The SMLR Alumni & Friends Association

Who We Are

Our alumni association is a community of alumni, practitioners in the fields of labor relations and human resources, and friends who share an affinity with SMLR. Contact us at

Our activities:

  • Sponsor free educational programs, led by faculty and other leaders in the field.
  • Host networking events.
  • Actively support SMLR’s mentoring program for graduate students. This program is offered through our Mentoring Network and comprised of mentors from our alumni community and Rutgers University Society of Human Resource Management (RU SHRM).
  • Endowed scholarship to assist future SMLR students financially in their academic endeavors.
Interested in learning more?

SMLR Alumni Association Leadership

(Effective July 1, 2023, terms ending June 30, 2025)


Members at large

Melissa Daniel, MLER ’01

Tracy Ng, BAHRM '15

Samantha Castro, BAHRM '19
Vice President of Events & Programs

Catherine Mobilian, MHRM ‘99
Vice President

Roxy Mao, BA HRM '19

Caroline Su, BA HRM '20

Ivonne Medrano
Events Chair #1

Sandy McLachlan
Events Chair #2

Nicole Skrable
Events Chair #3

Michael Bartolomei
Engagement Chair

Pallavi Jalakam
Communications Chair




Cynthia Abbott, MSW ’03

Keith Bogen, MHRM ‘93

Rashmi Deo, MLER, MHRM ’11

Marc Daupherin, MLER ’19

Nisha Patwardhan, MHRM '20

Ayushi Sahai, MHRM '17

Sangeetha Subramanian