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Meet the Board Directors

Sarah Aragon

Sarah Aragon, '21
Student
CSUSM

Joe Bear

Joe Bear
Retired Community Leader

Sam Clarke

Sam Clarke
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Management 
College of Business Administration,
 CSUSM

 

Kyle Casement

Kyle Casement, '11
Associate Director, Reporting and Compliance
BioLegend, Inc

Tommy Friedrich

Tommy Friedrich
Vice President
Cresa

Ron Gerevas 
Ron Gerevas
Retired Heidrick & Struggles

 

Emilie Hersh

Emilie Hersh
Principal
Unbuttoned Innovation

Neal Hoss

Neal Hoss
Interim Executive Director, CSUSM Foundation


Senior Strategy Advisor, CSUSM

Tony Jackson

MajGen Anthony (Tony) Jackson
Board Chair, CSUSM Foundation


US Marine Corps, Retired

 

Julie Jameson

Julie Jameson 
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, CSUSM

Nathaniel Keifer-Wheals

Nathaniel Keifer-Wheals, '09
Director of Client Strategy
Optum Frontier Therapies

Carleen Kreider

Carleen Kreider
Retired Community Leader

 

Barbara Mannino

Barbara Mannino
Retired
CEO Emeritus, Vista Community Clinic

Lou Monville

Lou Monville
Senior Vice President
Raincross Corporate Group

President Ellen Neufeldt

Ellen J. Neufeldt, Ed.D.
President, CSUSM Foundation


President, CSUSM

 

Tony Pack

Anthony J. Pack
Retired Public Utility CEO

Esther Phahla

Esther Phahla
President & CEO
Esther N. Phahla CPA, A Professional Corporation

Toni Ritchey

Toni Ritchey
Attorney
Fischer & Ritchey, LLP 

 

Jason Simmons

Jason Simmons
Vice President of Operations, Dexter Development Group and Consultants Collaborative

Taylor Sutherland

Taylor Sutherland 
Senior Wealth Advisor
Halbert Hargrove

Steve Wagner

Steve Wagner
Co-Founder and President
Stone Brewing Co. 

 

Leon Wyden

Leon Wyden, Jr.
Treasurer and Secretary, CSUSM Foundation


CFO & Vice President of Finance & Administrative Services, CSUSM

 

 

 

 
 

Emeritus Director

Jack Raymond

Jack Raymond
Chairman and CEO
The Raymond Companies

 

 

 
 

Finance and Investment Committee Directors

Andreas Rauterkus

Andreas Rauterkus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Dept. of Finance Chair
College of Business Administration, CSUSM 

Chris Tresse

Christian F. Tresse
Principal
Bernstein Private Wealth Management 

Larry Witt

Larry Witt, CFA
Investment Consultant
Meketa Investment Group 

 

Audit Committee Directors

Thomas Kenaya

Thomas Kenaya, CPA
Audit Manager
Squar Milner 

 
 
 

Staff

Tina Bell

Tina Bell
Associate Vice President for Resources, Planning
University Advancement, CSUSM

Margaret Chantung

Margaret Chantung
Chief Communications Officer
Office of the President, CSUSM 

Donna Day

Donna Day
Secretary to the Foundation Board
University Advancement, CSUSM

 

Theresa (Tere) Mendoza

Theresa (Tere) Mendoza
Interim Vice President, University Advancement
CSUSM