Appointed by Elon University’s president, the Elon Alumni Board engages with the Office of Alumni Engagement and senior administrators to represent the alumni body to the university on a range of important issues. The board is also organized into several committees that partner with staff to make recommendations concerning alumni programs, benefits and services. Members of the board exemplify what it means to be an Elon partner, advocate and investor.

Elon Alumni Board Engagement Scholarship

Founded in 2018 by members of the board, the Elon Alumni Board Engagement Scholarship will support promising first-year students with family members who also attended Elon.

EAB Leadership

Brian Scales ’96
Atlanta, Georgia
Vice President of Development, Murphy Harpst Children’s Centers

Kyriakos Pagonis ’99
Arlington, Virginia
Vice President of Policy & Government Affairs, Murray Montgomery & O’Donnell

Kathryn Zach Fitts ’04
Richmond, Virginia
Head of Talent Marketing & Communications, Capital One


Tyler Brandt ’06
Charlotte, North Carolina
Real Estate Acquisition Representative, Murphy Oil USA

Allison Dillard Breeding ’99
Raleigh, North Carolina
VP, Americas Marketing & Global Demand Generation, Anaplan

Tanya Brown ’98
Silver Spring, Maryland
Chief of Staff, America Votes

Anne Frank Casey ’87 P’21
Avondale, Pennsylvania
Principal, SolomonEdwards

Joyel Crawford ’97
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
CEO, Crawford Leadership Strategies, LLC

Jane Dunigan ’87 P’22
Kensington, Maryland
Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Avendra LLC

Dave Dziok ’05
Washington, District of Columbia
Director of Communications, Koch Industries

Peter Falcone ’04
Brookhaven, Georgia
Senior Underwriter, AIG

Jack Fordi ’93
Washington, District of Columbia
Managing Director, The Chronicle of Higher Education

Sherri Ward Janelle ’85
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Executive Director of Development, Shepherd University

Richard Johnson ’87 P’17
Potomac Falls, Virginia
Senior Vice President, MainStreet Bank

Joyce Whittington Jordan ’86
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Area Marketing Manager, Porsche Cars North America

Lee Leckie ’98
Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Vice President, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Zaire Miller McCoy ’02
Orlando, Florida
Dean of Admission; Associate Vice President for Enrollment, Rollins College

Timothy McDowell ’76
Burlington, North Carolina

Heather Williamson Meadors ’92 P’22
Greenville, South Carolina
Director of Community Relations, JHM Hotels

John Sadler ’81 P’19 P’20
Baltimore, Maryland
Director, Telefax Medical

L.A. Sarmiere ’93
Raleigh, North Carolina
Sales Manager/Partner, Atlantic Merchant Services

Steven Walker ’93
Lanham, Maryland
Director of Financial Operations, Navy Systems Management Activity

Ashleigh Palmer Weathers ’08
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Tax Supervisor, Warady & Davis LLP

Emeriti Members

The late Irene Hook Covington ’41
Sanford, North Carolina

The late Dr. J. Earl Danieley ’46
Elon, North Carolina