Alumni Council

Dear CDU Alumnus,

The Charles R. Drew Alumni Council (CDUAC) is now accepting nominations for council membership. You may submit your application using this link or access it from the Alumni Webpage Please also feel free to forward the application link to your CDU alumni peers. The minimum requirements to serve as a council member include:

1.      Nominee has to be a CDUAA member, to join please go to and click on Register CDUAA

2.      Commitment to CDU Mission and Values

3.      Commitment to actively serve on the Council for two years

4.      Strong commitment to underserved communities

5.      Ability to recruit alumni volunteers for future programs and events

Ability to make and/or encourage financial support from alumni to the University and actively participate in fundraising activities
The CDU Alumni Council is the governing body of the CDUAA comprised of 12-21 elected members. Members of the Alumni Council shall be active participants representing the interest of the Association and the University. The Council leads the efforts of University alumni affairs including Oath and Honors, Mission Maker Campaign, Commencement, Career day, Job shadowing, Student-Alumni Network, and mentorship programs. The Council's work will be instrumental in maintaining the voice and direction of the CDUAA, as well as serve as a communication vehicle to alumni and friends.

The selection committee plans to announce its decision by January 31, 2017. If you have any questions, comments and/or suggestions, please contact me by e-mail or by phone (323) 563-5985. I look forward to hearing from you.


Edna Yohannes, MA
Director of Development and University Affairs