Established by the Office of the President, the task force is preparing for community development and community governance at Antioch College in the fall 2011. The group is composed of Antioch alumni, former community managers and professors emeriti.
Shadia Alvarez ’96, a one-time community manager and former assistant to the president for multicultural affairs, is currently the assistant principal at the Collegiate Institute for Math and Science in the Bronx, New York.
Jennifer Berman ’84, a nationally published author and cartoonist, was community manager in 1985, served on the Alumni Board, and was an alumni organizer in the Bay Area and Chicago. She worked in the co-op department from 2004-2006.
Levi B. (Cowperthwaite) Good ’08 was a community manager in her final year at the College. She now lives in Oakland, California, where she is a lead teacher in the Children, Youth and Families Ministry of the First Congregational Church of Oakland.
Al Denman is professor emeritus of philosophy of law and religion (1965-1993).
Tendaji Ganges ’71 is the assistant to the chancellor and executive director of educational opportunity initiatives at the University of Michigan-Flint. He is a member of the College's board of trustees and a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Jewel Graham was on the faculty from 1965-95, first as director of the Antioch Program for Interracial Education, then Professor of Social Welfare and Legal Studies for 25 years. She later served as a member of the Board of Trustees. Her extensive community service includes terms as president of the National and World YWCAs.
Heather Holland ’99 is an educator, caterer and active member of the Alumni of Courage for Diversity.
John Knox ’68 was assistant community manager and worked very closely with J.D. Dawson on governance and community. He is the executive co-director of the Earth Island Institute, a non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet.
Karen Mulhauser ’65 has a consulting business in Washington, D.C., working with nonprofits, foundations and progressive candidates with a focus on planning and board/staff relations. She is president of the UN Association in D.C. and former president of the Alumni Association. Currently, she’s on the Alumni Board and chairs its Chapters Committee.
Edie Seashore ’50 was the first non-wartime woman community manager (1949). Seashore is a social psychologist and organization development specialist concerned with organizational change, team building, strategic planning, and building multicultural organizations. Along with her consulting practice, she served as president of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science.
Wally Sikes is a former member of the co-op faculty and former dean of students at Antioch College. He is retired from teaching at Antioch University and now consults with a variety of organizations about human relations issues.
J. Greg Williams ’95, a former community manager, is an assistant vice president at Citi, where he serves as a senior technical advisor for the corporate and consumer Unix administration team. He serves on the Alumni Board and is a member of its communications committee.