USC Price School of Public Policy

ASPA So Cal Chapter honors Price alumni

July 1, 2014
MPA alumna Stacy Rose Mungo

Stacy Rose Mungo (center), administrative services manager for L.A. County, with Debbie Dillion, deputy executive director of SCAG, and Paul Hubler, Immediate Past President of ASPA So Cal

The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Southern California Chapter recognized three Trojans – including two USC Price School of Public Policy alumnae – at its 66th Annual Awards Installation and Luncheon on June 25. Stacy Rose Mungo MPA ’05 received the Chapter President’s Award, and Shoshana Raskas MPA ’11 earned the Will Baughman Chapter Development Award.

Professor Elyn Saks of the Gould School of Law was presented with the Harry Scoville Award for Academic Excellence.

In his welcome message, Paul Hubler, immediate past president of ASPA’s Southern California Chapter, said, “Each [of the award recipients] is inspiring in their own way and we are proud to include them among the distinguished ranks of those who have been recognized by this Chapter over the many decades for their leadership, excellence, innovation and public service.”

MPA grad Shoshana Raskas

Shoshana Raskas (center), performance auditor II for the City of San Diego, with Euria Chung, associate director of advancement projects and operations at Harvey Mudd College, and Debbie Dillion

The ASPA Southern California Chapter’s 2014-2015 leadership includes: Christie Bautista, president; Basil Panas, vice president of finance; Akiko Yamagami, vice president of marketing/communications; Veronica Lewis and Lusine Shepard, vice presidents of programs; Tonia Reeves Jackson, secretary; and Paul Hubler, immediate past president.

In addition, USC Price has a rich tradition of supporting and serving in the largest and most notable professional organization in public administration, including two national chapter presidents, professors Robert Dehardt and Chester Newland, and current national council member, Paul Danczyk.

For more information about the Southern California Chapter, visit