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2017 Board Slate

Ratified as of June 10, 2017

AAVC Trustee & Alumnae/i Recognition Committee Chair

Sharon Davidson Chang ’84, P’19
New York
Term of Service: 2017–2021

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience
Member, Parent Leadership Council (P’19), 2016–present; volunteer, Club Admission Committee, 1999–present; member, AAVC Nominating Committee, 2011–2014; volunteer, Career Advisory Network, 2005–2012; volunteer, Annual Fund (notewriter/phoner), 2007–2009; member, Reunion General Gifts Committee, 1992–1994.

Professional/Community Experience
Vice-president/talent agent, Non-Scripted Television, WME-IMG, 2014–present; vice-president, Broadcasting, IMG, 1996–2014; director, Talent and Production Planning, CBS Sports, 1990–1996; manager, Production Services, CBS Sports, 1989–1990; production coordinator and assistant to president, CBS Sports, 1984–1988; worship leader and pianist, Pascack Bible Church, Hillsdale, NJ, 2005–present; associate member, National Association of Black Journalists, 1998–present.

AAVC Trustee & Vice President for Operations

Stephen Hankins ’85, P’13, P’17
California
Term of Service: 2017–2021

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience
Co-chair, Pyramid Society, 2011–2016; co-chair, Parent Leadership Council, 2014–present; member, Development Council, 2014–present; mentor, Sophomore Career Connections, 2015; class agent, Class of 1985, 2015; co-chair, Class Fund, 2010–2014; member, Vassar 150 Campaign Committee, 2011–2013; co-chair, 25th Reunion Gift Committee, 2007–2010; member, Board of Trustees, 1995–2007; volunteer, Career Advisor Program, 1992–2006; notewriter/phoner, Annual Fund, 1990–1992 and 2000–2002; member, Annual Fund Advisory Committee, 1996–1999; member, CVC Regional Campaign Committee, 1995–1999; chair, 10th Reunion Gift Committee, 1992–1995; president, San Francisco Bay Area Vassar Club, 1992–1995; member, 21st Century Committee, 1990–1994.

Professional/Community Experience
Partner, Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila, 2016–present; partner, group leader, executive committee member, & coordinating partner, Schiff Hardin, 2007–2016; partner, Morgenstein & Jubelirer, 1998–2007; managing partner, Morgenstein & Jubelirer, 2000–2004; associate, Morgenstein & Jubelirer, 1994–1998; associate, Heller Ehrman, 1991–1994; member, Board of Managers, San Francisco YMCA, 1999–2007; chair, Board of Managers, San Francisco YMCA, 2005–2007; founding trustee, secretary, San Francisco Friends School, 2001–2007.

Communications Advisory Committee Chair

Lisa Denby ’87
New York
Term of Service: 2017–2021

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience
Communications advisory committee vice chair, AAVC Board, 2015–2017; member, AAVC Nominating Committee, 2012–2015; member, Reunion Gift Committee, 2012; Class Vice President, 2007–2012; Class Volunteer, 1997–2012; 20th Reunion Chair, 2007; volunteer, Career Advisor Program, 1992–2006; volunteer, Vassar Club of New York, 1989–1995.

Professional/Community Experience
Partner/co-founder, Managed Solutions LLC, 1998–present; vice president of sales & marketing, Brodock Press, 1992–1998; senior associate, Jan Krukowski & Associates, 1987–1992; president, 305 East 24 Owners Corp, 1995–present; vice president, East End Temple, 2006–present.

Clubs and Regional Networks Committee Chair
Vassar Fund Council Member

Brian Farkas ’10
New York
Term of Service: 2017–2021

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience
Chair, Clubs and Regional Networks Committee, 2016–2017; President, Vassar Club of New York, 2014–present; Nominating Committee Member 2014–2017; Board Member, Vassar Club of New York, 2011–present; Member, Annual Fund Council, 2013–present; Co-Chair, Class of 2010 Fund, 2010–present; interviewer/college fair representative, Alumnae/i Admissions Program, 2011–present; Member, Campaign Committee for the Vassar 150: World Changing Campaign, 2011–14; Vice President, Vassar Student Association, 2009–10; Editor-in-Chief, The Miscellany News, 2008–09.

Professional/Community Experience
Attorney, Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP, 2013–present; Adjunct Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School, 2014–present; Adjunct Professor, City University of New York; volunteer mediator, New York State Court System, 2012–present.

Director

Ernest Ceberio ’94
New Jersey
Term of Service: 2017–2021

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience
Founder and president, Latina/o Alumnae/i of Vassar College (LAVC), 1997-2003; volunteer, Club Admission Committee, 1999–2009; volunteer, Phonathon, 2002; chair, Reunion Gift Committee, 2001–2004.

Professional/Community Experience
Chief Counsel, PGIM Real Estate (formerly Prudential Real Estate Investors), 2016–present; vice president, Prudential Retirement at Prudential Financial, 2013–2016; vice president, deputy chief legal officer, Prudential Real Estate Investors, 2010–2013; vice president, Prudential Real Estate Investors, 2005–2010; attorney, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, 2000–2005; New York City Urban Fellows Program, 1994–1995; Board of Directors, Latino Justice PRLDEF (chair, Finance and Investment Committee; member, Executive Committee), 2013–present.

Director

Julianna Maria Simon ’11
California
Term of Service: 2017–2021

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience
Planning Committee member, Vassar Club of Southern California, 2016–present; volunteer, Vassar Admission Alumnae/i Program, 2011–present; Women’s Volleyball representative, Vassar NCAA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, 2009–2010.

Professional/Community Experience
Associate, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, 2015–present; volunteer, UCLA Entertainment Symposium Syllabus Committee, 2015–present; member, Orange County Bar Association, 2015–present; member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, 2015–present; editor-in-chief, UCLA Entertainment Law Review, 2014–2015; litigation intern, MGM Studios, 2014; summer law clerk, United States Attorney’s Office, 2013; litigation case clerk, Irell & Manella, 2011–2012; account coordinator/account services intern, Sensis, 2011.

Nominating Committee Member

Nana Takyi Baffour-Awuah ’14
New York
Term of Service: 2017–2021

Additional Vassar Volunteer Experience
Mentor, Sophomore Career Connections, 2016; Programming Committee, Vassar Club of New York, 2014–present.

Professional/Community Experience
Associate strategist, Consumer Dynamics, 2017–present; strategist & writer, freelance, 2014–present; strategist & writer, Adoptive, 2014–2016; Campus Activities programming intern, Vassar College, 2012–2014; social media & marketing intern, ReelAfrican Inc., 2013; marketing intern, Peanut Butter & Co., 2013; marketing & commercial intern, Vodafone, 2013; Communications intern, Vassar College, 2012; brand ambassador, Blink Fitness, 2016–present; volunteer builder, Habitat for Humanity, 2015; volunteer, Hillsong Church NYC, 2014–2015; volunteer, The Father’s Heart Soup Kitchen, 2014–2015.