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  • Alumni | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    civic engagement and exceptional contribution to the welfare of the College of Social Sciences and SJSU Maryanna McSwain Social Sciences Maryanna McSwain is the Senior Vice President of DTZ a major commercial real estate firm and a global player in commercial real estate services She earned her BA in Social Sciences in 1968 and was in the Graduate Teaching Program at San Jose State University After a time in teaching she switched careers She is the past director of Placer Savings Bank and ASVB Among the many awards she has earned Maryanna was awarded the ASVB Michael Murphy Award for her contributions to the brokerage community and the community at large Her service to the College of Social Sciences has been considerable She is on the Advisory Board for CRED and was the San Jose State University Acceleration Campaign Chair for our College In reflecting on her links to San Jose State Maryanna notes after changing careers and getting involved in commercial real estate I owe an immense amount of my success to the lifelong relationships I formed in my time at San Jose State She feels that being a student gave her invaluable opportunities that had a huge impact on her life She says that she is looking forward to getting involved with the college even more in the future Changing the World Together Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement Alumnus Award This award recognizes alumni who have contributed to the core mission of CoSS to help bring about a more just adaptable and sustainable society which supports lives that are meaningful creative and productive Amie Frisch Environmental Studies Amie Frisch became the Executive Director and Co Founder of Veggielution even before she graduated in 2007 with a B S in Environmental Studies Veggielution Community Farm started in backyards near

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  • 2014 | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    to the welfare of the College of Social Sciences and SJSU Scott Lefaver Urban and Regional Planning Scott Lefaver DPA AICP is an owner of Cabouchon Properties LLC a developer and buyer of affordable tax credit housing Cabouchon Properties has bought and rehabilitated 2 200 tax credit apartment units located all over the US with over 35 million in tax credit equity and 115 million in tax exempt bonds Scott is a former faculty member in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at SJSU where he taught a variety of courses and has also taught in the College of Business and at Stanford University He continues as a Research Associate with the Mineta Transportation Institute at SJSU and serves on the Department of Urban and Regional Planning Departent s Advisory Board Scott Lefaver is currently Chair of the County of Santa Clara Planning Commission and is a charter member of the American Institute of Certified Planners He is a former Colonel in the California State Military Reserve a combat veteran and a retired member of the US Army Reserve He received his Bachelor of Arts in Social Science and Master in Urban Planning from SJSU and holds both a Master and Doctorate in Public Administration from the University of Southern California Changing the World Together Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement Alumnus Award This award recognizes alumni who have contributed to the core mission of CoSS to help bring about a more just adaptable and sustainable society which supports lives that are meaningful creative and productive The Andariega Collective Co founders Rosanna Alvarez Marlene Chavez and Ana Lilia Soto Mexican American Studies The Andariega Collective was founded by three Chicanas who met as graduate students in the Mexican American Studies Program at SJSU Their graduate work inspired them to develop

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  • 2013 | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    through the 1999 energy crisis During his tenure Edison developed the largest renewable clean energy programs solar geothermal biomass and wind in the United States Foster began his career in public service as a staffer in the California State Senate and California Energy Commission where he established statewide energy efficiency standards that are still enforced today He is active in the U S Conference of Mayors and was appointed Environment Committee chair in 2008 and elected to the Advisory Board in 2009 He currently serves as chair of the Mayors Business Council and as a trustee He was appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to the Board of Governors for the California Independent Systems Operators and was reappointed by Governor Brown in 2013 Foster was born in Brooklyn New York and received his bachelor s degree in public administration from San José State in 1969 Before being elected mayor he served as a trustee to the California State University system and co taught a political science class at San José State with Professor Larry Gerston Changing the World Together Social Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement Alumnus Award This award recognizes alumni who have contributed to the core mission of CoSS to help bring about a more just adaptable and sustainable society which supports lives that are meaningful creative and productive Roseanne Duncan Communication Studies Roseanne Duncan is a communications and marketing manager at Hewlett Packard and has been working in education services for more than 16 years She is an active member of the special needs community and has served on the board of directors of two local nonprofits the Autism Project PTA and Angels on Stage AoS Duncan is also a member of the Bay Area Professionals Special Needs Network BAP In recognition for her volunteer work at AoS she was a

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  • 2012 | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    2006 Alumni Award Guidelines Outstanding Alumna This award recognizes outstanding professional attainment civic engagement and exceptional contribution to the welfare of the College of Social Sciences and SJSU Jeanne Sheldon History Jeanne Sheldon 70 History is corporate vice president of Office Reading and Authoring Applications for the Microsoft Office Division In this role she leads the product development teams for Microsoft Word One Note and Publisher as well as the Microsoft Education team which works to contextualize Microsoft products for the education market She joined Microsoft in 1989 as a software test manager for Microsoft Word and a variety of workgroup applications She subsequently became general manager of Microsoft Office s Sustaining Engineering Services which focuses on maintenance and continuous improvement of Microsoft Office in market products Before joining Microsoft she served as a section manager in software quality assurance for Software Publishing Corporation Sheldon has also been an active participant in Microsoft recruiting and in scholarship programs for minorities and women Her extraordinary achievements have not gone unnoticed in the industry and Women in Technology International showcased her career accomplishments determination and dedication as early as 1996 during Women in Technology Month Sheldon grew up in San José and

