Alumnae Council

Alumnae Council

U of M Alumnae Council Member Awards

National Service Citation

Initiated in 1954, the Alumnae Council's National Service Citation honors U of M Alumnae Council members who have been active in alumnae functions for a minimum of five (5) years. Women who qualify for this award have regularly attended annual Fall and Spring Alumnae Council meetings, have held leadership positions in the Alumnae Council and on the local alumnae club level such as officer, board member, standing committee chair, and committee chair for at least two (2) years, and have overall exhibited a willingness to assume leadership and to promote a positive and informative image of the U of M in the community. Recent recipients include:

  • Lea Goodsell — Unaffiliated
  • Sondra Loucks Wilson — Grand Rapids Federation
  • Elizabeth (Betty) Doman — Ann Arbor Sink
  • Kathryn Trim — Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Martha Petroski — Ann Arbor Sink
  • Donajean Lawson — Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Linda Ann Morange — Detroit Federation
  • Mary Tulos — Grand Rapids Federation
  • Maxine Cleary — Lansing
  • Nancy Breithart — Birmingham
  • Barbara Cone — Grand Rapids Federation
  • Beverly Gove — Birmingham
  • Anna Marie Ferguson — Detroit

Council Recognition Award

Initiated in 1993, the Alumnae Council's Recognition Award honors U of M Alumnae Council members who have been active in alumnae functions for a minimum of three (3) years. Women who qualify for this award have held leadership positions on the local alumnae club level such as officer, committee chair, or event chair, and have overall exhibited a willingness to promote a positive and informative image of the U of M in the community. Recent recipients include:

  • Barbara Balbach — Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Cerise Tounsel — Detroit Federation
  • Marguerite Biankcke — Ann Arbor Waterman
  • Cynthia Heath — Detroit Federation
  • Helen Clay-Spotser — Detroit Federation
  • Jo Lynn Williams — Detroit Federation
  • Cynthia Quince — Detroit Federation
  • Sally Angell Parsons — Birmingham
  • Hester Hull — Birmingham
  • Sarah Williams — Birmingham


    Click here for U of M Alumnae Council Member Awards Recipients Through the Years