Our Trustees

Dick Ackerman

The Honorable Dick Ackerman

  • Position: Attorney at Law | State Senator (Ret.)
  • Company: Ackerman Consulting

Philip K. Anthony, Ph.D.

Philip K. Anthony, Ph.D.

  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Representing School of Medicine

Duraid S. Antone

Duraid S. Antone

  • Position: Vice President of Sales - North America
  • Company: CathWorks

Jackie Barbera

Jackie Barbera

  • Position: Executive Director, UCI Foundation
  • UCI Foundation Secretary

Steven M. Borowski

Steven M. Borowski ’79

  • Position: President
  • Company: Aristotle Capital Management

Amer Boukai'87

Amer A. Boukai '87

  • Position: President
  • Company: Continental Food Management

 


Jane Buchan

Jane Buchan, Ph.D.

  • Position: CEO
  • Company: Martlet Asset Managment

Paul Butterworth '81

Paul E. Butterworth '81

  • Position: CTO
  • Company: VANTIQ

Bruce Cahill

Bruce E. Cahill

  • Position: CEO, Founder, and Chairman
  • Company: Centaur Corporation

 


Hazem Chehabi

Hazem H. Chehabi, M.D.

  • Position: Owner & President
  • Company: Newport Diagnostic Center

Salma Chehabi '13

Salma A. Chehabi, B.S.'99, B.A.'09, M.S.'13

  • Position: Genetic Counselor
  • Company: Newport Diagnostic Center

Carol J. Choi ’85

Carol J. Choi ’85

  • Position: Founder
  • Company: United Exchange Corporation

Eugene W. Choi ’86, MBA ’01

Eugene W. Choi ’86, MBA ’01

  • Position: President & CEO
  • Company: United Exchange Corporation

D. Robinson (Bob) Cluck

D. Robinson Cluck '78

  • Position: Chairman & Co-Founder
  • Company: Canterbury Consulting

Kate Duchene, J.D.

Kate W. Duchene, J.D.

  • Position: President & CEO
  • Company: Resources Global Professionals

Joseph Dunn

The Honorable Joseph L. Dunn

  • Position: Senator (Ret.)
  • Company: Consultant

 


Lucy Dunn

Lucy Dunn

  • Position: President and CEO
  • Company: Orange County Business Council
  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Community Representative

John Evans

John R. Evans

  • Position: Regional Managing Director (Ret.)
  • Company: Wells Fargo Bank

Peter J. Fischler

Peter J. Fischler ’80

  • Position: Independent Real Estate Developer
  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Representing School of Social Ecology

Douglas Freeman

Douglas K. Freeman, J.D., LL.M.

  • Position: Executive Chair and CEO
  • Company: OC Music & Dance

John Gerace '87

John D. Gerace '87

  • Position: President
  • Company: DiaSorin Molecular, LLC

Howard Gillman

Howard Gillman, Ph.D.

  • Position: Chancellor, UCI
  • Ex-Officio Trustee

 Denise Hall

Denise Hall, J.D.

  • Position: Retired Attorney

Diana L. Hendel, Pharm.D. ’85

Diana L. Hendel, Pharm.D. ’85

  • Position: Senior Partner
  • Company: Partnership Advantage
  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Representing School of Biological Sciences

Brian Hervey

Brian T. Hervey, CGPP, CFRE

  • Position: Vice Chancellor, University Advancement & Alumni Relations
  • President, UCI Foundation
  • Ex-Officio Trustee

Julie Hill

Julie Hill | Foundation Chair

  • Position: Corporate Director
  • Company: Anthem | Lord Abbett Mutual Funds

Gary Hunt

Gary H. Hunt

  • Position: Partner
  • Company: California Strategies, LLC

Sandra J. Jackson

Sandra J. Jackson

  • Position: Co-Founder
  • Company: Samueli Academy

Frank Jao

Frank Jao

  • Position: Founder, Chairman & CEO
  • Company: Bridgecreek Group, Inc.

Sam Jilanchi

Sam Jilanchi ’94

  • Position: Managing Partner
  • Company: Qwan Companies
  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Representing School of Humanities

Steeve Kay

Steeve T. Kay

  • Position: Chairman
  • Company: The Kay Family Foundation

Mark Kehke

Mark C. Kehke '83, MBA '93

  • Position: Managing Director and CEO
  • Company: Pacific Ventures Management LLC

Lawrence N. Kugelman

Lawrence N. Kugelman

  • Position: President & CEO (Ret.)
  • Company: The Health Plan of America
  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Representing School of Social Sciences

