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Meet the Board & Staff

The Board of Governors represents a cross-section of business, community, cultural, and educational leaders. The CSU Chancellor serves as an ex-officio, voting member of the board.

CSU Foundation Board of Governors

Kristin Crellin

Kristin Crellin
Chair
Senior Vice President,
Community & Membership Development
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union

Gillian Wright

Gillian A. Wright
Vice Chair
 Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Officer
SoCalGas

Ronald Fong

Ronald Fong
Secretary
Scholarship & Philanthropy Committee Chair
President & Chief Executive Officer
California Grocers Association

Michael A. Lucki

Michael A. Lucki
Treasurer
Finance & Investment Committee Chair

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, retired
CH2M HILL

Keri Askew Bailey

Keri Askew Bailey
Group Vice President,
State Government Affairs - West Region
Charter Communications

Ronald R. Barhorst

Ronald R. Barhorst
President & Chief Executive Officer, retired
ING Financial Advisers

Peter Brightbill

Peter Brightbill
Advocacy & Outreach Committee Chair
 Senior Vice President & State Director,
Government Relations & Public Policy Group-California
Wells Fargo & Company

Kimberley Goode

Kimberley Goode
Chief Communications & Social Impact Officer
BMO Financial Group

Jolene Koester

Jolene Koester
[ex officio]
Interim Chancellor
The California State University

 
 
Michael Lizarraga

Michael Lizárraga
President & Chief Executive Officer
TELACU

George M. Marcus

George M. Marcus
Chair & Founder
The Marcus & Millichap Co.


 
 
Lorene Miller

Lorene Miller
Vice President, Customer Service Operations
Southern California Edison

Henry Perea

Henry T. Perea
Manager, West Coast State Government Affairs
Chevron

Ali C. Razi

Ali C. Razi
Chair & Cofounder 
The Stratham Group

Fred Ruiz

Fred Ruiz
Chair Emeritus & Cofounder
Ruiz Food Products

Shari Slate

Shari M. Slate
Chief Inclusion & Collaboration Officer
Senior Vice President, Inclusive Future & Strategy
Cisco

Gaddi H. Vasquez

Gaddi H. Vasquez
U.S. Ambassador, retired

Scott Wells

Scott Wells
Audit Committee Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Santé Health System & Advantek Benefit Administrators



CSU Staff

Lori Redfearn

Lori A. Redfearn
President & Chief Executive Officer
Associate Vice Chancellor,
Systemwide Advancement
California State University,
Office of the Chancellor

Aaron Moore
Aaron J. Moore

Chief Financial Officer
Executive Director, Advancement
California State University,
Office of the Chancellor

Wendy Chavira-Garcia

Wendy Chavira Garcia
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Assistant Secretary
Senior Manager, Development & Donor Relations
California State University,
Office of the Chancellor

Jeffrey R. Richter

Jeffrey R. Richter
Legal Counsel
Blank Rome LLP