Currently, 33 alumni and friends comprise the Cal State Fullerton Philanthropic Foundation board of governors. Together, these prominent business and community leaders invest and steward donated funds and ensure that the gifts are administered according to donor wishes.


Executive Committee

Jeffrey S. Van Harte '80
Jackson Square Partners

Van Harte's Bio »

Kerri Ruppert Schiller '82
Senior Vice President & CFO
Children's Hospital of Orange County

Ruppert Schiller's Bio »

Doug Simao
Vice Chair, Nominating and Governance
Advisory Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Simao's Bio »

Gina Fales '94
Vice Chair, Finance and Investment Committee
Managing Director
Janus Capital Group

Fales' Bio »

Ernie Schroeder '67
Vice Chair, Resource Development Committee

President and Chief Executive Officer
Schroeder Management Company Inc.

Schroeder's Bio »

Mildred García, Ed.D.
California State University, Fullerton

President García's Bio »

Greg J. Saks
Executive Director
Vice President, University Advancement
California State University, Fullerton

Saks' Bio »


Richard C. Ackerman
Vice Chair, Advocacy
State Senator (Ret.)

Ackerman's Bio »

Robert M. Alvarado '87 
Senior Director of Sales
Cirque Du Soleil

Alvarado's Bio »

Jo E. Bandy '94
Director, Career and Industry
Chapman University

Bandy's Bio »

Yanitza Berrios
Student Representative
President and CEO
Associated Students, Inc.

Berrios' Bio »

Dan Black '67
Chairman (Ret.)  
ProThera, Inc.

Black's Bio »

Gregory D. Bunch '79
Vice President of Sales
V Factor Technologies

Bunch's Bio »

Paul Carter '92
Bergkvist, Bergkvist & Carter LLP

Carter's Bio »

Bill Cheney
President and CEO
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union

Cheney's Bio »

Mark Clarke '78 
Vice President and Controller
Edison International

Clarke's Bio »

Mark E. Costa
Executive Director
Kaiser Permanente, Orange County

Costa's Bio »

Rachelle Cracchiolo '71, '76
Chief Executive Officer
Teacher Created Materials

Cracchiolo's Bio »

Regino Diaz '00, '03
Area Executive and Senior Vice President
Bank of America

Diaz's Bio »

David Doran '75
Vice Chair, Audit
Managing Partner
White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP

Doran's Bio »

Paul F. Folino
Executive Chairman Emeritus
Emulex Corporation

Folino's Bio »

Joseph Hensley
President - Orange County
US Bank

Hensley's Bio »

Hector J. Infante
Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs

Infante's Bio »

Roger Kotch '81
Chief Financial Officer
In-N-Out Burger

Kotch's Bio »

Henry Martinez '75
Senior Vice President of Water Infrastructure
Cordoba Corporation

Martinez's Bio »

Steven G. Mihaylo '69
Chief Executive Officer
Crexendo, Inc.

Mihaylo's Bio »

Tam Nguyen '05
Advance Beauty College

Nugyen's Bio »

Ingrid Otero-Smart
Casanova Pendrill

Otero-Smart's Bio »

Maya Patel
Tarsadia Family Foundation

Patel's Bio »

Geoffrey S. Payne '80
Tahiti Partners Real Estate Development Corp.

Payne's Bio »

Jon C. Smith
Partner, Insurance Practice
Ernst and Young LLP

Smith's Bio »

Victoria L. Vasques '76
President and CEO
Tribal Tech, LLC

Vasques' Bio »

Dung Vu '04
Alumni Representative
Financial Services Professional
Registered Representative
MML Investors Services, LLC

Vu's Bio »

Mike Weisman '76
Vice Chair, Titan Pride (Marketing and PR) 
Partner and Co-Founder
Amusement Park

Weisman's Bio »

Bonnie Williams
Faculty Representative
Assistant Professor
English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics
California State University, Fullerton

Williams's Bio »


Tara Garcia '96
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Director, University Advancement Administration and Finance
California State University, Fullerton

Garcia's Bio »

Frances Teves '99
Senior Director, University Advancement
California State University, Fullerton

Teves' Bio »