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Law Alumni Association announces newly elected board officers, members

July 25, 2011

DETROIT (July 25, 2011) – Wayne State University Law School and its Law Alumni Association (LAA) are pleased to announce newly elected LAA board officers and members.

The officers for 2011-12 are: President Suzanne Johnson, ’84; President-elect Rob Kent, ’08; Vice President for Planning Kim Yapchai, ’93; Vice President for Finance June Lee, ’01; Vice President for Membership Michael Fayz, ’91; Treasurer Cesare Sclafani, ’08; and Secretary Stefania Gismondi, ’10.

Board members who were elected or re-elected are: Kevin Bartlett, ’97; Sarah Biedron, ’11; Michelle Burns, ’10; Meghan Curavo, ’10; Carlos Escurel, ’01; Kevin Kalczynski, ’00; David Michael, ’03; Stephen Ravas, ’05; Hayley Rohn-Davé, ’07; Jami Statham, ’06; Sara VanderWerff, ’91; and Margaret VanMeter, ’87. They join the following veteran board members: David Belanger,’86; Sean Blume, ’02; Jehan Crump-Gibson, ’09; Christopher Darrow, ’00; Gerald Gleeson, ’95; Kara Hart-Negrich, ’09; Diane Hutcherson, ’86; Lorena Jaquet, ’03; Andrew Kandrevas, ’01; Jeff Klenner, ’07; Eric Kociba, ’01; Megan McGown, ’09; Joe Richotte, ’07; K.C. Rucker, ’06; Bruce Segal, ’84; Daniel Simjanovski, ’02; and Erin Springer, ’08.

The above LAA board members serve three-year terms expiring in 2012, 2013 and 2014, while officers serve one-year terms.

“We are excited to welcome our new officers and board members to the Law Alumni Association board,” said Wayne Law Alumni Officer Kathryn L. Koehler. “We look forward to a productive and fulfilling year for the Law Alumni Association.”

For more information on the LAA or its upcoming events, visit http://law.wayne.edu/alumni/index.php. Contact Koehler at (313) 577-6199 or klkoehler@wayne.edu with questions.

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