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  • 2011 | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    Navigate BACK to Alumni 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 Alumni Award Guidelines Outstanding Alumnus This award recognizes outstanding professional attainment civic engagement and exceptional contribution to the welfare of the College of Social Sciences and SJSU Steven E Bochner Political Science Steve E Bochner is the chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati the largest law firm in Silicon Valley widely considered the premier provider of legal services to technology life sciences and growth enterprises worldwide He earned a bachelor s in political science from San José State University in 1977 and a law degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law in 1981 Bochner has served on the Nasdaq Listing and Hearing Review Council the SEC s Advisory Committee on Smaller Public Companies and the Joint Venture Silicon Valley Network board of directors In November 2010 he presented the San José State David E Saurman Provocative Lecture and has been a lecturer at UC Berkeley and Stanford University Bochner is a frequent speaker and author on securities and business law topics He has received numerous honors and awards including being named one of Lawdragon s

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  • 2010 | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    Alumni Award Guidelines Outstanding Alumnus This award recognizes outstanding professional attainment civic engagement and exceptional contribution to the welfare of the College of Social Sciences and SJSU Keith Barnes Environmental Studies Keith Barnes is Chairman Chief Executive Officer and President of Verigy US Inc a Cupertino based company that designs develops and manufactures advanced test systems and solutions for the semiconductor industry From 2003 through 2006 he was Chairman and CEO of Electroglas Inc having been brought in by the board to execute a turnaround of the manufacturer of integrated circuit probers Prior to that he was Chairman and CEO of Integrated Measurement Systems a leader in digital mixed signal and memory IC verification until its acquisition by Credence Systems Corporation in 2001 Before assuming his role at IMS Mr Barnes was a division president at Cadence Design Systems and at Valid Logic Systems Just three years after earning his degree in Environmental Studies at San Jose State he co founded Kontron Electronics Inc which was acquired by BMW in 1985 Mr Barnes has served on numerous boards and industry associations during his career including three terms as a regent of University of Portland He is currently on the board

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  • 2008 | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    MySJSU Canvas Athletics Give to SJSU Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Navigate BACK to Alumni 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 Alumni Award Guidelines Outstanding Alumnus This award recognizes outstanding professional attainment civic engagement and exceptional contribution to the welfare of the College of Social Sciences and SJSU James L McGaugh Psychology James L McGaugh is a Research Professor and Founding Chair 1964 of the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior and a Fellow and Founding Director 1981 of the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at the University of California Irvine He completed his undergraduate studies at San José State University and received his Ph D degree from Berkeley He was on the faculty of the Department of Psychology at SJSU from 1957 1961 McGaugh s research investigates stress hormone influences on brain systems that modulate the consolidation of lasting memories He has over 500 scientific publications including over two dozen authored and edited books His honors include election to the U S National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as well as election as a Foreign Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and the Mexican Academy of Sciences He was awarded the Laurea Honoris Causa from the University of L Aquila in Italy He is a William James Fellow and past president of the Association for Psychological Science and received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association the McGovern Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psychologists At UC Irvine McGaugh has received the Distinguished Faculty Lectureship Award the Extraordinarius Award and the highest honor offered at UCI the UC Irvine Medal McGaugh Hall on the UCI campus is named in his

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  • 2007 | College of Social Sciences | San Jose State University
    and SJSU Susanne B Wilson Political Science Susie Wilson has a superb record of community service as well as service to San José State University She was County Supervisor for District 1 from 1979 1991 and served the Board three terms as Chair From 1973 1978 she sat as a member of the San Jose City Council and was Vice Mayor from 1976 1978 Since 1999 she has been CEO of WKW Mechanical Contractors Inc and sole proprietor of a governmental consulting firm Solutions by Wilson In addition to these key governmental and professional positions Susie has served as Chair of the Valley Transit District Board and was the first woman to become President of the Association of Bay Area Governments She was a founding member in 1974 of California Elected Women for Education and Research CEWEAR as well as past president and life member In 1990 she became a member of the Valley Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors and is presently serving as Chair She is a founding and continuing member of the Board of Directors of Bridge Housing Susie played an integral role in insuring that the 100 year history of the YWCA was written and published in 2005 She was chair of the YWCA Capital Campaign from 1990 1993 In turn the YWCA named its 63 low income housing units the Susanne B Wilson Residence Susie has been an active volunteer for the YWCA for 45 years In 1975 Susie team taught as a student a summer workshop on Politics with Prof Terry Christensen She graduated with a Bachelor s Degree in Political Science in 1976 She became the first Leader In Residence in 1995 team teaching with Prof Betsy Carroll Susie currently serves on the Alumni Steering Committee for the Political Science Department has been

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