Memorial Union Board of Directors

Charge

The principal purpose of the Board shall be to provide advice to ISU on all policies and priorities for facility use and programming involving the Iowa State Memorial Union (hereafter referred to as “ISMU”). The Board shall also act in furtherance of the original intent, as expressed in the original Articles of Incorporation of the Iowa State Memorial Union Corporation, as follows:

“Such purposes shall be accomplished through the erection, furnishing, maintaining and operating of a memorial building on the campus and grounds of Iowa State University in honor of the memory and service of Iowa State University men and women who have given or may give life or service for our country in its Armed Forces, and to be devoted exclusively to the social, moral, religious, literary, scientific and educational development and welfare of the students, faculty, alumni, friends and guests of Iowa State University….The aforesaid purposes shall be accomplished in such appropriate manner as the Board of Directors of the Corporation may determine, but in the main said building and equipment therein shall be used as a center for the meeting of students, faculty, alumni, friends and guests of Iowa State University for social, religious, literary, scientific and educational purposes, and for the meetings of student, faculty, alumni and other organizations devoted to such purposes or one or more of them, and in the furnishing of comforts and conveniences to such students, faculty, alumni, friends and guests of such character as may be calculated to promote and carry out the purposes aforesaid.”

Activity

The MU Board of Directors has over the last year shared insight and given direction to topics related to the MU Chapel, upgrades to the Underground equipment and facilities, and discussion of MU Life Member benefits, as well as input on budgets and financial planning for the MU.

Current Members

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Name Role Representation Start Term End Term
President Alumni 01 May 2015 30 Apr 2017
Lawana, Vivek Vice President GPSS President 01 May 2016 30 Apr 2017
Elbert, Carolyn Member Faculty/Staff Appointee 01 May 2010 30 Apr 2018
Hanner, Austin Member Student 01 May 2016 30 Apr 2018
Harmon, Martino Member Presidential Appointment 01 May 2016
Krone, Martha Member Alumni 01 May 2013 30 Apr 2017
Leidahl, Kathryn Member Student Union Board President 01 Jan 2015 31 Dec 2016
Magill, Sophia Member Alumni 01 May 2013 30 Apr 2017
Moore, David Member Student 01 May 2015 30 Apr 2017
Perington, Samuel Member Student 01 May 2016 30 Apr 2018
Snook, Michael Member Student 01 May 2014 30 Apr 2018
West, Cody Member Student Government Vice President 01 May 2016 30 Apr 2017
Gregory, Katherine Ex-officio Senior Vice President for University Services 01 Aug 2016
Williamson, Corey Ex-officio Memorial Union 01 Jan 2016
Simpson, Rod Recording Secretary Memorial Union

Resources

Composition

  • Alumni (3)
  • Faculty/Staff Appointee (1)
  • GPSS President (1)
  • Memorial Union (2)
  • Presidential Appointment (1)
  • Senior Vice President for University Services (1)
  • Student (4)
  • Student Government Vice President (1)
  • Student Union Board President (1)


Sponsor

Senior Vice President for Student Affairs