Developing Alumni Affinity Programs

Recorded On: 09/17/2019


Alumni interests are becoming increasingly diverse in today's vast and ever-changing world. Recognizing this, academic institutions and their advancement staff are relying more and more on affinity groups as a way to engage alumni and provide them with valuable and rewarding experiences. Regardless of the characteristic—academic, cultural, social, professional, geographic, athletic, religious—affinity programs can be a powerful way to enhance your institution's relationship with its alumni.

Register now for your entire team to learn how to develop strong alumni affinity programs for your institution.

This webinar is eligible for 1.25 points of CFRE credit.


  • Methods for understanding and identifying affinity groups
  • Tips for using partners and volunteers to enhance efforts
  • Tactics for developing valuable programs to foster participation and engagement
  • Guidelines for evaluating your results
  • Examples from other institutions, and more!

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Reggie Bustinza

Executive Director, Northern Illinois University Alumni Association

Reggie Bustinza is the Executive Director of the Northern Illinois University Alumni Association, where he oversees financial progress, works with campus partners, and manages a team of alumni relations and communications staff in order to meet association goals. In this role, he also serves as lead liaison to the NIUAA Board of Directors and cultivates potential board members. Reggie’s previous positions include alumni relations management at Lewis University and Bradley University. Reggie holds an M.B.A. in Business Administration & Management and a B.A. in Communication, both from Bradley University.


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