Association News

2012 Board of Trustees Election Results Announced
December 14, 2012

BLOOMINGTON, IND. — The Association of College Unions International is pleased to announce the results of the 2012 Board of Trustees election: 

  • Kim Harrington-Pete, president-elect
  • J. Scott Derrick, at-large member
  • Jeff Pelletier, at-large member
  • Una Redmond, at-large member

Those elected will officially assume their roles at the 2013 annual conference in St. Louis, along with current board members whose terms will continue. In this election, 449 ballots were cast—6.6% of eligible voting members.

Harrington-Pete is the acting Student Center director at Georgia Institute of Technology. After her president-elect term in 2013, Harrington-Pete will be named president at the 2014 annual conference. She is currently an at-large member on the board and has previously served on the 2010 and 2005 Conference Program Teams and as Region 6 director from 2005–07.

The three at-large members elected will serve a two-year term from the 2013 annual conference in St. Louis to the 2015 annual conference.

Derrick is the director of the Trone Student Center at Furman University. His previous volunteer experience includes ACUI Region 5 director from 2008–10 and member of the 2012 and 2005 Conference Program Teams.

Pelletier is the associate director, Ohio Union events at The Ohio State University. He is a current contributor to The Commons and recently concluded a term as an International Education Council member as well as Region 7 business manager. Pelletier’s past volunteer roles include the leader of two communities of practice and various positions within Region 7.

Redmond is the general manager of the Students’ Union at Dublin City University. As an international member, she has made the trip to the United States for the Region 1 conference every year since 2006 and also attended the 2004 and 2010 annual conferences.

More information about the ACUI Board of Trustees and terms of elected leadership may be found here.

A PDF of this press release may be downloaded here.


Marsha Herman-Betzen
Executive Director

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