice President
Alumni Relations
The University of Akron