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Mission: The Roberts Wesleyan University Alumni Council is comprised of volunteer leaders who actively strengthen Alumni presence in the Roberts community. Council members represent the diverse alumni base and support the vision and mission of the University by promoting the Alumni Relations' five strategic pillars of success, which are:

  • Increase Roberts pride 
  • Create a sense of belonging 
  • Grow the alumni network 
  • Promote life-long learning
  • Provide on-ramps for giving

Council members hold vario us positions as ambassadors to further the mission of the University. If you are interested in joining the council or would like to nominate a member, please contact us at alumni@roberts.edu or (585) 594-6837.


Sarah Riddell

Sarah Riddell ‘19 ‘21, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
Business Administration and Strategic Leadership, M.S.
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement at Roberts Wesleyan University

Alumni Council

John Cleery Headshot

John Cleary ‘00, Admissions Ambassador
Organizational Management
Retired as Base Transition Coordinator at Seneca Army Depot; Radiation Officer at Wayne County Emergency Management Office

Nicholas Grunert Headshot

Nicholas Grunert ‘17, Social Ambassador
Management and Social Entrepreneurship
Assistant Director of Advancement at Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology

Meghan Headshot

Meghan Kettinger ‘19, Communications Ambassador
Nurse at Highland Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center

Rich Messinger Headshot

Rich Messinger ‘81, Alumni Ambassador
Social Work
Retired as Senior Parole Officer at NYS Division of Parole

Lance Mitchell Headshot

Lance Mitchell ‘88 ‘97, Admissions Ambassador
Social Work and Social Work, M.S.W
Prevention Intervention Youth Spec. at Brighton High School; Associate Pastor at Park Ridge FM Church

Miriam Moore-Burt Headshot

Miriam Moore-Burt ‘11 ‘14, Belonging & Inclusion Ambassador
Organizational Management and Strategic Leadership, M.S.
Chief Diversity Officer at Town of Brighton

Lindsey Headshot

Lindsey Mwene ‘11 ‘20, President
Management Entrepreneurship and Strategic Leadership, M.S.
Assistant Professor of Management at Roberts Wesleyan University; DEI Liaison; FAM Men's Varsity Soccer Team 

Cara Headshot

Cara Reindl ‘11, Giving Ambassador
Development Director at Ugandan Water Project

Dan Rudd Headshot

Dan Rudd ‘06, Alumni Ambassador
Business Administration
Managing Director at Vision Financial Group

John Cleery Headshot

Nina Ursu ‘19, Alumni Ambassador
Childhood & Special Education
Third Grade Teacher at Williamsville School District