Honor Roll

Dean’s Laureate Circle Members Tom Halvorsen EdD ’80 and his wife Barbara Halvorsen ’70, MS ’71 pictured with new Academy Members Robert Ferris EdD ’65 and Pauline Ferris PhD ’79

Thank you to all of our donors who generously supported the USC Rossier School of Education during fiscal year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017). Your gifts play an essential role in sustaining and expanding our student experience, programs and faculty research.

The following Honor Roll includes Academy members who supported Rossier with gifts of $500 or more.

Academy Member Honor Roll

Visionaries $100,000 +

Walton Greene ’63
Mary James and Daniel H. James
Noor A. Menai, CTBC Bank
Joan E. Herman and Richard Rasiej *

Leaders $50,000-$99,999

Anonymous
Virginia Campbell ’55
Karen Symms Gallagher and Raymond J. Gallagher
David Hagen ’67, MS ’68, EdD 93 and Veronica Hagen ’68
Webber McKinney ’68, MS ’69 and Christina McKinney ’68
Elliot Sainer and Marcia Sainer
Carol Niersbach Saxton and Gary L. Saxton

Investors $25,000-$49,999

Roger W. Rossier MS ’62, EdD ’72

Masters $10,000-$24,999

Margaret Chidester EdD ’95 and Stephen Chidester
Kavita Gupta and Rahul Gupta *
Alicia Ernst and John Katzman
Edith Leonis ’59 and John Leonis
Milton Meler ’70, MBA ’71 and Christopher Meler ’04
Kenneth Wachi ’72 *

Fellows $5,000-9,999

Thomas Halvorsen EdD ’80 and Barbara Halvorsen ’70, MS ’71
Kathleen McCarthy Kostlan ’57 and Frank Kostlan ’56, MBA ’62
Peter Mather EdD ’81 *
Brent A. Noyes ’75, MS ’79 and Virginia Noyes
Christine Ofiesh ’82
Maria Ott PhD ’94 and Thomas Ott
Patricia Poon ’65 and Dudley G. Poon
Chris Sherman ’90 and Karen Sherman ’90

Scholars $2,500-$4,999

Joelle Benioff ’62
Genaro Carapia MS ’84 and Lai Tan Carapia
Carol Fox MS ’62
Charleen Moore ’66
Marjory Newell MS ’74 and Frank Newell JD ’75
Barclay Perry ’64, MBA ’67 and Susan Perry
Jean Schultz and William Schultz
Charlene P. Shimada ’91 and Thomas Shimada ’88
Peter Weil and Julie Weil
Gloria Bess Widmann MS ’69

Mentors $1,000-$2,499

William C. Allen ’79 and Marie C. Allen ’78
Sara Bettge ’66, MS ’67 and George Bettge*
Donald Brann Jr. ’68, EdD ’82 and Sari Brann
David Cash EdD ’08 and Heather Cash
Rudy Castruita EdD ’82 and Jean Castruita
Jacquelyn Dylla MPT ’94, DPT ’01 *
Janet Eddy ’53, MS ’78, PhD ’91 and James Eddy ’52
James Elsasser EdD ’11 and Lori Elsasser
Michael Escalante EdD ’02
Robert E. Ferris PhD ’65 and Pauline Ferris PhD ’79
Greg A. Franklin ’83, EdD ’97 and Debbie Franklin
Stuart Gothold EdD ’74 and Jane Gothold
Carol Hay and Howard Hay *
Peggy Hayward EdD ’89 and Stanley Hayward *
Donald Hossler *
Susan Johnson EdD ’96 and Keith Johnson
Catherine Kawaguchi EdD ’14 *
Douglas Kimberly EdD ’08 and Cathie Ferdula-Kimberly
Mary Jo Lass PhD ’66
Ortha Lehman MS ’63
Donald Leisey EdD ’73 and Patricia Leisey
Steven Lowder EdD ’92 and Connie Lowder
Patricia Koehler Mauritzen ’58
Aki Miyasaki ’56
Jenelle Marsh-Mullet ’91 and Scott Mullet ’91
Robert Nelson ’91, EdD ’17 and Tiffany Nelson *
Karen Nemetz ’58
Willa Olsen PhD ’58, MD ’62 *
Louis Pappas EdD ’91 and Leslie Pappas
Charles Perkins *
Lawrence Picus and Susan Pasternak
Susan Rainey EdD ’83 and John Collins
Marilyn von KleinSmid-Randolph ’60 and Charles Randolph
Judith Ann Reiling ’64 and Ben Reiling
John Roach EdD ’88 and Johanna Roach ’75
Saliha Lee-Kwou Sha ’86, MS ’88, MS ’89, EdD ’12 and Sue Yu ’89
Steven Short
Robert Slaby MS ’72, PhD ’79 and Barbara Slaby
Wesley Irvin Smith EdD ’05 and Julie Smith
Edward Sullivan ’87, MS ’92, PhD ’98
Katherine Thorassian EdD ’09
David Jose Verdugo EdD ’05 and Susanna Verdugo
Donald Weir EdD ’91 and Colleen Weir
Gerald M. Whitehead ’81 and Melody Whitehead
Carla Wohl and Norm Johnston *
Sonja Yates EdD ’90
Ruben Zepeda EdD ’05 and Sarah Zepeda *

