Ann Parode Dynes

Husband, Robert C. Dynes, President Emeritus of the University of California, 2003-2008, and former Chancellor at its San Diego Campus, 1996-2003; Ph.D in Physics and naturalized citizen born in Canada


omona College, 1968, B. A. in American Studies
University of California at Los Angeles, 1971, Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif (top 5%)

Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, first female associate, 1970-1975

San Diego Trust & Savings Bank, ultimately Executive Vice President and (first and last) General Counsel, 1975-1994 (including affiliated securities, real estate and insurance affiliates and bank holding company)

University of California San Diego, first Campus Counsel, 1997-2007

Voices for Children, Board of Directors, 2010-present; Secretary and other offices

City of San Diego Municipal Golf Committee, 2013-present, Chairperson 2017-present

Parks & Beaches, Inc., 2014-present, President, 2017- present, chair of Whale View Point project 2014 - present

A Bridge for Kids, volunteer and mentor to a DREAM Act kid now at UCSD, 2015 - present

Friends of Presidio Hills, 2016 - present

Torrey Pines Women’s Golf Club, 1998-present; Board of Directors and Social, Chairman, 2012-2014

Lawyers Club of San Diego, 1972-present, Board of Directors and President

1975-1978; Lawyers Club Fund for Justice Committee, 2008-present Achievement Rewards for College Scientists, 2011-2014, assistant treasurer

The San Diego Foundation, 1990-1997;  Chairman of the Board, 1994-1996 scholarship program, 2014

Girard Foundation, 1990-2009, Board of Directors

San Diego Women’s Foundation, Founding Member and initial Chair of Governance Committee, 2000-2010

University of California at San Diego, 1991-1996, various boards and committees; Chair, Women’s Center Advisory Board, 1998-2004

The Sanford-Burnham Institute (then, La Jolla Cancer Research Foundation) Board of Trustees, 1995-2001

San Diego County Bar Association, 1972-95, Board of Directors and various committees; Secretary of the Board

County of San Diego, Subcommittee on Education, 1992-94

Law Library Justice Foundation, 1993-94, President of the Board of Directors

California Bankers Association, 1975-1994, including chairman of Legal Affairs Committee and various other responsibilities and honors

San Diego County Bar Foundation, 1978-1984, founder and President, board member 1998-2001


Boys and Girls Clubs of San Diego, 1987-1991, first female Board member, Executive Committee member

Senior Community Centers of San Diego, 1986-1990, Board and Executive Committee

California State Bar, 1972-present; numerous professional

committees, including membership on and Chairmanship of Client Security Trust Fund Commission, 1986-1990

City of San Diego, Commission on the Status of Women, 1988-1992, San Diego City Retirement System Board, 1996-98 and other City committees, 1990’s

University of California Los Angeles School of Law, Alumni Board of Directors, 1978- 1980

American Institute of Banking, Project to develop a publication on Corporat Codes of Conduct for U. S. banks, 1978

Numerous volunteer activities in the areas of pro tem judging and arbitration, counseling at schools and in volunteer panels including the Legal Aid Society of San Diego in 1970's, and lecturing and educating in areas of  credit compliance, credit discrimination and employment matters


1995 Woman of Dedication, Salvation Army Auxiliary of San Diego

1992 TWIN Honoree, YWCA

1991 California Bankers Association Almon B. McAllum Award for Outstanding Service to Industry as a Bank Attorney

1985 San Diego County Bar Association Award for Outstanding Community Service

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club—1990-present

Fairbanks Ranch Country Club—2009-present