Guardian 2009

RSVP for the 2009 Alumni Guardian Awards!

You are invited to join the USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development (SPPD) and the SPPD Alumni Association for the fourth annual Alumni Guardian Awards dinner gala on Thursday, October 22, 2009. The evening will begin with an alumni reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 7:00 p.m. This year the gala will incorporate the theme, “Guardian goes Green,” to emphasize the school’s environmental awareness and emphasis on sustainability.

When: Thursday, October 22, 2009 : 6:00pm

Location:USC University Park Campus, Town and Gown

To RSVP, please click here.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact SPPD Events Manager at 213-821-8189 or by email at by Thursday, October 15.

The dinner honors and celebrates alumni and SPPD supporters who have shown dedication and leadership toward the betterment of their communities and the world around them. This year’s honorees are:

Mark Kroeker

   Mark Kroeker

Guardian Award for Alumni Merit

Master of Science in International Public Administration, 1974

Vice President, Global Intelligence, Threat Analysis and Crisis
Management, The Walt Disney Company

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Jan Perry

   Jan Perry

Guardian Award for Alumni Service

Bachelor of Arts, 1977; Master of Public Administration, 1981

Councilwoman, Ninth District, City of Los Angeles

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Alan Kreditor

   Alan Kreditor

Guardian Award for Vision and Leadership

Senior Vice President for University Advancement, Emeritus, USC

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For more information on the event and the 2009 honorees, please visit