FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Josh Kornberg, BA’12, of Sellersburg, Ind, will assume the office of chair of the Indiana University Alumni Association Board of Managers on July 1.
Kornberg is executive director of the Caesars Foundation of Floyd County, where he oversees the disbursement of funds for non-profit grants, scholarships, and small business loans. Prior to the Caesars Foundation, Kornberg worked for Ivy Tech Community College—Sellersburg, Kentucky Science Center, and Volunteers of America Mid-States.
He has deep roots of service within the IUAA as a founding member of the IU Southeast Student Alumni Association, former IU Southeast Alumni Board President, and a former IUAA Executive Council member. In 2020, Kornberg was named “Young Professional of the Year” by One Southern Indiana.
As chair of the Board of Managers, Kornberg will head the 14-member governing board that provides general management and supervision of the affairs of the IUAA. Other members of the Board of Managers are chair-elect Jeannie Sager, MA’03, of Carmel, Ind.; vice chair Nicole Yates, AA'06, BGS'07, of New Albany, Ind.; secretary Shontrai Irving, BA'97, MA/JD'03 of Gary, Ind.; immediate past chair Vi Simpson, LLB’94, LHD’13, of Bloomington, Ind.; and CEO J Thomas Forbes, BA’90, MPA’96, of Bloomington.
Returning at-large members are Yung Nguyen, BS′89, MD′95, of Indianapolis; Cindy Stone, BS’78, MS’08, of Bloomington; Martin Vargas, BS’94, of Knoxville, Tenn.; and Dawn Whitehead, BA’97, MS’03, PhD’07, of Washington, D.C.
New members of the Board of Managers are treasurer Jason Dudich, BS’01, of Indianapolis; at-large members Kyle King, BS’07, OD’11, of Evansville, Ind.; and Sandy Searcy, BS’86, MS’88, of Bloomington; and student representative Safia A. Mohiuddin, an IU Northwest sophomore majoring in biochemistry, of Gary, Ind.
The IU Alumni Association is a global organization that brings more than 729,000 graduates together to support one another and Indiana University. The IUAA member program provides access to IU’s vast network through lifelong learning, professional development, various digital platforms, curated content, and university traditions.