Search Advisory Committee

The Search Advisory Committee reflects the ethos of the CSU, and, in concert with the search firm, steers the process for finding the system’s external relations and communications leader.

Mildred García
Chancellor and Committee Chair

Jean Picker Firstenberg
Member, CSU Board of Trustees

Leora D. Freedman
Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Ming-Tung “Mike" Lee
President, Sonoma State University

Nichole Ipach
Vice President for University Relations and Advancement
California State University, Northridge

Frances Teves
Interim Vice President for University Advancement
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Beth A. Steffel
Chair, Academic Senate CSU
Associate Professor, California State University, San Bernardino

Dominic Treseler
President, Cal State Student Association
Student, San José State University

John Poli
President, CSU Alumni Council
Alumnus, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
and California State University, San Bernardino

Kristin Crellin
Chair, CSU Foundation Board of Governors
Alumna, California State University, Fullerton