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Board of Governors

Board of Governors

The USC Alumni Association Board of Governors is a premier volunteer organization that provides critical advice and support in developing and implementing programs and services of the USC Alumni Association. Members also play important roles as ambassadors, greeting alumni at events and informing them about alumni programs and benefits. Through its committees, the Board of Governors promotes the advancement of the university and engages alumni of all ages and backgrounds. Its members represent each of the USC Alumni Association's major constituent groups as well as all of the major academic units of the university. Members are appointed for one to three-year terms.


Michael Adler ‘86, MBA ‘92
President Elect
Rod Nakamoto ’83, MBA ‘94
Past President
Amy Ross PhD ’86
Associate Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations
Patrick E. Auerbach EdD '08

At-Large Members

(Term Ending 2016)
Robert Clifford '85
Erika Crespo '07
Donald Dean '90
Byron Howard '92
Karla Kraft '96, JD '99
Harry McGee MBA '81
Ann Marie Occhipinti '86
Glen Osako '91

(Term Ending 2017)
Randyn Calvo ‘05
Kate Cannova ‘03
Ria Carlson ‘83
Michael Cooper ‘02
Martin Irani ‘87, MBA ‘91
Jaime Lee '06, JD '09
Richard E. Oswald II ‘79
Nina Ries JD ‘01

(Term Ending 2018)
Carl Alameda MPA '06
Mary Brennan '94
Paula Ciaramitaro '85
Michael Felix '83
Carol MacDougall '82
Scott Sternberg MA '07, MPP '09
Mark Tanimura '84
Nadine Watt '94

Representative Members

Alumni Organizations

Alumnae Coordinating Council
Patricia Johnson '78

Asian Pacific Alumni Association
Rei Umekubo '85

Black Alumni Association
William Holland '72, MPA '74, MS '82

Half Century Trojans
Dan Cassidy '59

International Alumni Clubs
Larry Malanga '80

Lambda LGBT Alumni Association
Kevin Notrica '86

Latino Alumni Association
Doug Solorzano '92

Young Alumni Council
Alex Fadil ‘12

School Representatives

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Richard Flores ‘83

Leventhal School of Accounting
Phil Pfirrmann '76, MBA '77

School of Architecture
Jon Mills ‘85

Roski School of Art and Design
Jackie DeHuff '06

Marshall School of Business
Gary Amaral MBA '14

School of Cinematic Arts
Tim Dowling '96

Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism
Corii Berg ‘89

Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Joseph Simaie DDS '96

School of Dramatic Arts
Jessica Bailey '07

Rossier School of Education
Doreen Peterson MAT '10

Viterbi School of Engineering
Kameron Burk '13

Davis School of Gerontology
Cameron Chalfant '13, MASM '13

Gould School of Law
Karen Heilman JD '82

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Rosalio "Leo" Lopez MD '80

Thornton School of Music
Teveya Dovbish '98, MBA '07

School of Pharmacy
Joel Hoffman PharmD '61

Price School of Public Policy
Michael Low MPA '80

School of Social Work
Justin Schreyer MSW '13

Campus Representatives

Intercollegiate Athletics
Charles Miwa ‘88, MBA ‘00

Parents' Association
James '75 and Barbara Owens

Graduate Student Government
Nikita Hamilton MA '15

Undergraduate Student Government
Rini Sampath

Special Appointments
Jules Buenabenta '87
Rigo Diaz '89
Arielle Fersht MBA '14
Bob Gold MA '80
John Iino JD '87
Helaine Lopes '80, MS '82, PhD '91
Beth Petak-Aaron '80
Jennifer Sparks-Taylor '91, MAT '13
Jakki Tonkovich MA '01

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