The University of San
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 San Fernando Valley. With 20 years experience in business and real
estate law followed by private practice, Hamill is now the general manager of
California and U.S. Communities, which provides public financing and public
purchasing programs to government agencies.
He previously served as a member and chair of the Carondelet
High School, in Concord, 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, now runs his own real estate
investment and consulting firm with LoopLender, an affiliated commercial
mortgage brokerage firm of LoopNet, Inc. 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 native San Franciscan. She received her
undergraduate degree in accounting from USF 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.