The University Foundation

The Board

Meet the 2019–20 University Foundation Board officers, members, ex-officio members, and representatives.


stuart casillas

Stuart Casillas, '96

Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

dave hodson

David Hodson, '90 '92

Vice Chair
Director of Engineering, Google


Debra Cannon

Debra Cannon, '76

Founder, Lulus

Robin Gayle

Robin Gayle, PhD, MFT, '80

Professor and Psychotherapist, Dominican University of California

jay gilbert

Jay Gilbert '69

Vice President, A.L. Gilbert Company President, Oakdale Feed and Seed Company Director, Oak Valley Community Bank

Tom Giustina

Retired, Dermatologist, The Permanente Medical Group

David Heinsen '91

VP of Finance, Technology Development & Manufacturing, Intel Corporation

Tom Martin

Tom Martin, '66

Retired President & CEO, Durham Pump, Inc.

Marcia Moore

Marcia Moore, MD

Cardiologist & Former Chair, Department of Medicine, Enloe Medical Center Past President, Western States Affiliate, American Heart Association

Chuck Nelsen

Chuck Nelsen '89

Director, Merrill Lynch

Chris Nichols '69

Retired Guidance Counselor and Teacher, Pleasant Valley High School

Cathy Pleasant


marilyn rees

Marilyn Rees '81 '82 '00

Lecturer, School of Education, CSU Chico Administrator, Chico Unified School District

Darryl Schoen

Darryl Schoen, '77

President, Manufacturers Financing Services

dave scotto

David Scotto '89

SVP Organizational Performance, Learning and Development, Sedgwick

Ex-Officio Members

Ahmad Boura

Ahmad Boura

Vice President for University Advancement and CEO of the University Foundation

Gayle Hutchinson

Gayle Hutchinson

President, California State University, Chico

ann sherman

Ann Sherman

Vice President for Business and Finance and CFO of the University Foundation


Emily Huang

Faculty Representative
Faculty, Finance and Marketing Department, CSU, Chico

Mimi Baez

Student Representative
Vice President of Finance, Student Philanthropy Council