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Events in the San Francisco Bay Area are planned by alumni volunteers. If you're interested in learning more about how you can help at events, have event ideas, or questions about resources for alumni, contact one of the Vice Presidents of Programming Ziad Abouchadi, MBA’17, or Leonard Dorin, AB’56, MBA’57, or your University staff liaison, Jen Lenard-Benson. If you are interested in learning more about a specific program you find below, please look up your fellow alumni in the Alumni Directory.

University of Chicago Bay Area Alumni Club

Board Members and Officers 2018-2020

Ziad Abouchadi, MBA’17, Co Vice President of Programming

Butch Anton, SB’88, President
Elaine Black, AB’71
Kathryn Burruss, AM’13
Mingyue (Alice) Dai, AB’16
Akankshu Dhawan, MBA’15
Leonard Dorin, AB’56, MBA’57, Co Vice-President of Programming
Mark Frey, AB’98, Social Media and Marketing Chair

George Groh, AB'09, Communications Chair
Lori Hansen, AB’86
Tom Kucharvy, AM’79
Volker Kuebler, MBA’06, Vice President

Dan Kimerling, AB’08, AM’08, President Emeritus

Alexis Miller, MBA'17
Matthew Mo, AB’14

Donna Padnos, MBA’82, Secretary

Shelby Song, EX’97
Maureen Wan, AB’95

Chloe Zhu, AB’12


Alumni Board Liaison
Lara Druyan, AB'89

Affinity Group Leaders and Ongoing Program Contacts

Vincenzo Barbetta, AB'99, MBA'05, LGBT Alumni Network
Denver Barrows, AB'13, Military Affinity Group
Ronna Benjamin, SB’67, East Bay Book Club
Alan Bennett, SM’63, PhD’65, Peninsula Book Club
Mary Hanley, AB'11, MPP'15, Chicago Women's Alliance
John Kelly, AB’88, San Francisco Book Club
Ahsan Shaikh, JD’05, Alumni Law Society
Leigh Winter Martin, MBA'05, Chicago Booth Alumni Club