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Leadership

A dedicated group of LGBTQ alumni volunteers lead the UCLA Lambda Alumni Association.

2018 Board of Directors

UCLA Lambda Alumni Association Board

Devon Dickau, Board Co-Chair

Kaya Foster, Board Co-Chair

Doug Aoyama, Treasurer/Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

Steven Llanusa, Student Support Committee Chair

MJ Ibale, Communications Committee Chair

Jeric Huang, Events Committee Chair/Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

Clinton O’Grady, Gala Committee Chair

Everardo Alvizo, Events Committee Co-Chair

Harold Sarmiento, Events Committee Co-Chair

Jenn Wells, Outreach Committee Co-Chair

Albert Aubin, Advisory Board Chair

Bobby Rimas, Events Committee Member


About Us

Devon Dickau Headshot

Devon Dickau | B.A. ’07, M.B.A. ’15
LinkedIndevondickau@alumni.ucla.edu
Board Co-Chair

Current Profession: Senior Human Capital Consultant, Deloitte Consulting
Education: B.A., American Literature & Culture, UCLA, 2007; M.Ed., Technology, Innovation & Education, Harvard University, 2010; M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management, 2015
Other UCLA Leadership: Board Member, UCLA Gay & Lesbian Business Association; Past Co-Chair, UCLA Young Alumni Development Council; Past Co-Chair, UCLA Dance Marathon Alumni; UCLA Alumni Mentor; Past Staff, UCLA External Affairs
Favorite UCLA Memory: Dancing the night away and raising almost half a million dollars for the fight against HIV/AIDS as a committee member for Dance Marathon 2007


Kaya Foster | B.A. ’10
LinkedIn | kaya@alumni.ucla.edu
Board Co-Chair

Current Profession: Student Program Director, Sustainable Works; Co-Chair, Santa Monica College Ecofeminism Conference
Education: B.A., Women’s Studies, UCLA, 2010
Other UCLA Leadership: UCLA Alumni Mentor; Past Staff Writer, OutWrite (UCLA’s LGBTQ newsletter); Past Staff, UCLA Sustainability; Past UCLA Delegate, California Student Sustainability Coalition; Past member, E3: Ecology, Economy, Equity
Favorite UCLA Memory: Meeting California State Senator Fran Pravley while coordinating a UCLA rally against Proposition 23


Doug Aoyama | B.A. ’98
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Treasurer, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

Current Profession: Regional Sales Manager, Dell Boomi
Education: B.S., Computer Science Engineering, UCLA, 1998; M.B.A. Pepperdine University, 2008


Steven Llanusa | B.A. ’85
LinkedInstevenllanusa@alumni.ucla.edu
Student Support Committee Chair

Current Profession: Teacher & Board Member, Claremont Unified School District
Education: B.A., UCLA, 1985; M.A., Education
Other UCLA Leadership: Board Member & Chair, Diversity Committee, UCLA Alumni Association; Liaison to UCLA Alumni Association, Unicamp; Profiled Family, “13 Love Stories,” UCLA Art and Global Health Center
Favorite UCLA MemoryWinning a UCLA Homecoming Parade Award for UCLA Lambda Alumni’s entry “Marooned in a Bruin World” in 1990


MJ Ibale | B.A. ’16
Pronouns: She/ Her/ Hers, They/ Them/ Theirs
LinkedIn
Communications Committee Chair

Current Profession: Graduate Assistant, Loyola Marymount University, HR Wellness and Safety
Education: BA, Art History and Minor in Visual and Performing Arts Education, UCLA, 2016; MA, Higher Education Administration, Loyola Marymount University, 2019
Other UCLA Leadership: Past Program Coordinator, Pride Admit Weekend; Past Chair, QueerxGirl; Past Board Member, Queer Alliance; Past Mentor, Queer Academy; Workshop Facilitator, Queer Pin*y Conference 2015
Favorite UCLA Memory: Witnessing the progress and growth of Pride Admit Weekend and the personal development of the students who attended Pride Admit Weekend throughout their UCLA experience

 

Jeric Huang | B.A. ’06
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Events Committee Chair, Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

Current Profession: Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Education: B.A., History, UCLA, 2006; M.P.P., UC Berkeley, 2008
Favorite UCLA Memory: The course ‘Introduction to Public Policy’ helped shape my time at UCLA and my passion for policy

Clinton O’ Grady | B.A. ’15
Pronouns: He/ Him/ His
LinkedIn
Gala Committee Chair


Current Profession: Corporate Learning & Development,  Ernst & Young
Education: BA, Sociology, UCLA, 2015
Other UCLA Leadership: Young Alumni Development Council & Mixed Alumni Association
Favorite UCLA Memory:  Attending a handful of student government conferences focused on activism, advocacy and social justice


Everardo Alvizo | B.A. ’03, M.S.W. ’08
Pronouns:  He/Him/His

Events Committee Co-Chair

Current Profession: Social Worker/Therapist/Lecturer
Education: BA, Sociology and Minor in Latin American Studies, UCLA 2003; Master of Social Work, UCLA, 2008
Other UCLA Leadership:  Lecturer in Mental Health Policy – Luskin School of Public Affairs, Past Co-Chair of the Social Welfare LGBTQA Student Caucus (2007-2008)
Favorite UCLA Memory:  Being a freshman, living in Hedrick Hall, letting loose and running in the rain with my floormates.  Hedrick 2North!


Harold C. Sarmiento | M.S.N. ’16
Pronouns: He/ Him/ His
Events Committee Co-Chair

Current Profession: Infectious Disease/HIV Nurse Practitioner, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Education: BS, Nursing, University of Santo Tomas Manila 2001; M.S.N./A.G.P.C.N.P., UCLA 2016
Other UCLA Leadership: HIV Testing, Linkage and Retention in Care Community Advisory Board Member at the Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Favorite UCLA Memory: Learning HIV treatment during my clinical rotation at UCLA CARE Clinic.


Jenn Wells | B.A. ’07
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Outreach Committee Co-Chair

Current Profession: Assistant Dean of Students and Director
Education: BA, American Literature & Culture and Minor in Education Studies, UCLA 2007; MA, Higher Education & Student Personnel Administration, NYU 2009
Favorite UCLA Memory: Being a Student Alumni Association volunteer for the Bonfetti of 2006 where UCLA went on to beat ‘SC 13-9 during my senior year

Albert Aubin | Ed.D. ’71
LinkedIn 
Advisory Board Chair

Current Profession: Retired/Full-time UCLA Volunteer
Education: Providence College, 1961; Ed.D., Higher Education/Counseling, UCLA, 1971


Bobby Rimas | B.A. ’94
LinkedIn
Events Committee Member

Current Profession: Adjunct Assoc. Professor at California State University, Los Angeles, College of Professional & Global Education, Paralegal, Executive Vice President of the Los Angeles Paralegal Association (LAPA).
Education: BA History, 94
Other UCLA Leadership (present and past): past: UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association – Public Relations Director, Scholarship Director, Board Chair
Favorite UCLA Memory:  Cheering “FIGHT, FIGHT, FIGHT!” at a UCLA vs. USC football game at the Los Angeles Collesium. UCLA won!


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