Meet our team: Laurie Doud

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Alumni News and News

We have a pretty great team here at the KU Alumni Association! While many of our staff members travel around the world hosting events and meeting Jayhawks, many others work behind the scenes. In this new series on our blog, learn a little more about the people who make your Alumni Association a positive force for KU—and a fun place to work.

Laurie Doud, c’98, is a native of Wisconsin and serves as the event coordinator for the Adams Alumni Center. She helps make sure the wide variety of business and social events held in our building run smoothly. If you’ve ever held or attended an event here, you’ve likely seen Laurie!

Jackie Johnson and Laurie Doud

Jackie Johnson, b’85 (left), with Laurie Doud

What’s your favorite spot on the KU campus?
Potter Lake

If you could have dinner with two people, living or not, who would they be?
Dian Fossey & Jack Hanna

Cats or dogs?
Cats rule!

What’s the last book you read?
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, by Malala Yousafzai.

Tell us about something in your office: a favorite photo, trinket or other object or memento.
A small rock collection given to me as gifts by colleagues and customers.

What’s your favorite color?

Favorite KU celebrity?
Ellen Green at KU Catering. Everybody knows her, so I would consider her a celebrity!

Do you have any hidden talents or unique hobbies?
I can wiggle my ears, I volunteer for Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore every Saturday and I like to photograph insects.

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