Pioneer Club Planning Committee

Planning Committee Chairs

  • Bob Gaylor
  • Art Griggs

Planning Committee Members

  • Kathy Barrett
  • Jane Bentham
  • Ann Dunlop
  • Sandra Fick
  • William Fish
  • George Gamboa
  • Teresa Gamboa
  • *Colette O'Connor
  • Richard Stamps

*OU Staff Liaison

Upcoming Events


A wide variety of social and educational activities are planned throughout the year including a reunion during Fall Homecoming and special invitations to University events.

Upcoming Pioneer Club Events:

Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 

Tours begin at 10:00 a.m.

Presentations by Richard Stamps and Geoff Brieger

Invites will be mailed out on May 11th. 

OU Night at Comerica Park

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 First Pitch: 7:10 p.m.

Detroit Tigers v Chicago White Sox

Block of seats for Pioneer Club.

Bus departure from OU @ 4:15 p.m.

Pre-game tailgate @ 5:30 p.m. at Comerica Park.

First pitch @ 7:10 p.m.

Kresge Library Event (formerly known as Books, Bites and Bells)

Friday, August 24, 2018 10:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks: Dean Weiter, Dean, University Libraries
Presentation by: Dominique Daniel, Associate Professor, Kresge Library, Humanities Librarian for History and Modern Languages, Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections and author of Oakland University:  The Campus History Series

Box lunch and bells concert by Dennis Curry, University Carillonneur, at noon.

There will also be an option to eat indoors in the Nyberg Room.

Invites will be mailed out on June 15th. 

Planning Committee

Do you have a great idea for a future Pioneer Club event?  The planning committee needs your help! The group meets on a monthly basis to discuss campus happenings as well as organize activities for Pioneer Club members.  If you are interested in joining the planning committee or would like more information, email or cal 248-370-4389