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2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Administration

University Website Directory


Office of the President

President, Leroy M. Morishita

  • Executive Assistant to the President: Rebecca Olivera

Chief of Staff: Derek J. Aitken

  • Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff: Andrea Lum
  • Executive Office Manager: Dwyla Jourdan
  • Associate Director, Government and Community Relations: Satinder S. Malhi

University Diversity Officer: Kimberly Baker-Flowers

Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs: Edward S. Inch

  • Executive Assistant to the Provost: Denise Johnson
  • Director, Sustainability Initiatives: Jillian Buckholz
  • Associate Provost: Linda S. Dobb
    • Director, Faculty Development: Jessica Weiss
    • Director, Center for Community Engagement: Mary D’Alleva
    • Senior Director, Online Campus: Roger Wen
    • Special Assistant, Faculty Affairs: Robin Hale Joncich
    • Faculty Immigration Advisor & Recruitment Specialist: Karen Ling
    • Coordinator, Academic Senate: Mark Robinson
  • Associate Provost for Academic Resources and Planning: Rafael Hernandez
    • Director, Institutional Research, Analysis and Decision Support: Fanny Yeung
    • Coordinator, University Scheduling: Mark Chan
  • Dean of Academic Programs & Services: Maureen Scharberg
    • Associate Dean, Academic Programs & Services: Mitchell Watnik
      • Assessment & Program Review: Julie Stein
      • Assessment & Program Review: Fanny Yeung
      • Articulation Officer: Kyle Burch
      • University Curriculum Coordinator/Catalog and Curriculum Specialist: Sarah Aubert
      • University Catalog Editor and Curriculum Analyst: Sandra Claflin
    • APS Support: Aybolek Ovezova
    • Bay Advisor: Bill Irwin
    • Peer Academic Coaching: Marissa Baumann
    • Testing Office: Meena Sharma
    • Grade Appeal: Erica Wildy
    • Executive Director, Academic Advising and Career Education: Kathryn Palmieri
    • Director, General Education; Chair, General Studies: Caron Inouye
    • Director, Graduate Studies: Kevin Brown
  • Associate Vice President, University Extension: Brian Cook
    • Director, Continuing Education Programs: Kate White
    • Director, Special Sessions Programs: Balvinder Kumar
    • Director, Marketing: Dan Bellone
    • Executive Director, International Programs: Thomas Tyner
      • Director, Center for International Education: Kelly Moran
    • Executive Director, Concord Campus: Robert Phelps
      • Operations Coordinator: Cecilia Zefeldt
    • Manager, Oakland Center: Kevin Kenny
  • Associate Vice President, Research and Sponsored Programs: Jeffery Seitz
    • Director of Compliance: Jeanne Dittman
    • Director, Grant Administration: Jennifer Cabrejas
    • Director, Center for Student Research: Jenny O

College Deans, University Libraries, Department Chairs, and Program Directors

College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • Dean: Wendy Ng
    • Special Assistant to the Dean: Mary Kendall
    • Associate Dean: Sarah Nielsen, Interim
    • Associate Dean: Patricia Jennings
    • Chair, Department of Anthropology, Geography, and Environmental Studies: David Larson
    • Chair, Department of Criminal Justice: Dawna Komorosky
    • Chair, Department of Human Development and Women’s Studies: Keri O’Neal
    • Chair, Department of Political Science: Maria Ortuoste
    • Chair, Department of Public Affairs and Administration: Jay Umeh, Interim
    • Chair, Department of Social Work: Sarah Taylor
    • Chair, Department of Sociology: Duke Austin
    • Chair, Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences: Shubha Kashinath
    • Director, International Studies Program: Andrew Wong
School of Arts and Media (SAM)
  • Director:  TBD
    • Chair, Department of Art: Gwyan Rhabyt
      • Chair, Department of Communication: Mary Cardaras
      • Chair, Department of Music: Buddy O. James
      • Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance: Eric Kupers
      • Director, Multimedia Graduate Program: Gwyan Rhabyt
School of Global Humanities and Cultural Studies
  • Director: Vacant
    • Chair, Department of English: Dennis Chester
    • Chair, Department of Ethnic Studies: Luz Calvo
    • Chair, Department of History: Bridget Ford
    • Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures: Meiling Wu
    • Chair, Department of Philosophy: Jennifer Eagan, Interim
    • Director, Liberal Studies Program: Arun Rasiah
College of Business and Economics
  • Dean: George Low
    • Human Resources Coordinator:  Wanda Davenport
    • Associate Dean: C. Joanna Lee
    • Associate Dean: Nancy Mangold
    • Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance: Nancy Mangold
    • Chair, Department of Economics: Jed DeVaro
    • Chair, Department of Management: Hongwei Du
    • Chair, Department of Marketing: Yi He
College of Education and Allied Studies
  • Dean: Carolyn Nelson
    • Assistant to the Dean: June Laherran
    • Associate Dean: Christopher Chamberlain (Interim)
    • Chair, Department of Educational Leadership: Ardella Dailey
    • Chair, Department of Educational Psychology: Greg Jennings
    • Chair, Department of Kinesiology: Paul Carpenter
    • Chair, Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism: Nancy White (Interim)
    • Chair, Department of Teacher Education: Eric Engdahl
College of Science
  • Dean: Jason Singley
    • Administrative Assistant to the Dean: Jaime Maldonado
    • Associate Dean: Danika LeDuc
    • Chair, Department of Biological Sciences: Brian Perry
    • Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry: Patrick Fleming
    • Chair, Department of Computer Science: Levent Ertaul
    • Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences: Mitchell Craig
    • Chair, Department of Health Sciences: Jason Smith
    • Chair, Department of Mathematics: Julie Glass
    • Chair, Department of Nursing: Lindsay McCrea
    • Chair, Department of Physics: Erik Helgren
    • Chair, Department of Psychology: David Fencsik
    • Chair, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics: Joshua Kerr
    • Chair, School of Engineering: Saeid Motavalli
University Libraries
  • Dean: John Wenzler
    • Coordinator, Instructional Services: Thomas Bickley
    • Coordinator, Information Literacy Services: Diana Wakimoto
    • Chair, Library Faculty: Kyzyl Fenno-Smith
Student Center for Academic Achievement
  • Director:  Shonda Goward

