Leadership Manual

Corporate Relations Committee

Current Chairs

  • 2017-2018 Chairs: Philippe Cumia & Markie Gayles

Previous Chairs

  • 2014-2015 Chairs: Robert Stephens, UC Riverside, Noah Kaloostian, UCLA

  • 2013-2014 Chair: Noah Kaloostian, UCLA

  • 2011-2013 Chair: Frank Montana, UCLA

  • 2010-2011 Chair: Jack Gibbons, UCLA

  • 2009-2010 Co-Chairs: Jack Gibbons, UCLA/Jesse McCauley, Pepperdine University

  • 2007-2009 Chair: Jesse McCauley, Pepperdine University

  • 2005-2007 Chair: Philippe Cumia, SFSU

  • 2003-2005 Chair: Jeanette Bradeen, UC Riverside


  • Travel – Yes. Required attendance at the Annual Conference and Exposition

  • Programming - No

  • Communication by phone, mail, fax, e-mail or on-site meetings


To provide an opportunity for Association members and corporate partners to collaboratively network and share ideas on meeting the Association’s and Corporate needs while best serving member institutions and WACUHO events throughout the year.


  1. Create and maintain a WACUHO resource and Corporate Partnership network made up of corporate affiliates, non-affiliates and identified special interest or support groups throughout the western region.

  2. Work in conjunction with the Treasurer to solicit annual Corporate Partnership dues.

  3. Work in conjunction with the Marketing and Communications Coordinator to solicit advertising for the WACUHO Waves.

  4. Render recommendations and guidelines to all programmatic committees in WACUHO regarding corporate donations.

  5. Act as a clearinghouse for all committees to report, request, or inquire about any involvement with corporations and WACUHO related events.

  6. In conjunction with the Exhibits and Awards and Recognition committees, solicit nominations and award the R.W. Gang Award.

  7. Submit an informative article or update per issue of the WACUHO Waves newsletter.

  8. Prepare and submit one copy of your annual report in the EOY report cubby and one copy of the annual report in your committee’s cubby, and notify the WACUHO Vice President by May 1. (see Appendix for sample).

  9. Create a strategy, with the Exhibits and Displays Committee, to best preview and promote those corporations with exhibits and displays at the Annual Conference and Exposition (i.e. special prize drawings in the exhibits area). Ensure exhibitor and vendor compliance with the Exhibitor Presenter Policy.

  10. Chair serves a two-year term.

  11. Chair serves a two-year term.

  12. Chair is a member of the Annual Conference and Exposition team.