SOE Alumni Association

Welcome! The SOE Alumni Association (SOEAA) seeks to connect alumni with each other and with SOE to ensure the continued excellence of the school and to assist alumni on their journeys in their social, professional, and intellectual lives.

SOEAA Members

All SOE alumni become members of SOEAA automatically when they complete their degrees. Keep your contact information up to date with the university and you'll receive regular communications about SOE’s activities. 


  • The SOEAA Board is comprised of SOE alumni and ex-officio members who serve on SOE’s faculty and/or staff. It focuses on three pillars:
    • Building Community
    • Volunteer Service
    • Professional Development
  • To join the SOEAA Board, you must nominate yourself or be nominated by one of your fellow alumni
  • Click here to learn more about the benefits and expectations of SOEAA Board membership

SOEAA Executive Committee

  • Each year, the SOEAA Board elects an Executive Committee consisting of a Board Chair, Board Vice-Chair, and three Committee Chairs
  • The Executive Committee shapes the vision, mission, and goals of the SOEAA

SOEAA Executive Committee, 2023-24

Martinique Starnes, Ed.D. ’15

Vice Chair and Chair, Professional Development Committee
Richard Ballesteros ‘12

Co-Chairs, Nominations Committee
Karisa (Danis) Avalos ’04, M.A. ‘07
Anne Scerbak ’19, M.A. ‘20

Chair, Communications Committee
Christina Brooks, M.A. ‘17