Parents and Family Association Board

Students and family enjoying Family Weekend's Fall for the Arts on the Peabody Esplanade.

Parents and Family Association Board are invited ambassadors of the parent community representing the four undergraduate schools, class years, and regions. Board members are top parent leaders waving the black and gold flag in their local communities and at Vanderbilt events. Working with the University to support Vanderbilt's commitment to the interdisciplinary research enterprise and inclusive excellence.

The PAFA Board Chairs, Roseann and Jeff Gapusan, have a monthly segment of parent to parent messaging in our Commodore Connection newsletters. Find their messages here.

PAFA Board Members

  • Northeast
    • Elisa Bauman - Rockville, MD
    • Holly Chueh - Cambridge, MA
    • Diane and David Charlton - Wayne, PA
    • Rama and Sidhartha Das - Mount Laurel, NJ
    • Janis Smith-Gomez and Todd Gomez - South Orange, NJ
    • Hope and Paul Griggs - New York, NY
    • Leslie and Dan Ilany - Armonk, NY
    • Sudha and Chak Kolli - Basking Ridge, NJ
    • Nisha and Parag Lodhavia - Camden Wyoming, DE
    • Maxine and Jacob Oresky - Syosset, NY
    • Laura Miller - Haddonfield, NJ
    • Sandra and Ethan Bornstein - Weston, MA
  • Southeast
    • Debbi and Walter Clarke - Raleigh, NC
    • Magdalena and Henrik Denker - Nashville, TN
    • Kerri and Bernie Egozi - Miami, FL
    • Roseann and Jeffrey Gapusan - Smyrna, GA
    • Angie and Martin Jones, Jr. - Mountain Brook, AL
    • Pam and Dennis Jordan - Surfside Beach, SC
    • Sue and Eugene Kessler - Brentwood, TN
    • Kristen and Bill Krizner - Tallahassee, FL
    • Elena Laguardia - Saint Augustine, FL
    • Kathryn and Todd Lilly - Brentwood, TN
    • Jennifer Steltjes Sharpe - Nashville, TN
    • Judy and Leslie Baugh - SW Ranches, FL
    • Chris Clarke - Arlington, VA
    • Barbara and Bretton Smith - Nashville, TN 
    • Gia Wang - Nashville, TN
  • Midwest
    • Lilia and Alonso Ramirez - Des Plaines, IL
    • Angie Stubbs - Arlington Heights, IL
    • Jaci and Gregg Uecker - Plymouth, MN 
  • Southwest
    • Amy Hughes Lee and Gentry Lee - Houston, TX
    • Stacey and Nicolas McCord - Dallas, TX
    • Jen and John Rawicz - Scottsdale, AZ
    • Lindsey and Robert Parham - Austin, TX
    • Julie and Andrew Price - Houston, TX
    • Maria and Matthew Schindel - Dallas, TX
  • West
    • Carla Punsalan - Los Angeles, CA
    • Tracey and James Rauen - Menlo Park, CA