USC Price School of Public Policy

MPA Advisory Board

The USC Public Administration program is governed by a prestigious advisory board. These individuals provide direction to the program, establish residency training, serve as guest speakers in classes and seminars, contribute financial support and assist in student placement.

Mark Alexander
City Manager, City of La Canada Flintridge

Elise Buik
President and CEO, United Way of Los Angeles

Nicholas A. Chiominto
Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Keith Comrie
Retired Chief Administrative Officer, City of Los Angeles

Lori Glasgow
Deputy, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, 5th District

Kathrene Hansen
Executive Director, Greater Los Angeles Federal Executive Board

Sharon Harper
Chief Deputy, Chief Administrative Office, County of Los Angeles

Michael J. Henry
Director, Department of Human Resources, County of Los Angeles

John Johnston
Executive Officer, County of Ventura

William Kelly
Managing Principal, Urban Futures Incorporated

James Lewis
City Manager, City of Pismo Beach

Audrey Mathews
Professor, California State University, School of Business

Tom Mauk
County Executive Officer, County of Orange

Tom McLurkin
Deputy City Attorney, City of Los Angeles

Kerry Morrison
Chair of the Board, Coro Southern California; Executive Director
Hollywood Entertainment District

The Honorable Tomson Tio Ong
Judge, California Superior Court

Bud Ovrom
Deputy Mayor, Housing and Economic Development
City of Los Angeles

Denise Ovrom
Principal, HdL Companies

Bernard Parks
Councilmember, District 8
Los Angeles City Council

Ray Remy
President, R.R. Consulting

Norman C. Roberts
President, Roberts Consulting Group, Inc.

Jeff Schaffer
Southern California Director,
Enterprise Community Partners

John Shirey
City Manager, City of Sacramento

Greig Smith
Councilmember, District 12
Los Angeles City Council

James Starbird
City Manager, City of Glendale

Allen Westheimer
Senior Auditor, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Margaret Whelan
General Manager, Personnel Department
City of Los Angeles

USC Representatives

Jack H. Knott, C. Irwin and Ione L. Piper Dean
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

Shui Yan Tang, Professor
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy