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PAFA Board

Parents and Family Association Board are invited ambassadors of the parent community representing the four undergraduate schools, class years, and regions. Our primary mission is to provide a communications link between Vanderbilt parents and the University. Working with the University to support Vanderbilt’s commitment to the interdisciplinary research enterprise and inclusive excellence.

PAFA Board Members


Mark and Sarah Clauss

Bethesda, MD

Todd Gomez and Janis Smith-Gomez

South Orange, NJ

Chak and Sudha Kolli

Basking Ridge, NJ


Paul and Hope Griggs

New York, NY


Dan and Leslie Ilany

Armonk, NY

Jacob and Maxine Okesky

Syosset, NY


Brian and Kathleen Mitchell

Lynchburg, VA

Walter and Debbi Clarke

Raleigh, NC

Dennis and Pam Jordan

Surfside Beach, SC


Todd and Kathryn Lilly

Brentwood, TN 


Ronit Walk and Matthew Bronfman

Atlanta, GA


Jeffery and Roseann Gapusan

Smyrna, GA


Cindy Wood

Rome, GA


Vincent and Brooke Desnoes

Cullman, AL


Martin and Angie Jones

Mountain Brook, AL


Judise Harris Lanier

Madison, AL


Bernie and Kerri Egozi

Miami, FL


David and Lori Lawson

Tallahassee, FL


Michael and Niki Wilson

Boca Raton, FL


Chris and Grace Mahler

Naples, FL


Greg and Jaci Uecker

Rogers, AR


Aggie Landry

Dallas, TX


Gentry and Amy Hughes Lee

Houston, TX


Nicholas and Stacey McCord

Dallas, TX



Jim and Krista Hanson

Highwood, IL

Sarah Marshall

Lake Forest, IL




John and Jen Rawicz

Scottsdale, AZ


Keao and Carolyn Caindec

Larkspur, CA

Brendan and Carla McLoughlin

Los Angeles, CA


Tracey and James Rauen

Menlo Park, CA


John and Amy Underwood

Woodside, CA