FSU Alumni Association

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FSU Alumni Association
Alumni Center
1030 West Tennessee Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32304-7719
Phone: 850.644.2761
Fax: 850.644.8847
Email: alumni@fsu.edu

One of the ways the FSU Alumni Association serves our alumni is to share the views and opinions of our fellow Seminoles with university adminstration. We encourage all alumni to share feedback, comments or questions about Florida State University or a recent interaction with the FSU Alumni Association with us online. Contact infomation is not required on this online form, however, if provided it may be shared with university staff to facilitate further discussion of a specific topic.

General Questions alumni@fsu.edu 850.644.2761
Membership Inquiries jtobias@fsu.edu 850.644.2761
Gift Processing Inquiries vcolvin@fsu.edu 850.645.0214
Student Alumni Association & Student Memberships saa@fsu.edu 850.644.2761
Seminole Clubs® and Chapters kcottrell@fsu.edu 850.644.2298
Westcott Brick Program westcottbricks@fsu.edu 850.644.2761
Facility Rental facilities@alumni.fsu.edu 850.645.9255

Administration and Operations

Julie Cheney

President and CEO

 jcheney@fsu.edu
 850.644.2761

Julie began her service to FSU in November 2018. In her role, she has the privilege of serving the best alumni team in the country and our 350,000 alumni around the world. During her spare time, she enjoys working. Julie will attempt to develop hobbies in the coming months. She used to be a photographer, potter and gardener.

Emily Davis

Executive Assistant

 ehdavis@fsu.edu
 850.645.0212

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Coming soon.

Angie Standley

Business Manager

 astandley@fsu.edu
 850.644.3493

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Angie has been working at the Alumni Association since 2015 and has been with FSU since 2001. She received her Master’s in Library Science from FSU in 2010 which is an ideal degree for a bookworm like her. She has never met an animal she didn’t like and has a menagerie of pets. When she is not getting puppy kisses or dusting off fur balls she likes to spend time drawing, writing and getting lost in nature with her family.

Adam Kabuka

Database Specialist

 akabuka@fsu.edu
 850.644.2761

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Adam has worked as the Database Specialist at the FSU Alumni Association since 2015.

Sean Collins

Administrative Specialist

 scollins@fsu.edu
 850.644.2761

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Sean, a Florida State University alumnus, has been working at the Alumni Association since July 2019. Before joining the Alumni team, Sean worked in FSU Career Center for 26+ years. For fun he enjoys music, football, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. He also loves the Caribbean lifestyle on the beaches of Jamaica and Dominican Republic.

Gift Processing & Constituent Data

Valerie N. Colvin

Director of Gift Processing and Client Data

 vcolvin@fsu.edu
 850.645.0214

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Valerie has worked at FSU since 1989 and claims to have enjoyed every minute. Currently working as director of gift processing and client data, she and her husband enjoy their two children and four grandchildren, in moderation. Valerie still checks the mail daily for her Hogwarts acceptance letter.

Anna Cruz

Fiscal Specialist

 
 850.644.2766

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Anna joined the gift processing team in 2017. She is currently a master’s student in the FSU College of Communication and Information. In her spare time, she enjoys the beautiful trails in Tallahassee and is a dutiful cat lady and devoted wife.

Mark Bejar

OPS Fiscal Specialist

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Marketing and Communication

Lucille Spann

Director of Communications

 lspann@fsu.edu
 850.645.2358

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Originally from North Pole, Alaska, Lucille is thrilled to finally be living and working in the sunshine state. When she isn’t writing for the Alumni Association, she’s blogging about travel, food, fitness and the Florida foster care system. A true millennial, you’ll rarely see her without her phone in hand.

Kelli Gemmer

Editor-in-Chief, VIRES Magazine

 kgemmer@fsu.edu
 850.645.9328

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As a two-time alumna of Florida State, Kelli has worked at FSU her whole career in various publishing and communication roles. In her free time, you can find Kelli playing her garnet and gold piccolo in the Lofty Pursuits Marching Band made up of many former Marching Chiefs, leading the Tallahassee Network of Young Professionals as President, and hanging out with her two cats.

