Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees 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.


Eric Flowers EMBA '04
President and CEO
Ramsell Corporation


John Arnaudon '81, Hon. ED.L.D. '22
President & CEO
Concord Kia/Concord Mitsubishi


Richard Plumb, Ph.D.
Saint Mary's College of California


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


Karl Beutner '71 M.D., Ph.D.
DermBiont, Inc. 

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

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

Kevin Flynn '86
Ernst & Young

Margaret French Isaac '85
DiNovi Pictures

Brother James Gaffney, FSC, Hon. ED.L.D. '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

Brother Charles Hilken, FSC, Ph.D., '78
Professor of History; Director, Cummins Institute for
Catholic Thought, Culture, and Action
Saint Mary's College of California

David Holquin '03, MNA
De La Salle High School

David Kenney '86
Westrux International

Douglas Lange, M.D.
Malta Clinic

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

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

Brother Ernest Miller, FSC, D.Min., Hon. ED.L.D. '22
Founding Director
Adrien Nyel Project

Charles Moore '70
CEO (Retired)
McGuire Real Estate

Joseph Motta '84
Attorney at Law
A Professional Law Corporation

Kevin Nagle, Hon. ED.L.D. '21
Chairman and CEO
Sac Soccer & Entertainment Holdings, Inc.

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

David Perry '97, MBA '01, M.Ed. '04, Ed.D. '19
Cristo Rey High School

Brother Gustavo Ramirez, FSC, MA '94, Ed.D.
General Councilor for Association and Mission
Generalate, Rome, Italy

Kimberley Vogel '89
Former President
Base Venture Investing

Michael Zumbo '82
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