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Domenika Lynch, Executive Director

Domenika Lynch is executive director of the Latino Alumni Association. She manages the overall administration of the LAA scholarship program and Latino alumni relations. She was previously vice president, market development manager for Bank of America, and account executive at Univision Communications Inc. Ms. Lynch is a board trustee   for St. Anne’s, an advocacy organization that supports teen-mothers and their babies.  She has been a part of the USC Neighborhood Outreach Grants Committee, the Toyota TODOS Scholarship Committee, the TELACU Scholarship Committee and the Telemundo Padres Heroes Selection Committee, and served as Bank of America’s Achievement Awards chair. She has been named a Los Angeles Community Hero by Telemundo, received an Educational Leadership Award from Saber es Poder and was selected as Chevron’s Breast Cancer L.A. Latino Initiative Spokesperson. Ms. Lynch received a BS in Public Administration from USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy from USC Rossier School of Education. She also is a proud parent of a Trojan alum.

Dolores Sotelo, Associate Director

Dolores Sotelo is associate director of the USC Latino Alumni Association. She oversees the LAA scholarship program and plays a key role in LAA’s annual events. Part of the USC Trojan Family since 1980, she previously served in positions in the USC Office of Admissions and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering – Minority Engineering Program. She has also held leadership roles with the USC Latino Forum and the Latino staff support organization, and is active in the University Staff Club. She has been honored for her commitment to USC Latino students by the USC Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the USC Latino Business Student Association, USC Chicanos for Progressive Education and the USC Latina/o Student Assembly. She is an avid Trojan football fan.


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Vivian Sampson, Budget Analyst

Vivian Sampson joined the USC Latino Alumni Association as Budget Analyst/Office Manager in March 2014.  She brings nearly thirty years of experience serving in the administrative function for national and international corporations including PricewaterhouseCoopers, LA Care Health Plan and Columbia Pictures.  Vivian will bring her project management and administrative vigor to the team.