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NAWM Voting

Welcome to the official ballot to vote for your representatives on the Board of Trustees and on the NAWM Board of Directors. All alumni (attending two semesters or more) and honorary alumni are eligible to vote.

Official Ballot

This ballot must be submitted by April 23, 2024

Please make your selections below then enter the required information at the end of the form. After you hit "Submit Vote," you will receive an email at the email address we have on file for you which will ask for confirmation.

Questions? Email or call Alumni and Affinity Group Engagement:, 765-361-6360.

Board of Trustees

Select up to 2 of the alumni listed below to serve on the Board of Trustees for a four-year term, 2024-2028.

  • Scott Benedict ’98 majored in economics at Wabash. He was a four-year letterman in golf and received the Wall Street Journal and Dr. Frank H. Sparks awards as a senior. He is a shareholder at Tx:Team, a national provider of physical, occupational, and speech therapy services, where he serves as chief executive officer and chairman of the Board of Directors. He is also chief executive officer of Move Better – Move More®, a movement science company he co-founded.  Prior to joining Tx:Team, Benedict was an executive at Ascension Health St. Vincent in Indianapolis. He started his career as a management consultant with Deloitte Consulting in Detroit. Scott is past president of the Wabash Club of Indianapolis and a former member of the NAWM Board. He has also served in volunteer leadership roles with the Zionsville Youth Football League, Parker’s Place Foundation, and Gary Brackett’s IMPACT Foundation. Benedict and his wife, Elisabeth, have three children and live in Zionsville, Indiana.

  • Houston Mills ’85 majored in English at Wabash and received an MBA from Webster University. He was a four-year member of the basketball team and a member of Lambda Chi Alpha, Malcom X Institute, and Sphinx Club. Mills served nine years as a Marine Corps officer and F/A-18 fighter pilot where he was certified as an air combat tactics instructor (ACTI) and participated in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Restore Hope, and Southern Watch. He has more than 100 aircraft carrier landings to his credit.  Mills presently serves as UPS president of flight operations and safety where he has global oversight and responsibility for airline flight operations, cargo and charter sales, air dangerous goods, regulator compliance, and flight safety. Since 2016, Mills has served on the FAA Drone/ Advanced Aviation Advisory Committee where he was appointed by the Secretary of Transportation and has served as chair since 2022. Mills has served on numerous boards including: Washington Aero Club, Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Association for Uncrewed Systems International, Center for Women & Families, and Hospice. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Center for Families Literacy, Organization of Black Aerospace Professional Board of Advisors, and is president of the Marine Corps Coordinating Council of Kentucky. Mills also had the honor to be the operating captain of the first COVID-19 vaccine delivery flight in the U.S. in December 2020. Mills and his wife, Sonia, have three children and live in Floyds Knobs, Indiana.

  • Rob Rudicel ’92 is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. During his tenure at Community Hospitals of Indianapolis, Rudicel has twice served as chairman of pediatrics and was the medical director of the infant and pediatric hospice program. As the president of North Star Pediatrics, Rudicel honed his skills in business operations and financial oversight, managing the practice within the established budget and navigating the complexities of operating expenses. He has served as a volunteer for Black Men in White Coats, an organization that aims to increase the number of black men in the field of medicine through exposure, inspiration, and mentoring. He is regularly named one of “Indianapolis’ Top Doctors” by Indianapolis Monthly, and for more than two decades, he has welcomed Wabash pre-med students into his practice to provide them with invaluable insights into the medical profession. Through his mentorship, he has helped numerous young Wabash men embark on their path toward becoming doctors.

    Rudicel's connection to Wabash runs deep, beginning with his father, Max Rudicel ’66, and continuing with both of his sons, Alex ’19 and Austin ’20. He is a firm believer in the importance of giving back and has dedicated himself to volunteering and networking. Since 2018, he has served on the Wabash Club of Indianapolis Board (formerly IAWM), where he has chaired the Back to School Bash and hosted events at his home. Rudicel also served on the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) and frequently spoke on panels to offer valuable perspective and experience to families considering the College. As a regular volunteer on campus, Rudicel has participated in Scarlet Honors weekends, student and parent recruitment events, meet-and-greet sessions for prospective students and their families, student networking activities, and alumni events. He has also spoken at various Wabash events, including the Giant Steps Indianapolis Kick-Off Dinner, and alumni panels during Big Bash and Wabash Top Ten weekend. Rudicel has served on the Phi Delta Theta chapter Advisory Board since 2016; volunteered his services during the “Bash COVID” vaccination clinics on campus; and regularly volunteers on W.A.B.A.S.H. Day to support organizations like the Diabetes Youth Foundation Camp, the Monon Trail, and Gleaners Food Bank.

    Rudicel grew up on a horse farm in Muncie, Indiana. While at Wabash, he was a biology major and classics minor, graduating magna cum laude. He was the photography director of The Bachelor and The Wabash, and a student representative on the 1992 Wabash co-ed decision. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency at DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    Rudicel resides in Fishers, Indiana, with his wife, Leigh Anne.

