Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council provides external counsel and support to the Dean to animate the vision, mission and strategic direction of the College of Arts and Sciences, and to further develop its commitment to engagement, exploration, innovation and relevance. Its members bring diverse expertise and perspective as they serve as ambassadors for the College, and offer counsel as we continue to grow and strengthen our programs.

More about the council's purpose and organization (PDF)

Cristina Abaroa

 Founder and CEO, Moon Moosic, a production service platform

Lois Capps

 Former U.S. Representative, California’s 24th District

Mary Ellen Cosenza, Ph.D.

 Formerly the Executive Director, U.S. Regulatory Affairs, at Amgen, Inc.

Don Hossler ’71, Ph.D.

 Senior Scholar, Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California

Oscar Madrigal ‘06, MPPA ‘10

 High School Educator and Oxnard City Council Member

Katherine Miller

 Formerly the Director of Campus Development, Facilities and Workplace Services for the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Artis Twyman

 Senior Director, Communications at Los Angeles Rams

Lory Mitchell Wingate

 COO National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine