The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Tina is a three-time graduate of The Ohio State University with an Associate’s degree in general studies from the Marion campus in 1984, Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminology in 1986, and a Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs in 1996. Tina went on to earn a Master’s degree in Counselor Education from the University of Dayton in 2008. After working in University Development for 12 years, Tina joined the Alumni Association in 2013 when the Annual Giving office became a part of the Alumni Association family. Currently she serves as the Associate Director of Special Campaigns with specific responsibility for the University’s faculty and staff fundraising program (Campus Campaign), student and young alumni philanthropy development, and targeted unit campaigns.

Tina started her overseas traveling experience as an intern through Ohio State’s College of Education and Human Ecology at the University of Lancaster in Lancaster, England. While there she worked to help strategize the first programming efforts in the University’s fledgling alumni association office. From there she has had the opportunity to travel to Scotland, Ireland, Portugal, Rome, Assisi, and recently went on her first cruise to the Virgin Islands and Bahamas. She looks forward to being able to help others enjoy their travels as much as she has.

In her free time, Tina enjoys spending time with her large extended family, her two cats, reading, and has recently become quite the “gym rat”.

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