We invite you to get involved in our club – mentor a Whitman student, suggest and help organize events, raise funds for student scholarships and our Student CNY Business Award; whatever your interests, we welcome your time and talents.  Below is a list of our committees – we invite you to get involved!


Responsible for determining and planning fundraising efforts that best capture the attention, hearts and funds of the Syracuse and Whitman community.
Chairperson:  Bruce Ruppert, bruppert@superiorpropane.com  

Golf Tournament Committee

Plan the Whitman Alumni Club’s Annual Golf Tournament, a premiere tournament in Central New York and an important fundraiser for the Club’s student scholarships and Student CNY Business Start-Up Award. 
Chairperson:  Tom Brown, tbrown@bluewatercm.com


Create and implement recruitment and retention programs to increase and maintain Whitman Alumni Club membership. 
Chairperson:  Ryan Suser, rsuser@bhlawpllc.com


Responsible for enlisting Whitman graduates as mentors to help Whitman students through one-one mentoring and/or practice interviews.
Chairperson:  Linda McHugh, linda@cadimensions.com


Create, evaluate and strengthen strategic partnerships with organizations and individuals in the Syracuse and Whitman community. Bring additional resources to our members, and increase organizational visibility, in conjunction with the Publicity and Fundraising Committees.
Chairperson:  Joe Eppolito, jceppoli@syr.edu


Promote awareness of and involvement in the Whitman Alumni Club through the media, website, and social media.
Chairperson:  Carol Hill, hillca@morrisville.edu

Scholarships/Business Awards

Plan, promote, and select recipients of the Club’s Scholarship awards, and our Student CNY Business Start-Up award.
Chairperson:  John Cargian, jc@cargianagency.com


Develop and provide activities and events which focus on socialization, appreciation, recognition, wellness and philanthropy.
Chairperson:  Chip Lewis, clewis9065@aol.com

Young Alumni

Plan events and activities that give young Whitman alumni the opportunity to network and reconnect with each other and the Whitman School.
Chairperson:  Ryan Suser, rsuser@bhlawpllc.com


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