Administrative Officers

Office of the President

President Robert S. Nelsen 916-278-7737
Chief of Staff Lisa Cardoza 916-278-7737
Chief Communication Officer Cely Smart 916-278-7737
Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion Diana Tate Vermeire 916-278-7737
Executive Director for University Initiatives and Student Success James (Jim) Dragna 916-278-7737

Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Ching-Hua Wang 916-278-6331
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Steve Perez 916-278-6331
Acting Dean for Undergraduate Studies Chevelle Newsome 916-278-5344
Assistant Vice President (Interim) for Academic Programs and Educational Effectiveness Donald S. Taylor 916-278-5933
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Lynn Tashiro 916-278-5945
Administrative Director, Community Engagement Center Dana Kivel 916-278-4610
Interim Associate Vice President, Research Affairs Bill Degraffenried 916-278-3668
Dean for Graduate Studies Chevelle Newsome 916-278-6470
Director of Graduate Studies & Special Assistant to the Dean Todd Migliaccio 916-278-6470
Director, Early Assessment Program, Center for College Readiness Joy Salvetti 916-278-3643
Co-Director, Accelerated College Entrance (ACE) Frank Lilly 916-278-4120
Co-Director, Accelerated College Entrance (ACE) Bruce Ostertag 916-278-5541
Dean, College of Arts and Letters Sheree Meyer 916-278-6502
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters Christina Bellon 916-278-6502
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters Melinda Wilson Ramey
Interim Dean, College of Business Administration Steve Perez 916-278-6578
Associate Dean (Interim) for Academic Programs, College of Business Administration Martha Wilson 916-278-5566
Interim Dean, College of Continuing Education Jenni Murphy 916-278-4433
Dean, College of Education Alexander Sidorkin 916-278-6523
Associate Dean, College of Education Karen Davis O'Hara 916-278-6523
Associate Dean, College of Education Pia Wong 916-278-6523
Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science Lorenzo M. Smith 916-278-6127
Associate Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science Kevan Shafizadeh 916-278-6852
Dean, College of Health and Human Services Fred Baldini 916-278-7255
Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Services Robin Carter 916-278-7255
Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Services Mary Maguire 916-278-7255
Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Joanna Mott 916-278-4655
Associate Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Lisa Hammersley 916-278-4655
Interim Dean, College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies Edward Lascher 916-278-6504
Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies Diane Hyson
Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies Marya Endriga 916-278-6504
Dean of the University Library Amy Kautzman 916-278-6230
Associate Dean of the University Library Nicole Lawson 916-278-5679

Administration and Business Affairs

Vice President for Administration/Chief Financial Officer Dr. Ming-Tung "Mike" Lee 916-278-6312
Senior Associate Vice President/Budget Officer, Budget Planning & Administration Stacy Hayano 916-278-3909
Associate Vice President, Financial Services Gina Curry 916-278-7461
Associate Vice President, Facilities Management Dr. Justin Reginato 916-278-6181
Senior Director, Administrative Services Bena Arao 916-278-6178
Senior Director/Chief Risk Officer, Risk Management Services Gary Rosenblum 916-278-5252
Chief of Police Mark Iwasa 916-278-7321
Director, Auditing Services 916-278-7439
Office of the Vice President for Administration/CFO Margaret Hwang 916-278-6312
Senior Director, University Transportation & Parking Services Tony Lucas 916-278-5241

Human Resources

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Vice President for Human Resources Christine D. Lovely 916-278-6078
Director of Equal Opportunity William Bishop 916-278-7469
Equal Opportunity Investigator Alison Morgan 916-278-2843
Associate Vice President for Human Resources: Employee Services Veronica Hodge 916-278-4488
Benefits Manager Scott Oleinik 916-278-6213
Interim Manager of Employment Services Celeste DeSouza 916-278-5613
Payroll Manager Darlene Edelman 916-278-5597
Associate Vice President for Human Resources: Academic Personnel and Employee/Labor Relations Jake Hurley 916-278-6169
Manager for Academic Personnel Jackie Kernen 916-278-7415
Employee Relations Manager Julie Thue 916-278-5579

Student Affairs

Vice President Dr. Ed Mills 916-278-6060
Chief of Strategic Initiatives Bill Macriss 916-278-6060
Associate Vice President, Dean of Students, Student Engagement & Success Beth Lesen 916-278-6060
Associate Vice President, Enrollment and Student Services Don Hunt 916-278-5144
Associate Vice President, Student Retention and Academic Success Marcellene Watson-Derbigny 916-278-6183
Associate Vice President, Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) Joy Stewart-James 916-278-6049
Assistant Vice President, Strategic Diversity Initiatives Viridiana Diaz 916-278-6859
Assistant Vice President, Strategic Success Initiatives Tina Jordan 916-278-6725
Executive Director, Housing and Residential Life Michael Speros 916-278-6655
Director, Housing & Conference Services Samuel Jones 916-278-6655
Director, Academic Advising Jazzie Murphy 916-278-7636
Director, Admissions & Outreach Brian Henley 916-278-2674
Director, Business Operations Karyl Burwell 916-278-6060
Director, Career Center Melissa Repa 916-278-6233
Director, Centers for Diversity & Inclusion (PRIDE, Multi-Cultural Center, and Women’s Resource Center) John Johnson 916-278-6101
Director, Counseling & Psychological Services (SHCS) Ron Lutz 916-278-6461
Director, Financial Aid & Scholarships Anita Kermes 916-278-6980
Director, Medical Services (SHCS) Lisa Johnson 916-278-7966
Director, Parents & Families Program Haley Myers Dillon 916-278-4353
Director, Student-Athlete Resource Center Paul Edwards 916-278-7796
Director (Interim), Student Conduct Tom Carroll 916-278-6060
Director, Student Organizations & Leadership Tom Carroll 916-278-6595
Director, Student Affairs Technology & Imaging Susana Valdez 916-278-7707
Director (Interim), Student Service Center Jeff Weston 916-278-1000
Director, Veterans Success Center Jeff Weston 916-278-6733
Director (Interim), Services to Students with Disabilities/Testing Center Beth Lesen 916-278-6060
University Registrar Dani Ambrose 916-278-3625

University Advancement

Vice President, University Advancement Al Frisone 916-278-7043
Associate Vice President, University Development Tracy Latino Newman 916-278-2835
Associate Vice President, Advancement Communications & Stewardship Lori Bachand 916-278-2142
Assistant Vice President, Alumni Relations/Annual Giving/Alumni Relations Jennifer Barber 916-278-3634

University Auxiliary Organizations

Executive Director, Associated Students, Inc. Sandra Gallardo 916-278-6784
Executive Director, University Enterprises, Inc. James Reinhart 916-278-7001
President and General Manager, Capital Public Radio Rick Eytcheson 916-278-8901
Executive Officer, The University Foundation at Sacramento State 916-278-7043
Executive Director (Interim), University Union/WELL Bill Olmsted 916-278-6745
Director, University Union Dean Sorensen 916-278-7912
Director, The WELL Kate Smith 916-278-2241