Contact University Advancement

You can contact the University Advancement and Alumni Relations Offices by phone, email, or visit us at our building, located on the west side of campus.

CAMPUS MAP to Advancement OfficeCSU Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
Office Phone: (661) 654-2136

Victor Martin, Vice President for University Advancement
Interim Executive Director of CSUB Foundation
Phone: (661) 654-3334

Linda Lara, Assistant to VP of UA and Interim Executive Director of CSUB Foundation
Phone: (661) 654-3334

Aura Bryan, Office Manager
Phone: (661) 654-2136

Alumni Relations

Sarah Hendrick, Director of Alumni Engagement
Phone: (661) 654-3370

Aneesha Bhogal-Awrey, Alumni Engagement Manager
Phone: (661) 654-2588

Paige Boyer, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (661) 654-3211


Melissa Watkins, Director of Development
Phone: (661) 654-3965

Lourdes Nilon, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Phone: (661) 654-6098

Kim Halbwachs, Development Support Assistant
Phone: (661) 654-3994

Development - Athletics

Kenneth "Ziggy" Siegfried, Interim Athletics Director
Phone: (661) 654-2588

Josiah Castro, Assistant Athletics Director - Roadrunner Scholarship Fund
Phone: (661) 654-3209

McKenzie Joseph, Athletics Annual Fund Coordinator
Phone: (661) 654-2138

Mark Mayes, Assistant Athletics Director - Special Events & Projects
Phone: (661) 654-3473

Gift Processing & Database Management

Pierre Igoa, Data Analyst & Web Design Specialist

Phone: (661) 654-6228

Carolyn Powers, Development Services Coordinator
Phone: (661) 654-2025

Public Affairs and Communications

Michael Lukens, Director of Public Affairs & Communications
Phone: (661) 654-3576

Shelby Parker, Interim Public Affairs Coordinator
Phone: (661) 654-2456

TBA, Web Communications Manager
Phone: (661) 654-3921

Ellie Fergon, Project Manager
Phone: (661) 654-6034