Alumnae Council


Our Mission Executive Committee


The Alumnae Council is the advising body to the Columbia College Alumnae Association.  Members support the overall mission of the College by:

  • developing a sense of mutual responsibility between alumnae and the College
  • encouraging alumnae to maintain a continuing relationship with the College
  • enlisting alumnae in constructive endeavors, including:
    • financial support
    • promoting the College to prospective students
    • involvement with departmental and divisional programs on campus, lifelong learning and engagement opportunities, and mentorships for current students

Notes of EncouragementIn Fall 2017, Council members served ice cream to the incoming First Year students in the Student Union, and hosted the faculty, staff and retirees of Columbia College for the annual Christmas Coffee.  In the Spring of 2018, Council members will host the 50th Reunion Class for a special luncheon during Alumnae Weekend, along with hosting the senior, sophomore and junior class socials.  They are active in the Columbia College community and participate in many campus student events, including Move-In Day, Campus Tree Lighting, Lessons and Carols, Daand so much more.

Committees within the Alumnae Association include:

  • The Surcie Shop Committee
  • The Special Events Committee
  • The Decorating Committee
  • The Past Presidents Committee

Executive Committee

The Honorable Kay Daniels West ’97, President

Lisa Kennerly Livingston ’91, President-Elect

Dr. Elaine Kirby Ferraro ’70, Vice President

Amber Nix ’10, Secretary

Carol Stackhouse Hall ’74, Necrologist

Anna Lybrand Boyle ’65, Member-at-Large

Katherine “Kathy” Graham Leland ’67, Member-at-Large

Erin Gilreath Carlson ’04, Member-at-Large

Charlotte Stackhouse Broome ’75, Immediate Past President


Fall 2017 Day of Service


Fall 2017 First Years Ice Cream Social


Fall 2017 First Years Ice Cream Social – Greeting Students


Fall 2017 First Years Ice Cream Social – Our wonderful ice cream scoopers!