This is Bob's new home on the Internet. Other than creating this
website, what else has Bob been doing lately? Until recently, he served as President of the
University of Southern California (USC)
Retired Faculty Association (RFA) and Chair of its
Executive Committee. For several years, he was the RFA's representative to the USC
Staff Retirement Association (SRA)
Board of Directors. Also at USC, he served on the Executive Committee of the
Emeriti Center and early on represented retired
faculty as a member of a working group designing a university-wide database of faculty records.
In 2012–2013, he served as a member of the Board of Councilors of the USC University Club at King Stoops Hall.
In the community, Bob was a member of a "Futures Council"
for the Covina-Valley Unified School
District. The council was a focus group dealing with issues such as school facilities and
student retention. In July 2012 he testifed at a public hearing of the
Covina City Council dealing with the city's
lighting district and a new property assessment. (There is even a
video recording of his appearance before the city council on
this website!) Update: Even though Bob voted for the proposal, it
ultimately failed. See the short (56 second) video on one of his
For information about Bob's personal and professional background, consult his
brief biography and his more detailed academic
résumé, respectively, using either these links or
those in the menu above.
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