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Pam Russell
director of communications


For Immediate Release
July 20, 2012

CASE Membership Elects 10 Advancement Professionals to Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The CASE membership has formally elected 10 individuals to fill open positions on the CASE Board of Trustees. The 30-member board sets CASE policies, approves the annual budget and ensures sound management of the organization.

The results were announced during the annual membership meeting at the recent 2012 CASE Summit for Leaders in Advancement outside of Washington, D.C. The 10 trustees are as follows:

J. Michael Goodwin, treasurer. Michael Goodwin is president and chief executive officer of the Oregon State University Foundation in Corvallis, Ore. He previously served as vice president for alumni and university relations at Georgetown University and associate vice president of development at Washington State University.

Tracy Barlok, secretary. Tracy Barlok is vice president for development and alumni relations at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. Prior to Holy Cross, she was associate vice president for advancement at Skidmore College in Sarasota Springs, N.Y. Barlok also worked at her alma mater, Colgate University, as assistant to the president, director of special gift programs and director of alumni relations.

David Dini, trustee-at-large. David Dini is assistant headmaster at St. Mark's School of Texas in Dallas, Texas, where he also served as director of external relations. Prior to St. Mark's, Dini was director of development at Graland Country Day School and director of development at the John Cooper School.

Peter Hayashida, trustee-at-large, and chair, CASE Commission on Philanthropy. Peter Hayashida is vice chancellor for university advancement at the University of California, Riverside. He previously served as assistant vice chancellor for external affairs and executive director of the UCLA Foundation at the University of California, Los Angeles. In addition, he was the associate executive director for finance and administration and chief financial officer at the UCLA Alumni Association.

Denise Martin, trustee-at-large. Denise Martin is director of advancement and external affairs at the Center for Early Education in West Hollywood, Calif., where she also served as director of development. Previously, Martin served as a consultant for the James Glass Company as well as a consultant for Ketchum Inc.

Timothy O'Malley, District VII trustee. Timothy O'Malley is vice president for university relations at the University of San Diego in San Diego, Calif. Prior to his current position, O'Malley was vice president for university relations at Pacific University as well as vice president, WSU Foundation, and director of gift planning at Washington State University.

Elizabeth O'Rourke, District II trustee. Elizabeth O'Rourke is secretary, board of trustees, and vice president, principal gifts at Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y. She has held numerous other positions at Syracuse, including vice president, development, and chief development officer; associate vice president, institutional advancement, and associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences; and associate vice president of alumni relations.

Kathleen Santora, trustee-at-large. Kathleen Santora is chief executive officer at the National Association of College and University Attorneys in Washington, D.C. Previously, she served as vice president and chief executive officer at the American Association for Higher Education as well as director of public policy and external relations at the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges.

Greg Sheridan, District VIII trustee. Greg Sheridan is associate vice president, constituency programs, at the University of Washington in Seattle, Wash. Previously, he served as senior vice president, WSU Foundation, and associate vice president for university advancement at Washington State University.

Ellen Sullivan, trustee-at-large. Ellen Sullivan is executive director of principal giving strategies at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. Prior to Boston College, Sullivan held numerous positions at Harvard University, including director of international advancement, director of corporate and foundation relations, and associate director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

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