University Foundation at Sacramento State

The Foundation is an organization that was established to help raise and invest private gifts for the benefit of Sacramento State. It encourages philanthropy to the University and also provides a structure for accepting and managing gifts and endowments on behalf of Sac State.

Mission Statement

The University Foundation at Sacramento State promotes philanthropy to provide a level of excellence at the University beyond what is possible through state funds.

The members of the board of directors of The University Foundation accomplish this goal by helping to raise private resources that advance the mission and priorities of the University, and serving as ambassadors for philanthropy in the University community. The board provides stewardship in the prudent investment of resources, ensuring the integrity of the Foundation through accountability and transparency in its dealings.

Board of Directors

Robert S. Nelsen (President)
Pamela Stewart (Chair)
Holly Tiche (Secretary | Co-chair, Governance Committee)
Tina Treis (Chief Financial Officer | Co-chair, Governance Committee)
Vince A. Sales (Executive Officer)
David Bugatto (Chair, Audit Committee)
Bill Campbell (Chair, Investment Committee)
Margot Bach
Sonney Chong
George M. Crandell
Mark Drobny
Garry Maisel
Alice Perez
Gary Quattrin
Cory Parish
Bernice Bass de Martinez (Faculty Representative)
Melissa Bardo (Student Representative)
Craig Barth (Ex-officio)
Tracy Newman (Ex-officio)
Mike Lee (Ex-officio)