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NAA Election Candidates

In accordance with the National Alumni Association Constitution and Bylaws, four executive positions (President, Executive Vice President, Vice President, and Seminary Vice President) and seven council seats are open for election. Candidates were nominated and the official ballot was determined by the National Alumni Association nominating committee. Voting in the 2023 election is open from April 3, 2023 through May 3, 2023. 

To access the electronic ballot, you must enter the email address where you receive alumni office notifications. The email address we have on record for you serves as your unique voting ID and ensures each alumnus/a can only vote once. All undergraduate, graduate, and seminary alumni are eligible to vote.

If you did not receive the election email, need to update your email address, or would like to request a paper ballot please email or call 301-447-5362. Below you will find the list and bios of the candidates listed alphabetically for each position for the 2023 Election. Candidates will be randomized on the electronic ballot.

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Presidential Candidates

(Select One)

susan janowiak

Susan Janowiak, c'81

B.A. Sociology

Current Mount Involvement

President, NAA
Board of Trustees member
Cornerstone Society

Former Mount Involvement

Executive Vice President, NAA (2007-2009 | 2017-2019)
Vice President, NAA (1999-2001 | 2005-2007 | 2013-2015)
NAA Council Member
President's Council
Bicentennial Celebration Social Committee
Bishop Walsh Award Recipient, 2010
Young Alumni Award Recipient, 1993
Hall of Fame Inductee, 2006
Cornerstone Society

Vice Presidential Candidates

(Select Two)

peter avgerinopoulos

Peter Avgerinopoulos, C'18, MBA'20

B.S. Business, 2018
MBA, 2020

harry benjamin jr.

harry Benjamin, jr, c'98, mba'03

B.S. Economics, 1998
MBA, 2003

Current Mount Involvement

Mount Alumni Leader
Baltimore Alumni Chapter member
Bruté Medal Committee

Former Mount Involvement

Council, NAA
President, Baltimore Alumni Chapter
Scholarship Committee
Chair, Bruté Medal Committee

nate grossnickle

Nate Grossnickle, C'98

B.S. International Business, 1998

Former Mount Involvement

Varsity Tennis, 1994-1998


Seminary Vice Presidential Candidate

(Select One)

rev. andrew hilaire

rEV. Andrew St. Hilaire, S'19

B.A. Philosophy, Catholic University of America (Washington, DC)
M.A. Theology, M.A. Divinity, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, MSM Seminary, 2019
Roman Catholic Priest
Director of Campus Ministry, Bloomsburg University

Current Mount Involvement


Former Mount Involvement

Director of Byzantine Schola, 2016-2018
Mount 2000 Registration Director, 2017-2018
Orientation Director for New Seminarians, 2018
Member of Communion and Liberation
School of Community, 2017-2022

Alumni Council Candidates

(Select Seven)

mercedes carter

Mercedes Carter, C'91

B.S. Economics, 1991

Current Mount Involvement

1808 Planned Giving Society

Former Mount Involvement

Women's Softball, 1987-1991

joe chambers

Joe Chambers, C'19, MBA'21

B.S. Business, 2019
MBA, 2021
2nd Assistant Golf Professional

Former Mount Involvement

Men's Basketball Student Manager

joseph creighton

Joseph Creighton, c'89

B.S. Business & Finance, 1989
Certificate, Principals of Fundraising, Villanova University
Director of Donor Engagement

Current Mount Involvement

Council, NAA
Bruté Medal Committee
Cornerstone Society

Former Mount Involvement

Men's Cross Country and Track and Field

frank delmonico

Frank DelMonico, C'66

B.S. Biology, 1966
M.D., George Washington University, 1971
Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Senior Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital
Chief Medical Officer, New England Donor Services
Advisor, World Health Organization (Organ Transplantation)
Pontificial Academy of Sciences, appointed by Pope Francis

Former Mount Involvement

Bruté Medal Recipient, 2004

dick hart

Dick Hart, C'65

B.A. History, 1965

Current Mount Involvement

Council, NAA
Scholarship Committee
Constitution Review Committee
Treasurer, Connecticut Alumni Chapter

Former Mount Involvement

NAA Meetings
President, Connecticut Alumni Chapter

rob herb

Rob Herb, C'78

B.A. Business, 1978

Current Mount Involvement

Council, NAA
Baltimore Alumni Chapter Leadership
Chair, Hall of Fame Committee

Former Mount Involvement

Varsity Lacrosse Player, 1974-1978
President, Baltimore Alumni Chapter, 1980-2002
Young Alumni Award Recipient, 1991
Hall of Fame Inductee, 2011
Bishop Walsh Award Recipient, 2021
Bruté Medal Recipient, 2022 

anton hooper

Anton Hooper, C'02

B.A. History and Philosophy, 2002
Development Assistant at Martha's Table

Current Mount Involvement

Attended three NAA meetings


Tayvon Jackson, C'11

B.S. Mathematics and Business Information Systems, 2011
Financial Advisor

Former Mount Involvement

Mount Basketball




Derek Jess, C'89, MBA'92

B.S. Business and Finance, 1989
MBA, 1992
School Administrator

Current Mount Involvement

Attendance at Mount reunions and donation to Class of 1989

Former Mount Involvement

Referee for intramural sports

keith litrenta

Keith Litrenta, C'79

B.S. Accounting, 1979
MBA, Johns Hopkins, 1986
CFO at National Contract Management Association

Former Mount Involvement

Mount Rugby


nick meekins

Nick Meekins, C'03

B.A. History and Political Science, 2003
Supervisor, U.S. Department of Defense

Current Mount Involvement

Mount alumni ambassador

Former Mount Involvement

SGA President, 2002-2003
Campus Activities Board President, 2001-2002
Intramural sports, 1999-2003
Multiple Clubs, 1999-2003
Mount-led Habitat for Humanity volunteer and group leader, 2002-2008
Mount Alumni Class Ambassador, 2004-2016
DOD Mount Recruiter, 2011-2018


Martin O'Connor, C'98

B.S. Business, 1998
Director of Clinical Education

Current Mount Involvement

Class of 1998 Reunion Planning Committee, 25th Reunion

Former Mount Involvement

Class of 1998 Reunion Planning Committee, 20th Reunion

bob rudd

Bob Rudd, C'75

B.A. History, 1975
Retired Corporate Executive
Adjunct Professor of American History, Prince George's Community College

Current Mount Involvement

Mount Club
Back Court Club

Former Mount Involvement

Class of 1975 Reunion Committee
President's Council

jeannette smith

Jeannette Smith, C'07

B.S. Psychology, 2007

Current Mount Involvement

Council, NAA
Mount Club

Former Mount Involvement

Women's Soccer, 2003-2007
BSU, 2004-2007

bill torelli

Bill Torelli, C'73

B.A. History, 1973
M.S. Computer Science, Villanova University, 1982
Information and Technology Consulting Architect

Current Mount Involvement

Class of 1973 50th Reunion Committee
DE/MD Beaches Alumni Chapter

Former Mount Involvement

Phi Alpha Beta, History Honors Society

mike webb

Mike Webb, C'16

B.S. Sport Management, 2016
Senior Sales Rep

Current Mount Involvement

Council, NAA
Chair, Young Alumni Committee

Former Mount Involvement

Mount Rugby, 2012-2017
Mount Rugby National Championship Team, 2016
Phonathon, 2014-2017
Phonathon Student Manager, 2015-2017
NAA Meetings

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