NSCAD welcomes back the Alumni Association
July 23, 2010

After a 10-year break, the NSCAD Alumni Association is back!

On July 22, forty enthusiastic alumni met for a tour, reception and special general meeting at the Port Campus. Linda Hutchison, Director of University Relations, Alumni and Development welcomed the attendees and outlined alumni benefits and services. Linda provided a presentation on the history, goals and objectives of the alumni association.

Joanne Reynolds Farmer, Coordinator of Community Service Learning and Outreach Initiatives presented an overview of the new directions stemming from President Smith’s strategic plan for the School of Extended Studies and the various new service community initiatives and programs already underway.

The Alumni Association’s by-laws were updated during the Special General Meeting, followed by a call for nominations from the floor. Eleven alumni were acclaimed to serve on the first NSCAD Alumni Association Board of Directors since 1999.

Following the Special General Meeting, the Board of Directors met to elect the officers of the Association: Peter Wunsch, BFA’89, President; Suzanne Saul, BFA’87,Vice-President; Soibhan Cleary, BDes’93, Treasurer and Craig Moore, BFA’00, as Secretary. 

Directors of the Association include Briony Carros, BFA’98; Kathy Kaulbach, BDes’79; Mary Elizabeth Luka, BFA’97; Barry Roode, BFA’89 and Akshay Tyagi, BFA’08. David Murphy, BFA’01 and Julia Rivard, BDes’04 will serve as the Alumni Association representatives on the NSCAD University Board of Governors.

NSCAD will be celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2012, and the renewed Alumni Association will be planning special events along with a reunion to mark this significant milestone. If you’d like to be involved in any way with the association or anniversary celebrations, contact nscad.ca.

Alumni Board
L to R Front: Craig Moore, Briony Carros, Mary Elizabeth Luka, Akshay Tyagi
L to R Back: Barry Roode, Suzanne Saul, Julia Rivard, Kathy Kaulbach, Peter Wunsch, Siobhan Cleary, David Murphy