San Francisco Chapter

Welcome to the Bay Area homepage for RIT alumni
This page is your home for information on the RIT Bay Area Alumni Chapter. Whether you are new to the Bay Area, or you have lived here your whole life, you will find links for volunteering, events, and career services. 

Total number of RIT alumni in the SF/SJ Metro Area: 1,902

The Bay Area is the 10th largest alumni chapter by population

  • Saunders College of Business: 626
  • College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST): 1,015
  • College of Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS): 1,315
  • Golisano College of Computing & Information Sciences (GCCIS): 378
  • Kate Gleason College of Engineering: 641
  • *College of Health Sciences & Technology: 6
  • College of Liberal Arts (COLA): 228
  • National Technical Institute for the Deaf: 278
  • College of Science: 448
  • *Golisano Institute for Sustainability: 0

*newly established


Upcoming Events

RIT's alumni chapters host a variety of activities throughout the year ranging from social events to educational workshops to performing arts to supporting RIT Athletics, and everything in between. Please join us for these excellent opportunities to connect with other alumni and check back often to see what's coming up next.

Oct 05 2017
6:00 p.m.
Presidential Alumni Tiger Tour - San Francisco
Feb 13 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Panic, Sweat & Cheers: Toastmasters and the Art of Public Speaking
Feb 28 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Digital Self Defense: Tips, Tools and Best Practices
Mar 01 2018
12:00 a.m.
Alumni 21 Day Career Challenge: Get Your Career in Gear!
Mar 08 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Branded for Success
Mar 20 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Interviewing Success
May 16 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Managing the Virtual Workplace
Jun 12 2018
12:00 p.m.
Webinar: Quality Assurance Tools You Can Use Now
Jul 10 2018
12:00 a.m.
2018 Summer Send-Offs
Jul 17 2018
6:30 p.m.
Welcome to the Chapter 2018 - San Jose
Jul 18 2018
6:30 p.m.
Welcome to the Chapter 2018 - San Francisco
Aug 04 2018
12:00 p.m.
6th Annual Taste of Rochester Alumni Picnic
Sep 08 2018
12:00 a.m.
2018 RIT Annual Global Day of Service

Chapter Contacts
Mark Leonardi, CMP
Chapter Volunteer
702.256.3200

Victor Silva '03
Chapter Leader

Lindsey Brady '06
Chapter Volunteer

Thomas Giamei '07
Chapter Volunteer

Martin Hendess
Chapter Leader

Ellen Moser '81
Chapter Volunteer

Erik Haddad '04
Chapter Volunteer

Herman Lee
Chapter Volunteer

Eric Willis '03
Chapter Volunteer

Annie Liao '12
Chapter Volunteer

Caya Sebestian '02
Chapter Volunteer

Mark Mellenger '93
Chapter Volunteer

The Bay Area Chapter is led by a council of alumni volunteers. These individuals work with staff from the Office of Alumni Relations to plan events, programs, volunteer opportunities and networking connections throughout the year. If you are an alum who loves RIT and is willing to help us organize, promote and build a strong RIT alumni network in the Bay area, consider joining the council today!

If you are interested in joining the Alumni Council, contact one of the leaders, volunteers or staff members highlighted on this page or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 585.475.4893.

Chapter Contact

Megan Cheever
Megan Cheever

Director of Volunteer Engagement
Alumni Association Board of Directors
585.475.7624
megan.cheever@rit.edu

Connect with the chapter

The San Francisco  Chapter is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in becoming an Alumni Council member please fill out our volunteer form HERE or contact the Office of Alumni Relations directly at 1.866.RIT.ALUM (748.2586).