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 & Vice chairs

Jeffrey S. Van Harte '80
Jackson Square Partners

Van Harte's Bio »

Kerri Ruppert Schiller '82
Vice Chair, Nominations and Governance Committee

Senior Vice President & CFO
Children's Hospital of Orange County

Ruppert Schiller's Bio »


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

Fales' Bio »

David Doran '75
Vice Chair, Audit
Managing Partner (Ret.)
White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP

Doran's Bio »

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

Weisman's Bio »

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

Ackerman's Bio »

Ernie Schroeder '67
Vice Chair, Titan Ambassadors/Resource Development Committee
President and Chief Executive Officer
Schroeder Management Company Inc.

Schroeder's Bio »

Paul Carter '92
Bergkvist, Bergkvist & Carter LLP

Carter's Bio »

Framroze Virjee
California State University, Fullerton

President Virjee's Bio »

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

Saks' 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 »

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

Black's Bio »

Joe Cevantes  
Executive Vice President of Operations
R.D. Olson Construction

Cervantes' 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 »

Laila Dadabhoy  

Student Representative
President and CEO
Associated Students, Inc.

Dadabhoy's Bio »

Martha Daniel  
Founder and President/CEO
IMRI Technology and Engineering Solutions

Daniel's Bio »

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

Diaz's Bio »

Gary Green '80
Executive Vice President and Manger
California Bank & Trust

Green'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 »

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 '02
Partner, Assurance Practice
Ernst & 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 »


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

Williams's Bio »


Daniele LeCesne
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Director, University Advancement Administration and Finance
California State University, Fullerton

Stefanie Light '96
Chief of Operations, University Advancement
California State University, Fullerton