Kathy Bickel

VP-Alumni Relations
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Prior to coming to Oregon State University, Kathy spent 19 years as Vice President at the Ohio State University Alumni Association where she lead a staff of 23 in the operation, budgeting, and strategic visioning of the club, society, association events, student programs, career management, conference services, travel program, and student recruitment areas. Kathy is a results oriented, high energy, hands on advancement professional with a successful record of accomplishments in board and volunteer management, strategic planning and leadership.

Kathy earned two degrees from The Ohio State University- a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a Masters Degree in labor and human resource management.

Kathy has presented workshops to a variety of groups on creativity, networking, advancement, career management and team-building; authored four articles that were published in a professional journal, and a chapter in an alumni relations book.  She received a CASE award for her public presentations and the Alumni Forman Fellowship for her work in alumni relations.  Her husband is a retired football coach and she is blessed to have 3 children and 7 beautiful grandchildren.