Dean's Advisory Council

Current Members
Name Position/Title
Mary Beth Arcidiacono, LMSW GCSW Alumna '07
Carole Ashendorf, LCSW GCSW Alumna ‘95
Y. Alp Aslandogan, PhD Vice President, The Institute of Interfaith Dialogue
Angela Blanchard President & CEO, Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
Sylvia Brooks, MSW Retired
Julie Crosswell, MSW GCSW Alumna '10
Greg Drummond CEO, West Oaks Hospital /
GCSW Alumnus '94
Felix Fraga, MSW Vice President for External Affairs, Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
Brenda Gallagher, MSW The Frank and Brenda Gallagher
Family Foundation
Barbara Henley, LCSW The Henley Foundation
Barbara Hermes Board of Trustees, HCPS Fund
Cecile Keeper, MSW Psychotherapist /
GCSW Alumna ‘78
Ronald C. Lewis Partner, Marshall & Lewis, LLP
Barbara D. Mackey, MSW GCSW Alumna ’92
Linda May Simmons Foundation
Rafael Medrano, MSW Community Relations Mgr. /
GCSW Alumnus ‘80
Rahul Mehta

CEO, Mehta Family Foundation

Andrew Millar HM British Consul General
Bob Navarro, MSW Retired /
GCSW Alumnus ‘76
Wayne L. Norden President & CEO, Near Northwest Management Dist.
Gordon Quan Co-Chairman, FosterQuan, LLP
Cindy Reibenstein, LCSW Reibenstein & Associates /
GCSW Alumna ‘88
Lawrence G. Root, MD Geriatric Psychiatrist
J. Victor Samuels Victory Packaging
Ed Smith President, Ed Smith & Associates, LLC
Karen Winston, LCSW Clinical Psychotherapist /
GCSW Alumna ‘92
Emeritus DAC Members
Name Position/Title
Ruth Brodsky Community Volunteer
Marjorie Jenkins, MSW Human Relations Consultant /
GCSW Alumna ‘76
Name Title Email Phone
Alan J. Dettlaff Dean and Maconda Brown O’Connor Endowed Dean’s Chair 713-743-7819
Connie Loyd Development Director
Graduate College of Social Work 713-743-3599
Sonia Ewing Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean
Graduate College of Social Work 713-743-8085