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Pam Russell
Senior Director of Communications


For Immediate Release
July 23, 2015

CASE Membership Elects Nine Advancement Professionals to Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The membership of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education has elected nine 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 2015 CASE Summit for Leaders in Advancement in Chicago.

The newly elected trustees are:

James Harris, chair-elect. James Harris is president of the University of San Diego. He previously served as president of Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, and Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio. Harris has held numerous senior advancement positions, including vice president for advancement at Wright State University and vice president for advancement at the College of Mount St. Joseph.

James Moore, treasurer. James Moore, winner of CASE District VII's Tribute Award, is president and chief executive officer of the University of Illinois Foundation. Previously, he was president and CEO of the University of Arizona Foundation in Tucson. Previously, he served as president and CEO of the University of Northern Colorado Foundation in Greeley.

Susannah Baker, at-large trustee. Susannah Baker, a former member of the CASE Europe Board, is director of the Waynflete Office of Magdalen College School in Oxford, UK. She was previously director of communications at Oxford Brookes University and director of communications in the office of the vice chancellor at the University of Cambridge.

Matthew Eynon, at-large trustee and philanthropy commission chair. Matthew Eynon is vice president for college advancement at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Previously, he served as associate vice president for capital giving and associate vice president for annual giving at Boston College and assistant vice president for advancement at Suffolk University.

Peter Hayashida, at-large trustee. Peter Hayashida is vice chancellor of university advancement at the University of California, Riverside. He was previously assistant vice chancellor at the University of California, Los Angeles and the associate executive director of finance and administration at the UCLA Alumni Association.

Jeffery Johnson, at-large trustee. Jeffrey Johnson is president of the Iowa State University Alumni Association in Ames. Previously, he was campus alumni director at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and senior vice president of alumni relations at the University of Kansas Alumni Association.

Barbara Miles, District VIII trustee. Barbara Miles is vice-president of development and alumni engagement at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She previously served as associate vice president of the University of Florida Foundation in Gainesville. She was also senior fundraiser at the Florida Philharmonic.

Monica Taylor Lotty, District II trustee. Monica Taylor is vice president of development and alumni relations at the University of Delaware in Newark. She was previously executive director of external affairs at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia. She has also held development positions at the Georgetown University, the Atlanta Olympic Committee and the U.S. Olympic Committee.

Nancy Treser-Osgood, District VII trustee. Nancy Treser-Osgood is senior director of alumni relations at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. Previously, she was director of alumni relations at two other institutions in Claremont: Pomona College and Claremont Graduate University. She currently serves as a board member of the Claremont Unified School District and was a director of the Claremont Education Foundation.

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