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 2021-22

PHOTO NAME/ROLE/DEPARTMENT TERM (FY) CONTACT INFO COMMITTEE
Erin Blanton
Erin Blanton
Graduate Student Services Advisor
Political Science
2018-21
Co-Chair
Program & Events - Co-Chair
Bonita Dyess
Bonita Dyess
Circulation/Reserves Supervisor
Earth Sciences/Map Library
2019-22
+1 510 643-7041
Co-Chair
Communications - Lead
Programs & Events- Co-Chair
DEIB
Irania Alacron
Irania Alarcon
Instructional Support Team Lead
Plant Microbial Biology (PMB)
2020-23
+1 510 642-2259

Treasurer
Career Development/Mentorship
Communications

Arlene Banaga
Arlene Banaga
Human Resources Generalist
Berkeley Regional Services SHARE Region
2019-22
+1 925 338-1567
CUCSA Senior Delegate
Excellence in Management - Outgoing Chair
Jeremy Brooks
Jeremy Brooks
Assistant Director for L&S, Social Impact Lead
Career Center
2020-23
+1 805 202-6303

CUCSA Junior Delegate
New Professionals Network
Career Development/Mentorship

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

Co-Chair Elect
DEIB
Excellence in Management

Claire-Marie Kooi
Claire-Marie Kooi
Student Engagement Programs Manager
Engineering Student Services
2021-24
Co-Chair Elect
Career Development/Mentorship
Excellence in Management
Marvin Morris
Marvin Morris
Executive Assistant
University Development and Alumni Relations
2021-24
+1 213 453-6632

Secretary
Communications

GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS 

PHOTO NAME/ROLE/DEPARTMENT TERM (FY) CONTACT INFO COMMITTEE 
Jen Brand
Jen Brand
Associate Director, Board of Visitors Operations
University Development and Alumni Relations
2021-24
Communications
Career Development/Mentorship
Lisa Chang
Lisa Chang
Senior Business Systems Analyst
Financial Aid Office
2019-22
Career Development/Mentorship - Co-Chair
Sarah Gaugler
Sarah Gaugler
Research Administrator
Engineering Research Support Organization (ERSO)
2019-22
+1 510 642-4993
Career Development/Mentorship - Senior Co-Chair
Excellence in Management
Jessica Gorsuch - School of Public Health
Jessica Gorsuch
Program Coordinator
School of Public Health
2019-22
Communications
DEIB
Courtney Klein
Courtney Klein
Gift Planning Coordinator
University Development and Alumni Relations
2021-24

Communications
Programs & Events

Nicole Lowy
Nicole Lowy
Department Manager
Environmental Science, Policy & Management
2020-23
+1 510 642-6490

Excellence in Management

Michelle Mandujano
Michelle Mandujano
Human Resources Generalist
Berkeley Regional Services ProS Region
2021-24

New Professionals Network
Programs & Events

Sanchita Pal
Sanchita Pal
Contracts and Grant Supervisor
ERSO/BRS
2021-24
Career Development/Mentorship
Excellence in Management
Sha'Nice Nicole Robinson-Blackwell
Shanice Nicole Robinson
Assistant Director of Graduate Student Affairs
Optometry & Vision Science
2021-24
DEIB
Excellence in Management
New Professionals Network
Programs & Events
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

Communications
Excellence in Management

Lauren Taylor
Lauren Taylor
HR Academic Analyst
African American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Gender and Women's Studies
2021-24
Excellence in Management
Samantha Zepeda - School of Optometry
Samantha Zepeda
Director of the Annual Fund
School of Optometry
2019-22
Programs and Events