Alumni and Friends Society

AFS board with Goldy the Gopher

All graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine are members of the Alumni and Friends Society. The purpose of the Alumni and Friends Society (AFS) is to promote, stimulate, and encourage interest andsupport, including financial, for the benefit of the College, its faculty, students, and alumni. The society seeks to encourage communication and cooperation between alumni, the College, the University, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, and the community.

AFS Board

If you're interested in joining the AFS Board send your name, email address, and phone number to [email protected].

AFS Board Roster

  • Camille McAloney, '17 DVM, president
  • Michon Ames, '14 DVM
  • Joe Armstrong, '15 DVM
  • Matt Brady, '15 DVM
  • Dr. Jessi Coryell ('21)
  • Chandra Dahlke, '20 DVM
  • Marie Gilbertson, ’17 DVM
  • Nikko Grossapoulos, '15 DVM
  • Gigi Gutierrez, '20 DVM
  • Carrie Howe, '17 DVM
  • Abigail Maynard, ' 17 DVM
  • Sarah Neuser, '19 DVM
  • Kelsey Bertamus Ruth, '16 DVM
  • Kayla Sample, '18 DVM
  • Dr. Marjorie Schleper, '19 DVM
  • Rachel Spencer, '16 DVM
  • Raye Taylor, ’11 DVM
  • Dr. Chris Thomson '15 DVM, DACVS
  • Kirsten Hall, Class of 2024 Representative
  • Ricky Jakub, Class of 2025 Student Representative
  • Victoria Laven, Class of 2024 Representative
  • Hannah Stinski-Ertl, Class of 2025 Student Representative

University of Minnesota Alumni Association

The Alumni and Friends Society encourages membership in the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. Membership brings you Minnesota magazine, access to online databases and publications, discounts on cultural activities and Gopher merchandise, and many other benefits. Discover the benefits and membership options. The promotion code NP4VM will ensure that the College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society benefits from your membership. 20 percent of every new alumni membership comes directly back to CVM, supporting alumni centered events and funding scholarships.