• UCF Alumni Board

The UCF Alumni Board supports the efforts of UCF Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, which represents a base of more than 300,000 alumni. The Alumni Board is convened a minimum of three times per year, and its committees meet regularly to formulate and execute plans, policies and programs to benefit UCF Alumni as a whole.

Dan Ward Alumni Board Chair

Dan Ward '92



Curley & Pynn Public Relations

Executive Committee

Matt Assenmacher '93


Directorship Committee Chair

Managing Director/Owner

FFC Enterprises LLC

Sara Bernard '00

Immediate Past Chair


Holland & Knight LLP

Angela Cohen '98

Engagement Committee Chair

Chief Operating Officer

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida

Linh Dang '93

Advocacy Committee Chair

Chief Development Officer

Addition Financial

Kyle Simpson '11


Philanthropy Committee Chair

Director of Business Solutions and Operations
FS Investment Corporation

Board Members

Michelle Bilsky '15

Director of Human Resources, Orlando Senior Health Network


Michael Cantrell

Account Executive, Coca-Cola Beverages


Dean Caravelis '02 '03MBA

Owner, Blezoo 


Patricia Celano '10MSN

Associate Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Nursing Executive, AdventHealth


Crystal Espinosa Buit '06 

Of Counsel, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.


Commander Paul S. Fermo '92

Associate Vice President, The Cohen Group 


Carol Hendren '96 '99MS


Manish Hirapara '98

CEO, PeakActivity LLC


Kyle Israel '08

General Manager, Little Greek - Waterford Lakes


Allen Lane '97

Project Engineer, CPH Engineers Inc


JJ Mackle '00MA

Realtor, Regal Real Estate Professionals 


Britt Massing '93

President/Owner, The Staffing Resource Group 


Davia Moss '93 '09MPA

Vice President of Operations/Client Services, Next Horizon 


Joseph Regenstein '03

Finance Manager, Verizon Wireless


Al Sarabasa '85

President/CEO, D&A Building Services, Inc.


Alireza Shahnami '81 '95MSEE

Vice President, ACD Telecom, LLC


Andrea St. Onge '99 '02MA

Owner, Lou and Pepper LLC


Melissa Tomasso '94

Manager of Marketing and Special Events, Cardinal Mooney High School


Ryan Vescio '02

Attorney, Shuffield, Lowman & Wilson, P.A.


Woody Walker '92 '94MBA

Executive Vice President, Sales and Strategic Alliances for Convergence Consulting Group


Christine Wydra '93

Chief of Staff, Lennar International

Public Notice:

Full Board
Summer Meeting | Friday, June 19, 2020, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.



Executive Committee
Thursday, May 28, 2020, from 9-10:30 a.m.


Dial-In Number:
Meeting ID: 930 5041 0964


Directorship Committee
Wednesday, May 27, 2020, from 9-10:30 a.m.


Dial-In Number: 1.301.715.8592
Meeting ID: 929 7408 5871


Advocacy Committee


Engagement Committee


Philanthropy Committee
Thursday, April 30, 2020, from 9-10:30 a.m.


Dial-In Number:
Meeting ID: 985 9587 9404



Board and Committee Minutes:

Alumni Board Bylaws: