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lawyer , University administrator

Joseph Michael Zanetta, American University administrator, lawyer. Bar: New York 1980. Secretary-treasurer Lord Foundation of California, Los Angeles, 1988-1993. Member Council for Advancement and Support of Education (chair national conferences 1990, 92), University Club of Los Angeles (board directors since 1991), Phi Kappa Phi (board directors since 1991).

Background

Zanetta, Joseph Michael was born on April 26, 1953 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Freda (Felanzo) Zanetta.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1975. Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1978.

Career

Member Hartley & Fessenden, Attorneys, Jamestown, 1978—1979. Development officer Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1979—1982. Associate director major gifts Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 1982—1983.

Director development Belmont Hill School, 1983—1986. Executive director external affairs School Business Administration University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1986—1993. Vice president advancement Whittier College, California, 1993—2000.

Vice president institutional advancement Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles, 2000—2002. President Little Company of Mary Community Health Foundation, Torrance, California, since 2002. Chairman Pasadena Enterprise Center.

Member presidential search committee, Whittier College, 1999, chair presidential inauguration committee, secretary board trustees, 1999-2000.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1980.

Membership

Secretary-treasurer Lord Foundation of California, Los Angeles, 1988-1993. Member board directors Figueroa Corridor Business Improvement District, University Southern California Community Relations Council. Active Council for Advancement and Support Education, District VII Board Directors, University Southern California.

Member Council for Advancement and Support of Education (chair national conferences 1990, 92), University Club of Los Angeles (board directors), Phi Kappa Phi (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, swimming, traveling.

Connections

Married Ellen L. Leggett, June 2, 1979. 1 child, Samuel Leggett Zanetta.

father:
Joseph A. Zanetta

mother:
Freda (Felanzo) Zanetta

spouse:
Ellen L. Leggett

child:
Samuel Leggett Zanetta