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Council Membership


The PAC includes parents from approximately 30-40 households. One or both parents in each household may serve as members.


Members will be parents of current students, and may be appointed at any time. Prospective members may be recommended to the president by any member of the College community.


Members will serve while their student is enrolled.

Duties of Members

Members have the following duties and responsibilities, with additional duties occasionally requested by the president:

  • actively support the mission of the College by attending and participating in meetings of the PAC
  • volunteer as possible with the Career Center, Admissions Office and Parents Fund
  • participate in parent outreach activities sponsored by the PAC
  • contribute to the Carleton Parents Fund
  • be informed about matters of interest to the College community

Council Members 2017-18

Carlton Calvin and Mary Blodgett P'20, San Marino, CA (Co-Chairs)

Robert and Karen Anderson P'18, Stillwater, MN

George Birdsong and Anne Mellinger-Birdsong P'20, Atlanta, GA

Scott and Sally Browning P'15, P'19, Salt Lake City, UT

Richard Capelouto and Gina Maya P'17, P'21, Palo Alto, CA 

Michael and Tucker Coombe P'19, Cincinnati, OH

Michael and Catherine DeMane P'19, Wayzata, MN

Ralph Derrickson P'19, Bainbridge Island, WA

Robert and Joy Greenberg P'18, Larchmont, NY

Marc Hirshman and Karen Handelman P'20, St. Louis, MO

Garrick Leonard and Leslie Feder P'19, Brooklyn, NY

Jingke Li and Xiaoyan Huang P'20, Portland, OR

George and Dominique Lightbody P'18, Etna, NH

David and Gretchen Livingston P'16, P'18, Evanston, IL

David Maymudes and Emily Anthony P'20, Seattle, WA

Paul Mourning and Laura Locke P'20, Brooklyn, NY

Hugo and Lee Ann Patterson P'18, Los Altos, CA

Mark and Lisa Pattis P'19, Highland Park, IL

Stephen and Mary Preston P'19, Washington, DC

Hugh Porter and Jill Soltero P'18, Portland, OR

Itzhak and Liz Reichman P'19, San Antonio, TX

Rick Ruvkun and Julie Glickstein P'18, New York, NY

T.M. Scruggs, Jr. and Laurie Graham P'19, Berkeley, CA

Chris and Lauren Sharng P'20, Los Angeles, CA

Gerard and Heem Juay Tan P'10, '13, '16, '18, Singapore

Whitney and Susan Tilson P'18, New York, NY

Walter and Leslie Tsui P'19, Wellesley, MA

Timothy Wang and Gregg McCarty P'19, New York, NY

Rod and Gina Ward P'19, Wilmington, DE

Michael Wines and Sharon LaFraniere P'18, Scarsdale, NY