Parents Association

Parents Association

Purpose

The purpose of the Association is to assist Hillsdale College in the service and advancement of its mission.

The Association advances these ends by promoting them and soliciting support for them among parents. Through involvement in College projects and functions, fundraising and student recruitment, and effective communication with parents and others, the Association serves students by helping the College enrich students’ lives and ennoble their humanity.

Contact

Director of Parent Relations

Mary Ewers
mewers@hillsdale.edu

Executive Assistant to Director of Parent Relations

Cheryl Clawson
caclawson@hillsdale.edu

Membership

All parents of the Hillsdale College students will be members of the Hillsdale College Parents Association. For membership information to the Parents Association Steering Committee (PASC), please contact Director of Parent Relations, Mary Ewers.

Parents Association Steering Committee

Chairmen

  • Tom and Barbara Parell – IN
    Cecily – ’17
    Isabelle – ’18

Vice-Chairmen

  • Scott and Gina Grinis – CA
    Sam – ’17
    Maria – ’18

Faculty Representatives

  • Dan York – Biology
  • Don Westblade – Religion
  • Mark Kalthoff – History

Members

  • James and Ellen Beley – NC
    James – ’10
    Michael – ’17
    Tommy – ’17
  • Bill and Anne Bouse – MI
    Casey – ’17
  • Kim Crockett – MN
    Will – ’18
  • Todd and Susanne Farrell – NC
    Marissa – ’10
    Michael – ’17
  • Greg and Cynthia Gensler – NE
    Evan – ’15
    Ian – ’17
  • Robert and Maureen Hall – WI
    Kirsten – ’15
    Brigette – ’18
  • Gary and Jane Handel – MN
    Margaret – ’17
  • Christopher and Jennifer Jarrett – MI
    Beau – ’18
  • Art and Colleen Kunath – KY
    Sean – ’15
    Aidan – ’18
  • Michael and Janice Lukich – IL
    Stevan – ’17
  • Michael and Matti Mahan – NY
    Gabriella – ’16
    Brittany – ’18
  • Matt and Kati Molloy – NM
    Rachel – ’17
    Rebekah – ’17
  • Merrill and Jena Morey – IN
    Russell – ’13
    Dani – ’17
  • Michael and Michelle Mykeloff – TX
    Kayla – ’19
  • Andrew and Abby Odell – PA
    Andrew – ’11
    Shannon – ’13
    Elizabeth Anne – ’13
    Margaret – ’18
  • Jeff and Elaine Painter – OH
    Brian – ’10
    Renee – ’14
    Matthew – ’19
  • Ron and Noreen Pearsall – CT
    Angela –‘14
    Catherine –‘17
  • Hud and Tammy Peters – OH
    Betsy – ’10
    Michael – ’12
    Shelly – ’15
    David – ’17
  • Rick and Melissa Reuss – IN
    Andrew – ’15
    Alexander – ’17
    Joseph Nchia – ’17
  • Bret and Lorraine Shillingstad – WI
    Danielle – ’16
    Kyle – ’17
  • Kelly and Julie Talkington – TX
    Hannah – ’16
    Haley – ’17
  • George and Tami Tucker – CA
    Ralston – ’18
  • Jeffery and Heather Ventrella – AZ
    Jefferson – ’14
    Kirklan – ’16
    Jackson – ’18
  • Dave Wargo and Nancee Whitson – CA
    David – ’17

Parents Association Sub-Committees

The PASC has formed six sub-committees for which you may volunteer:

Fundraising Sub-Committee

The Fundraising Sub-Committee will assist with the Parent Phonathon and with other college-approved fundraising activities.

Contact

 Ellen Beley
c/o Cheryl Clawson
caclawson@hillsdale.edu

Freshman/New Parent Sub-Committee

The Freshman/New Parent Sub-Committee will help coordinate parent volunteers for the College’s varied “new student” activities, in efforts to welcome new parents to the Hillsdale College family and invite them to be active members in the Parents Association Steering Committee (PASC).

Contact

 Maureen Hall
 mojohall@gmail.com

Career Opportunities Sub-Committee

The Career Opportunities Sub-Committee will coordinate parent volunteers as a resource pool for potential internship and job opportunities, to support the efforts of the Career Planning and Placement Office. New information will be coming soon.

Contact

Brett Shillingstad
drshillingstad@reagan.com

Recruiting/Admissions (HCAAP) Sub-Committee

The Hillsdale College Admissions Assistance Program (HCAAP) Sub-Committee will seek out parent volunteers to participate in our nationwide recruiting efforts.

Contact

Colleen McGinness
cmcginness@hillsdale.edu

Hillsdale Parents Prayer Partners Sub-Committee

The Prayer Partner Sub-Committee seeks to bring the specific needs of Hillsdale College, our students, and our faculty before the LORD in prayer.  We believe that God is in control of all things and that without His assistance we cannot hope to be or achieve all that He would have for us.

Contact

Kati Molloy
 katimolloy@msn.com