Fifteen new trustees have been elected to the Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation Board of Trustees and another three trustees joined the board after being appointed by CSUEB President Mo Qayoumi.
"We're pleased to have added the expertise of some outstanding university supporters to our educational foundation board of trustees," said Bob Burt, vice president for University Advancement for CSUEB.
The educational foundation works in partnership with the Office of University Advancement to encourage private giving, accepts gifts, and manages the endowment funds now totaling $9.8 million on behalf of the university. The foundation supports Cal State East Bay's mission of providing educational excellence through advocacy and fund-raising.
Those elected as trustees of the Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation are:
• J. Kendall Anderson, president and CEO of John Muir Health;
• Tyler Berding, attorney at law, Berding & Weil LLP;
• Atef Eltoukhy, founder, manager and director for market research, Aurum Capital Management;
• Joseph L. Felson, managing partner, Felson Companies;
• Susan Ferreira, chief executive officer, Ferreira Services, Inc.;
• Howard Hyman, executive vice president, Fremont Bank;
• Narinder Kapany, chair, Sikh Foundation;
• James Klescewski, chief financial officer, RS Investments, Inc.
• Tom Lorentzen, regional director, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services;
• Sunne McPeak, president and CEO, California Emerging Technology Fund;
• Louis Navellier, chief investment officer and CEO, Navellier Associates
• Georganne Proctor, executive vice president and CFO, TIAA-CREF (term begins July 1, 2008)
• Jim Songey, partner, Grant Thornton LLP
• Allen W. Warren, president & CEO, New Faze Development
• Robert Worrall, chief information officer, Sun Microsystems
President Qayoumi appointed three trustees: Ambrus Reese, treasurer of the Cal State East Bay Alumni Association, as a trustee to represent the university's alumni; Gary McBride, professor of accounting and finance to represent the faculty, and Ola Dokun, chair of the Associated Students, Inc., to represent the students.