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 2019-20

PHOTO NAME/ROLE/DEPARTMENT TERM (FY) CONTACT INFO COMMITTEE
Summer Scanlan
Summer Scanlan

CalNet Data Analyst

2017-20

sscanlan@berkeley.edu

+1 510 847-2297

https://www.linkedin.com/in/summer-scanlan-3952b418/

Chair

Stephanie Alcid
Stephanie Alcid
Graduate Student Advisor,
Political Science
2018-21
+1 510 642-9830
Co-Chair Elect, Communications
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 Elect, New Professionals Network - Lead

Erin Blanton
Erin Blanton
Graduate Student Services Advisor
Political Science
2018-21
Treasurer, Program & Events - Co-Chair
Michele White
Michelle White
Information Systems Analyst
SAIT Information Technology
2018-21

michelle.white@berkeley.edu

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

Secretary, New Professionals Network
Photo of Jorge Martinez
Jorge Martinez
Cal 1 Card Operations Manager
Residential and Student Service Programs

2017-20

jgmartinez@berkeley.edu

+1 510 642-7314

Operations Officer, Programs & Events
Rocio "Harumi" Quinones
Rocio "Harumi" Quinones
Director of Student Services
Psychology
2017-20

harumi@berkeley.edu

+1 510 642-7097

https://linkedin.com/in/harumi-quinones-austria-04664720

 CUCSA Senior Delegate, Programs & Events, Career Development/Mentorship
Brian Light
Brian Light
Chief Operations Manager, Social Sciences Division
The Library
2018-21
+1 510 643-5612
CUCSA Junior Delegate, Programs & Events

GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS 

PHOTO NAME/ROLE/DEPARTMENT TERM (FY) CONTACT INFO COMMITTEE 
Chris Balke
Campus Shared Services
2017-20
By Laws
Arlene Banaga
Arlene Banaga
Administrative Assistant
Student Affairs
2019-22
Career Development/Mentorship, Excellence in Management
Lisa Chang
Lisa Chang
Project Lead - Imaging
Student Information Systems
2019-22
Career Development/Mentorship, Data
Ally Covington
Allison Covington

Academic HR Analyst
Political Science

2017-20

allison.covington@berkeley.edu

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

+1 510 642-7910

Programs & Events
Bonita Dyess
Bonita Dyess
Circulation/Reserves Supervisor
Earth Sciences/Map Library
2019-22
Communications
Sarah Gaugler
Sarah Gaugler
Research Administrator
Engineering Research Support Organization (ERSO)
2019-22
Career Development/Mentorship, Excellence in Management
Naseem Ghaffari
Naseem Ghaffari
HR & Business Services Manager
Office of the CIO

2018-21

nghaffari@berkeley.edu

+1 510 642-2521

https://www.linkedin.com/in/naseem-ghaffari/

Excellence in Management - Co-Chair
Image of Shirley Giraldo
Shirley Giraldo

Social and Informal Learning Lead, Central HR

2017-20

shirleyg@berkeley.edu

+1 510 642-7414

https://linkedin.com/in/shirleygiraldo

Data Committee, Chair
Jessica Gorsuch - School of Public Health
Jessica Gorsuch
Program Coordinator
School of Public Health
2019-22
Communications - Co-Chair
Image of Kait Guthrie
Kait Guthrie

Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
Optometry

2017-20

kait.guthrie@berkeley.edu

+1 510 642-9537

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

Career Development/Mentorship - Co-Chair

Avi Rosenzweig
Avi Rosenzweig
Student Affairs Officer
Nanoscale Science/Engineering Graduate Group
2017-20
+1 510 643-6681
Communications
Indu Tandon
Indu Tandon
Director of Finance
Undergraduate Education
2019-22
Programs and Events
Lisa Weber
Lisa Weber
Information Systems Analyst, Library IT
The Library
2018-21
+1 510 296-4332

Communications
Danielle Wiskerson
Danielle Wiskerson
Associate Director, External Relations
University Development and Alumni Relations
2017-20

dwiskerson@berkeley.edu

+1 510 642-4742

https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielle-wiskerson-87650b/

Excellence in Management - Co-Chair

Samantha Zepeda - Berkieley Law
Samantha Zepeda
Annual Fund Officer
Berkeley Law
2019-22
Programs and Events, Co-Chair