Maroon and Gold (Gaels of the Last Decade)

Maroon and Gold members at a Yankees game.


The Maroon & GOLD (M&G) Council is an advisory group dedicated to fostering and sustaining relationships with graduates of the last decade (2014-2023) to keep them engaged and actively involved with Iona University.

For more information on the Maroon & GOLD Council, please contact Hannah Glynn, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement Events and Affinity Programs, at or (914) 637-7759 to get involved!


The Maroon and GOLD Council works to strengthen and increase engagement of young alumni, promote volunteerism and philanthropic support, and advise the University on ways to advance the interests of Iona’s young alumni community.

Council Members

Chair of Maroon and Gold Council: Kayla Kosack-Haughton, J.D., '17

Matthew Donlon '14
Krista Gottlieb Emma '14, '17MBA
Cameron Woods '14
Kyle Byrne '15, '20MBA
Carl "CJ" Funaro '15
Nuria McGrath '15, '21MBA
Abriel St. Ange '16, '18MA
Lucille Bootman '17
Kayla Kosack-Haughton, J.D. '17
Tyreke Israel '18
Matthew Ricker '18
Tamara Valcin '18
Jillian Venditti '18, '20MA
Becca Falcon '19
Malik Henry '19, '23MST
Julia Peschetti '19
Laura Viruet '19
Oisin Devereux '20, '21MBA
Kristina Kozakevitch '20, '21MBA
Elizabeth Rodriguez '22
Maeve Ellen Wydan '22
Abbigail Cypert '23
Chloe Quinn Sotomayor '23
Cailin Murphy '23MA