Educators: $500-$999

Robert Allard ’98, MS ’01, EdD ’16
Gerald Angove PhD ’73 and Constance Angove *
Bobby Avant ’62, MS ’63 and Deanna Avant
Lester Baer MS ’71
Kevin Baxter EdD ’04 and Kimberley Baxter *
Rachel Beal and Ron Beal
Rita Darlene Bishop EdD ’01 and Lewis Bishop
LaGayle Black EdD ’93 and Howard Horinbein
George Blanc MS ’73 and Esther Blanc
John Bogie EdD ’86 and Judy Bogie
Roy Chinn DDS ’79 and Jo Ann Chinn
David Clark MS ’76 and Janet Clark *
Melba Coleman PhD ’80 and George Coleman, Jr.
Anthony Dalessi PhD ’82
John Davis MS ’68 and Marsha Davis MS ’69
Matt DeGrushe ME ’04
Lucille Anne Derrig ’60
Thomas Dorich *
Katherine Farlow ’66
Hilda Flores EdD ’12
Katherine Frazier ’79, MS ’82, EdD ’08 and Robert Frazier
Matthew Freeman *
William Gilli ’79, MS ’96, MD ’83 and Jennifer Gilli *
Stephen Goldstone EdD ’77 and Linda Goldstone
Kimberly Gordon ’90 *
Masae Gotanda PhD ’77 *
Paul Griffin PhD ’67 and Betty Griffin *
Robert Haley EdD ’01
Carolyn Haugen EdD ’91
Diana Hernandez MPA ’16
Charles Hinman EdD ’02
Kevin James Hryciw EdD ’17 *
Darvin Jackson EdD ’15
Debbie Katsogianes ’83, MS ’85
Terry Knapper PhD ’76 and Dee Knapper
Stephen Lucasi *
John Malone MS ’80 and Mary Malone
Neil Matsumori ’63
William McDermott MS ’70, PhD ’77 and Sandra McDermott
Michael McLaughlin PhD ’77 and Marlene McLaughlin
Dustin McLemore EdD ’17 and Christine McLemore
Jon McNeil EdD ’17
Mary M. McNeil MS ’80, PhD ’96
Randall Miller EdD ’86 and Susan Miller
Melissa Moore EdD ’14 *
Deborah Myman ’70, MS ’74 and Robert Myman JD ’70
Kathleen Nitta ’70
Stefanie Phillips EdD ’05 *
Nancy Plunkett MS ’69 and Thomas Plunkett
Darline Robles PhD ’93 and Frank Robles
Alejandro J. Rojas EdD ’08
Patricia Brent Sanco EdD ’16
Lisa Shapiro MPA ’17
Joel Phillip Shawn EdD ’93
Sherine Smith EdD ’14 *
Gail Spann-Greer EdD ’09
Nancy Tuz and Peter Tuz *
Fred Van Leuven EdD ’88 and Judy Van Leuven
Catherine Wallace ’43 *
Mary White ’75 *
Candace Yee ’68, MS ’69 and James Yee MS ’66, PhD ’74

*New Academy Member


We have made every effort to ensure the completeness and accuracy of this honor roll. If you discover an error or omission, please contact:

Matt DeGrushe

Director of Alumni Engagement
mdegrush@rossier.usc.edu
(213) 821-2670