Foundation Staff

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

Office for University Advancement

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm

CAMPUS MAP to Advancement OfficeCSU Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
Office Phone: (661) 654-2136
Fax: (661) 654-3133

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

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

Alumni Relations

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

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


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

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

Development - Athletics

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

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

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

Evelyn Young Spath, Interim Director of Public Affairs & Communications
Phone: (661) 654-2241

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