Carnegie Mellon University

Meet the CMU Alumni Association Board

A group of dedicated, hardworking and fun volunteers with a broad range of college and departmental affiliations, class years and locations, the Alumni Association Board (AAB) works closely with the Office of Alumni Relations to develop and strengthen programs that connect alumni to CMU and to each other.

AAB Frequently Asked Questions


Alumni Association Board President

Alex DiClaudio

Alex DiClaudio (DC 2009, HNZ 2011)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Alex is a film, television, and theater producer, freelance project management and pitch consultant, and president & CEO of tech startup HiUp USA, a global app that connects job seekers in the skilled labor market with jobs and training. Alex has a passion for telling new stories well. In addition to leading the U.S. rollout of the global app HiUp, he partners with a number of talented storytellers in multiple media to create, develop and produce content. A former president of Scotch'n'Soda Theatre, Alex earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences and a Master of Arts Management from the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, as well as studying at the London School of Economics.

AAB Members

Juan Acosta (DC 2015)
Washington, D.C.

Joshua Bordin (E 2010, 2011)
Houston, Texas

Vivian Cheng (S 2001)
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Doug Cunningham (E 1998)
New York, New York

Christa Downey (TPR 1997)
Lansing, New York

Brit Farmer (DC 2008)
New York, New York

Sharon Foster (HNZ 1998)
Atlanta, Georgia

Jon Hayden (A 1980)
Atlanta, Georgia

David Hilliard (DC 1973)
Los Angeles, California

Rishav Khemka (E 2010)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Erren Lester (SCS 1999, TPR 2008)
Ft. Washington, Maryland

Marcy Long (TPR 1983)
Shouson Hill, Hong Kong

Benjamin Matzke (E 2011, 2011)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

David Murray (A 2006, SCS 2006)
Mountain View, California

Tricia Nelson (DC 1992)
Burbank, California

Margaret Richards (SCS 2008)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chris Stengel (SCS 1993, TPR 2000)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Michael Stevens (SCS 2007)
Mountain View, California

Colin Taylor (E 2007)
Herndon, Virginia

Steve Wierzbowski (A 1975)
La Grange, Illinois

Marullus Williams (SCS 1995)
Accokeek, Maryland

Debbie Yue (DC 1989)
Avon Lake, Ohio