National Council for Arts and Sciences

The National Council for Arts and Sciences serves as a volunteer advisory board to the dean of the college.

In the lists below, the "P" denotes parent; the year that follows denotes graduation year of the child.


National Council for Arts and Sciences

Mahmoud Abdallah, P '04, P '10 - Managing Partner - MMA Global Investments LLC
Lois F. Alperstein, BA ’77, P’12 - Proprietor - Country Shoppers of Culpeper
Marc D. Bianchi, Esq., BA ’83, P ’10, ‘12 - Financial Advisor - Morgan Stanley
Jason B. Blank, BA ‘02- Partner - Haber Blank, LLP
Jerry R. Bloom, BA '74, MA '76 - Partner - Winston & Strawn
Greg A. Blue, BA '90, JD '95 - Partner - Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland Perretti
Yawen Chiang, Ph.D. '83 - Director, Strategic Planning and Scientific Collaboration - Genetech Process Research & Development
Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr., BA '94 - Campaign Co-Chair
Elizabeth Craig, MPA ‘83 - Retired Deputy Assistant Administrator - Office of Air & Radiation
Michael Feinsod, BA '93- Chairman & CEO - Ameritrans Capital Corporation
Dr. Farahnaz Forozan, Ph.D. ‘00 - Scientific Program Director - LabCorp Clinical Trials Scientific Affairs 
Howard Furman, BA ’79, P ’09, ‘10 - Managing Director - Fixed Income Capital Markets 
John T. Gaffney, Esq., BA '82, P '10, '13, '14 - Partner - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Stephen Haber, BA ‘79 - A.A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor, Director and Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow - Hoover Institution
Madeleine R. Jacobs, BS '68,HON '03 - Campaign Co-Chair, President & CEO - Council of Scientific Society Presidents
Richard Alan Johnston, P '04, '06, '12- Chief Legal Counsel - Massachusetts Attorney General
Benjamin Klubes, Esq. BA '87 - Partner - Buckley Sandler LLP
Bennett Lavenstein, MD, BS '66, P '03- Physician - Neurologist - Children's National Medical Center
Richard Legon, BA ’70, MA ‘73 - President - Association of Governing Boards of Colleges & Universities
Melissa Maxman, Esq. BA '84, JD '88, P '10 - Chair, NCAS- Commercial Litigation Group - Cozen O'Connor
John McGurl, M.D., BA '84 - Internal Medicine - Virginia Hospital
Gregory Nelson, BA ‘78 - Partner - Paul Hastings LLP
Marsha Reeves, B ‘91 - Chief Growth & Operations Officer - KIPP Baltimore
Michael Thacher BA '70 - Retired General Manager, Public Relations & Communications - Unocal Corporation
Bryan N. Tramont, BA '89 - Managing Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
William Warren, BA '67- Retired Foreign Service Officer
Yonni Wattenmaker, BA ‘93 - Executive Director - Breast Cancer Alliance
Kevin A. Werner, BA ’82 - Vice President - Corporate Development

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Emeriti Members of the National Council for Arts and Sciences

Marc Albert, Esq. BA '70, JD '73 - Partner - Stinson Morrison & Hecker, LLP
Bert Deixler, Esq., BA '73 - Partner - Kendall Brill Kleiger
Axel Freudmann, BA ’68 - Retired Senior VP Human Resources - AIG
Mary Anne Frey, BA ’70, Ph.D. ’75 - Professor Emeritus - Wright State University Department of Community Health
Candace G. Kaplan, CFP, BA ’70 - CEO and President - Kaplan Financial Group
Pamela Lawrence, BA ’76 - Senior Vice President - North Shore Medical Center
Richard Marmaro, Esq., BA '73, P '08 - Partner - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
Alan S. Nadel, Esq. BA '71, JD '76 - Partner - Panitch Schwarze Belisaio & Nadel LLP
Sheldon J. Rapoport, BA ’70 - Retired Foreign Service Officer
Peter K. Yeskel BA' 71, P '04 - Owner - Peter K. Yeskel & Associates
Ellen Zane, BA ’73 - Retired President & CEO - Tufts Medical Center

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