TACSC Board of Directors 2014
Jim Oswald – President, Board of Directors
Mr. Oswald was appointed to the Board of Directors in January 2010 and was elected to his current position as President of the Board in June 2010. Beginning in 2008 and working closely with Jim Hannon, Mr. Oswald helped drive the work of the TACSC Force, a group of TACSC alumni helping to bring new energy and a change in direction to the organization. He worked closely with Executive Director Gene Detre to bring about a series of well-received changes to the 2010 TACSC Summer Leadership Conference in Southern California, including the introduction of the MAGIS Community Service Project and the Parent’s Sunday Program. Mr. Oswald has a long history in Catholic youth leadership having first been a student delegate at the 1972 Catholic Association of Student Council’s (“CASC”) Summer Conference. He then served as a CASC Senator, a CASC Summer Leadership Conference staff member and was president of the CASC High School Cabinet. He has remained tangentially involved with TACSC since 1972. Mr. Oswald graduated from Stanford University in 1982 with degrees in Urban Planning/Organizational Policy Analysis and Business. He works today as a management consultant/organizational strategist for Gensler and resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two daughters.
Jim Hannon – Vice President, Board of Directors
Mr. Hannon has been actively involved in TACSC for five years and joined the Board of Directors in 2009. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Ferrazzi Greenlight, Inc., a national management consultancy and training firm. Mr. Hannon also serves as the VP and CFO of the William H. Hannon Foundation; is a member of the Board of Governors of Verbum Dei High School in Watts, C; and is a Regent of Loyola High School of Los Angeles. Mr. Hannon graduated from Princeton University with a BS in mechanical and aerospace engineering and subsequently earned an MBA with honors from UCLA Anderson, where he was selected as the commencement speaker. Mr. Hannon’s involvement in Catholic youth leadership traces back to 1975 when he was a student delegate at the Catholic Association of Student Council’s (“CASC”) Summer Conference. He subsequently served on the staff for 11 Summer Conferences.
Meghan Fay – Secretary, Board of Directors
Ms. Fay is a newly appointed Board member and currently serves as Secretary. She has a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University where she put her TACSC skills to work as Student Body President. She also has an MBA from Northeastern University. Currently, Ms. Fay resides in New York City and is the Director of Development for the Mind Brain Behavior Initiative at Columbia University. She has been actively involved in TACSC for over 20 years. Her association with TACSC began as a student delegate at the summer conference at Chestnut Hill, PA in 1989 and Villanova, PA in 1990. She was a staff member for eight years at Summer Conferences on both the East and West Coasts. Ms. Fay has served on the TACSC Planning Committee, TACSC Selection Committee, worked on the Ambassador Program and worked in the TACSC main office.
Dan Reid – Treasurer, Board of Directors
Mr. Reid has been a member of the TACSC Board of Directors for six years and served as the President prior to Mr. Oswald. He received his B.S from the University of Oregon and his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He currently practices securities law in New York City, where he resides with his wife and new son. Mr. Reid has been actively involved in TACSC for over 20 years, first as a student delegate and staff member, and most recently as a Board member.
Joe Eisele – Board Member
Mr. Eisele serves as Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo’s Technology and Operations Group. His current role as Group Finance Officer (GFO) includes forecasting, planning and resource allocation for the Division and also includes participation in key strategic initiatives across the operational footprint. He is a CPA with over 27 years of experience in financial services and is a 23 veteran with Wells Fargo. In addition to his current role at Wells, he has also served as CFO of the West Coast and Indiana/Ohio Regions, Group Finance manager for the Central Banking Group and CFO for the Business Banking Support Group. Prior to Wells Fargo, he worked for Stephen Kutas & Co., P.C., and KPMG audit positions. Mr. Eisele also serves on the Board of Directors for The California Bankers Association, Junior Achievement of Southern California, The Los Angeles Arboretum and Mayfield Senior School. He is married with two children and lives in Southern California.
Greg Fanucchi – Board Member
Mr. Fanucchi currently resides in Southern California and works for Geiger Networks, Inc. as the District Sales Manager for the Southern California Area. He graduated from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, CA in 1993 with a Bachelors of Science in Business. Mr. Fanucchi has been a member of The Association of Catholic Student Councils since its inception in 1982 and attended TACSC’s first Summer Conference as a student delegate. He has been a member of the Board of Directors for 17 years and has served as president of the Board and on various committees. He continues to serve as a member of the Summer Conference staff and has acted as co-director of the summer program with the Executive Director.
Fr. William Muller, S.J. – Board Member
Born in San Francisco and raised in Northern California, Fr. Muller entered the Jesuits after graduating from Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose in 1962. He was ordained a Catholic Priest in 1973. He holds a Bachelors Degree from Gonzaga University, A Masters in Divinity from The Jesuit School of Theology and a California teaching Credential. Over the last 30 years, he has served in various teacher and administrative positions at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco, Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose and Loyola High School in Los Angeles. Fr. Muller has also served as Provincial’s Assistant for Secondary and Pre-Secondary Education. He is currently the President at Verbum Dei High School in Los Angeles.
Lilliam Paetzold – Board Member
Ms. Paetzold recently joined the TACSC Board of Directors. She currently hold the dual position of Principal at Notre Dame High School and Notre Dame Academy Elementary in Los Angeles. She has reorganized and energized her student leadership program and continues to educate others in her successful methods.
Kevin Slattery – Board Member
Mr. Slattery was appointed to the TACSC Board of Directors in 2010. He is the General Manager of the Doyon Government Group (DGG), as well as President of several of its operating entities. DGG is an Alaskan Native owned, integrated construction services and security provider to the Federal Government. For the past 20 years, he has been a Board Member, Trustee or Chair of several Catholic educational and non-profit boards, both in Southern California and on the East Coast. He is a past Chair of Mayfield Senior School and Vice Chair of the Loyola High School (Los Angeles) Board of Regents. He recently served on the Holy Family Parish of South Pasadena Pastoral Council and was a member of the recent Pastoral (Strategic) Planning Committee. Mr. Slattery has been involved in TACSC since two of his children attended the TACSC Summer Conferences between 1996 and 2000. He attended Loyola High School and UCLA and graduated with a BA in Psychology/Psychobiology. Additionally, he attended Loyola Marymount University for continued undergraduate engineering and graduate business and management courses. Mr. Slattery is married, has three children and resides in Pasadena, California.
Dr. Wynn Washle – Board Member
Dr. Wynn Washle, Ph.D., was appointed to the TACSC Board of Directors in January 2010. Dr. Washle is a Broker Associate/Partner at The Group Real Estate in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is currently serving his second term on the Board of Directors at The Group Real Estate and has served on the Boards of Directors for various non-profit agencies. Dr. Washle is actively involved with Foothills Rotary and is the 2010-2011 Campaign Co-Chair for the United Way of Larimer County. Dr. Washle’s involvement in Catholic youth leadership traces back to 1975 when he was a student delegate at the Catholic Association of Student Council’s (“CASC”) Summer Conference. He subsequently was a member of the CASC Senate and served on the Summer Conference staff for the eight years. His daughter was a TACSC delegate and just completed her 5th year on the Summer Conference staff. Raised in Southern California, Dr. Washle is currently a resident of Fort Collins where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
Stephen Watkins – Board Member