As the representative voice of the CSU’s four million global alumni, the Council plays an active role in helping to shape CSU policy and participating in strategic decision-making.
Members of the Alumni Council meet regularly with CSU leaders and participate on systemwide committees to ensure that alumni are represented. The Alumni Council designates a representative to the following:
The council is comprised of alumni directors and representatives from all 23 campuses and uses its combined resources to promote and engage the CSU and its alumni, advocate for the CSU and facilitate the professional development of member associations.
President San Marcos, ’07
John Poli President-elect
San Bernardino, '06
Michelle Power Immediate Past President Chico, ‘92
Larry Adamson Alumni Trustee Los Angeles, ’74
José Solache Secretary Dominguez Hills, '06
Gene Detchemendy Treasurer Northridge, '84
Sean Connelly Finance & Development Committee Chair Maritime, '11
Crystal Wymer-Lucero Programs Committee Chair San Bernardino, '07
Stephanie Lane Alumni Directors Representative Humboldt, '04, '16
Liaisons to the CSU Alumni CouncilCalifornia State Student Association: Dixie Samaniego, VP for Systemwide Affairs, CSSAAcademic Senate CSU: Beth Steffel, Chair, ASCSUVice Presidents for Advancement Council: Vacant
Alumni Council Liaisons to Partners OrganizationsCalifornia State Student Association: Adrian Harrell, Alumni Representative, Stanislaus StateAcademic Senate CSU: José Solache, SecretarySystem Budget Advisory Committee: Gene Detchemendy, Treasurer