Alumni Leadership

The Kirkwood Alumni Leadership Council is a collective representation of Kirkwood alumni and prominent community leaders, who will guide and assist in the implementation, planning, and service of the KCC alumni program. Current members are listed below.

Our Mission

Our Mission as the Kirkwood Community College Alumni Leadership Council is to bridge together the past, present, and future alumni and students, and to form meaningful and lasting connections to Kirkwood and to one another.

Current Members

Name Employer
Melanie Abu-Nameh ‘01 Kirkwood Community College
Chad Bosch ‘96 Bosch Financial
Cassandra Brower ‘16 Iowa State University student
Lorilei Christner ‘90 VanMeter
Teri Copler ‘80 True North
Jeff Driscoll ’86, ‘92 Primus Construction
Shawn Gallagher (Chair-Elect) ‘86 Ladco, Inc.
Deborah Gertsen (Chair)  ‘83 Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
Stephen Hanisch ‘10 Kirkwood Community College
Nicole Hasenbank ‘93 Kirkwood Community College
Michael Ivester ‘88 ITC Midwest
Dawn Jones ‘93 N/A
Dennis Jordan ‘89 Mortenson Construction
Denise Kassis ’17 University of Northern Iowa student
Mary Klinger (Past-Chair) ’88, ‘14 St. Lukes Foundation
Brad Marcus ‘90 US Bank
Kristin McVay ‘05 Unity Point
Brenda Moore ‘72 Retired, UIHC
Jason Pasker ‘01 Farmers State Bank
Andy Petersen ‘03 iHeart Radio
Robyn Rieckhoff  ‘92 Freedom Festival
Mary Schneekloth ‘82 Kirkwood Community College
Rick Seger ‘80 Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust
Geret Smith ‘16 University of Iowa Student
Chris Wheeler ‘86 Point Builders, Inc.
Virginia Wilts ‘84 Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust

Kirkwood Alumni & Friends

6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404