Jack Langson

Jack M. Langson

  • Position: President
  • Company: Investment Building Group

Shanaz Langson

Shanaz S. Langson

  • Company: Investment Building Group

Mohannad Malas

Mohannad S. Malas

  • Position: Principal
  • Company: IRA Capital

Twyla Reed Martin

Twyla Reed Martin

  • Position: President
  • Company: Mont Pelerin Capital LLC | Charles D. & Twyla Martin Foundation

 


Farzad Massoudi, M.D. ’84

Farzad Massoudi, M.D. ’84

  • Position: Chief of Surgery – Neurology
  • Company: Mission Hospital – Mission Viejo

James Mazzo

James V. Mazzo

  • Position: Executive Chairman
  • Company: Neurotech, LLC

Paul Merage

Paul Merage

  • Position: Chairman
  • Company: MIG Capital

Kristen S. Monson ’82, MBA ’86

Kristen S. Monson ’82, MBA ’86

  • Position: Executive Vice President (Ret.)
  • Company: Pacific Investment Management Co.

Michael Mussallem

Michael A. Mussallem

  • Position: Chairman & CEO
  • Company: Edwards Lifesciences, LLC

Dennis Luan Thuc Nguyen '94

Dennis Luan Thuc Nguyen '94

  • Position: Chairman
  • Company: New Asia Partners Limited

Stacey Nicholas

Stacey Nicholas

  • Company: Captain Enterprises LLC

Thomas Nielsen

Thomas H. Nielsen | Trustee Emeritus


Stephen Peepels

Stephen Peepels

  • Position: Head of U.S. Securities – Asia Pacific
  • Company: Hogan Lovells

James Peterson

James J. Peterson

  • Position: Founder
  • Company: Peterson Capital Group
  • Co-Chair, Brilliant Future Campaign

Sheila K. Peterson

Sheila K. Peterson

  • Position: President
  • Company: Beachside Books LLC
  • Co-Chair, Brilliant Future Campaign 

William Podlich

William F. Podlich

  • Position: Retired CEO
  • Company: Pacific Investment Management Company

Rahn Lynn

Lynn A. Rahn

  • Position: Chief Financial Officer, UCI Foundation
  • Company: UCI

Cheryll Ruszat

Cheryll R. Ruszat

  • Position: Executive Director
  • Company: Montessori Schools of Irvine

Richard Ruszat

Richard J. Ruszat

  • Position: President
  • Company: Montessori Schools of Irvine

Kathleen R. Santora

Kathleen R. Santora

  • Position: Community Leader

Mark K. Santora

Mark K. Santora

  • Position: Chairman of the Board (Ret.)
  • Company: Panzura

Michael Schulman

Michael Schulman

  • Position: Managing Director
  • Company: H & S Ventures, LLC

Gary Singer '74

Gary J. Singer, Esq. '74

  • Position: Senior Advisor
  • Company: RSI Holding Corporation

Jennifer A. Friend Smith ’95

Jennifer A. Friend Smith ’95

  • Position: CEO
  • Company: Project Hope Alliance

Ted Smith

Ted Smith

  • Position: Chairman & CEO (Ret.)
  • Company: MIND Research Institute

Justice Sheila Prell Sonenshine (Ret.)

Justice Sheila Prell Sonenshine (Ret.)

  • Company: JAMS Neutral

Tim Strader

Timothy L. Strader, Sr.

  • Position: Chairman
  • Company: Starpointe Ventures

Marilyn P. Sutton, Ph.D.

Marilyn P. Sutton, Ph.D.

  • Position: Consultant, Public Policy and Higher Education

James Irvine Swinden

James Irvine Swinden

  • Position: Museum President
  • Company: The Irvine Museum

Jack K. Toan

Jack K. Toan ’95, MBA ’02

  • Position: COO
  • Company: Illumination Foundation 
  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Representing UCI Alumni Association

Thomas Tierney

Thomas T. Tierney | Trustee Emeritus

  • Position: Chairman
  • Company: BeeHive.Com LLC

David Tsoong

David L. Tsoong, M.D.

  • Position: Chairman & President
  • Company: Pinnacle Resources International, Inc.

Lars T. Walton

Lars T. Walton, Ed.D.

  • Position: Associate Chancellor and Chief of Staff
  • Company: UCI
  • Ex-Officio Trustee

Ivan L. Williams ’96

Ivan L. Williams, MBA '96

  • Position: Executive Producer & Executive Vice President
  • Company: Scenario Entertainment
  • Ex-Officio Trustee: Representing Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Dean Yoost

Dean A. Yoost

  • Position: Managing Partner (Ret.)
  • Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers

Tom Yuen '74

Tom C. K. Yuen '74

  • Position: Chairman and CEO
  • Company: Primegen Biotech LLC.