Campus: San Jose State University -- June 17, 2002
SJSU Names New Associate Vice President For Facilities
Development And Operations
San José State University has named Tony Valenzuela the associate
vice president for facilities development and operations. Valenzuela
will be responsible for the vision and leadership to develop, operate
and maintain the university's physical plant assets. His team is comprised
of skilled trades, custodial, grounds, energy/utility, administrative,
operational support/planning, design and construction professionals.
In addition to Valenzuela's varied experience in the planning, design,
construction, operations and maintenance of complex industrial facilities,
he brings educational institution experience through a previous appointment
at the California State University Office of the Chancellor in Long
Beach. Among his duties, Valenzuela was program manager for preliminary
design and cost modeling of a $260 million, systemwide telecommunications
infrastructure capital outlay project. He was also the CSU contract
administrator for a UC/CSU joint systemwide $190 million direct access
electricity contract (CSU's portion).
In a consultative role, Valenzuela assisted campus facilities managers
in analyzing energy-related project economics, delivery alternatives,
financing alternatives and articulated risks associated with each alternative.
He also directed California Public Utilities Commission regulatory positions
on behalf of the CSU.
Valenzuela received a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 1998. He
holds an MBA from The Peter F. Drucker Graduate Management Center, The
Claremont Graduate School, and a BS in electrical engineering from CSU
Los Angeles. Valenzuela is a California board registered electrical
engineer, member of Tau Beta Pi and Golden Key honor societies, and
is a founding father of Nu Alpha Kappa fraternity.