Larry Dreiling, senior field editor for The High Plains Journal, Dodge City, has been named as the Alumni Association representative to the Fort Hays State University Athletic Association Advisory Board for the 2009-2010 academic year.
The function and role of the board is to provide input to the Athletic Board of Directors regarding the affairs of the Athletic Corporation and to perform any and all acts related to the association.
Dreiling, Hays, graduated from FHSU in 1980 with Bachelor of Arts in political science and communications. He went on to obtain a master's degree from FHSU in communications in 1985. Dreiling recently completed two four-year terms on the FHSU Alumni Association board of directors, serving on both the membership and marketing committee as well as the awards and recognition committee. He is past president of the Hays Rotary Club, the American Agricultural Editors' Association and the Association of North American Agricultural Journalists.
Dreiling also is an active member of the National Agri-Marketing Association, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Committee to Protect Journalists. He is also a non-resident member of the National Press Club of Washington, D.C.
The FHSU Alumni Association, established in 1916, is dedicated to identifying and serving the needs of more than 44,000 graduates living throughout the United States and 64 foreign countries. For more information, visit www.fhsu.edu/alumni or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (785) 628-4430 or toll free (888) 351-3591.