Meet the Team

We are the University of Michigan-Dearborn's Alumni Engagement team.

Read more about the individuals who comprise the Alumni Engagement team. We're looking forward to connecting with you soon.

Cristina Frendo

Director of Alumni Engagement

A metro-Detroit native, Cris graduated from Central Michigan University and spent nearly a decade living in Tampa, FL while working for the Hillsborough Education Foundation. In 2013, she returned to the Motor City and had the privilege to begin working with phenomenal University of Michigan graduates. She was welcomed into the Wolverine family during her time in her previous role at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business.  Now, as Director of Alumni Engagement at UM-Dearborn, she strives to ensure UM-Dearborn alumni, locally, nationally and globally, stay connected to each other and the school through meaningful engagement opportunities. Cris is active in many metro-Detroit organizations as a volunteer and donor and is honored to be a part of the University of Michigan-Dearborn family. 

Diane Sigler

Alumni Engagement Specialist

As the alumni engagement specialist, Diane works with alumni and the campus community to enhance the student and graduate experience.  She works in a variety of roles to support the initiatives of the Office of Alumni Engagement and mission of the campus.  Diane joined the alumni team in 1992 after working for 5 years in the auxiliary services department on campus.

Office of Alumni Engagement

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