Southern California Chapter
of the
American Society for Public Administration

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Chapter Council Members

Public administration professionals, academics and students alike are invited to apply to serve in a volunteer capacity for a two-year term on the Chapter Council. The Chapter Council leads and guides the Chapter’s efforts throughout the year while also implementing the Chapter Strategic Plan. 

2018-2019 Officers

 Adrian Velazquez, President

Assistant Professor of Public Administration

University of La Verne

E-mail Adrian

  


 


Ph.D. - University of Texas, Dallas

MPA - University of Texas, Dallas

B.L. - Universidad de Guanajuanto 

Hoan Tang, VP of Programs

Head Environmental Engineering Specialist

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

E-mail Hoan


MPA Public Administration, Leadership and Management- California State University, Northridge

M.Sc. Environmental Studies- California State University, Fullerton
B.A. Environmental Sciences- University of California, Berkeley

 

Basil Panas, VP of Finance

Chief Financial Officer

Southern California Association of Governments

E-mail Basil








Robert Blume, VP of Marketing and Communications

Lieutenant - Retired

Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department

 E-mail Robert





MPA - CSU  Los Angeles

B.A. Political Science - Pitzer College 



Tonia Reeves Jackson, Secretary

Management Analyst,

Southern California Association of Governments

E-mail Tonia



M.A. Management - University of Redlands

B.S. Business & Management - University of Redlands

A.A. Speech Communication - El Camino Community College

A.A. Christian Studies - Los Angeles Bible Training School

2018-19 Council Members

Christie Bautista, Immediate Past President (2014-2016)

Hazardous Substances Scientist, 

Department of Toxic Substances Control;

Associate Faculty, University of Phoenix

E-mail Christie

 

Doctoral Candidate of Public Administration - University of La Verne

MPA - CSU Northridge '09

B.S. Environmental & Occupational Health - CSU Northridge '02

Debbie Dillon, Past President (2010-2012)

Deputy Executive Director of Administration,

Southern California Association of Governments

E-mail Debbie
 
 

B.A. Political Science - CSU Fullerton


Ron Fleming
Director of Transportation and Distribution Services

University of California, Irvine

 

 

MPA – University of La Verne

B.A. English – University of California, Irvine

Elena Kulikov

Associate Professor & Chair, 

Department of Public Administration,

CSU Dominguez Hills  

E-mail Elena

 

 

Ph.D. - Syracuse University 



Rui Sun

Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration,

CSU Dominguez Hills

E-mail Rui




Ph.D. Policy Studies - University of Maryland

MPA – Auburn University

M.A. International Relations – Peking University

B.A. International Relations – Peking University


Julie Loats

Chief Information Officer

Southern California Association of Governments


E-mail Julie







MPA - University of Kansas

B.F.A. - Industrial Design - University of Kansas

Hugo Asencio

Assistant Professor

CSU Dominguez Hills


E-mail Hugo





PhD. - Public Administration and Public Policy - Auburn University 

MA - International Relations - Auburn University at Montgomery

BA - International Studies - Auburn University at Montgomery






Paul Hubler

Director of Government and Community Relations

Alameda Corridor-East Project

San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments


E-mail Paul 




BA - Pitzer College

MPA - University of La Verne


Anthony Felix Jr.

Performance Management Analyst


E-mail Anthony






MPA University of La Verne

Jessica L. DeShazo

Assistant Professor

CSU Los Angeles


E-mail Jessica






PhD. - Public Administration and Public :Policy - Northern Arizona University

MPA- Northern Arizona University

B.A. - Political Science - University of Louisiana at Lafayette





Jack W. Meek

Professor of Public Administration

College of Business and Public Management 

University of La Verne


E-mail Jack 





BA History and Political Science, University of La Verne

Ph.D International Realties, Claremont Graduate School

Donald R. Spivack

Adjunct Professor

Sol Price School of Public Policy

University of Southern California


E-mail Don 





Master of City Planning - Yale University

BA Architecture - University of Pennsylvania