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Meet the 2017 selection committee

Without the multi-school, multidisciplinary selection committee, this process would not have been possible. The committee worked diligently to read through all 496 nominations and narrow the list down to the 40 selected honorees.  

Selection committee members:

Robin Doty

Senior Director, Office of Alumni and External Engagement
Graziadio School of Business and Management

Matt Ebeling ('99)

Executive Director, Alumni Affairs
Seaver College/George Pepperdine College

Tracey Cummings

Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Bob Clark (MBA '79)

Executive Director, Alumni Affairs
Central Alumni Affairs

Karin Taylor ('87, MS '02)

Director, Athletics Advancement

Al Sturgeon

Preaching Minister
University Church of Christ

Ashley Trim (MPP '09)

Executive Director
Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership, School of Public Policy

Jessie Fahy

Director of Law Alumni Relations
School of Law Alumni Relations Office

Marla Pontrelli

Associate Director and Industry Specialist
Seaver College Career Center

Michael Helfand

Associate Professor of Law
Former Associate Director, Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies
Pepperdine School of Law

Matt Cutler 

Senior Advancement Officer
Pepperdine School of Public Policy


For questions about the process or more information about the campaign, please email social@pepperdine.edu