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.

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.

Los Angeles Annenberg Metropolitan Project, Los Angeles, California:

  • 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.

Member, “School Communities that Work-A National Task Force on the Future of School Districts”, The Annenberg Institute for School Reform, Providence, Rhode Island, May 2000.

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.