Current Members


Our organization elects officers annually. These officers with the organization advisor make up the Executive Board. As officers, it is expected to have a weekly office hour. Their office hours are listed below along with their contact information.

The President presides at all General Board meetings and Executive Board meetings. They work to prepare all meeting agendas with approval of the adviser and coordinate all association activities, providing leadership and inspiring the membership. They also represent the association as a guest of the BHSU Alumni Association Board of Directors or appoint a representative.

The Executive Vice President directs and coordinates all vice presidents in their respective areas of responsibility and assumes the duties of the president if absent.

The Vice President of Administration maintains an accurate record of the proceedings of all meetings of the General Board and Executive Board. They transcribe and distribute minutes promptly and maintain databases of membership information.


2015 Executive Council: 

President: Forrest King

Phone number: (417)224-3516

Executive Vice President: Sonja Pederson

Phone number:

Vice President of Finance & Administration: Cecily Running Wolf

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Vice President of Membership: Josh Robison

Phone number:

Vice President of Public Relations: Rebecca Clausen 

Phone number: (605) 490-7813

Advisor: Kanda Guthmiller (605) 642-6335

Current Members

Presidential Student Ambassadors are referred by BHSU faculty or staff because of their academic standing and exceptional personal qualities. Each member is expected to adhere to membership requirements as we work to represent BHSU, help alumni keep in touch with campus life, and make students more aware of their potential roles as alumni.

Alicia Benz
Brody Brisk
Gavin Brucklacher
Kaitlin Bruggeman
Desiree Collier
D'Aryn Denay
Alyssa Egan
Cydni Foster
Madison Foster
Kim Kaufmann
Keely Kleven
Treonna Kratz
Megan Lapka
Mary Mitchell
Krystal Nelson
Jay Page
Tim Palmers
Kaitlin Spargur
Krista Steinbesser
Eriq Swiftwater
Brittany Thompson
Trait Thorne
Lyndsey Watzek


For more information concerning membership, officers, or committees, please consult the New Member Manual.