Donor Relations

Committee Mission

To provide counsel regarding stewardship policies, procedures, and strategies that ensure all donors receive effective, personalized and unique stewardship.

Cheryll R. Ruszat


Cheryll R. Ruszat


  • Cheryll R. Ruszat | Chair
  • John R. Evans
  • Ruth Ann Evans (non-trustee)
  • Douglas K. Freeman
  • Ellen Ruskin-Gillman
  • Fariborz Maseeh, Sc.D. (non-trustee)
  • William M. Maurer
  • Michael A. Mussallem
  • Thomas H. Nielsen
  • David L. Tsoong
  • Betty Tu ’99 (non-trustee)

UA Partners

Sandra L. Campero and Patti Scott

Committee Membership

  • Committee Chair
  • Appointed Trustees
  • Other Appointees as needed
  • The Foundation Chair and Foundation President shall serve as ex-officio members.

Committee Members Roles and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that donors to UC Irvine receive seamless personalized and meaningful stewardship of their gifts and service to the campus.
  • To ensure donors are aware of and understand the Donor Bill of Rights.
  • To evaluate and recommend stewardship strategies, policies and procedures.

Meeting Frequency