About Us


Systemwide Risk Management is committed to excellence in the protection of the CSU, its campuses and auxiliary members of th​e California State University Risk Management Authority (CSURMA) from catastrophic liability and other financial lo​sses. Through the use of appropriate lines of insurance and innovative techniques, we help pr​ovide a safe and healthy ​environment for students, staff and faculty and preserve valuable resources for the CSU’s educational missi​​on.​

​Systemwide Risk Management Office

CSU Office of the Chancellor
401 Golden Shore, 5th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802-4210

Phone:  (562) 951-4580
Fax:  (562) 951-4859

Staff Directory

Zachary Gifford
Senior Director
(562) 951-4568

Jody Van Leuven
(562) 951-4574​

Jenny Novak
Director, SW Emergency Management & Continuity
(562) 400-2358​

Scott Bourdon
Senior Manager, Risk and EH&S
(562) 951-4938

Andrew Theisen
Emergency & Continuity Manager
(562) 951-4190

Martha Guiditta
General Liability Claims Manager
(562) 951-4557

 Leona Ching
Administrative Analyst
(562) 951-4575

Marissa Castillo
EHS Training and Compliance Administrator​
(562) 951-4806


Fitting the Pieces Together Conference​​

Details on our conference uniting risk management ​​​and ​allied professionals from across the CSU system​

Learn About the Conference​​