Board of Trustees

Saint Mary’s College of California's Board of Trustees is the College's governing body whose fiduciary duties and responsibilities are determined by the College's bylaws and other governing documents.
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The group's responsibilities include advocating for the College locally, nationally, and internationally; exercising appropriate oversight of the academic quality and fiscal health of the College; approving the annual budget; evaluating and advising the President of the College; and providing financial support, as well as leadership in fundraising, to sustain the College's mission and progress.

The Board is a self-perpetuating body whose minimum number shall be 18 and whose maximum number shall be 32, of which not less than 6 nor more than 10 shall be professed religious of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Members by right of office are the Brother Visitor and the President of the College. The Board ordinarily meets annually three times on campus and once for an off-site retreat. Scroll down this page to see a list of meeting Minutes and recent Resolutions.

From the Board

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Board Approves Roger J. Thompson, EdD, as Saint Mary's 31st President

Board Chairman Eric Flowers EMBA '04 and Brother Nick Gonzalez, FSC, Brother Visitor and Provincial Superior for the District of San Francisco New Orleans of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, made the announcement in a May 21, 2024, message to the campus community.

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Eric Flowers EMBA '04
President and CEO
Ramsell Corporation


Brother David L. Caretti '99, FSC, EdD
Director of Vocation Ministry
San Francisco New Orleans District of the Order of the Brothers of the Christian Schools


Brother Thomas Jones '69, FSC, EdD
Interim President
Saint Mary's College of California


Elizabeth Phelan '92, MSN '97
Orange Coast College Student Health


Karl Beutner '71 MD, PhD
DermBiont, Inc. 

Michael Brisbin '84
Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz,
Edelman & Dicker, LLP

Karen Clyne ’98
Former EVP, Managing Director & Chair at 
BCW Global Public Relations

Janiece Evans-Page

Kevin Flynn '86
Ernst & Young

Kristine (Kristy) Furrer-Crouch ’86
SVP, Partner
Woodruff Sawyer

Brother James Gaffney, FSC, Hon. EdLD '21
President Emeritus
Lewis University

Brother Nick Gonzalez, FSC
Visitor, San Francisco New Orleans District of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools De La Salle Institute

David Holquin '03, MNA
De La Salle High School

David Jochim, MBA '92
SVP & Senior Credit Officer
Flagstar Bank

David Kenney '86
Westrux International

Kathy Littles '94, Ph.D.
California Institute of Integral Studies

Mark Madgett '83
Senior Vice President & Head of Agency
New York Life Insurance Company

Dennis Meiss '69, PhD
President & CEO (Retired)
ProThera, Inc.

Brother Ernest Miller, FSC, DMin, Hon. EdLD '22
Founding Director
Adrien Nyel Project

Charles Moore '70
CEO (Retired)
McGuire Real Estate

Brother Michael O'Hern, FSC
President and CEO (Retired)
Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc.

David Perry '97, MBA '01, MEd '04, EdD '19
Christian Brothers High School, Sacramento, CA

Brother Gustavo Ramirez, FSC, MA '94, EdD
VP Lasallian Mission and Identity
Universidad La Salle Chihuahua

Tammy Ramos ’93, JD
Executive Director

Roderick Roche '85, MBA '92
G&M Realty Ventures, LLC

Anthony Scolini '87
Senior Managing Director

Kevin Sharps ’89
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Amy McAndrews Walters
Director of Development
The Seven Hills School