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Meet the Board

Mark Hoekstra
1986 Business
President of
The Heritage Group
Escondido, CA

Stephen Cascioppo
Chair, Marketing/Events
1986 Political Science
1988 English
Assistant Court Executive Officer
San Diego 
Superior Court
Poway, CA

Maureen Holman
Chair, Regional Programming
1985 International Relations
San Diego, CA

Chair, Outreach
1986 International Relations 
Sr. Executive Recuiter, 
Vistage International
do, CA

Heather Manly
Chair, Philanthropy
2002 Multiple Subject
2005 MED Education
Education Specialist
San Diego Unified School District
San Diego, CA


Maureen Partynski
Chair, Leadership
1982 Business

Retired Banking Executive
Chicago, IL

Valerie Attisha

1994 English
Director of Development, College of Arts & Sciences at USD
San Diego, CA

Rhett Buttle
2007 Soc & Poli Sci
Director, National Outreach &
 Government Affairs
Small Business Majority
Washington, D.C.


Thomas Cosgrove
1974 MED Counseling
1984 EDD Educational Leadership
San Diego, CA

Paul Davis
1986 English
2008 MS in Executive Leadership
Vistage International
San Diego, CA

Siri Fomsgaard
2003 Business
VP at Taylor & Pond Interactive
San Diego, CA

Nancy Gaffrey

1992 MSN Nursing
Retired Professional
San Diego, CA

Stephen Gauvin
1984 Business Administration
Arrow Electronics
Coronado, CA

Renee Herrell

2006 MA in Non-Profit Leadership and Mgmt.
RCH Consulting, Inc.
San Diego, CA

Walt Johnston
1968 History
Teague Insurance Agency
San Diego, CA

 Eric Ludwig
1995 Business
 Kyle Ludwig Harris LLP
San Diego, CA


Annie McIlvaine
2007 English & Theatre Arts
San Diego, CA

Dan McNamee

1989 Business, 
1994 JD Law
Financial Services 
Orange County, CA

Robert O'Connell
1982 English
President, CEO
O’Connell International Advisers, Inc.
Chicago, IL

James Perkins
       1997 Business               Administration
        Yonkers, NY

Renda Quinn
1986 Business Administration
Director of Parent Relations
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA

David Rivera

1996 Philosophy 
& PoliSci
Founder, Nativity Prep
San Diego, CA

Sr. Virginia Rodee
1957 Music 
1974 MA English
Assist VP for Mission & Ministry
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA


Harry Ryan
1992 English
Ryan Bros Coffee
San Diego, CA

Mary Jane Tiernan 
1961 English
1972 MA English
San Diego, CA

Arika Wells

2002 Business
Reconciliation Analyst,

Tucson, AZ