Jessica Rosenthal

Graphic Designer

 jrosenthal@fsu.edu
 850.644.9204

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Jessica, a College of Fine Arts graduate, is an FSU trivia powerhouse since working in the university’s Sesquicentennial office upon graduation in 2001. As our graphic designer, Jessica strives to use garnet and gold as if they were the only two colors in the spectrum. When not on campus Jessica might be found hunting for treasures or starting art projects she doesn’t tend to finish.

Dana Sterneman

Communication and Digital Media Coordinator.

 dsterneman@fsu.edu
 850.644.2249

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Dana joined the Alumni Association team in 2019, after working in the College of Fine Arts for four years. As an alumna, Dana is proud to return to FSU to pursue a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communication. Outside of FSU, Dana considers herself a sunset savant, a pizza pundit, a movie maniac, and most importantly a puppy parent.

Membership and Business Development

Renita Smith

Director of Membership and Marketing

 rsmith10@fsu.edu
 850.644.1045

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A two-time graduate of Florida State, Renita has recently returned to her alma mater and is excited to join the Alumni Association team. In her spare time, she enjoys all things creative, including the arts, reading, media, great tv and her most recent passions – hand lettering and sketch notes.

Jennifer Tobias

Assistant Director of Membership

 jtobias@fsu.edu
 850.644.2189

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Jennifer Tobias, Chief Ideas Officer, is a serial chips & dip eater, self-deprecating humor expert, geek, former archaeologist, runner and yogi (see: chips & dip). She has a completely useless encyclopedia knowledge of The Twilight Zone episodes and heavy metal history and a love of household cleaning products. She has a fear of heights and people who don’t immediately change into pajamas upon arriving home.

Programs and Outreach

Whitney Powers

Director of Alumni Programs and Outreach

 wpowers@fsu.edu
 850.644.7434

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Whitney has been managing the Alumni Association’s events since 2010, creating gatherings for alumni all around the world. She’s a Florida panhandle native who enjoys all things Florida, especially sunshine, the beach and camping at local state parks with her daughter (class of 2034) and husband.

Aimee Wirth

Alumni Outreach & Engagement Programs Director

 awirth@fsu.edu
 850.644.1148

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Aimee enjoys her role of Alumni Outreach & Engagement Programs Director immensely. Before joining the Alumni team in 2014, Aimee gained a lot of experience working in FSU University Relations for 20+ years. Outside of work, Aimee enjoys wine, reading, coloring, and spending time with her daughters and her husband – the order of which depends on the day.

Lindsey Alligood

Alumni Networks Coordinator

 lalligood@fsu.edu
 850.644.2765

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Lindsey, a Florida State alumna, joined the Alumni Association team in 2019, after working at the FSU Foundation for two and a half years. As a graduate of the College of Fine Arts and art enthusiast, you can catch her at almost any gallery and museum opening in Tallahassee. Lindsey also enjoys exploring state parks and listening to true crime podcasts—usually not at the same time.

Meaghan Eckerle

Program Coordinator, Student Alumni Programs

 meckerle@fsu.edu
 850.644.1484

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Meaghan is a former teacher and basketball coach who dropped lesson planning to work with students in the Student Alumni Association. For Meaghan it’s FSU athletics all the time. For instance, you can almost always find her listening to an FSU podcast on 2x speed because someone told her it makes you smarter.

Seminole Clubs and Chapters

Keith Cottrell

Director of Clubs

 kcottrell@fsu.edu
 850.644.2298

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Keith, a two-time graduate from Florida State, is the fearless leader of the Seminole Clubs and Chapters team. A 4-year starter on the Seminole football team, he has yet to meet a plate of barbeque he couldn’t finish. A true guy’s guy, Keith was recently blessed with the challenge of two twin baby girls.

Beth Edwards

Financial Specialist, Seminole Clubs

 baedwards3@fsu.edu
 850.645.0213

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Beth joined the Clubs Team at the Alumni Association in July 2017. As the Accounting Specialist she helps our Seminole Clubs keep track of their finances using QuickBooks Online. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and Catahoula cow herding dogs on their nearby farm. Her favorite pass times are fishing on their pond and trying out new recipes.

Scott Gerber

Program Coordinator, Seminole Clubs

 sgerber@fsu.edu
 850.645.9530

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Scotty has been serving Seminole Clubs across the nation since 2018. Upon graduating from Florida State, he realized he had only been to five states. In an effort to change that he and his wife travel and visit new places any chance they get. On the weekends you will find him at the FSU game, doing yard work, or enjoying a delicious burger.