Community Affiliations

Community Affiliations

Member, Carbondale, Illinois Human Relations Commissions, 1969-1970.

Member, Rotary International, Carbondale, Illinois, 1969-1974.

Member, Board of Directors, Lawrence, Kansas Rotary Club, 1973-1974.

Member, Board of Directors, Architects' Community Center, Kansas City, Missouri, 1972-1974.

Member, Board of Directors and Vice Chair, Future Studies Committee, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, Lawrence, Kansas, 1973-1974.

Member, Board of Directors, Alhambra Chamber of Commerce, Alhambra, California, 1979-1986.

Member, Board of Directors, Hispanic Urban Center, Los Angeles, California, November 1979.

Los Angeles Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Executive Board, 1979-1987.
  • Chair, Varsity Scouting, 1980-1984.
  • Vice President, 1980-1984.
  • First Vice President, 1984-1985.
  • President, 1985-1986.
  • Vice Chair, 1986-1987.
  • Chair, Nominating Committee, 1986-1987.
  • Member, Board of Directors, 1996-1987.

Community Television of Southern California (KCET-Channel 28), Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1980-1989, 1998-2007.
  • Member, Search Committee for the President, October-December 1982.
  • Member, Audit Committee and Education Committee, December 1983-1989.
  • Member, Building Committee, 1988-1989.
  • Member, Educational Opportunities Committee, 2000-2002.
  • Member, Executive Committee, 2002-2007.
  • Member, Content Committee, 2002-2003.
  • Member, Board Affairs Committee, 2004-2007.
  • Member, KCEd Task Force, 2003-2007.

United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1980-1990.
  • Member, San Gabriel Valley Region Board of Directors, 1980-1988.
  • Vice Chair, Corporate Administration and Finance Committee, Corporate Board, 1981-1987; Chair, 1987-1990.
  • Associate Campaign Chair, Public Service Group, United Way Region II, 1983-1984.
  • Chair, Information Systems Subcommittee, 1986-1987.
  • Member, Operating Budget Subcommittee, 1986-1990.
  • Member, Nominating Committee, 1986-1991; Vice-Chair, 1989-1990.
  • Member, Task Force on Future Management and Governance, 1986-1990.
  • Member, Executive Committee, Corporate Board, 1987-1990.
  • Member, Presidential Search Committee, 1995.

Los Angeles Urban League, Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1982-1989, 1990-1995.
  • Chair, Nominating Committee, 1983-1989.
  • Member, Education and Technology Advisory Committee, 1990-1995.
  • Member, Prospect Review Task Force, LAUL Endowment/Capital Development Program, December, 2001-2003.

Member, Board of Directors, Los Angeles Council for International Visitors, Los Angeles, California, June 1982-1985.

Orthopedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Board of Trustees, 1983-1986.
  • Member, Professional Affairs Committee, January 1983-1986.

Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1985-1990.
  • Member, Education Committee, 1984-1988.
  • Vice Chair, Human and Cultural Resources Council, 1985.

Chair, Human and Cultural Resources Council, 1986, 1989, 1990.

Member, Music Center Performing Arts Council/Education Council, Los Angeles, California, 1984- .

  • Member, Advancement Committee, May 1991-1999.

Americans for the Arts (formerly the American Council for the Arts), Washington, D.C.:

  • Member, Board of Governors, April 1991-October 2004.
  • Chair, Task Force on Multiculturalism in the Arts, Los Angeles, February, 1993.
  • Member, Legislative Affairs Subcommittee, 1994-1998.
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, 1996-2000.
  • Member, National Policy Board, 1996-2004.
  • Member, Research and Information Committee Planning Subcommittee, August 2000-October 2004.
  • Member, Arts Education and Youth Development Committee, 2000-2004.

Member, Pacific Bell Minority Business Task Force, San Francisco, California, 1985-1986.

Edison International, Rosemead, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1985-2012.
  • Member, Budget/Finance Committee, 1986-1998.
  • Member, Nominating Committee, 1991-2005.
  • Member, Compensation and Executive Personnel Committee, 1998-2004, 2008-2012.
  • Chair, Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee, 2004-2005, 2008-2012.
  • Member, Executive Committee, 2004-2012.
  • Member, Finance Committee, 2004- 2008

American Red Cross, Washington, D.C.:

  • Member, Board of Governors, 1986-1991.
  • Member, Finance Committee, 1986-1991.
  • Member, Committee on Planning and Services, 1986-1987.
  • Member, Committee on Public Support, 1986-1987.
  • Member, National Advisory Committee on Youth Involvement, 1987-1990.
  • Member and 2nd Vice Chair, Programs and Services Committee, 1987-1991.
  • Member, Presidential Search Committee, 1989.
  • Vice Chair, Disaster and Community Services Committee, 1990-1991.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1986-1999.
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, 1992-1997.
  • Chair, Governmental Relations Committee, 1989-1993.
  • Chair, Community Advisory Committee, 1989-1999.
  • Member, Executive Committee, 1993-1999.
  • Member, Nominating Committee, 1993-1999.
  • Member, Advisory Committee to the Strategic Planning Committee, 1999-1999.

FEDCO, Inc., Santa Fe Springs, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1987-2001.
  • Member, Consumer Affairs Committee, 1988-1993.
  • Member, Legislative Committee, 1990-1993.
  • Chair, Publications Committee, 1993-1998.
  • Interim Chair, Board of Directors, July 1998-September 1998.
  • Executive Committee, September 1998-2001.
  • Finance Committee, September 1998-2001.
  • Chair, Personnel, Compensation and Investment Committee, September, 1998-2001.
  • Member, FEDCO Charitable Foundation, 2001- .

Member, Advisory Board, LA’s BEST, Los Angeles After-School Enrichment, Education and Recreation Program, City of Los Angeles, California, 1988- .

