General Meetings

12:00PM - 1:00PM Second Wednesday of the Month


Happy Hours

5:00PM - 7:00PM Monthly 

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Hello BSA NPN Members!
As we settle in to the new semester, the New Professionals Network is excited to begin our monthly lunches again! Our next event will be a lunch time meeting on Wednesday, February 8, from noon to 1:00pm, in the conference room in 360 Stephens. Please bring your lunch and come ready to meet other new professionals!
During this month's meeting we will also be sharing information about getting more involved in BSA NPNThe Berkeley Staff Assembly’s New Professional Network is actively seeking new Leadership Committee Members. The Executive Committee is responsible for providing the oversight and management of the New Professionals Network and coordinates all NPN activities across campus.

Leadership Committee Member duties include:

  • Organize and plan bi-weekly activities (lunch and happy hour): Includes room reservation, email invitations/reminders, and attending/hosting each activity

  • Reach out to campus community through mailing lists and word of mouth to invite new professionals to join NPN

  • Maintain Google email list and update and manage LinkedIn group

  • Attend and present at Dean of Student’s new hire meetings and other campus activities, as requested

  • Serve as point of contact with the Berkeley Staff Assembly and liaise with BSA regarding New Professional Network activities. Attend BSA meetings, as needed

If you are interested in taking on a leadership role in BSA NPN, please attend this month's meeting to learn more. If you are interested, but cannot attend this month, please email to let us know.
If you would like to stay connected electronically, please join our LinkedIn page (
If you have any questions, or if you would like to be removed from this list, please email
Looking forward to seeing you soon!
Matt, Amy, and Travis


Comittee Members: 

Co Chair - Matt Balaban

Co Chair  - Travis Pentz

Carol Rachwald

Wade MacAdam


Please feel free to contact your Chair should you have any questions: Matt Balaban