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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. 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.

PAFA Board Members


  • Elsa Bauman – Rockville, MD
  • Diane and David Charlton – Wayne, PA
  • Sarah and Mark Clauss – Bethesda, MD
  • 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
  • Maxine and Jacob Oresky – Syosset, NY


  • Debbi and Walter Clarke – Raleigh, NC
  • Magdalena and Henrik Denker – Nashville, TN
  • Brooke and Vincent Desnoes – Cullman, AL
  • Kerri and Bernie Egozi – Miami, FL
  • Roseann and Jeffrey Gapuson – 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
  • Judise Harris Lanier – Madison, AL
  • Lori and David Lawson – Tallahassee, FL
  • Kathryn and Todd Lilly – Brentwood, TN
  • Grace and Chris Mahler – Naples, FL
  • Jennifer Steltjes Sharpe – Nashville, TN
  • Jaci and Greg Uecker – Rogers, AR
  • Ronit Walker and Matthew Bronfman – Atlanta, GA
  • Niki and Michael Wilson – Boca Raton, FL
  • Cindy Wood – Rome, GA


  • Krista and Jim Hanson – Highwood, IL
  • Sarah Marshall – Lake Forest, IL
  • Lilia and Alonso Ramirez – Des Plaines, IL


  • Aggie Landry – Dallas, TX
  • Amy Hughes Lee and Gentry Lee – Houston, TX
  • Stacey and Nicolas McCord – Dallas, TX
  • Jen and John Rawicz – Scottsdale, AZ


  • Carolyn and Keao Caindec – Larkspur, CA
  • Carla and Brendan McLoughlin – Los Angeles, CA
  • Tracey and James Rauen – Menlo Park, CA
  • Amy and John Underwood – Woodside, CA