Assistant to the President for Communications
Anne McMahon was appointed Assistant to the President for Communications in 2009. In her role, she is responsible for writing correspondence, announcements and messages from the President for internal and external audiences; editing publications from the Office of the President; and drafting talking points and remarks for the president’s public addresses. She fields inquiries and concerns presented to the Office of the President and coordinates responses. Anne supports the Chief of Staff, the President’s Cabinet, the Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors of the Jesuit School of Theology. Prior to her appointment in the Office of the President, Anne served as University Archivist at Santa Clara (1996-2009). An active member of St. Clare Parish, she leads the Social Justice Committee, serves on the Pastoral Council and lectors regularly at the parish and at Mission Santa Clara. Anne holds a master’s degree in Pastoral Ministries from Santa Clara University, a master’s degree in History from George Mason University, and a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Engineering from Drexel University. Originally from the Philadelphia area, she lives in Santa Clara with her husband and their three children.