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Alumni at Aquinas College

Alumni Association Leadership Council

The Alumni Association Leadership Council (AALC) oversees the outstanding Alumni Award programs, actively supports alumni engagement and serves as the liaison between Aquinas College Alumni and the Board of Trustees.

Council members voluntarily serve three (3)-year terms. For more information on board expectations visit the AALC Expectations page.

Fill out this form to nominate a future councilperson. 

Meet Your Alumni Council

Jim Bolek
Jim Bolek '95
Jim is currently the President & COO of BASIC Payroll LLC. Jim states,"Having three kids graduate from Aquinas, I wanted to get involved more with the college and give back to a college that shaped me and my family."

Lindsey Hansen '12
Vice President
Lindsey is the Assistant Director of Admissions at Aquinas College.
Joe Balog
Council Member
Joe is employed at A&K Finishing.


Paul Bee
Paul Bee '06
Council Member
Paul is currently the Vice President of Ticket Sales at Milwaukee Bucks. Paul’s favorite memory at AQ was as a player on the 2005-06 Men's Basketball team. “Our win at Indiana Tech secured the WHAC Tournament seeding. This eventually helped ensure the first NAIA National Tournament bid in Aquinas College Men's Basketball history. Later, we were voted into the Aquinas College Athletic Hall of Fame for this achievement.”

Yesenia Bernal '20
Council Member
Yesenia is a Business Consultant at the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Brad Bosserman
Brad Bosserman '10
Council Member
Jennifer de Longpre '09
Council Member
Jenn is a physician at Mercy Hospital Muskegon.
John Kalinowski
John Kalinowski '10
Council Member

John is the Assistant Communications Manager at the Grand Rapids Police Department.

Alyssa LaBomascus
Council member
Alyssa is currently the Senior HR Coordinator at HexArmor.
Alex Lentine '04
Council Member

Ian MacNeil
Council Member
Ian is an Instructional Designer at Stiles Machinery Inc.

Dan Mills '85
Council Member
Dan is the Deputy Public Safety Director for the City of Portage, Michigan.
Gail Mancewicz
Gail Mancewicz '87, J.D.
Council Member
Gail states, “Aquinas College taught me a great deal about social justice and how to think critically. It is because of what I learned at Aquinas, both in and out of the classroom, that inspired me to become a social worker and to eventually obtain my law degree. It is that strong desire to engage in service and social justice that was instilled in me at Aquinas that brings me back to Aquinas to give back to that very community that helped shape who I am today.”
Nate Schall
Nathan Schall '16
Council Member
Nate is an Associate Planner at Allen County, Indiana Nate states, “I joined the AALC because the Aquinas College Community put so much effort and investment into me, and I want to try and return the effort and investment back.”

Paul Sommerville
Council Member
Paul is a Resident Project Representative at AECOM.
Lianne Straathof
Lianne Straathof '08
Council Member
Lianne is the Principal Program Manager at Whole Foods Market and Co-owner of Another Broken Egg (restaurant) in Austin, Texas.

Sean Teeples '13
Council Member
Sean is currently employed at Olivier VanDyk.

Joseph Vugteveen '07
Council Member
Joe is the Web Project Coordinator at Grand Valley State University Joe states, “I want to give back to the community that has given me so much. I want to further my focus of living with the pillars of Service and Community by joining the AALC.”
Alexis Worthington
Council Member
Alexis is a Data Analytics Manager at Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.