We congratulate our Alumni Awards Recipients for their excellent work and dedication!

Garth Flint '63

Alumnus of the Year

Garth Flint ’63, Economics

In addition to his accomplished career in the financial services industry, Garth Flint continually serves the College, both as a dedicated alumnus and as a parent of two Gaels. Currently a College Trustee, he plays a key role in various fundraising endeavors and has served previously on the School of Economics and Business Administration Advisory Board. Flint also serves on the boards of the St. Francis Medical Center Foundation and Boys Hope Girls Hope of Southern California.

Frank and Lois Noonan

Honorary Alumnus and Alumna

Frank and Lois Noonan

As emphatic advocates of Catholic education, the Noonans steadfastly support the mission of Saint Mary’s College. Parents or grandparents of no less than seven Gaels, the Noonans have championed the recent growth of the College as benefactors of the current Joseph L. Alioto Recreation Center and the Keck Media Lab projects, as well as the academic endowment.

Fred Tovar '95

Signum Fidei Award

Fred Tovar '95, Psychology

Described as having the ability to “excel at making others excel,” Fred Tovar has demonstrated an outstanding track record promoting the goals of higher education, serving Stanford University School of Medicine as director of student affairs and assistant director of admissions for the Primary Care Program (PCP). 

Jeanne DeMatteo '83

Saint John Baptist De la Salle Award

Jeanne DeMatteo '83, Accounting

For the past 18 years Jeanne DeMatteo has served the College as a devoted employee and annual donor. Currently the assistant vice president for finance and controller, her understanding of the College’s mission shines through in her passion for Saint Mary’s, playing a role in her having been named in 2010 as one of the College’s “40 Most Influential Alumnae.”

Joe O'Connor '56

Meritorious Service Award

Joe O'Connor '56

A board member for Welcome INN (Interfaith Needs Network), as well as the non-profit iHope, Joe O’Connor has continually served his community in Orange County. He also is an active member of the Serra Club and the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Michael Collopy '82

Meritorious Service Award

Michael Collopy '82

Michael Collopy has deftly merged an accomplished art practice as a photographer with the ability to create transformative work. His book, Works of Love are Works of Peace, is a photographic documentation of Mother Teresa and the Missionaries of Charity, and his volume, Architects of Peace, highlights 75 of the world’s greatest peacemakers.

Michael Clothier EMBA '06

 

GOLD Award

Michael Clothier EMBA '06

A valued member of the Graduate Business Alumni Committee since 2006, Michael Clothier previously served two consecutive three-year terms on the College’s Alumni Board of Directors. Clothier is a model alumni volunteer, regularly contributing to the recruitment and networking efforts of the School of Economics and Business Administration.


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