Council Members

The Governing Council (GC) coordinates BSA activities, sets goals, and maintains a liaison with UC administration. Governing Council members are elected by the general membership to serve a three-year term, from July through June.

Governing Council Meetings - are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday from 12:10-1:00pm see calendar for location and details. BSA members (all UCB staff) are welcome at Governing Council meetings.  Join the BSA Announcements mailing list to receive schedule and agenda information for these meetings. For minute from past meetings, see the GC Meeting Minutes Log.

EXECUTIVE BOARD 2020-21

PHOTO NAME/ROLE/DEPARTMENT TERM (FY) CONTACT INFO COMMITTEE
Stephanie Alcid
Stephanie Alcid
Graduate Student Advisor,
Political Science
2018-21
+1 510 642-9830
Co-Chair
Anthony Merrill
Anthony Merrill
Senior Prospect Analyst
University Development, Alumni Relations

2018-21

amerrill@berkeley.edu

+1 510 664-7671 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajmerrill/

Co-Chair
New Professionals Network - Lead
Data Committee

Erin Blanton
Erin Blanton
Graduate Student Services Advisor
Political Science
2018-21
Co-Chair Elect
Program & Events - Co-Chair
Bonita Dyess
Bonita Dyess
Circulation/Reserves Supervisor
Earth Sciences/Map Library
2019-22
+1 510 643-7041
Co-Chair Elect
Communications
Programs & Events- Co-Chair
Sydney Saubestre
Sydney Saubestre
Research Coordinator
Human Rights Center, Berkeley Law
2020-23

Secretary
Excellence in Management
Programs & Events
DEIB

Michelle White
Michelle White
Strategic Initiatives Manager
Student Affairs IT
2018-21

michelle.white@berkeley.edu

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-white-b8890968/

Treasurer
Council  of Staff Orgs (CSO) liaison
Brian Light
Brian Light
Chief Operations Manager, Social Sciences Division
The Library
2018-21
+1 510 643-5612
CUCSA Senior Delegate
Programs & Events
Arlene Banaga
Arlene Banaga
Human Resources Generalist
Berkeley Regional Services SHARE Region
2019-22
+1 925 338-1567
CUCSA Junior Delegate
Excellence in Management - Chair

GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS 

PHOTO NAME/ROLE/DEPARTMENT TERM (FY) CONTACT INFO COMMITTEE 
Irania Alacron
Irania Alarcon
Instructional Support Team Lead
Plant Microbial Biology (PMB)
2020-23
+1 510 642-2259

Communications
Excellence in Management
New Professionals Network

Jeremy Brooks
Jeremy Brooks
Assistant Director for L&S, Social Impact Lead
Career Center
2020-23
+1 805 202-6303

New Professionals Network
Career Development/Mentorship

Michael Cervantes
Michael Cervantes
2020-23

DEIB

Lisa Chang
Lisa Chang
Senior Business Systems Analyst
Financial Aid Office
2019-22
Career Development/Mentorship - Co-Chair
Jessica De Anda
Jessica De Anda
Student Experience Specialist
EWMBA Program Office
2020-23

New Professionals Network
DEIB

Lupe Gallegos-Diaz
Director, Chicanx Latinx Student Development
Division of Equity and Inclusion
2020-23
+1 510 642-1802

Excellence in Management
DEIB

Sarah Gaugler
Sarah Gaugler
Research Administrator
Engineering Research Support Organization (ERSO)
2019-22
+1 510 642-4993
Career Development/Mentorship
Excellence in Management
Jessica Gorsuch - School of Public Health
Jessica Gorsuch
Program Coordinator
School of Public Health
2019-22
Communications
DEIB
Nicole Lowy
Nicole Lowy
Department Manager
Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
2020-23
+1 510 642-6490

Excellence in Management

Michael Mann
Michael Mann
Sr. Conduct Coordinator
Center for Student Conduct
2020-23
+1 510 207-4734

Excellence in Management

Kalie Sacco
Kalie Sacco
Chief of Staff
Lawence Hall of Science
2020-23

Excellence in Management
New Professionals Network

Serra Sengra
Program Manager: Jumpstart
Institute of Human Development
2020-23

Excellence in Management

Anthony Suen
Anthony Suen
Director of Programs
Data Science Education Program
2020-23

Excellence in Management

Sumali Tuchrello
Sumali Tuchrello
Senate Analyst
Academic Senate
2020-23
+1 510 664-7330

Excellence in Management
DEIB

Lisa Weber
Lisa Weber
Project Manager, Library IT
The Library
2018-21 Communications
Samantha Zepeda - School of Optometry
Samantha Zepeda
Director of the Annual Fund
School of Optometry
2019-22
Programs and Events