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Santarcangelo '73 Of Latham Elected Clarkson University Alumni First Vice President
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POTSDAM, N.Y. -- Michael Santarcangelo of Latham, N.Y., a principle policy and compliance engineer with the New York State Public Service Commission, was recently elected as first vice president of the Clarkson University Alumni Association for the 2000-2001 term.
Santarcangelo earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1973. After attending engineer officer school in 1974, he joined the New York State Public Service Commission. Since then, he has held increasingly responsible positions with the commission and currently serves as the principle policy and compliance engineer. As an Army ROTC graduate, Santarcangelo has continued his army commitment serving in the Army Reserve, and is currently a colonel.
Since graduation, Santarcangelo has always found time for his alma mater. He assisted in the development of the Capital District Alumni Chapter and served as its President. Santarcangelo also planned and organized a variety of regional alumni activities for the Capital District Chapter. As an alumni admission representative, he has attended numerous "college nights," hosted receptions with prospective students and parents, and assisted in the identification of quality high school students.
Santarcangelo has served as regional phonathon volunteer, class reunion activity chair and as an Alumni National Executive Council Member-at-Large for two years, during which time he served as chair of the alumni admission committee. He has served as an Alumni Association Vice President for two years.
Mike resides in Latham with his wife, Kathleen.
Clarkson University is an independent institution located in northern New York, in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The University has 2,902 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in programs in its schools of Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Science, and its Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management program.