Welcome to the Cal Alumni Club of Austin!

The Cal Alumni Club of Austin (CACOA) is chartered by the Cal Alumni Association and is open to all Cal grads living in the Central Texas area.

Our group is informal and no dues or specific commitments are required (although donations are always welcomed).

To join our email list, click on the “Email Signup” link to the right. 

Our events focus on the Cal Alumni Association’s “Services to Cal” which include:

  1. Alumni Networking
  2. Cal Pride/Spirit
  3. Philanthropy and Community Service
  4. Scholarship
  5. Student Engagement and Student Recruitment

Other primary goals: FUN and CAL CAMARADERIE!

Recent activities have included:

  • Cal Football Watch Parties, Joint Football Watch Parties with other PAC-12 Schools, and a Joint Big Game Event with Stanford Alumni
  • Austin PAC-12 Networking Events 
  • Volunteering to be a Cal Brand Ambassador at College Fairs
  • Group Bike Rides
  • Group Hikes 
  • Happy Hours
  • Blues on the Green and other Concert Events in the Park 
  • Brunches, Lunches, Dinners and Potlucks 
  • Away Games
  • Tasting Events 
  • Interviews for Cal Alumni Association (CAA) Scholarships

For more info on the Cal Alumni Club of Austin and its events, please contact the Leadership Team. 

Stephanie Pace Smith, President, at steph.pace@gmail.com

Jill Chiang, Football Watch Parties, at jjchiang10@gmail.com.

Kimberly Kesler Payne, Student Engagement and Student Recruitment, at kimberlypayne0@gmail.com

Corey Pallatto Hughan and Jesse Gutierrez, Philanthropy and Community Service, at pallatto@berkeley.edu, jesone8@gmail.com.

Dean Haraguchi and Mark Freeman, Bike Rides, at dharaguchi@haasalum.berkeley.edumark_freeman@alum.berkeley.edu