The mission of Econ AAC is to strengthen the engagement of UNT's Department of Economics, by focusing its energies, services and programs on fostering a community of alumni, friends, staff and students who are well-informed through Econ AAC; who respect the priorities and issues inherent in their ongoing association with the Department of Economics and the broader UNT network; and who seek to support the department through the commitment of resources, leadership, expertise, volunteer involvement and the celebration of the people and place that is the University of North Texas.
UNT Alumni Association Board of Directors
Chair, Economics, UNT
Richard Johnson ('16)
Associate Economist, Glassdoor
Oversee all Econ AAC operations, ensuring that the organization's direction and programs are directly aligned with UNT's Alumni Association, Econ AAC members, and alumni members. The Chair will also serve as a liaison to the Department of Economics, working with the Econ AAC Adviser and Economics Committee members to address any concerns, inquiries and help further the organization's core mission.
Marketing and Communications Chair
Vicki Oppenheim ('22)
MS Economics and Geography
Manage alumni member engagement and distribute promotional material about upcoming events and ensure up-to-date Econ AAC website.
Ashley Hanisko ('06, '09 MS)
BS, MS Economics
Assist organization with cash management, fundraising and quarterly financial projections. Duties include:
- Handling payments
- Calculating budget for upcoming year
- Collecting and maintaining receipts
- Maintaining database used to build financial reports for biannual meetings
- Maintaining Econ AAC UNT financial account ensuring full-compliance with UNT's Ways To Give