Donna Neff P’21 named to Board of Trustees

Portrait of Donna Wengert Neff P'21 in sunglasses, superimposed over a washed out photo of the Kube.

Claremont McKenna College’s Board of Trustees elected Donna Wengert Neff P'21 as a new regular trustee at its October 1 meeting.

“I am so honored to be joining the Board of Trustees,” said Neff. “I have a deep connection with CMC and look forward to the opportunity to help promote the mission of the school.”

Neff, who lives in the Bay Area, has more than 25 years of experience in the private transportation industry, serving as corporate vice president and director.  She also cofounded a female-owned and operated transportation services company for senior and handicapped individuals in Los Angeles and Orange counties.

Neff is a five-term member of the Board of Advisors at CMC’s The Berger Institute for Individual and Social Development and is currently vice chair. She served on the Board of Trustees at Scripps College from 2018- 2021. Neff has served on the Board of Advisors for the Duke Cancer Institute since 2008 and is also on the Board of Visitors for the Duke School of Medicine.

Neff’s husband, Thomas B. Neff ’76 P’21, was a longtime member of the CMC Board of Trustees until his passing in 2019.

Neff has four children: Allyson and Dylan, and twins, Elena ’21, and Madeleine, SC ‘21.

Gilien Silsby


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