Juan Cabrera

Assistant Director, Public Safety
California State University, Office Of The Chancellor (CO)

As assistant director of Public Safety, Cabrera ensures the CO functions safely and reliably so employees can conduct business in support of CSU systemwide operations. A first-generation graduate of Cal State Long Beach, Cabrera majored in kinesiology and worked at the campus for four years before joining the CO nine years ago. Whether ensuring the safety of attendees at Board of Trustee meetings, assisting with employee relocations, adding a state-of-the-art security system or managing the COVID-19 pandemic and personally testing employees himself, he is beloved by his team, and his impact is felt by all who work at and visit the offices. Cabrera has received the Award of Excellence, which recognizes CO employees for their outstanding contributions toward accomplishing and enhancing the mission and strategic initiatives of the CO. “I love what I do, and I have a great team,” Cabrera says. “I’m extremely thankful for the opportunity the CSU has given me.”

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