UBAA Board Members

The UBAA Board of Directors is made up of Past Presidents and dedicated Alumni whose philanthropic and professional backgrounds have been honed to create a dynamic team of leaders who help guide the current direction of the organization and shape its future. We are honored for the Board's service to UCLA's black graduate & undergraduates and graciously thank them for their commitment.

  • Rickie Ivie
    Chairman

    Chairman of the Board
    Senior Partner
    Ivie, McNeil & Wyatt
    B.A. - UCLA 1973
    J.D. - UCLA 1977​ 

  • Robert Grace
    Vice-Chair ​

    Deputy District Attorney
    Major Crimes Division - L.A. County
    District Attorney's Office
    B.A. - UCLA 1984
    J.D. - Loyola Law School 1987 

  • Benny Blades ​
    Member

    Counselor
    Santa Monica College
    B.A. - UCLA 1978

  • Erin Aubry-Kaplan
    Member ​

    Freelance Journalist
    Contributing Editor at LA Times - Opinion Section
    B.A. - UCLA 1983
    M.F.A. - UCLA 1987

  • Cheryl Gully
    Member

    Child Welfare and Mental Health Consultant
    BA Sociology 1981
    MSW Social Welfare, 1983

  • J. Daniel Johnson
    Member ​

    Senior Partner
    Harambee Fahamu Association
    B.A. - UCLA 1969
    M.A.- Azusa Pacific - 1982

  • Mandla Kayise ​
    Past President/Member ​

    UBAA Past President
    President, CEO
    New World Education
    B.S. - UCLA 1987 

  • Don Sanders
    Member

    Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics
    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science
    B.A. - UCLA 1973
    M.S. - UCLA 1975
    M.D. - UCLA 1979

  • Steve Lewis ​
    Member ​

    Olympian & UCLA Hall of Fame
    Athlete Account Executive - Stryker Instruments
    BA History 1992 

  • Bobby Smith
    Member

    Retired Senior Associate Director
    Office of Gift Planning, UCLA
    B.S. - UCLA 1963
    J.D. - UCLA 1971 

  • Wendy Gladney-Dean
    Member

    Coach, Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Author
    BA Political Science, 1983 

  • Dr. Hascal Humes
    Member

    Physician, Physical Medicine - Rehabilitation,
    Kaiser Permanente
    BS Biology 1983
    MS 1987 

  • James Cooper
    Member

    Attorney at Law
    BA History 1983
    JD 1986 

  • Kevin Harbour, Sr.
    Member

    UBAA Past President Director of Business Development,
    UCLA Alumni Association
    BS Psychology, 1979

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