Nancy Pelosi poses with members of the board

Emeritus Advisory Board

*Leo T. McCarthy - Former California Lieutenant Governor of California; Founder, Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good (1930-2007)

Art Agnos - Mayor of San Francisco (1988 -1992), former Regional Head, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Jude Barry - CEO, Catapult Strategies, Verafirma

Joseph W. Cotchett - Attorney, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy

Honorable Joan Buchanan – Former Member, California State Assembly

Sheila Burke - Strategic advisor, Baker Donelson; former Undersecretary for the Smithsonian Institute

Honorable Betsy Butler – Former Member, California State Assembly

Marcelo Camperi - Dean, University of San Francisco College of Arts and Sciences

Mary Ruth Carleton - Vice President, University Relations, San Diego State University

Sandy Chau - Director, Accela, Inc.

Corey Cook - Dean, School of Public Service, Boise State University; former Director of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good

Frank Damrell - Deputy, Office of the State Attorney General of California

*Honorable John Foran - Former Member, California State Senate (1930-2014)

Loretta Holstein - Community leader, Robert and Loretta Holstein Scholarship Fund, University of San Francisco

*Ralph Lane - Founder/Chair, Sociology Department, University of San Francisco (1923- 2005)

Emily Lo Savio - Executive Director, Opportunity Impact

Antoinette M. Malveaux - Director, Casey Family Programs

Susan Marineau - Co- founder, Marineau Family Foundation

Craig Montuori - Founder and Executive Director, PolitiHacks

Patrick Murphy - Research Director, Public Policy Institute of California, former Director of the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good

Justice William Newsom - Financial Advisor, Getty family businesses, retired state appeals court judge

Vicky Nguyen - Senior Investigative Reporter, NBC Bay Area News, Valedictorian, Class of 2000, University of San Francisco

Mary Rosenblatt Powell - Former Chief Development Officer, San Francisco Opera

Rev. Stephen Privett, S.J. - Chancellor and Former President, University of San Francisco 

Shari Roeseler - former Executive Director, St. Anthony’s Foundation

Ronald Rose - Principal, LoopLender Inc. 

Catarina Schwab - Vice President, buildOn

Don Sebastiani - Founder, Don Sebastiani & Sons

Rhonda Smira - Former Bookkeeper, Sloat Higgins Jensen and Associates lobbying firm

*Jack Smith - Former Mayor of Hayward, California (1927-2008)

Richard Spohn - Partner, Nossaman LLP

*Kevin Starr - Historian; University Professor of History, University of Southern California; former California State Librarian (1940-2017)

Dominique Tan - Community Organizer, East Bay Housing Organizations

Joe Trippi - Founder, Trippi and Associates

Suzanne Troxel - CEO, Pivot Point Capital

Jennifer Turpin - USF Professor of Sociology; former Provost and Academic Vice President, University of San Francisco; former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences 

*(deceased)

Contact Info

Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good

M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Masonic, Room 106
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-5662 (415) 422-5641