Gretchen Alms ’04 Spanish, Latin American area studies, 1st Vice President
Alms is a broker associate and REALTOR® with ResCom Realty and resides in Mankato. While at Morris, Alms participated in Big Friend/Little Friend and every Spanish speaking activity she could find, including a year abroad in Chile. In her free time, she enjoys photography, traveling, and learning new things.
Suzanne Basiago ’87, economics, Immediate Past President
While at Morris, Basiago was involved with student politics and served as treasurer of the Morris Campus Student Association. She and her husband own several companies in the Twin Cities area, including the Basiago Law Office. Basiago served on the UMMAA Board of Directors from 1988 until 1991.
Kyle Berget ’90, elementary education
Kyle, a life-time resident of the Morris area, started college at the age of 29. He has been employed at the Morris Area Schools since 1990 as an educator at various grade levels. Berget received his MA in elementary education in 1995. Along with his wife Karen ’95, they started American Eagle Realty in Morris. Karen and Kyle have 2 children.
Amy Doll-Wohlers ’90, English, philosophy
After attending graduate school, Amy returned to Morris to practice personal injury law at Fluegel, Anderson, McLaughlin & Brutlag, Chartered. She and husband Donny Wohlers (along with his business, Old Number 1 Bar and Grill) are proud supports of Cougar athletics. Amy enjoys outdoor activities, community events, and reading. Amy and Donny have four children.
Ryan C. Fair ’01, speech communication
Fair is the Director of Enrollment Management for Minneapolis Public Schools. He is directly responsible for assisting families through the school request process and for enforcing the district’s priorities in placing students in a Minneapolis public school. Prior to this position, Ryan served as a communications associate and public relations coordinator for Minneapolis Public Schools. A native of Chicago, IL. Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communications from the University of Minnesota, Morris and has completed graduate work at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, School of Journalism. Ryan currently resides in Crystal, MN and is married to Jennifer Redlin (UMM 2000). Together they have three children, Nathan (5), Raja Kay (3) and Bryson (4 months).
Donnay Green, ’05, speech communication, President
Green is the assistant director of financial aid for Concordia University, St. Paul and resides in Crystal. He completed a Master of arts in Organizational Management degree in 2009 and is completing a Master of Business Administration currently. While a student at Morris, Green was active with the Multi-Ethnic Student Program, as well as a four-year athlete on the football team. In his free time, Green enjoys volunteering, reading, traveling and staying active with sports.
Beverly Maloney Harren ’66, elementary education
After 27 years in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science at the University of Minnesota, Harren retired as Finance Director. She continues part-time as the newsletter editor, along with work with alumni relations. She enjoys needlework and reading, as well as biking, hiking, camping, and travel with husband Tom UMM ’67. They live in Minneapolis.
Daniel J. Moore ’07, political science, 2nd Vice President
Moore serves as the Development and Partnerships Manager for GiveMN. He divides his time between raising philanthropic resources to support the GiveMN mission and overseeing outreach and training efforts for Minnesota nonprofits and schools that use GiveMN tools to secure charitable gifts online. Dan comes to GiveMN with a comprehensive background in nonprofit fundraising. He served as a development officer for Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he oversaw capital campaign strategy, e-philanthropy initiatives, and managed the multi-channel mid-level giving program to connect passionate donors with a powerful mission. Dan serves the fundraising community as a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Minnesota Chapter and its resource development committee. Dan is a proud graduate of the University of Minnesota, Morris where he majored in Political Science and minored in everything else. He is obsessed with volunteer service and divides his time between Gethsemane Episcopal Church, the Champlin Park High School Vocal Music Association, and Sample Night Live. In his spare time he pretends to be a photographer, sportsman, genealogist, social innovator, and proud uncle.
Curtis Teberg ’70, political science
Teberg is portfolio manager of The Teberg Fund, a publicly traded fund of mutual funds he founded in 2002 when there were only 137 such funds on the market. He is also president of First Associated Investment Advisors, Inc., an SEC-registered adviser he co-founded in 1988 to serve private clients, many of whom are charter shareholders in The Teberg Fund. His research on historic market cycles and his knowledge of funds of funds have been featured in the national media, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Business Week Online, CNNMoney.com and Dow Jones Newswires. In 2006, he had guest appearances on Bloomberg Television and CNBC’s Squawk Box. Teberg is a Rotarian, a Paul Harris Fellow, and a longtime supporter of a family services charity in Duluth, where he has resided for 37 years.
Larry L. Traversie ’00, speech communication
Traversie is originally from Aberdeen, South Dakota but currently resides in Minneapolis, MN. He is a graduate of the Class of 2000 with a degree in Speech Communication. Larry has worked for the Minnesota Timberwolves for the past 10 years, serving as Senior Account Executive in the Timberwolves Season Memberships Department. He is responsible for the service and retention of the current client base along with prospecting for new prospective buyers. Larry has assisted the past two years with the University of Minnesota, Morris Alumni Association Networking Day on campus during Homecoming weekend.
Ryan Vettleson ’98, English, history
Ryan went straight from Morris to the U of MN Law School. He has been practicing law for 13 years and specializes in personal injury and police misconduct. Ryan also handles commercial disputes and spends most of his time in federal court. He is a partner at Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp LLP, where he has worked throughout his entire time in private practice. Ryan loves spending time with his wife and his two daughters. He enjoys outdoor activities including hiking, kayaking, swimming, snowmobiling and skating. When time permits, Ryan also enjoys reading and painting.
Susan Von Mosch ’78, History, Political Science
After over 32 years of public service to state and local governments in Minnesota, Susan retired in early 2014. Most recently, Susan served as Assistance Commissioner for Tax Policy with the Department of Revenue. Her career also included serving as nonpartisan fiscal analyst for the Minnesota Senate Tax Committee, research director for the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources, program evaluator for the Office of Legislative Auditor, and policy analyst for Ramsey County and the Metropolitan Council. Susan has a MA in public policy from the U of M’s Humphrey School. She lives in St. Paul and enjoys reading, biking, hiking, gardening, and traveling.
Carla Riley ’85, director
Office of External Relations
Work telephone: 320-589-6394
Erin Christensen ’05, associate director
Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
Work telephone: 320-589-6067
Jacqueline Johnson, chancellor
309 Behmler Hall
University of Minnesota, Morris
Morris, Minnesota 56267
Work telephone: 320-589-6020
MCSA President - Allison Wolf ’15
MCSA Vice President - Cory Schroeder ’16
CAC Homecoming and Traditions Chair - Si Chen ’15 and Rebecca Schrupp ’17