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About Chapman University

» Inaugural Advisory Committee

Honorary Chair:


David Janes
Chairman, Chapman University Board of Trustees

Sheryl Bourgeois, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, University Advancement

Committee Members:

Gordon Babst, Ph.D.
Vice President/President-Elect, Faculty Senate

Jimmy Blalock (J.D ’09)
President, Chapman University Alumni Association 

Terry Boesel
Athletic Director

Randall Boyd
Coordinator, Special Collections and Archives

Kathy Bronstein
Chapman University Governor

Akin Ceylan ’90
Chapman University Board of Trustees
Incoming President, Chapman University Alumni Association

Irv Chase
Chapman University Board of Trustees
Chair, University Advancement Committee

Steven Choi
Mayor, City of Irvine

Barbara Eidson
President, Chapman University Women of Chapman

Kris Elftmann
Director of Special Campaign Projects

Patrick Fuery
Dean, Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Guy Hinrichs
Director, Special Events

Annabell Liao
Undergraduate Student Government Association

Joann Leatherby
Vice Chairman, Chapman University Board of Trustees

David May
Director of Web and Interactive Marketing

James (Jamie) Montgomery
CEO, Montgomery & Co., LLC 

Hallie Nicholson
Manager of Development Communications

Giulio Ongaro, Ph.D.
Dean, Chapman University College of Performing Arts

Jerry Price
Vice Chancellor, Dean of Student Life

Sandy Quinn
President, Old Towne Preservation Association

Linda Ruth
President, Chapman University Town & Gown Association

Sam Schlernitzauer
Chair, University Program Board

Joe Slowensky
Vice Chancellor, Institutional Effectiveness, Diversity & Faculty Affairs

Teresa (Tita) Smith
Mayor, City of Orange 

Gail Stearns, Ph.D.
Dean, Wallace All Faiths Chapel 

Char Williams
Director, Institutional Events

Mark Woodland
Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Communications

Contact Us

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(714) 628-2828

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Mary Platt
Director of Communications and Media Relations
(714) 628-7271