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USC Government and Civic Engagement

Samuel Garrison
Senior Vice President, University Relations
(213) 740-6614

Martha Escutia
Vice President, Government Relations
(213) 740-5371

Federal Relations
Office of Federal Relations
David Brown
Vice President for Federal Relations
(202) 824-5860 

State Government Relations
Janet Lopez
Executive Director
(916) 637-8982

Office of Civic Engagement & Economic Partnerships
Effie Turnbull Sanders
Vice President, Civic Engagement and Economic Partnerships

Office of Business Diversity and Economic Opportunity (BDEO)
Michele Turner
Associate Vice President, Business Diversity and Economic Opportunity

Local Government and Community Relations
David Galaviz
Associate Vice President, Government and Community Relations
(213) 743-2231

Melinda Ramos-Alatorre
Senior Managing Director
(213) 743-6666

Government Partnerships and Programs
Theda Douglas
Associate Vice President Government Partnerships and University Relations Initiatives
(213) 821-6536

Educational Partnerships
Kim Thomas-Barrios
Associate Senior Vice President, K-12 Educational Partnerships
(213) 743-1591

Good Neighbors Campaign
Carolina Castillo
Program Director
(213) 743-5263

USC Village Community Room
Steve Wesson
Program Manager
(213) 743-4510

HSC Community Partnerships
Dulce Acosta
Program Manager

USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Susan Harris
Executive Director, Joint Educational Project
(213) 740-1830

Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Roseann Mulligan
Professor and Division Chair, Dental Public Health and Pediatric Dentistry and Associate Dean, Community Health Programs and Hospital Affairs
(213) 740-1084

Cheryl Resnik
Associate Chair Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy
(323) 442-2868

USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Katie Mills
Director, VAST
(213) 740-0237

USC Gould School of Law
Malissa Barnwell Scott
Director of Student Affairs
(213) 740-9930

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Joyce Richey, Ph.D
Program Director
(323) 442-2384

USC Thornton School of Music
Susan Helfter
Associate Professor of Practice, Music Teaching and Learning
(213) 740-3129

USC School of Pharmacy
Mayra Martinez Bonilla
Special Events Program Coordinator
(323) 442-1399

USC Fisher Museum of Art
Selma Holo
Executive Director, USC Museum and Galleries; Professor of Art History
(213) 740-4561