Board of Directors
Born in Saginaw, Michigan, Tiffany attended Michigan State University and earned her BA in Social Relations from James Madison in 2001. Tiffany moved to New York City shortly after graduation and earned her MBA in Marketing from Long Island University. She currently lives in Brooklyn and is working in healthcare advertising in Midtown. Tiffany has a deep passion for traveling. Her favorite destinations include Southeast Asia, South America and Scandinavia. When not traveling, she can be found riding her bike throughout the streets of NYC on the weekends. She loves sharing her Spartan pride with alumni in NYC.
Bob was a member of the Spartan Marching Band and performed in two Rose Bowls. He was instrumental in our club reforming in 1989, and he was President for many years. Bob was awarded the Alumni Service Award in 1996 from the MSUAA for his efforts. Bob is a true Spartan for life and is as enthusiastic today about Michigan State as if he just graduated last week. He has served on the board for over 20 years and served for 3 years on the National Board of MSUAA. Bob and his wife Carol were married 50 years ago in the MSU Chapel and now reside in Connecticut.
Kristen moved to New York City a few years ago from Plymouth, Michigan. By day she works at a creative advertising agency, and spends her free time exploring the city, trying new restaurants, and catching shows when she can. As a 2012 graduate of Michigan State and new board member, she looks forward to connecting with fellow Spartans and bringing some green and white vim to the banks of the East and Hudson rivers.
Born in Scott AFB, IL, family settled in Rochester, NY. Marie had her heart set on that other school down the road, but a family friend (Spartan Alum) told her to check out Michigan State. Loved it, was involved with everything. Graduated from MSU in 1999 with a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities. Moved to NYC after graduating (except 1 1/2 years in Korea). Now works in Technical Product.
Born in Stamford, CT and raised in Port Chester, NY and Greenwich, CT. He graduated from Blair Academy in NJ. His family built, owned and operated 4 golf courses when he was a kid. Mark attended and graduated Michigan State ’76, with a B.S. in Food System Management and Economics and Minors, in Horticulture, Turf, Landscape Design and Hotel Mgt. He spent a quarter in London studying Political Science, in 1974 and in Japan studying Urban Planning and consulting for golf course design, construction and maintenance in 1987.
While at State, he worked for the Office of Overseas Studies, the Athletic Department, Football Team Manager, spring 1975, He was, along with his freshman roommate, Todd Sandell, the first MSU Varsity Hockey Team Videographers, Sports Radio & TV Analyst and Hockey Radio Color Analyst, fall 1974 to spring 1976.
Member of the Varsity “S” Club. Past Board Member of the MSU Agricultural Alumni Association and of the Blair Academy Alumni Association. Currently, involved in a Research Project at MSU. Associate Editor: Landscape Management Magazine and Landscape 0n Line. Member: Cornell Master Gardener, ASLA, GCOAA, GCSAA and EIGCA. Owner of Mark Eliot Design, LLC in Pawling, NY. A landscape design, build, renovation specialist in the residential, commercial, public sector and golf fields. Favorite Project: Yankee Stadium Renovation ’74 -76. he did the Sprinkler Irrigation Design, sold the materials and consulted on the installation of the system
Board of Directors
- Mitch Huzar – President
- Brian Catanese – Vice President
- Jim Tumbrink – Vice President
- Roni O’Connor – Treasurer
- Bob Kobel – Secretary
- Larry Alterman
- Patrick Donohue
- Greg Hauser
- Jason Johnson
- Claire Kuhn
- Kelly Lundquist
- Tiffany Marsh
- Bob McGee
- Kristen Selasky
- Marie Simmons
- Mark Sosnowitz