Roles 2021-04-12T22:00:22-04:00

PUDMA relies on dedicated members to help coordinate activities and fundraising throughout the year. These alumni serve on our PUDMA Board, which includes both Presidential Board, Directors, and Advisory Board positions. Executive Board experience on PUDM is not required. Applications for open positions become available at the start of each new PUDM year. If you have any additional questions, please contact Kyle Marpe at

*Presidential Board roles are a 1 year term*


  • Oversees Vice Presidents and Advisory Board
  • Responsible for maintaining a relationship with the PUDM Alumni Liaison
  • Responsible for putting together and following a year-long timeline
  • Work with Presidential Board members to create a PUDMA strategic plan


Vice President of Finance

  • Responsible for tracking the dues of all PUDMA Members including Presidential Board, Advisory Board and General Body Members
  • Responsible for tracking donations given by PUDMA to PUDM throughout the year
  • Responsible for fundraising event funds raised and disbursing them to PUDM
  • Educates PUDMA Members about Matching Gift Programs


Vice President of External Affairs

  • Responsible for recruitment of General Body Members
  • Responsible for social media for PUDMA
  • Oversees the organization of external fundraising events put on by Advisory Board Members


Vice President of Internal Affairs

  • Responsible for organizing Marathon weekend timeline
  • Responsible for disbursing information to General Body Members
  • Maintains the PUDMA database

Vice President of Membership

  • Responsible for organizing PUDMA Buddy Program and Mentorship Opportunities
  • Responsible for Stewardship of the alumni of the Purdue Dance Marathon Program
  • Responsible for creating a positive, encouraging, inclusive, and uplifting environment for the PUDMA community

*Please note all Advisory Board positions are a 1-year term*

Productions Director

  • Assist VP External with the creation of content to be used for PUDMA promotion, recruitment, and PUDMA newsletters
  • Create a vision and a plan for the future of content for PUDMA, with the possibility of creating a podcast and/or videos that would benefit the mission of PUDMA

Marketing Director

  • Assist VP External with the promotion of PUDMA memberships, events, and more

Regional Coordinator (3) / Virtual Relations Coordinator

  • Ideally located in one of the following 3 geographic areas (Indianapolis, Chicago, or Lafayette)
  • Plan 2-4 fundraising and/or networking events for local PUDMA members within the assigned region, including virtual events
  • Communicate events and upcoming PUDM happenings with local members via phone, email, and/or social media
  • Foster community and relationship for alumni that are not physically located in regions with a large PUDM Alumni presence through virtual events and communication
  • Other duties as assigned

Data Management Director

  • Create a physical and digital log of information for each previous year of PUDM
  • Maintain the Alumni database and record information in an easily read format
  • Assist with membership analytics of PUDMA Members
  • Other duties as assigned

Development Director

  • Assist VP Finance with Fundraising and Sponsorship initiatives to further support the mission of PUDM and PUDMA including promoting PUDM’s corporate sponsorship package and corporate matching gift program
  • Ensure the adequate stewardship is being provided to our PUDMA members and donors

Riley Relations Director

  • Help coordinate a Riley Family event in conjunction with other DM’s Alumni Associations
  • Provide Riley updates to PUDMA members and Advisory Board
  • Foster the relationship between PUDMA and Riley Hospital and the Riley Families of PUDM
  • Other duties as assigned

Mentorship Director

  • Assist VP Membership with set up, execution, and development of PUDMA’s mentor initiatives
  • Expand on PUDMA’s buddy program by creating new and improved mentorship opportunities for PUDM’s members