Become a Leader on a Committee

The Parker Alumni Association is built on the foundation of Parker graduates and supporters of the university uniting to promote the Parker Principles of service and success for the benefit of humanity. Committees have been established to assist in accomplishing this goal through their own goals and objectives.

If you are interested in getting involved or need more information, complete the online interest form below or contact the Parker Office of Alumni Relations.

National Alumni Involvement Committee

Purpose: Increase participation from alumni residing outside Texas through programs, events, committees, or recognition.

  1. Steve Brooks, DC ’99, Chair
  2. Michael Traxler, DC ‘06
  3. Chae Tracy, DC ‘04
  4. Ron Wells, DC ’95
  5. Jim Powell, DC ‘93

Bylaws Committee – Special Assignment

Purpose: Maintains the bylaws which the association is governed by and judiciously researches necessary changes which may occur.

  1. Steve Brooks, DC ’99 – Chair, President
  2. Shadi Rahmani, DC ’08

Nomination Committee – Special Assignment

Purpose: Works to find qualified candidates to serve on the Parker University Alumni Association Board of Directors and qualified nominees for the Parker University Alumni Association Awards.

  1. Beau Hightower, DC ‘11 Chair
  2. Travis Parker, DC ’04 Board representative
  3. Amy Wood, DC ‘04
  4. Richard Busch, DC ‘96
  5. Bart Patzer, DC ’93 Board representative

Resolutions Committee – Special Assignment

Purpose: Committee members listen to and work towards a resolution of any issues within the university or alumni association which go against the mission of the university or alumni association.

  1. Steve Brooks, DC ’99 Chair
  2. Ron Wells, DC ‘95
  3. Beau Hightower, DC ’11

Young Alumni Committee

Purpose: Identify areas where new graduates need support, expand communication and networking opportunities, and develop more job opportunities for all graduates.

  1. Scott Phillips, DC ’09, Co-Chair
  2. Shadi Rahmani, DC ‘08, Co-Chair
  3. Kevin Grimes, DC ‘08
  4. Andrea Heikkinen, DC ‘08
  5. Jeff Kirstein, MT ‘10
  6. Lezlie Maloy, DC ‘08
  7. Lindsay McInnis, DC ‘11
  8. Jenny Noblit-Pamer, DC 05
  9. Andrew Oteo, DC ‘10
  10. Eileen Psencik, DC ‘10
  11. Leslie Rapsawich, DC ‘07
  12. Mayda Serrano, DC ‘09
  13. Brent Smarinsky, DC ‘10
  14. David Wardy, DC ‘07
  15. William Cummins, DC ‘11
  16. Christopher Cochran, DC ‘12
  17. Kara Dudowicz, DC ’11
Donating to Parker University

Gifts of all sizes add up to a substantial sum. In fiscal year 2013–2014, alumni collectively gave over $813,000 to Parker University.

Participation in Parker University is also an important indicator of alumni engagement—a message to corporations and foundations who might offer large gifts that the alumni support their University.

A commitment to Parker University is an ongoing “vote of support” for Parker.

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