Westminster's Alumni Board Announces New Leadership and Members
SALT LAKE CITY – The Westminster College Alumni Board is pleased to announce its leadership for the 2009-10 year:
• Tofi Ta’afua, chair of the Alumni Board, class of 2001, MBA class of 2003, and
associate for Goldman Sachs
• Bethany Eller Matsumori, vice chair of the Alumni Board, class of 2003, and
independent public relations consultant
• Elvira Charles Nelson, secretary of the Alumni Board, class of 1979, Masters of
Management class of 1984, and owner of Urban Outsourcing Inc and Controller,
Magnum Energy, LLC.
Additionally, the Alumni Board recently appointed five new members:
• Jake Breen, MBA class of 2006, associate broker, Prudential Real Estate
• Julie Peck-Dabling, class of 2001, program manager, Salt Lake County
Mayor’s Open Space Trust Fund
• John Rech, class of 1995, sales, L.N. Curtis & Sons
• Heather Smith, class of 1997, social worker, Utah Department of Workforce
• Silvia Thomas, class of 1998, director of Hispanic/Latino Affairs, State of Utah.
Westminster’s Alumni Program helps graduates stay engaged in the college’s unique environment for learning by connecting them with educational, social and service opportunities at the college.
These new members join Corbin Archer, MBA class of 2002, CEO Technaglass; Gene Barton, MBA class of 1986, Controller, Hexcel Corporation; Michele Beckstrand, class of 2006, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah; Christine Chytraus, class of 1977, program manager, Utah Department of Health; Chad Dorton, class of 2000, senior systems administrator, Numira Biosciences; Rolayne Fairclough, class of 1987, public affairs and legislative representative, AAA Utah; Troy Hooton, MBA class of 2001, COO, Tesco Williamsen; Carlos Linares, class of 2001, MBA 2005, president and CEO, Linares Consulting Group; Patrick McLaughlin, class of 1977, architect, MHTN Architects, Inc.; Donna Miller, class of 1984, pilot, Frontier Airlines; Laurel Miller-Jones, class of 2001; Chris Thomas, class of 1996, owner/officer, The Intrepid Group; Stephanie Tobey, class of 1998, MBA class of 2000, assistant vice president for Community Development, Zions First National Bank; Stacie Whitford, class of 1992; Brent Winslow, class of 1990, business licensing specialist, City of Orem.
Westminster is a nationally recognized, comprehensive liberal arts college. With a broad array of graduate and undergraduate programs, Westminster is distinguished by its unique environment for learning. Westminster prepares students for success through active and engaged learning, real world experiences and its vibrant campus community. Westminster’s unique location, adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and to the dynamic city of Salt Lake, further enriches the college experience. For more information, visit www.westminstercollege.edu or follow WestminsterSLC on Twitter.