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Board of Directors

Alumni Association Board of Directors


The Board of Directors consists of volunteers who develop central policy and procedure for the Cal State LA Alumni Association.

The 2022-2024 Alumni Board of Directors application process closed on May 12, 2022. 

Are you interested in learning more about our Board of Directors? Please email Maria Ubago at [email protected].


Bertha Haro's headshot

Bertha Haro (’01, ’10) 



Martin Nava headshot

   Martin Nava (’08) 
President Elect




 Headshot of Dr. Darlene FinocchiaroDr. Darlene Finocchiaro (’83, ’90) 
Vice President


Catherine Catherine's headshot.

Catherine Catherine (’00) 


Melvin Brewster's headshot.

Melvin Brewster (’03) 


Muaath Ali's headshot

Muaath Ali ('11) 
Director at Large


Dr. Raul Cardoza's headshot.

Dr. Raul Cardoza (’67, ’73)
Director at Large


Sharon Chase headshot.Sharon Chase ('83)
Director at Large



Ada Escobar's HeadshotAda Escobar, LCSW (’00,’08)
Director at Large



Sandra Flores' headshot

Sandra Flores (08,12, 22)
Director at Large



Edgar Garcia-Mora'a headshot

Edgar Garcia-Mora (’09) 
Director at Large


Mark Goodman's headshot

Mark Goodman (’93) 
Director at Large



Owynn Lancaster's headshot

Owynn Lancaster (’07, '14) 
Director at Large


Kathy Leal's headshot.

Kathy Leal (16, 21)
Director at Large



Maida Lopez headshot  Maida Lopez ('03)
Director at Large 



Andres Molina's headshotAndrés Molina (13, 21)
Alumni Networks Representative


Priscilla Parks headshot

  Priscilla Parks ('20) 
Director at Large 



Dr. Lourdes Ramirez-Ortiz's headshotDr. Lourdes Ramirez-Ortiz         
(’96, ’00, ’17)
Director at Large


Alan J. Romero's headshotAlan J. Romero (’03)
Director at Large


Agustin Ruelas

  Agustin Ruelas ('05)
Director at Large


Maria Serpas's headshot

Maria Serpas (’20) 
Director at Large



Nina Torres' headshotNina Torres (’14)
Director at Large


Ex. Officio Members

Robert Avalos headshot.Robert Y. Avalos
Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of the Cal State LA Foundation


Maria Ubago's headshot.

Maria Ubago (’98, ’06) 
Executive Director for Alumni Relations


Jaime Arellano headshot

Jaime Arellano
President for Cal State LA Associated Students, Inc.