USF Welcomes New Trustees

The University of San Francisco welcomed eight new members to its board of trustees in September, including the current pastor of St. Ignatius Loyola Parish in Sacramento and one of the nation’s foremost research scientists on pancreatic cancer.

STEPHEN A. HAMILL, JD ’78, a native of St. Louis, Mo., who grew up in the San Fernando Valley, has more than 20 years experience in business, real estate law, and private practice. Hamill is the general manager of California Communities and U.S. Communities, which provide public financing and public purchasing programs to government agencies. He previously served as a member and chair of the Carondelet High School board of directors for six years. He has been a youth soccer coach and referee for the past 28 years. 

MICHAEL E. MOYNAHAN, S.J., a native of Phoenix, is the pastor of St. Ignatius Loyola Parish in Sacramento. Since his ordination in 1973, Fr. Moynahan has served as the assistant director of novices for the California Province (1973-76), on the religious studies faculty at Santa Clara University (1985-1996), and as associate professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University (1996-2008), where he also served as associate dean and then dean of the Gonzaga-in-Florence program (1999-2003). 

FRANK B. NOONAN ’59 is a San Francisco native. He received his degree in accounting following a two-year interval during which he served in the U.S. Army. Noonan was a long-time member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants until his retirement in 2006. He is on the board of directors for film production firm Saul Zaentz Company, where he has served as CFO and partner since 1970. 

RONALD R. ROSE, MBA ’83 runs his own real estate investment and consulting firm with LoopLender, an affiliated commercial mortgage brokerage firm of LoopNet, Inc., after a 30-year career in commercial real estate. Rose also serves on the USF San Francisco Regional Council, the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good board of advisers, and as a member of the dean’s circle at the Masagung Graduate School of Management. 

STEPHEN V. SUNDBORG, S.J., is president of Seattle University, a private Jesuit university with more than 7,750 students. Fr. Sundborg’s key objectives as president have been to encourage student-centered education, enhance academic excellence, and develop resources to support a growing student population. Fr. Sundborg is committed to promoting social justice and actively supports programs that encourage students, faculty, and staff to make a difference, whether in the local community or developing countries. 

DR. MARGARET A. TEMPERO, deputy director and director of research at the University of California, San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, pioneered the use of antibody-based therapies to combat pancreatic cancer and helped develop the fixed dose rate concept for gemcitabine, a chemotherapy drug. Dr. Tempero serves on numerous scientific boards and is currently a member of the Oncology Drug Advisory Committee for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

ELIZABETH “BETH” WALL HANSON ’82 is a Convent of the Sacred Heart High School graduate and a native San Franciscan. She received her undergraduate degree in accounting and her graduate degree in financial planning/tax from Golden Gate University. She is president of a real estate investment and management company. 

MICHAEL F. WEILER, S.J., is the director of novices at the Ignatius House, Jesuit Novitiate in Culver City. Prior to his current appointment, Fr. Weiler split his time working at the Center for Psychological Services and teaching in the master’s program in counseling psychology, both at Santa Clara University. 



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