The Board of Trustees guides the strategic vision of GALA-ND/SMC, stewards the organization’s financial well-being and leads fundraising and grant solicitation efforts, and determines the recipients of the Tom Dooley Award, GALA scholarships and a number of other honors.
Trustees generally serve for three years and are nominated by the Officers with the input and advice of the regular, dues-paying members.
The current Board of Trustees:
Liam Dacey (ND ’04)
Phil Donahue (ND ’57)
Gus Hinojosa (ND ’82)
Tom Hubbard (ND ’72)
Tom O’Brien (ND ’86)
Bryan Ricketts (ND ’16)
SMC Alumni Rep – Open (2)
ND Alumni Rep – Open (1)
Faculty Representative for Saint Mary’s College – Open
Ava Preacher, Faculty Representative for Notre Dame
Kendrick Peterson (ND ’20) Student Representative
Adrienne Whisman (SMC ’17) Student Representative