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 USC Alumni Association programs and services. 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 university’s major academic units. Members are appointed for one to three-year terms.



Michael A. Felix ’83

President Elect
Corii Berg ’89

Immediate Past President
Jaime Lee ’06, JD ’09

Mark Tanimura ’84

Associate Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations
Patrick E. Auerbach EdD ’08

At-Large Members

(Term Ending 2019)
Jules Buenabenta ’87
Bob Clifford ’85
Rigo Diaz ’89
John Iino JD ’87
Chuck Miwa ’87
Annie Occhipinti ’86
Beth Petak-Aaron ’80
Karen Wong ’82

(Term Ending 2020)
Michael Cooper ’02
Richard Flores ’83
Justin Gaynor ’06
Tom Henkenius ’00
Curtis Jung ’83
Daniel Prince ’00
Melinda Tamkin ’93
Mary Tee ’91

(Term Ending 2021)
Joy Albritten ’02
Nedra Austin ’85
Pete Brejcha ’09
Craig Farkas ’89
Carmen Herrera ’89
Mark Tanimura ’84
Nadine Watt MA ’94
Kev Zoryan ’94

Representative Members

Alumni Organizations

Alumnae Coordinating Council
Stephanie Paggi ’90

Asian Pacific Alumni Association
Brandon Lew ’86

Black Alumni Association
Lloyd Mckinney ’80

Half Century Trojans
Alli Solum ’59

International Alumni Clubs
Rebecca Branham ’13

Lambda LGBT Alumni Association
Torrey Carrick ’00

Latino Alumni Association
George Perez ’78

Young Alumni Council
Katelynn Whitaker ’12

School Representatives

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Meg Palisoc ’96, ME ’98, EdD ’13

USC Leventhal School of Accounting
Ron Wangerin ’89

USC School of Architecture
Michael Hammer ’84

USC Roski School of Art and Design
Dailey Wiese Packer ’11

USC Marshall School of Business
Scott Wingate MBA ’99

USC School of Cinematic Arts
Andrew Marlow MFA ’92

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Caroline Leach MA ’95

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Lawrence Fung ’07

USC School of Dramatic Arts
Tomm Polos ’10

USC Rossier School of Education
Charlene Shimada ’91

USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Michael Sheha MS ’00

USC Davis School of Gerontology
Janet Frank ’76, MS ’79

USC Gould School of Law
Robert Skinner JD ’90

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Michael Chin MD ’84

USC Thornton School of Music
Gina Luciani MM ’13

USC School of Pharmacy
Vinson Lee MS ’01, PharmD ’06

USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Shane Swerdlow ’10

USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Jillian Barba MSW ’09

Campus Representatives

Intercollegiate Athletics
John Jenkins ’89, JD ’92

Parents’ Association
Kristen Peay ’89

Graduate Student Government
Joycelyn Yip ’15

Undergraduate Student Government
Deborah Lee ’09

Special Appointments

(Term Ending 2019)
Mary Ann Brennan ’94
Patti Johnson ’78
Michael Low MPA ’80
Clint Sallee ’94
Tracy Berliner Smith ’83
Susan Sifuentes Trigueros ’82
Jacob Ullman ’95