  • Jim Williams ’88 exemplifies the meaning of the Gentleman’s Rule and public service through his work in the community and with Wabash College. Since graduation, he has remained closely involved with the College and Sigma Chi, has served as class agent for many years, and was awarded the Fredrick J. Urbaska Distinguished Alumni Civic Service Award by the NAWM in 2022.

    In 2018, he was appointed by the president of Ball State University to lead the board of the legislatively mandated and historic partnership between the Ball State and Muncie Community Schools. Through his vision and innovative leadership over the last six years, he has helped create a thriving, financially solvent school system with unlimited potential for academic growth and success. Under his leadership, Muncie Community Schools have received more than nine million dollars in pledges and grants to support its mission; moreover, it has increased its previously faltering enrollment and is showing significant academic progress. He has also successfully recruited several local high school students to Wabash.

    For service to the state of Indiana, Williams was awarded a Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Holcomb in November 2022. He served as a state court trial judge, is a managing partner at his law firm of Defur Voran, has served as adjunct professor at Ball State teaching higher education law, and serves as a board member of the BSU Foundation. He has also provided regular legal representation to numerous institutions of higher education during the past 30 years. Jim and his wife, Jennifer, have been married for almost 36 years and have two adult children, Leah and Sam.

  • If you would like to vote for someone not listed above, please write in their full name and class year below.

NAWM Board of Directors

Select up to three of the alumni listed below to serve on the National Association of Wabash Men Board of Directors for a three-year term, 2024-2027.

  • *incumbent

    Jacob German ’11 is partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, specializing in government services and public finance. After graduating from Wabash, German received his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He received the R. Robert Mitchum Award for his work as a young class agent in 2019. While at Wabash he was a Lilly Scholar, a member of Beta Theta Pi, and president of the Sphinx Club. He currently serves as class agent for the Class of 2011. He lives with his wife and two children in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Andy Rankin ’98 is a real estate and corporate attorney at Dentons Bingham Greenbaum in Indianapolis.  He previously served as in-house counsel for Sunbelt Rentals in Charlotte, North Carolina, and The Finish Line in Indianapolis. At Wabash, Andy was a political science major and an NCAA Division III Academic All-American in Cross Country; he was also active in Lambda Chi Alpha, Student Senate, The Bachelor, Moot Court, and WNDY. After graduating from Wabash, Andy earned his J.D. at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and began his career in private practice before moving into legal roles within companies.

    Andy, his wife, Kim, and their son, Maddox, live in Carmel, Indiana.

  • Ben Seib ’02 is currently the chief financial officer of Skin Laundry, a consumer-oriented wellness company that specializes in laser facial treatments and skin care products, operating in seven states, as well as numerous locations internationally. Prior to that role he was the CFO of Hopebridge, one of the nation’s largest providers of therapy for children with autism, based in Indianapolis. His career in healthcare administration began at Cancer Treatment Centers of America when he joined as a management fellow and progressed 16 years to eventually become the CFO. Originally from Newburgh, Indiana, Seib majored in economics. He earned an MBA from the University of Chicago and then became a certified public accountant. He currently serves as vice president of the Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Association, and he is also new to the Advisory Board for the Wabash Global Health Initiative. A grateful student of classical liberalism and the liberal arts, Seib wishes to serve on the NAWM Board to share his experiences and thinking as they relate to the competitiveness, intellectual freedom, and financial sustainability of Wabash College. He lives in Carmel, Indiana, with his wife, Andrea, and daughter, Vivienne.

  • *incumbent

    Brian Shelbourne ’12 is currently vice president of originations at Merchants Capital in Carmel, Indiana. He was born and raised in Indianapolis and grew up attending Wabash sporting events with his father, Don ’72. After playing basketball in high school, the opportunity to play in college convinced him that Wabash was the place for him. He went on to major in economics, was a proud member of Beta Theta Pi and the Sphinx Club and was a four-year letterman on the basketball team. He received a master’s degree from Georgetown University in 2021 and is currently a board member for the mentoring program at Providence Cristo Rey High School in Indianapolis. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife, Katie, and his three daughters, Maggie, Annie, and Caroline.

  • *incumbent

    Todd Vogel ’04 is a partner at Great Lakes Neurosurgery Associates where he is the only spine fellowship trained neurosurgeon serving western Michigan. He completed his medical school and residency at Indiana University School of Medicine and a one-year minimally invasive and complex spinal fellowship at University of California – San Francisco. Vogel serves as the neurosurgery representative for trauma at Metro Health Hospital. He continues to mentor at Wabash as a member of the Global Health Initiative board and as an advisor to Theta Delta Chi. While attending Wabash, Vogel was a member of the Board of Publications and Student Senate, served as a photojournalist for The Bachelor, and was editor of the yearbook. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with his wife and three children.

  • If you would like to vote for someone not listed above, please write in their full name and class year below.

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