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Friends of Haas

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The Friends of Haas designation recognizes campus staff, faculty, alumni and community partners who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the mission, values and principles of the Haas Center. Individuals selected as Friends of Haas have greatly contributed to the support and execution of public service education, initiatives, and programming for the university community.

2024 Awardees

  • Rebecca Silverman, Associate Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education
  • May Thin, Assistant Director of Funds Management, Financial Aid Office

2023 Awardees

  • Hilary Douglas, Senior Specialist, Global Community Engagement, Office of the Chief Risk Officer Operations
  • Edith Wu, Associate Dean and Director of New Student Programs, Academic Advising Operations, VPUE

2022 Awardee

  • Vivian Brates, Lecturer, Stanford Language Center

2021 Awardees

  • Luisa Buada, CEO of Ravenswood Family Health Network
  • Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Senior Associate Dean for Religious Life

2020 Awardee

  • Harry J. Elam Jr., Senior Vice Provost for Education and Vice President for the Arts

2019 Awardees

  • Frank Benest, Former City Manager of Palo Alto, California
  • Nanci L. Howe, Associate Dean and Director, Student Activities and Leadership

2018 Awardees

  • Kristen Azevedo, Director of Student-Athlete Leadership & Development, Leadership Education & Athletic Advising Resources
  • Brian Cook,’94, Director of Assessment and Program Evaluation, Institutional Research & Decision Support

2017 Awardees

  • Deland Chan, Assistant Director of Urban Studies for Community-Based Learning and the Human Cities Initiative
  • Michael Kahan, Senior Lecturer, Sociology; Acting Director, Program on Urban Studies

2016 Awardees

  • Jill Sumodobila, Senior Human Resources Associate, Student Affairs, Stanford University
  • ​Anna Waring, PhD ’95, Executive Director, Foundation for a College Education, East Palo Alto

2015 Awardees

  • Connie Juel, ’71, MA ’74, PhD ’77
  • ​Katherine Toy, ’91, MA ’95 (STEP)

2014 Awardees

  • Kathy Coll, ’88, MA ’90, PhD ’00
  • Gina Sudaria, '98

2013 Awardees

  • David Abernethy
  • Kristin Conner
  • Judith Ned

2012 Awardees

  • Julie Lythcott-Haims, '89
  • Milbrey McLaughlin

2011 Awardees

  • Doree Allen, MA ’82, MA ’92, PhD ’92
  • Julia Hartung, '82
  • Mary Hofstedt, M.ED, '03
  • Mary Morrison