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Board of Directors

Per the ASI Bylaws and subject to the limitations of the Bylaws, Operating Rules and the laws of the State of California, all corporate powers shall be exercised by and under the direction of the Board. The Board of Directors includes five Executive Officers, a representative from each College, a representative for Undeclared Students, and a representative for Graduate Students. Elected members of the Board serve a term of one academic year contingent on their ability to meet and maintain all eligibility criteria to hold office. The University President or designee and University Chief Financial Officer or designee also serves as directors on the ASI Board.

Additionally, an appointee of the University Faculty Senate, the ASI Executive Director, and the ASI Director of Finance & Administration serve as Advisors to the Board. Any other appointment authorized by a two-thirds majority of the then current membership of the Board may serve as advisors. Currently, the Director of ASI Office of Governmental Affairs and the California State Student Association Representative are serving as additional advisors.

Nielsen M. Gabriel

Galt, CA
Office Hours:
Mondays 9:00am – 11:00am
Wednesdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm
or by appointment
(916) 278 – 7922

Erica N. Brown

Executive Vice President
Danville, CA
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm, or by appointment
(916) 278 – 7318

Kayla Wheeler

Vice President of Finance
Biggs, CA
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30am – 1:30pm
(916) 278 – 7921

Darsey Varnedoe Jr.

Vice President of University Affairs
Vacaville, CA
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-3:30pm, Wednesdays 12:00pm – 2:00pm, and Thursdays 2:00pm – 3:00pm
(916) 278 – 4169

Chantel Banus

Vice President of Academic Affairs
Ashby, MA
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:30pm-2:30pm, Wednesdays 12:00pm-2:00pm, and Thursdays 1:30pm-2:30pm or by appointment
(916) 278 – 4866

Sara Tulane

Director of Arts and Letters
Sunnyvale, CA
Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 10:00am-11:00am, Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:00pm-1:00pm
(916) 278 – 6784

Michael Bloss II

Director of Business
Sacramento, CA
Office Hours: Mondays 9:00am – 1:00pm
(916) 278 – 6784

Berenice Espitia

Director of Education
Knights Landing, CA
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:00am - 2:00pm
(916) 278 – 6784

Logan Rivera

Director of Engineering and Computer Science
Office Hours: Mondays 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Tuesdays 12:00pm – 1:00pm & Wednesdays 1:00pm – 2:00pm
(916) 278 – 6784

David Hernandez

Director of Health and Human Services
Sacramento, CA
Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00pm-3:00pm, Wednesdays 12:00pm-2:00pm
(916) 278 – 6784

Diljeet Virk

Director of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Sacramento, CA
Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:00am -11:00am, Fridays 12:00pm-2:00pm (The Well Room 1011)
(916) 278-6784


Lauren Lombardo

Director of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies
Ventura, CA
Office Hours: Mondays 11:00-1:00pm, and Thursdays 2:00-4:00pm
(916) 278 – 6784

Andrea Salas

Director of Undeclared
Santa Rosa, CA
Office Hours: Mondays 1:30-2:45pm, Tuesdays 3:00pm – 4:15pm, and Thursdays 3:00pm-4:30pm, or by appointment
(916) 278 – 6784


Graduate Director
(916) 278 – 6784

Additional Members

ASI Executive Director - Patricia Worley
ASI Director of Finance - Mark Montalvo
University President’s Designee: Beth Lesen
University CFO Designee - Gina Curry
Faculty Senate Designee – Reza Peigahi
Director of Governmental Affairs – Meg Panlaqui
California State Student Association Rep - Anthony Gibson