Meet the Alumni Club of Asheville Board!

Gregory McDonald  |  President

I was a member of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam war where I was a Cryptographic Repairman.

I graduated with a BS degree in Biology from the University of New Haven, a MS degree in Biology from the University of Southern Connecticut and a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from The Ohio State University.  I practiced Veterinary Medicine in Santa Barbara CA.

After I retired I moved to Candler, NC in 2013 to be with family and new grandson.  I now live in Hendersonville, NC.  I like to dance, travel in my RV, spend time with my family in Candler, golf and go to Buckeye game watches in Asheville.

John Sawdy  |  Membership Chair

John Treleaven  |  Treasurer

Kerry Gump  |  Secretary

Kelly Gump  |  Scholarship

Emily Jones  |  Events Chair and Social Media Coordinator

Jeff Robel  |  Game Watch Chair

I earned a Batchelor’s Degree in Astronomy from OSU in 1972.  I am currently working for NOAA National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI) in Asheville, NC as a Physical Scientist.  I help various groups with accessing historical weather data from all over the United States.  I have been with NOAA for almost 37 years and am planning to finally retire at the end of 2020.  I am married and have two sons.  I have been active in the Reutter Center Singers for the past six years. We are a choir made up of senior adults and we do several concerts at the Reutter Center on the UNCA campus and at various locations in the Asheville area.

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