Neighborhood Collaborative Committee Working Group

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, USC has partnered with its University Park Campus neighbors on food distribution, public safety, and supporting local nonprofits and small businesses. The Neighborhood Collaborative Committee will work with our neighbors and our off-campus student body to continue this partnership as we work to ensure a safe and healthy community for everyone. Below are the group members:

  • Samuel Garrison, Senior Vice President, External Relations
  • David Ernest Galaviz, Associate Vice President, Government and Community Relations
  • John L. Thomas, Executive Director/Chief, Department of Public Safety
  • Elizabeth Carreno, Safety Liaison, Community Relations
  • Erroll Southers, Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy
  • Jessie Redd, Project Specialist, Sol Price School of Public Policy
  • Dan Stimmler, Vice President for Auxiliary Services and Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena
  • Laurie Michelle Stone, Associate Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Asset Management
  • Winston Crisp, Vice President, Student Affairs
  • Monique Sosa Allard, Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Affairs
  • Emily Therese Sandoval, Interim Associate Vice Provost, Student Engagement
  • Christopher Perez, Adjunct Instructor, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
  • Cleopatra M. Abdou, Associate Professor of Social Work, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
  • Jean Bednarz, Program Administrator, Student Affairs
  • Melinda Ramos-Alatorre, Senior Managing Director, Local Government and Community Relations
  • Steve Wesson, Program Manager — GCE Community Partnerships, University Relations
  • Eric Abelev, Executive Director of Public Relations Projects, Office of the Senior Vice President for Communications
  • Celine Dang, Public Communications Assistant, Department of Public Safety
  • Alejandro Maldonado, Executive Assistant, Office of the Senior Vice President for University Relations
  • Janelle Pharris, Administrative Assistant, Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and the CFO
  • Kristen McDonald, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Auxiliary Services and COO of the LA Memorial Coliseum
  • Christine Yamaguchi, Executive Assistant, University Real Estate
  • Maria Leticia Huerta-Garcia, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Suzie Franco, Executive Asssistant, Department of Public Safety