U-M Club of Los Angeles: Know Your Board

David Golbahar, President

B.A., 2006

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Michigan Activities: Hillel, Psi Upsilon, Persian Students Association, Circle K, Maize Raige

Favorite LA Spots: Ten Pound at the Montage

Kris Medina, Treasurer

B.B.A., 2005

Hometown: Hollidaysburg, PA

Michigan Activities: School of Hard Knocks

Favorite LA Spots: The beach

Jayme Rosenstock, Vice President

BFA 2011

Hometown: Madison, WI

Michigan Activities: University of Michigan Athletics – Sports Marketing, Sigma Delta Tau, Hillel

Favorite LA Spots: Hotel Erwin, Malibu Wines & Blue Plate Taco

Sarah Avellar, Secretary

Sheryl Biesman, Immediate Past President

BA Communications, 1987

Hometown: Flint, MI

Michigan Activities: Michigan Daily, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Volunteer Reader to the Blind

Favorite LA Spots: Mountain biking and hiking the Santa Monica Mountains (especially in January!)

Anika Kohon, Athletics Chair

Film and Video Studies ’00

Hometown: Okemos, MI

Michigan Activities: The Michigan Daily, Pi Beta Phi

Favorite LA Spots: The Parlor, Q’s, and Rock & Brews

Gregory Maczka, Athletics Chair

Bradley Davis, Careers Chair

Shokofeh Naiini, Community Service Chair

BSE in Electrical Engineering. 2004

Hometown: East Greenwich, RI

Michigan Activities: SWE, IEEE

Favorite LA Spots: Moonshadows for drinks, Father’s Office for burgers, Square 1 for brunch

Lennon Ma, Community Service Chair

Amanda Plisner, Life Long Learning Chair

Amy Croft, Life Long Learning Chair

BSN, 1984

Hometown: Youngstown, OH

Favorite LA Spots: The beach

Neil Shah, Membership Chair

Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) 2010, B.S. Political Science 2008

Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI

Michigan Activities: Michigan Healthcare Executive Student Association (MHESA), South Asian Awareness Network (SAAN), Detroit Partnership (DP), Association for India’s Development (AID), LSA Student Government – Public Activities Committee (LSA SG-PAC)

Favorite LA Spots: Hotel Erwin, The Bungalow, The Parlor, & Laurel Hardware

Brett Oberst, Past President, Board Member At-Large

Antoine Pitts, PR and Communications Chair

Desiree Salomon, PR and Communications Chair

B.S. Architecture 2001

Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

Michigan Activities: Communications Committee Co-Chair

Favorite LA Spots: The DTLA food and rooftop bar scene. Particularly Bestia and Perch, respectively.

Jeremy Shulman, Scholarship and Student Relations Chair

BA, 1997

Hometown: Southfield, MI

Michigan Activities: Music

Favorite LA Spots: Green Street Tavern, Pasadena

Gene Cheng, Social Chair

A.B. , Economics ,1971

Hometown: Syracuse , NY

Michigan Activities: President of Taylor House, South Quad , Intramural Sports

Favorite LA Spots: Manhattan Country Club

Ashley Lennington, Social Chair

B.S. in General Studies; Graduated 2008

Hometown: Carlisle, PA

Michigan Activities: Varsity Field Hockey Team (2004-2008)

Favorite LA Spots: Zinque on Melrose, Mercado, and Gracias Madr

Andrew Chidester, Board Member At-Large

Jodi Lopez, Board Member At-Large

BA 2000 (Political Science), JD 2003

Hometown: Rolling Hills, CA

Duke Dyksterhouse, Board Member At-Large

Economics & Communications Studies, 2013

Michigan Activities: Triangle Fraternity

Favorite LA Spots: Blue Lounge @ Moonshadows

Samantha Scherr, Board Member At-Large

BA, 2001

Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA

Michigan Activities: Delta Delta Delta, Campus Tours, IM soccer

Favorite LA Spots: Bandera

Donovan Warren, Board Member At-Large

Josh Koenig, Board Member At-Large

B.A. American Culture, 2011

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Michigan Activities: Cuisine Club, IM Football, Basketball, Soccer

Favorite LA Spots: Venice Beach

Andre Savage, Board Member At-Large

B.A. in Screen Arts & Cultures, Spanish Minor, 2013

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Michigan Activities: M-Agination Board Member, IM Football, IM Basketball

Favorite LA Spots: Venice Beach

Eyelle Sacher, Board Member At-Large

BA Hebrew and Judaic Cultural Studies from UM (BSN and MSN from Emory University)

Hometown: Pacific Palisades, CA

Michigan Activities: Hillel

Favorite LA Spots: Main St/Abbot Kinney

David Aloisi, Board Member At-Large

BBA, 1981

Hometown: Richland, MI

Michigan Activities: Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, FMA National Honor Society

Favorite LA Spots: Sanamluang Cafe

Urmi Sterli, Board Member At-Large

Scott Lowry, Board Member At-Large

Ariel Plotter, Board Member At-Large

B.S. in General Studies, graduated 2012, MSW in Management of Human Services with children and youth, graduated 2013

Hometown: Bridgman, MI

Michigan Activities: Varsity Women’s Rowing & Alpha Phi

Favorite LA Spots: Ashland Hill in Santa Monica

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