Our Team

General Information:

Please contact the Alumni Office:

502 E Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258-0077
ph: (509) 313-5999
fax: (509) 313-5982

Alumni Contacts

Kara Hertz (’01)
assistant vice president of alumni and external relations
Contact Kara with questions regarding the overall alumni operations.

Miriah Aquino
event coordinator
Contact Miriah with questions regarding alumni events and reunions.

Kori Baker (’94, ’06)
assistant director, alumni programs
Contact Kori with questions about regional alumni chapters, affinity communities, ZagsConnect and the Zag Business Directory.

Crissy Byers (MA ’12)
director of alumni operations
Contact Crissy with questions regarding oversight of event and communication operations.

Bob Finn (’88)
senior alumni outreach and engagement officer
Contact Bob with questions regarding opportunities for further involvement, including sponsorship opportunities.

Jackie Orchard
advancement communications specialist
Contact Jackie with questions regarding social media and alumni communications.

Krista Peterson
director of alumni programs
Contact Krista with questions regarding opportunities in academic and campus partnerships, student engagement, faith and spirituality and DEI initiatives.

Drew Rieder (’96)
senior director of regional chapters and affinity communities
Contact Drew with questions regarding the alumni Chapter program and affinity communities. 

Erin Shields (GIF '99)
director of alumni and employer career engagement
Contact Erin with questions regarding the Trek program, mentoring and career opportunities.

Olivia Vaclavek
digital engagement assistant
Contact Olivia with questions regarding emails, event registration and digital needs.