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Executive Committee

Comprised of the Board and Committee Chairs of each standing committee, the CSULB President, the Treasurer, the Secretary, and Chief Executive Officer serve on this committee which, sets the agenda for Board meetings and reviews proposed revisions to the Bylaws and annual conflict-of-interest reports.

Current Members

  • Beverly O'Neill, Board Chair
  • Georgia Griffiths, Audit Committee Chair
  • Jim Gray, Finance and Investment Committee Chair
  • Robert Murphy, Nominations Committee Chair
  • Jim Normandin, Development Committee Chair 
  • Jane C. Conoley, CSULB President
  • Andrea Taylor, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mary Stephens, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Brian Lawver, Chief Operating Officer & Secretary

Audit Committee

At least two (2) elected Board members but no Corporation officers may serve on this committee. Finance and Investment Committee members may not constitute a majority of the Audit Committee. This committee reviews the plans, scope, and result of the audit engagement with an independent auditor and reports all corresponding information to the Board.

Current Members

  • Georgia Griffiths, Audit Committee Chair
  • Patrick Goggin, Board Member
  • Kathleen Hansen, Board Member
  • Jon Storbeck, Board Member
  • Gary Van Arnam, Board Member
  • Lewis Sharpstone, Adjunct Faculty Advisor (Non-voting Member)

Development Committee 

The purpose of the Development Committee is to help CSULB achieve its strategic objectives by expanding the university’s base of philanthropic support, primarily through outreach to alumni, community leaders, and prospective donors. Development Committee members are strong advocates of the university who show their support by attending events, by serving on leadership and advisory committees, and by making CSULB one of their philanthropic priorities.

Current Members

  • Jim Normandin, Development Committee Chair
  • Annette Kashiwabara, Board Member
  • Linda Haley, Board Member
  • Kathleen Hansen, Board Member
  • Gary Van Arnam, Board Member
  • Jake Wilson, Board Member (Faculty Representative)
  • Marcelle Epley, Non-Voting Member
  • Drew Gagner, Non-Voting Member
  • Carson Lev, Non-Voting Member
  • Ken Miller, Non-Voting Member
  • Andrea Taylor, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kevin Crowe, CSULB STAFF

Nominations Committee

At least one (1) elected director, the Board Chair, and the Chief Executive Officer may serve on this committee. This committee screens and nominates qualified persons for election to the Board of Directors.

Current Members

  • Robert Murphy, Nominations Committee Chair
  • Linda Haley, Board Member
  • Annette Kashiwabara, Board Member
  • Jim Normandin, Development Chair
  • Jake Wilson, Board Member (Faculty Representative)
  • Andrea Taylor, Chief Executive Officer

Finance and Investment Committee 

At least two (2) elected Board members, the Treasurer, and Chief Operating Officer may serve on this committee. The Audit Committee Chair shall not serve on the Finance and Investment Committee. This committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding investments, endowment spending policies, budget, and risk management.

Current Members:

  • Jim Gray, Finance and Investment Committee Chair
  • Lea Gerber, Board Member
  • John Leonard, Board Member
  • Robert Murphy, Nominations Committee Chair
  • Andrea Taylor, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mary Stephens, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Michael Losquadro, Chief Operating Officer & Secretary

Gift Acceptance Committee

The Committee consists of the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and the University’s Assistant Vice President, Estate & Gift Planning.  The Gift Acceptance Committee shall review all proposed gifts that require special acceptance, including all gifts of real estate, closely held securities, life insurance policies that require further payments, and any other gift that could require the University and/or the Foundation to be financially obligated as a condition of the gift.

Current Members:

  • Andrea Taylor, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mary Stephens, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
  • Brian Lawver, Chief Operating Officer & Secretary
  • Susan Berkman, CSULB Staff