September 10, 2019

Fall 2019 CAA General Meetings and Newly Elected CAA Steering Committee Members

Dear CAA Membership,

Hope you are having a great Fall semester!  Thank you to everyone who participated in the voting process this year. We had a fantastic pool of candidates nominated, and I am encouraged to see such enthusiasm and interest in our Council of Academic Advisors (CAA).  Based on your votes, it is my honor to present to you our newest members of the CAA Steering Committee:

Jahtm Flores, Roski School of Art and Design,

Liliana Ochoa-Springer, Psychology | Dornsife College,

Toni Richardson, Neuroscience | Dornsife College,

Russ Sommer, Sol Price School of Public Policy,


A warm thank you to our outgoing members of the CAA Steering Committee. We truly appreciate your two years of excellent service to CAA and the general advising community at USC:

Siobhan Littlejohn, Math; Physics & Astronomy | Dornsife College,

Lucy Rinard, Biological Sciences | Dornsife College,

Isaac Vigilla, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism,


With the start of a new academic year, we look forward to your continuing participation in CAA as we move towards a higher professional standard.  You can expect to see returning programs and an interesting selection of new discussion topics.

Please join us for our first CAA General Meeting of the fall semester on Thursday, September 26th from 10-11:30 am at Doheny Memorial Library (DML) 240. Please remember to bring your USC ID card to enter the building.

Agenda items will include:

  • Introduction of 2019-2020 CAA Steering Committee
  • Campus Wellbeing & Crisis Intervention
  • The Haven
  • Biennial Conference
  • Announcements
  • Raffle!

Save the date!

General Meeting: November 21st, 10 am-11:30 am in DML 240

CAA Holiday Social: December 12th, (Location and time TBD)


Best regards,

2019-2020 Council of Academic Advisors Steering Committee