Parents Fund and Outreach
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UC Santa Barbara Parents Fund and Outreach Program

In Memory of Nick Johnson

Chancellor Henry Yang and wife Dilling pose with Dale and Lyn Haithcock and daughter Lauren

"Nick was the best kid, hardest working kid, a first class person and a wonderful student and brother to his teammates. I was lucky enough to be his first coach and along with everyone in the UCSB family and water polo community, I will miss him greatly."
Wolf Wigo, UCSB Water Polo Coach

UCSB Athletics' Statement on the Passing of Water Polo Player Nick Johnson

Click here to make a gift to the Nick Johnson Memorial Fund

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Kelly Adams
Director, Parents Fund & Outreach, 805-893-4968

General Questions:

Parents Fund creates a community of parents actively engaged in their students’ college experience as well as provides the primary vehicle to philanthropically support the University. Ensuring UC Santa Barbara’s academic excellence requires more than state funds and student fees. It requires the involvement and generous support of all UC Santa Barbara parents, affording valuable enrichment to every student. The Parents Fund & Outreach program seeks to strengthen parent engagement with UC Santa Barbara by hosting campus and regional activities focused on many different and amazing aspects of the campus experience. With your help, we are committed to keeping UC Santa Barbara a great public research university built on the foundation of a strong undergraduate education.

Regional Parent Chairs

The Parent Chairs provide volunteer leadership for parent outreach and fundraising activities throughout the academic year, working closely with campus representatives.

  • Bay Area

  • San Diego

    AnnKatrin Petersen
    AnnKatrin’s son, Emilio ’15 is a student in our College of Engineering. She is the founder and Chief Medical Officer of Parimed Inc. a clinical research company that advises on and executes drug and device development projects around the globe. AnnKatrin sits on UCSB's San Diego Campaign Committee. She resides in Solana Beach, CA.

  • Orange County

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