Professional Staff


Debra Prideaux
'86 BA Political Science, '92 MS Counseling

Executive Director, Alumni and Governmental Relations

The Executive Director, acting as general manager under authority of the Board, performs the detailed management of the Association. The director directs and coordinates all alumni and governmental relations' activities, initiates alumni programs and is responsible for implementing policies presented by the Board. The President of the University appoints the Executive Director with input from the Board.

Charlene Nichols

Charlene Nichols
Assistant Alumni Director

The Assistant Director reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for planning and implementing a variety of activities, programs and services, as well as developing and fostering relationships with alumni and friends. This position also serves as the Tigers4Ever sponsor.

 Jeani Billinger

Jeani Billinger
'72 AB English, '83 MS Communication

Office Manager

The Office Manager answers directly to the Executive Director of the Alumni Association and is responsible for overseeing daily office operations; hiring and supervision of student workers; developing, editing and processing materials for the Alumni Board of Directors, Homecoming, graduation, the Student Recognition Program and office publications; while serving as the secretary of the Half Century Club and facilitating events.

 Lisa Lang

Lisa Lang
Finance/Database Manager


The Finance/Database manager reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for all financial transactions and bookkeeping duties, database training for staff and students, maintaining the integrity  of the alumni database, special projects, requesting reports from the university and distributing labels/listings/address files to on and off campus clients.
 Kindra Degenhardt
Kindra Degenhardt
'10 BA English, '10 BA Communication Studies

Project Administrative Associate &
Robbins Center Facilities Coordinator

The Project Administrative Associate answers directly to the Executive Director of the Alumni Association and is responsible for a variety of alumni projects and programs including membership, event administration, and The Shirt project, all while serving as the face of the Robbins Center by greeting guests, answering phones and scheduling events for the building at-large.
Karl Pratt
Karl Pratt
'14 BM Vocal Performance

Program Coordinator (Communication/Chapter Development)

The Program Coordinator answers directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for maintaining the alumni web presence (content management system); event registration and email marketing; management of current/developing Tiger Chapters; and publication of news releases, the monthly
e-Newsletter FHSU-TigerTalk and the FHSU Magazine.

Fall 2014 Student Alumni Staff

Jessica Freeman, Mankato
Abby Herlan, Garden City
Madison Macari, Augusta
Jade Singleton-Reich, Denver, Colo.
Rachel Strong, Brighton, Colo.
Madison "Madi" Varner, Bennington