Academic Senate

  • Chair, Academic Senate: Michael Lee
    • Academic Senate Coordinator: Mark Robinson
    • University Honors Program: Shirley Yap

Administration & Finance

Vice President, Administration and Finance/CFO: Debbie Chaw

Executive Assistant to the Vice President: Carmen Rusca

  • Chief University Police: Mark Flores
  • Associate Vice President, Facilities Development and Operations: Winnie Kwofie
  • Associate Vice President, Financial Services: Maureen Pasag
  • Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Payroll Services: André Johnson
  • Associate Vice President, Risk Management and Internal Control: Nyassa Love Johnson
  • Associate Vice President Information Technology Services & CIO: Jake Hornsby
  • Athletics Director: Jason Carmichael
  • Director, Administrative Processes: Veronica Salvador

Student Affairs

Vice President, Student Affairs: Suzanne Espinoza

  • Associate Vice President, Campus Life: Martin Castillo
    • Executive Director, Associated Students Incorporated (ASI): Erik Pinlac
    • Director, Student Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services: Mark Almeida
    • Director, Student Life and Leadership: Marguerite Hinrichs
    • Director, University Unions: Kenrick Ali
    • Director, Student Conduct, Rights and Responsibilities: James Carroll
  • Associate Vice President, Student Support Services and Equity Programs: Andrea Wilson
    • Executive Director, Student Health and Counseling Services: Abayomi Jones
    • Director, Counseling Services: Shauna Hong
    • Director, Recreation and Student Wellbeing: Jennifer Luna
    • Director, Accessibility Services and Veteran Student Services: Pamela Baird
    • Director, Equity Initiatives: Alison Richardson
      • Asian American Pacific Islander Program 
      • T-APASS Program 
      • Sankofa Scholars
      • GANAS Program
    • Director, EOP, EXCEL and Renaissance Scholars: Saleem Gilmore
    • Coordinator, HOPE: Darice Ingram
    • Coordinator, Case Management: Elilta Tewelde
  • Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management: vacant
    • University Registrar: Angela Schneider
    • Executive Director of Admissions and Outreach, Carmen Ortiz
    • Director, Financial Aid: Sonia Jethani
    • Director, Student Outreach: Diana Balgas
  • Director, Budget and Operations: Fa’aalu Lealaimatafao

University Advancement

Vice President, University Advancement: William Johnson

Executive Assistant to the Vice President: Ruby Silva

  • Associate Vice President, Development: Holly Stanco
  • Advancement Services Manager: Fern Tyler
  • Associate Vice President, University Communications and Marketing: Lori Bachand
  • Executive Director, Alumni & Constituent Engagement: Richard Watters
  • University Advancement Operations & Budget Analyst:  May Hernandez

Cal State East Bay Educational Foundation Board


William Johnson, President
Patrick Devine, Chair
Bette Felton, Vice Chair
Debbie Chaw, Treasurer
James Klescewski, Secretary


Jack Acosta

Ruth Bley

Richard Carson

Randall Davis

Evelyn Dilsaver

Tessie Guillermo

James Hannan

Howard Hyman

Edward Inch

Derek Jackson-Kimball (Faculty Trustee)

Kent Kelley 

Johan Klehs

Allen Kwan (Alumni Association Trustee)

Kumar Malavalli

Daisy Maxion (Student Trustee)

Louis Miramontes

Leroy Morishita

Nitu Nanda

Cherrie Nanninga

Janet L. Owen

Micky Randhawa

Marvin Remmich (Immediate Past Chair)

Richard Sherratt

James Songey

Gary Wallace

Allen Warren