THREE NEW MEMBERS have been elected to three-year terms on the USF Board of Trustees. The new trustees include an environmental activist, Vatican Observatory astrophysicist, and CEO to one of the world’s largest real estate firms. Joining the board are:
Michelle J. Skaff ’76, president of the Sienna Foundation, which provides support for disadvantaged children, the arts, education, and environmental programs. She is currently chair of the Sierra Club Foundation board and serves on a number of nonprofit boards and advisory councils. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from USF.
Bill R. Stoeger, S.J., staff scientist for the Vatican Observatory Research Group, specializing in theoretical cosmology, high-energy astrophysics, and interdisciplinary studies relating to science, philosophy, and theology. He holds a doctorate in astrophysics from Cambridge University. Currently, he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Arizona, and teaches at USF and the Vatican Observatory summer schools.
Brett White is president and CEO of CB Richard Ellis, where he oversees global business activities for one of the world’s largest commercial real estate services firms. He is also on the board of Edison International and Southern California Edison. He has been involved in a number of civic and charitable organizations, including the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and Junior Achievement.