Board of Directors

Mohamed Abousalem.The Tower Foundation provides a means, through membership on the Board of Directors, to engage prominent alumni and citizens in the life of the university. Board members play a critical role in shaping the philanthropic strategy and work closely with the university to reach out to other graduates and businesses in the community to build commitment and funding for San Jose State.

Tower Board of Directors

Tower Board of Directors is composed of a maximum of 43 community members, many of whom must be SJSU alumni. Members are elected to three-year terms. Officers of the Board are elected by the membership and serve one-year terms.

Four ex officio members, including the San Jose State president and Chair of the Academic Senate, serve on the Tower Board of Directors. The board meets four times a year.   Agenda 09-29-2022 [pdf]

 

Board Committees

The Board's five committees, Executive, Finance and Investment, Audit, Development, and Nominating and Governance, advise the Foundation on campaign development, investments, public relations and long-range planning.

It is the responsibility of each board member to take a leading philanthropic role by making annual contributions to SJSU. Four ex officio members, including the San Jose State president and Chair of the Academic Senate, serve on the Tower Board of Directors. The board meets four times a year. 

Our Board Committees

Board of Directors 2022 - 2023

Founding Directors

Directors

General Counsel

  • Hopkins and Carley

Meeting Schedule

2022 Schedule of Board & Committee Meetings [pdf]