Carmen Gaston '96 is the Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations & Planning. Carmen oversees the Office of Alumni Relations and plans selected fundraising efforts. Carmen joined the University in the fall of 2005 as a major gifts officer in the University's development office and was promoted to Director of Alumni Relations six months later. Prior to returning to her alma mater, Carmen worked in product management at John Deere and Polaris Industries. Carmen has a law degree from the Creighton School of Law. Feel free to contact Carmen at (503) 943-8506 or email@example.com
Ken Hallenius '13Ken Hallenius is the associate director, most recently responsible for alumni reunions and online engagement. Prior to joining the alumni relations team in 2007, Ken worked for seven years in residence life, five years as director of Haggerty & Tyson Halls and two years as the assistant director in Kenna Hall. Before coming to UP, Ken spent two years exploring a vocation to the priesthood in the Order of Preachers (the Dominicans). He also worked in software quality assurance and as a volunteer youth minister. He earned his M.A. in Pastoral Ministry at UP, did postgraduate studies in Philosophy and Religion at Harrison Middleton University, holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, and studied history at Saint Meinrad College. In his spare time, Ken is an avid homebrewer, serves as a lector and directs the RCIA process at his parish, and is an aspiring Jeopardy! contestant. You can contact Ken at (503) 943-8326 or firstname.lastname@example.org.