June 4 Alumni Awards Banquet SRO
Seven people will be honored during the 45th annual UCSB Alumni Association Awards Banquet on June 4 at Francisco Torres’ Vista Linda Room.
Though the banquet is sold out, anyone planning to attend the event (no-host social hour starts at 6:30 p.m.) should respond promptly to x2957. Seating is limited.
Walter Mead, UCSB professor emeritus of economics, will receive the association’s Teaching Award. He taught at UCSB from the late 1950s to the early 1990s.
Sunne Wright McPeak, ’70, a former Contra Costa County supervisor and current secretary of the state Business, Transportation, and Housing Agency, will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award.
P. Lynn Scarlett, ’71, M.A. ’73, is assistant secretary for policy management and budget in the Department of the Interior. She has been chosen to receive a Distinguished Alumni Award.
Mary-Jane Fuerst Salcido, ’62, the long-time executive assistant to the UCSB Alumni Association executive director, will receive the Graver Alumni Service Award. A former member of the association Board of Directors, she will retire this year after 12 years of service.
The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Stephen Cooper, ’68, former electronic manufacturing industry leader and now chair of Inogen. He is the 2005-06 president of The UCSB Foundation Board of Directors.
Honorary Alumnus this year is inventor, business leader, and philanthropist Fred Kavli, whose foundation has endowed two chairs and significantly supported the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UCSB.
Honorary Alumna is Sara Miller McCune, founder of Sage Publications, a leading academic publisher, and chair of the McCune Foundation. She has long been a campus benefactor and served as a trustee of The UCSB Foundation.
Nominations are due by May 1 for next year’s outstanding alumni. Forms are available at <www.ucsbalum.com