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College Alumni Board Elects New Members
Following a sweeping
reorganization plan adopted last spring, the Board of
Directors of Whittier College’s Alumni Association elected new members from
across the country. The 33-member board will meet twice a year to consider
governance issues, according to Beth Fernandez, interim director of alumni
down the number of meetings for this board and will be tying them
into such events as Homecoming or Reunion Weekend to make it easier for
members to participate,” she said.
(Cramer) Arroyo of La Habra, class of 1990, has been elected to a
second term as president of the association. She will lead the Alumni
the Board of Directors and the Alumni Advisory Council, a new group that will
include 100 members from such groups as societies, class agents, regional alumni
clubs, the African American Alumni Association, and the Alianza de los Amigos,
Whittier’s Hispanic alumni association. She also serves as an alumni
representative to the Board of Trustees.
She is the executive director of the Anaheim Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Wong of Chino Hills is president-elect. Wong is the director of Academic
Advising for Azusa Pacific College and is a noted concert pianist. She
Whittier in 1982.
Arroyo and Wong on the board’s executive committee are immediate Past President
Penny Fraumeni of Hacienda Heights, who is principal of Fairgrove Academy in
the Hacienda/La Puente Unified School District, and Whittier residents Bonny (Strout)
Kahler, a teacher in the El Rancho Unified School District and Al Stoll, owner
of 4 Star
Realtors Inc. in La Mirada. Also elected to the board from Whittier is Dean
the retired CIF Commissioner of Athletics for the Foothill Athletic Conference
California Community Colleges. Crowley will serve a one-year term.
Orange County are Jose Casillas of Orange, a senior sales executive
for Kaiser Permanente, who will serve a three-year term; Sandra (Trombatore)
a food consultant and author from Irvine; and Geoffrey Price of Fullerton, the
rental manager for Penske Truck Leasing. Price and Krogh will serve two-year
Los Angeles County are Callie Batts, a preservation planner for the
Historic Resources Group who lives in Hollywood and will serve a three-year
Ulrey vice president for Morgan Stanley Dean Whitter in Riverside, who lives in
Rancho Cucamonga; Donald Kinsey, the managing director of Credit Suisse, First
who resides in Manhattan Beach; and Hiroko Tatebe of Los Angeles. Tatebe is
to retire as director, executive vice president and treasurer of Dai-Ichi Kangyo
Kinsey, Ulrey, and Tatebe will serve one, two, and three-year terms
members elected from the Bay Area include Albert Carey, a bed & bath
designer for Lamperti & Associates out of San Rafael, who lives in San
Kathleen Kane, associate vice chancellor of the University of California, San
who lives in San Francisco; Linda Pappas Diaz, acting city manager for the City
Antioch; and Kenneth Woods, the chief higher education officer for the College
Western Regional Office, who lives in Pleasanton.
Californians are Barbara June (Fauskins) Hill, the owner of Co-Hill Leasing
and Hill Consultants in Julian; Archie Nogle, CEO of Lompoc Van and Storage,
who lives in Lompoc; and Donald Remley, superintendent of schools for the
Elementary School District. Kane and Remley will serve one-year terms, Cary
Pappas Diaz two-year terms and Hill, Nogle and Woods, three-year terms each.
representatives include Douglas Bennett, a retired athletic director from
Kailua, and Debbie (Hamamoto)
and Maura (Lee) Yee, who will share a one-year appointment.
is the Executive Director of the National Association of Social
Workers, Hawaii branch, and Yee is an administrative assistant for the Navy
Public Works Center. Both live in Honolulu.
members from the Pacific Northwest include Noah Davis, attorney for
InPacta, PLLC from Seattle, Washington, for a three-year term; Heidi
Mowad, deputy district attorney for Multnomah County in Oregon for a three-year
retiree Jacquelyn (Wadeson) Muller, who lives in Seattle and will serve a
and Ed Petersen, senior vice president for Info-Space Inc., also of Seattle, who
serve a two-year term.
members elected from outside California include Toni (Leslie) Baker, retiring
director for the Area Agency on Aging from St. Paul, Minn., for a three-year
Henry Beauchamp, associate professor of education at Montclair State University
in New Jersey; Bradley Bender, partner with Tri Medics Inc., a surgical device
from North Smithfield, R.I., for a one-year term; Maurice Clifton, owner and
ERA Westwind of Boise, Idaho, for a three-year term; Paul Ferguson, of Las
Vegas, Nev., the senior vice-provost and dean of the Graduate College at the
University of Nevada, Las
Vegas, for a two-year term; Shayne Gad, principal of Gad Consulting Services
from Cary, N.C., for a two-year term; Dr. Stacy Richards of Yuma, Ariz., a
retired professor of psychology, for a one-year term; Michael Shonborn, vice
president and chief financial officer of the
Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union in New Haven, Conn., for a one-year term,
and Dina van Klaveren, associate dean of students at the Maryland
Institute, College of Art,
Baltimore, Md., for a two-year term.
the Alumni Board representatives to the Whittier College Board of
Trustees are Wayne Harvey, retired CPA from
Calif., and Amy Pulver,
executive director of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership from Denver,
miles east of
Whittier College is an independent, four-year
college offering traditional liberal arts majors and strong pre-professional
taught in the context of the liberal arts. Whittier Law School, which is
the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law
Schools, is located on a separate campus in Costa Mesa.