Meet the GOLD Council

The Augustana GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Advisory Council is the voice of Augustana's young alumni. The GOLD Council exists to advise and support Augustana on ways to encourage, develop, grow, and sustain involvement and participation from young alumni. Read the GOLD Council constitution

The GOLD Council consists of graduates from the last 10 years, meets on campus twice a year and meets by conference call several times a year. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about the council, contact the Augustana Alumni Association at or 605.274.4404, or apply to join the GOLD Council.



Seth Vogelsang

President: Seth Vogelsang '14, Sioux Falls

Dillon DeBoer

Vice President: Dillon DeBoer '12, Sioux Falls

Dane Bloch '09

Secretary: Dane Bloch '09, Brandon, South Dakota


Council Members

AU GOLD Graduates of the Last Decade

Bethany (Rasmussen) Anderson '07, Madison, Wisconsin

Trevor Arnold '14, Hartford, South Dakota

Jordan Dalton '10, Sioux Falls

Thomas Elness '16, Sioux Falls

Jesse Fonkert '14, Hartford, South Dakota

Ben Hasche '08, Brookings, South Dakota

Elizabeth (Davis) Hultgren '08, Sioux Falls

Megan (Kalda) Kuipers '15, Sioux Falls

Hannah Kuelbs '13, Sioux Falls

Ali Ramsley '15, Sioux Falls

Tom Ries '12, Sioux Falls

Erin Schoenbeck '13, Sioux Falls

Paige Schwitters'16, SiouxFalls

Sawyer Vanden Heuvel '12, Sioux Falls

Adam Walsh '11, Harrisburg, South Dakota

Sara Weinreis '13, Sioux Falls

Caroline Wermers '15, Sioux Falls

Erin Williams '15, Watertown, South Dakota

Adviser: Adrienne McKeown '00, Director of the Augustana University Alumni Association