USC Price Alumni Association


The purpose of the USC Price School Alumni Association is:

  • To serve as a partner with the Sol Price School of Public Policy
  • To support the academic excellence and professional relevance of USC Price’s degree programs
  • To nurture a strong community of alumni, faculty, administration and students
  • To foster lifelong professional development of the USC Price community
  • To expand USC Price’s influence in the local community and beyond

All USC Price School alumni are automatically considered members of our Alumni Association upon graduation. There are no dues or fees associated with membership.

The USC Price Alumni Association is governed by a Board of Directors.

Executive Committee

Laura Peralta, MPA ‘10
Vice President of Community Development

Kathleen O’Halloran, EML ’16
Vice President of Membership

Ante Perkov, MRED ‘09
Vice President of Engagement
Principal, Capwest Real Estate
Associate Professor, Cal Poly Pomona

Ana Maria Storey, BS ‘96
Vice President of Community Service
Executive Director
Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center

Pernell Jones MHA ’10
Immediate Past President
Business Development & Strategy Executive
Providence Health & Services


Current Members

Ryan Aeh, BS ‘03
VP Land Acquisition
City Ventures

Elizabeth Armour, MPA ‘95
Riel Strategies

Alma Burke, EML ‘16
Sergeant II
Los Angeles Police Department

Peter Castro, MPA ’11
Assistant to the City Manager
Indian Wells

Audrey Diaz Dow, BS ‘98
Senior Vice President
Campaign for College Opportunity

Jennifer Fairfield Frisk, BS ‘06
Managing Director
Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Karl Fielding, MPL ‘15
Senior Planner

Sevada Hemelians MPL/MPA ‘98
SIH Ventures

Abby Jagoda, MPP ‘10
Director of Public Policy & Best Practices,
International Council of Shopping Centers

Sally Kikuchi, MPA ’12
Director of Operations
DaVita Medical Group

Nathaniel Lacasse, MHA ’13
Patient Safety Specialist
UCLA Health

Alex McClain MPA ’08
Senior Intelligence Officer
U.S Department of Homeland Security

Patricia Neri, MPP ‘11
Program Manager, Corporate Citizenship
The Walt Disney Company

Christopher Roche, BS ‘10
Acquisitions Director
The Collective

Jesse Saucedo Jr., MPA ‘08
Housing Investigator & Policy Advisor
City of Los Angeles

Yvette Shahinian Estrada MPP ‘10
District Director
Office of Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Charles Smith, MPL ‘90
Senior Vice President, Planning & Development

Mark Van Dellen, BS ’08, MPA ‘09
Mortgage Loan Officer
HomeStreet Bank

Genea Wilson, MHA ’09
Director of Service Line Operations
Sutter Health – Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Gregory Woolway, BS ’08
Vice President
Bridge Development Partners

Emeritus Members

Carl Alameda MPA ’05, MPL ’06

Eric Alegria MPA ’05

Marissa Aho, AICP, MPL ’06

Aggie Afarinesh (Nesh) BS ’03, MPA ’05

Eric Batch MPP ’00

Karin Berger Stellar MPA ’00

Heidi Brandl MRED/MBA ’03

Felicia Brannon MPA ’95

Jennifer Bravo, MPP ’06

Billy Brockway, Jr., EML ’11

Nancy Burke MPDS ’03

Kirk Cartozian MRED/MBA ’05

Elsa Chagolla MPP ’00

Timothy Collins FACHE, BS ’90, MHA ’95

Brittany DeBeikes, BS ’05

Debra DuRoff FACHE, MPA ’87

Darren Fancher MRED ’03

Mary Beth Formby MHA ‘09

Max Frank BS ’05

Michael Gazzano BS ’07, MRED ’12

Everett Allen Greer MRED ’04

Lauren Gregor MPA ’08

Kristine Guerrero MPA ’00

Shubharoop Ghosh MPL ’02

Stephen Guine MPP ’96

Kimberly Hoffman MPA ’91

Yoko Igawa MPA ’09

Michael Yoshio Kawada BS ’99, MHA ’02

John Keisler MPA ’05

Derek Larsen MPA ’06

Brian League MPL ’89

Michael K. Low MPA ’80

Tessa Mazler MPA ’08

Lori Meloch BS ’88, JD ’91

Jessica Morog BS ’05

Stacy Rose Mungo MPA ’05

Susan O’Carroll MPL ’81, Ph.D. ’89

Lucy Okumu MPP ’04

Mark Persico AICP, MPL ’91

Nancy Pfeffer MPP ’99

Luz Reyes-Martin MPA/MPL ’09

Josh Rohmer MPL ’06

Jeff Schaffer MPA ’87

Art Simonian MRED ’99

Renata Simril MRED ’99

Krista Sloniowski MPL ’03

Elizabeth (Liz) Ann Smith EML ’08

Mott Smith MRED ’99

Brissa Sotelo-Vargas MPP ’06

Erroll Southers MPA ’98

Abel Sun MPA ’08

Shane Swerdlow BS ’10 (Chair)

Anthony Taylor BS ’97, JD ’00

Douglas Tripp MPP ’06

Lupe Valdez BS Psyc ’83, MPA ’85

Jeff Van Hoy BS ’94, MHA ’97

Michael Vanderbeek MPL ’05

Julayne Austin Virgil MPA ’07

Wendy Wang MPP ’01

Grace Weltman BS ’97, MPP ’99

Carolyn Williams MPA ’82

Suzanne Wang MHA ’06