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Alumni Advisory Board

Alumni Advisory Board

The Alumni Advisory Board of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences brings together Hokies from across the country. The board’s principal mission is to advise on alumni initiatives. With a diverse set of backgrounds, the members represent the more than 60,000 graduates of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Becoming a Member

Members of the Alumni Advisory Board:

  • Serve a three-year term on the board;
  • Attend two meetings per year on the Virginia Tech campus;
  • Advocate on behalf of the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences;
  • Provide feedback and insight for key college projects; and
  • Share their expertise with students inside and outside the classroom.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the college’s Alumni Advisory Board, contact Mark Elghossain, Assistant Director of Leadership Gifts:

Current Board Members

Midlothian, VA

B.A. in Communication, 1993

Arlington, VA

Interdisciplinary Studies (Concentration in Humanities and the Arts, English Minor, 2007

Richmond, VA

B.A. in Communication

Martinsburg, WV

Philosophy, 1990

Locust Grove, GA

B.S. in Sociology, 1996

Wilmington, DE 

M.A. in History, 1969

B.A. in Political Science, 1966


Doha, Qatar

B.A. Family and Child Development, Human Services

Vienna, VA 

M.A. in Education, 1976

B.A. in French, 1975


Swedesboro, New Jersey

B.A. Communications and International Studies, 1995

Alexandria, VA 

B.A. in Political Science, 2017

Henrico, VA

M.P.A., 2014

B.A. in Theater, 2012


Herndon, VA

Communication major, 2005

M.A. Communication, 2007

Washington D.C. 

M.A. Political Science and Government, 2019

B.A. History, 2008

Falls Church, VA

B.S. in Sociology, 2013

Selbyville, DE 

M.S.Ed, 1981

B.S. in Secondary Education, 1979


Fort Belvoir, VA

M.P.A., Public Administration, 2005

B.A. History, Political Science, 2003

Salem, VA        

B.A. in History, 1973





Mark Elghossain | Assistant Director, Leadership Gifts: