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The Purdue Alumni Club of __________________________ has requested the club be considered inactive, and has asked the Purdue Alumni Association maintain its current cash balance totaling $__________________________ until the club becomes active again. The Club and Purdue Alumni agree:

  1. Club will issue a check payable to Purdue Alumni Association for all funds currently held by Club.
  2. Purdue Alumni will maintain a separate account for Club funds, and will not co- mingle those funds with other Purdue Alumni funds.
  3. Club funds will not earn interest while held by Purdue Alumni.
  4. Purdue Alumni will not serve as Club “bank”. Purdue Alumni will not pay any entity or individual with whom Club may have a business relationship, even if requested to do so by Club.
  5. Purdue Alumni will return the funds to Club when Club provides Purdue Alumni staff with proof they have met the guidelines for active clubs as outlined in the Alumni Club Handbook.

______________________________________________                                                    __________________________

President                                                                                                                                              Date

Purdue Alumni Club of __________________________ 

______________________________________________                                                   ___________________________

Ben Paolillo                                                                                                                       Date

Senior Director of Clubs and Networks

Purdue Alumni Association

Purdue for Life Foundation

Patsy J. Mellott

BS College of Health and Human Sciences, 1969
Fishers, IN

Patsy earned a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition in business from Purdue in 1969, in addition to an MBA in food marketing from Michigan State University in 1970. She retired from Kraft Foods in 2006 after 36 years in corporate food marketing and marketing communications management.

A community volunteer, Patsy serves on the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana Advisory Board and the Purdue College of Health and Human Sciences Dean’s Leadership Council, in addition to the President’s Council Advisory Board. She is a former member of the Health and Human Sciences Alumni Board. Patsy held several offices from 2006 through 2013, including president and treasurer. She serves her community’s Discover Indianapolis Club in Fishers, holding several leadership roles for over 10 years.

Patsy has received several honors, including the Purdue University Nutrition Science Department Hall of Fame recipient in 2009 and the Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award in 2016. She also received the college’s Gold and Black Award in 2016, an honor reserved for donors who have moved the college forward by committing exceptional financial resources.

In addition to endowing two scholarships, the Patsy J. Mellott Scholarship and Patsy J. Mellott HHS Scholarship, she established the Patsy J. Mellott Teaching Innovation Award in the College of Health and Human Sciences in 2013. In 2015, she endowed the Patsy J. Mellott Women’s Tennis Coach Performance Award. She is a lead donor in the Christine M. Ladisch Faculty Leadership Award and the Purdue Women’s Network Virginia C. Meredith Scholarship for the College of Health and Human Sciences.