Advocacy & State Relations
Represents and advocates for the CSU's interests with state government leaders through comprehensive advocacy and outreach programs.
Assists the CSU's campuses in building successful advancement programs that enhance the universities' prestige, build alumni loyalty and procure philanthropic resources that enrich the academic and student learning environments.
Leads the CSU's branding and messaging strategies to internal and external audiences through print, digital and visual communications campaigns.
Fosters relationships with communities of color in California and the West through civic involvement and through the sponsorship of community events, conferences, meetings and activities.
Works to advance the interests of the CSU by serving as a resource to Washington-based policymakers, including the California Congressional delegation, as well as to educational associations and media.
Oversees communications initiatives to articulate the CSU's systemwide policy issues and leads communications efforts focused on media and other communities.
Supports CSU's advancement programs by providing centralized services, benchmarking performance, and developing administrative policy. Through the Alumni Council and California State University Foundation, it serves as an important conduit of information about the university's achievements and challenges.