Mission Statement

The University of Pennsylvania’s Parents Council comprises a select group of dedicated parents who serve as ambassadors to the Penn parent community and provide volunteer and philanthropic support for The Parents Fund, Penn’s annual giving program for parents of undergraduates and parents of undergraduate alumni.  Its members represent the schools, classes and the geographic diversity of the undergraduate population. Through meetings and activities, members are educated about Penn’s undergraduate initiatives and in turn share this information with the broader parent community.

2020-2021 Parents Council Members

Brinda and Manish Shah PAR'20 PAR'22 Co-Chairs
New York, NY

Steven W'85 and Lisa Abramowitz PAR'16 PAR'21
Tenafly, NJ                            

Guillermo Almada and Gabriela Sabaté PAR'20
Miami, FL  

Mauricio Alvarado and Claire Guglielmi PAR'21 PAR'23
Miami, FL                                                                               

Doug and Christine Belgrad PAR'15 PAR'23
Beverly Hills, CA

David Blatte W'86 and Stacee Massoni PAR'22
Water Mill, NY

Kipp L'94 and Rachel Cohen PAR'22 PAR'24
Plymouth Meeting, PA

Bob and Mary Ann Downes PAR'22
New York, NY

Andrew Dworkin C'81 and Jan Sigmon C'82 PAR'13 PAR'17 PAR'22
New York, NY

Jennifer Epstein C'91 and William Keravuori C'91 ENG'91 PAR'22
Boston, MA

Rochelle and Robert Finvarb PAR'22
Bay Harbor Islands, FL

Mark W'87 and Rachael First PAR'18 PAR'21
New York, NY

Mitchell and Teri Gevinson PAR'19 PAR'23
Boca Raton, FL

Lawrence and Andrea Gill PAR'21
Los Angeles, CA

Matthew C'89 and Lisa Golden C'89 PAR'21
Chestnut Hill, MA

Madhukar and Chaya Govindaraju PAR'24
Cupertino, CA

Matthew and Hedi Gross PAR'21
Calabasas, CA

Eli W'90 WG'96 and Jennifer Gross PAR'22
Glen Head, NY

Diana Huang and Chuong Nguyen PAR'22
Honolulu, HI

Randall and Lori Isenberg PAR'23​
Dallas, TX

Sandeep and Purvi Kunwar PAR'20 PAR'22
Woodside, CA

Nathaniel and Dana Lipman PAR'19 PAR'22
Beverly Hills, CA

Stephanie W'90 and Jonathan Marks PAR'20 PAR'22
Chicago, IL

Simon and Sharon Mendelson PAR'22
Los Angeles, CA

Michael and Barrie Mengarelli PAR'21
Hillsborough, CA

Mark and Jennifer Mouritsen PAR'22
Singapore, Singapore

Pankaj WG'96 and Shefali Narayan PAR'22
Singapore, Singapore

Francis and Rosemary O'Dowd PAR'22
Plantation, FL

Tousif Pasha and Shazia Kirmani-Pasha PAR'24
Las Vegas, NV

Jeffrey C'88 and Judy Poss C'87 PAR'21
New York, NY

David and Jane Preiser PAR'21
Westport, CT

Kenneth and Bari Ramberg PAR'22
Aspen, CO

Steven Richman L'84 WG'84 and Jodi Schwartz W'81 L'84 WG'84 PAR'24
New York, NY

Joel and Shari Ronkin PAR'23
Weston, FL

Jane Rose PAR'24
Dallas, TX

Steven and Ellen Ross PAR'22
Cleveland, OH

Thomas and Robbi Schiff PAR’19 PAR'21
Los Angeles, CA

Mary Shannon and Dwight Scott PAR'22
Darien, CT

Maria and Antonio Scotto PAR'23
Mendham, NJ

Daniel and Cherie Serota PAR'18 PAR'21
Brookville, NY

Eytan Shapiro and Lesley-Anne Gliedman PAR'21
New York, NY

Alan Shen and Jenny Yu PAR'23
Cupertino, CA

Michele C'85 and Robert Simpson PAR'21
New York, NY

David W'92 and Sharon Slotkin C'93 PAR'22 PAR'24
Potomac, MD

Robert C'85 and Karen Sobel PAR'18 PAR'19 PAR'23
Purchase, NY

James and Devereux Socas PAR'22
McLean, VA

Heidi C'92 and Aaron Tandy PAR'21
Miami Beach, FL

David and Pamela Ulich PAR'21
Malibu, CA

Ronit Walker C'89 and Mathew Bronfman PAR'21
Atlanta, GA

Lisa Walker and William Rudnick PAR'23
Chicago, IL

Parker C'88 and Lori Weil C'88 PAR'19 PAR'22 PAR'24
Ridgewood, NJ

Jonathan Weinstein C'89 WG'93 PAR'24
Philadelphia, PA

Larry W’87 and Gayle Wieseneck PAR’18 PAR'22
West Orange, NJ

John and Rachel Young PAR'20 PAR'22 PAR'24
New York, NY