The former president of California State Polytechnic University,

Pomona and the regional retail vice president of a leading pharmaceutical

company are the latest leaders named to Western University of Health

Sciences’ Board of Trustees.

Joining the Board are Bob H. Suzuki, who presently serves as Cal

Poly’s President Emeritus and Special Assistant to the Chancellor for the

California State University system, and Mike Quick, the regional retail

vice president for the west region for AmerisourceBergen. The two were

elected to the board at the group’s May 8 meeting and join recently

elected members Patty DeDominic, Maureen Duffy-Lewis and Ed Tessier.

Bob Suzuki served as Cal Poly’s president from 1991 to 2003 and

during his tenure established the International Polytechnic High School

on campus and completed more than $250 million in new construction


He also improved the quality of teaching by establishing the Faculty

Center for Professional Development and led a major effort to revitalize

the City of Pomona through a broad-based coalition focused on economic,

community, cultural and educational development.

Mike Quick has worked for AmerisourceBergen, the parent company of

Good Neighbor Pharmacy, since 1963. He started in sales and during his

tenure, rose to vice president of sales and marketing for the west region

and later to his current position. He was a key member of the team that

started Good Neighbor Pharmacy and started the company’s Home Health Care


The new appointments bring the total number of board members to 14.

Terms last two years, at which time there is an election. The board

members are:

Warren Lawless, LHD (Hon.), Chairman

Wesley V. Boudette, DO, DEd (Hon.), FAOCR, Vice Chairman

John A. Forbing, Secretary

Ethan R. Allen, DO, DSc (Hon.), Treasurer

Philip Pumerantz, PhD, LHD (Hon.), President (ex officio)

Richard A. Bond, DO, FAAFP

Wen Chang, MBA

Patty DeDominic

Maureen Duffy-Lewis, JD

LaDonna Johnson, DO

John T. McGwire, DDS

Edward Tessier, LHD (Hon.)