Membership & Participation


CACSSF is co-chaired by Interim Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs Stephen C. Sutton and student co-chair Jack Samec.


Voting Participants

Students: CACSSF is comprised of a majority of matriculated students who represent graduate, professional and undergraduate students, and to the extent feasible, should reflect the relative populations of these students on each campus. At Berkeley, the Graduate Assembly will appoint one-third of the student members to ensure sufficient representation of graduate and professional students.

  • ASUC: President zaynab abdulqadir-morris, Executive Vice President Helen Yuan, Student Advocate Jillian Free

  • Committee on Student Fees and Budget Review: Chair Jack Samec Co-chair Alexandra (Lexi) Burbeyc, Coordinator  Ryan Irwin

  • Graduate Assembly: President Kena Hazelwood-Carter, Campus Affairs Vice President Sheryas Pantankar, Vice President of Finance Andrew Schwartz


Academic Senate

  • At-large members: Barry Shane and TBD


Representatives from Divisions with Student Services

  • Equity and Inclusion Division: Assistant Vice Chancellor Fabrizio Mejia

  • Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost: Chief of Staff John Scroggs

  • Graduate Division: Graduate Student Life Coordinator Larissa Charnsangavej

  • Student Affairs Division: Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students Joseph Greenwell and Assistance Vice Chancellor Claudia Covello

  • Undergraduate Education: Director Khuyen V. Nguyen


Non-Voting Participants

  • Budget and Resource Planning: Portfolio Budget Officer Seija Virtanen

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships Office: Associate Director Kerry Franzetta

  • Staff to the Committee: Strategic Initiatives Manager Bené Gatzert

  • Student Fee Referenda Committee Co-chairs: Associate Vice Chancellor Rick Russo and Executive Director Julian Ledesma

  • Life Safety Committee Chair: Senior Assistant Director Andrew Green