Four Join the OAA Board of Directors


New alumni board members Kathy Smits Evans ’84, Karen Colucci Coia ’89, Stefen Short ’10 and Kevin Sutherland ’05 show their Laker pride on Green and Gold Day Nov. 13.

Four graduates who have already demonstrated their commitment to SUNY Oswego and its students have been elected to the Oswego Alumni Association Board of Directors, the policy-setting arm of the OAA. They attended their initial meeting on campus on Nov. 13. Each will serve a three-year term.


Joining the board are:

Karen Colucci Coia ’89 of Williamsville, N.Y., is a territory manager for Pfizer Inc. She has served as chair of Senior Challenge ’89, a Reunion volunteer and a Free and Easy Memorial volunteer. She was a communication studies major.

Kathy Smits Evans ’84 of Baldwinsville, N.Y., is assistant vice president of Student Affairs at SUNY Oswego. She has served as a Reunion volunteer, an alumni advisor to Phi Lambda Phi sorority and a volunteer for many major campus events, including campaign launch events and celebrations. She was a business administration major.

Stefen Short ’10 of Brooklyn, N.Y., is an attorney with Disability Rights New York in Brooklyn. He served as vice president of the Student Association and on the Graduates Of the Last Decade (GOLD) Leadership Council. He was a political science major.

Kevin Sutherland ’05 is the city administrator in Saco, Maine. He served as Student Association president, a GOLD Leadership Council member, a 10-year Reunion Giving chair and an Alumni-In-Residence speaker. He was a political science major.

Learn more about the Oswego Alumni Association board at

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