Member, Mayor's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Drugs, City of Los Angeles, California, 1988.

Member, California Commission on Campaign Financing, Los Angeles, California, 1989-1995.

National Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C.:

  • Member, National Advisory Council on Aging, 1989-1993.
  • Member, Task Force on Minority Aging, 1990-1993.
  • Member, Complementary Funding Committee, 1990-1993.

National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia:

  • Member, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Advisory Committee, 1989-1996.
  • Chair, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Advisory Committee, 1995-1996.
  • Vice Chair, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Advisory Committee,
  • 1994-1995.
  • Co-chair, National Conference on Diversity in the Scientific and Technological Workforce, DEHR, Washington, D.C., October 28-30, 1993.
  • Chair, Committee of Visitors, Undergraduate Course and Curriculum Development, Division of Undergraduate Education, April 8, 1994.
  • Member, Advisory Committee for the NSF Study of Undergraduate Education,
  • 1995-96.

Member, Advisory Board, Blue Cross of California, 1989.

Member, The One Hundred Club of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1989- .

Member, Board of Trustees, National Health Foundation, Los Angeles, California, 1990-1998.

Member, Los Angeles Theatre Center Study Group, City of Los Angeles, 1990-1991.

Member, Executive Service Corps of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1990-2003.

Member, Sheriff’s Citizen Advisory Committee, Office of the Sheriff, County of Los Angeles, California, 1991-1992.

Member, Blue Ribbon Panel for Theatre in Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, 1991-1992.

Member, Los Angeles "Coalition of 100", City of Los Angeles, California, 1991-1994.

Member, Recruitment and Selection Committee, Leadership Southern California, Los Angeles, 1991-1992.

Member, Los Angeles Educational Alliance for Restructuring Now (LEARN), Los Angeles, California, September 1991-1999.

Member, Los Angeles Unified School District Advisory Commission on Finance Reform, December 1999.

Member, Education and Training Task Force Steering Committee, Rebuild Los Angeles, October 1992-1994.

California Chamber of Commerce, Sacramento, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, 1993-2008.
  • Member, Education Committee, 1995- .
  • Vice Chair, Education Committee, 1998- .
  • United California Bank (formerly Sanwa Bank of California), Los Angeles and San Francisco, California:
  • Member, Board of Directors, 1993-2002.
  • Member, Community Reinvestment Act Committee, 1993-2002.
  • Member, Trust Committee, 1993-2002.

Member, National Task Force on Achieving Cultural Diversity, American Symphony Orchestra League, Baltimore, Maryland, January 30 - February 1, 1993.

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Princeton, New Jersey:

  • Member, Board of Trustees, May 1993-2004.
  • Member, Development Committee, May 1998-2004.
  • Member, Committee on Educational Perspectives, May 1998-2004.
  • Member, President’s Advisory Committee, May 2007- .
  • Trustee Emeritus.

Member, Chancellor Selection Blue Ribbon Committee, Los Angeles Community College District, Los Angeles, California, Summer 1994.

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  • Member, Executive Committee, December 1994-2001.
  • Corporate Secretary, March 1995-2001.
  • Member, Steering Committee of the New Reform Alliance, November 1999-2001.

California Community Foundation, Los Angeles, California:

  • Member, Board of Directors, October 2003-2012.
  • Member, Investment Committee, October 2003-2004.
  • Chair, Program Related Investment Committee, December 2003-2005.
  • Chair, Community Foundation Land Trust Committee, December 2003-2012.
  • Member, CFLT Committee, 2012.

Member, Strategic Advisory Council, PeopleSoft, Inc., Pleasanton, California, 1995-1999.

Member, Chancellor Search Committee, Los Angeles Community College District, Los Angeles, California, Spring 1996.

Member, Board of Advisors, Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI), Department of the Air Force, Washington, D.C.,

February 1997-2000.

Honorary Member, Rotary Club of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 1998-.

Member, Texaco/Chevron Task Force on Equality and Fairness, White Plains, N.Y. and Houston, Texas, July 1999 - September 2002.

Member, The President’s Council, Humanitas Program and Leadership Challenge, Los Angeles, California, August 1999.

Member, Governor’s Task Force on Diversity and Outreach, Sacramento, California, September 1999 – August 2000.

Member, Board of Directors, LAAMP/LEARN Regional School Reform Alliance (L2), Los Angeles, California, December 1999-2001.

Member, Los Angeles Advisory Alliance, Pasadena Tournament of Roses, March 2000-2003.

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Alliance for College Ready Public Schools (formerly Los Angeles Alliance for Student Achievement), Los Angeles, California, December 2001-July 2006.

  • Chair, Alliance Finance/Investment Committee, January 2002.
  • Member, Facilities Committee, January 2003-July 2006.

Member, The Audubon Center Campaign Advisory Committee, Los Angeles, California, November 2001 - 2003.

Member, 2020 Vision Committee, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois,
January - September 2002.

Member, Regents Selection Advisory Committee, Sacramento, California, November 2003-2006.

Member, Los Angeles World Affairs Council, March 2004-2007.

Member, Mayor-Elect Antonio R. Villaraigosa’s Transition Team, Los Angeles, California, May – July 2005.

Member, Los Angeles Economy and Jobs Committee, Los Angeles, California, September 2006 - January 2008.

Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation, Los Angeles, California,

  • Member, Board of Governors, January 2008 -
  • Co-Chair, Workforce Development Committee, June 2008 -

Member, City Club on Bunker Hill Board of Governors, January 2008 -.

Member, California Center Advisory Council, Milken Institute, 2008-

Member, Commission to Develop the Maryland Model for Funding Higher Education, June 2008 - October 2008.