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Meet the Alumni Engagement Team

Lori Boyle - Executive Director, Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

Lori Boyle

Lori seeks to connect with California Western alumni to encourage volunteer support and involvement as well over all alumni participation. She manages the school's alumni outreach programs, such as managing the operations and programming of the Alumni Association and its board of directors, regional alumni clubs, the Alumni of the Year Awards, Annual Alumni Weekend Celebration, Annual Golf Tournament, board and volunteer management and development, alumni stewardship and recognition events and is responsible for the direction, organization and implementation of the all events, programs, activities and outreach to alumni and friends of the law school both locally and regionally.

Lori works closely with the SBA and the many student organizations that reside on campus to establish and foster relationships with her office and the Alumni Association Board of Directors. This also includes her managing the fundraising efforts of the 3L Class Gift Campaign.

Lori has dedicated over 25 years in higher education in the areas of alumni affairs, development, administrative, program and event management. She previously served as Director of Alumni Relations at UCLA School of Law, UCLA School of Social Welfare and National University. She also served as Assistant Director of Regional Development at UCSD, Assistant Director of Development at UCLA School of Social Welfare and Administrative Director for the UCLA Office of Government and Community Relations. She received her Masters of Social Welfare degree in planning, administration, and community organization from UCLA, a Bachelor of Arts degree in social welfare from California State University, Chico and an Associate Arts degree from Boston University. In 1992, Lori was selected as the student commencement speaker for the UCLA School of Social Welfare.

Lori was the recipient of the 2014 San Diego County Bar Association Service Award for Distinguished Citizen.  

Lori welcomes the opportunity to meet alumni, donors and friends of the law school. Stay connected!


Julie Michaels - Associate Director, Annual Giving and Regional Programming

Julie Michaels

Julie Michaels is the Associate Director, Annual Giving and Regional Programming.  Julie worked for Capella University for over seven years as an Enrollment Services Supervisor.   As an Enrollment Services Supervisor, Julie coached and guided a team of Enrollment Counselors who helped enroll students into clinical counseling and psychology master's degrees.  In addition to her role, she coordinated projects with the registrar’s office, operations team, and market teams.

As the Associate Director, Julie is responsible for managing the Office of Alumni Engagement's Regional Club program.

Julie curates content for alumni social media, Alumni Association webpages, handles event communications, and is involved in the editorial process for the annual alumni magazine and newsletters.

Locally, the Associate Director works closely with the Director of Alumni Engagement to execute alumni events. Julie is excited to meet and work with our passionate and dedication alumni in San Diego and across the country!