Alumni Relations Team
Meet your go-to people for all things alumni at MVNU.
James Smith (’99)
Vice President for University Relations
740-397-9000, Ext. 4133
James oversees the departments of Alumni Relations, Marketing, Development, and Campus Events.
Mike Cheek ('82)
Executive Director of Alumni Relations & Advancement
Mike returned to MVNU in 2023 to continue the University's efforts to engage our alumni. He is building a calendar of events that will have him on the road meeting with alumni where they live and work. He wants to hear those stories and build connections and networks within our vast alumni community.
Heather Hoag (’98)
Assistant Director of Alumni and Church Relations
Heather assists the Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Advancement with office organization and administrative responsibilities. She is instrumental in the maintenance of alumni records, assists with the coordination of Homecoming and other alumni events, and collaborates with Marketing in the production of various alumni mailings.
Alumni & Church Relations Assistant
Diana connects with alumni, churches, and donors to ensure that they know they are valued by MVNU. She assists in gathering and updating contact information so our office can stay connected. She also takes part in events facilitated by Traditional Admissions, Alumni Relations, and Development.
ALUMNI COUNCIL OFFICERS
The Alumni Council consists of five elected Executive Committee members (President, Vice President, Secretary, Trustee and Representative), seven Members At Large, four ex-officio Members (Director of Alumni Relations, Director of University Fund, Vice President for University Relations, and the current Senior Class President), and the University President.
Members at Large