What is a Board of Directors?

Town and Gown of USC is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation. The Board of Directors runs the daily business of our 501(c)(3). The Board of Directors comprises 100% volunteer leadership and receives no compensation. We have three elected Officers of the Corporation: CEO/President, CFO, and Secretary. Elected and Appointed Directors constitute the Leadership Team. Bylaws for the Corporation may be found in the Town and Gown of USC Handbook.

Board of Directors – Elected

President/CEO:
Colleen Stroyke

Treasurer:
Helaine Lopes

Secretary:
Caren Edler

1st VP Investments:
Carol Kroesche

2nd VP Scholarship:
Linda Dankwa

2nd VP Scholarship:
Elaine Rosen

3rd VP Fund Development:
Mary Hall

3rd VP Fund Development:
Carol Styx

4th VP Membership:
Bonnie Suffridge

4th VP Membership:
Angela Bennett

5th VP Programs:
Ann Palmer

5th VP Programs:
Lisa Up De Graff

Governance Chair:
Patti Jamgotchian

Nominating Committee:
Kathleen Campos

Nominating Committee:
Kandi Wopschall

Board of Directors – Appointed

Benefit Co-Chair:
Jill Stuart

Benefit Co-Chair:
Debbie Wong

Benefit Co-Chair:
Hilary Crahan

Finance Committee:
Marilou Hamill

Finance Committee:
Nancy Tafoya

Governance Committee:
Bianca Patterson

Governance Committee:
Wilma J Pinder

Governance Committee:
Bonnie Vogel

Hospitality Co-Chair:
Christina Burcelis

Hospitality Co-Chair:
Angel Grigorian

IMRC Chair:
Ayuko Siegel

IMRC:
Annemarie Acosta

IMRC:
Edie Etmekjian

IMRC:
Kate Farlow

Nominating Chair:
Virginia Naeve

Nominating Committee:
Linda Givvin

Nominating Committee:
D’Arcy McLeod

Parliamentarian:
Carol Wright

Physical Facilities/Historian Co-Chair:
Kelly Kelley

Physical Facilities Historian Co-Chair:
Marilyn Kezirian

Scholarship Advisor:
Janeane Dimpel

Social Media Chair:
Lori Ward Jackson

Member at Large – ACC Rep + Outreach:
Susie Rhodes

Member at Large – Special Projects:
Holly Schwartz

Past Presidents

Jane Bensussen

Yvonne Bogdanovich

Paula Ciaramitaro

Hilary Crahan

Sally Edwards

Carol Fox

Linda Givvin

Carol Greenhalgh

Carol Mollett

Beth Petak-Aaron

Judith Pohlmann

Elizabeth Tanner