Chief of Staff to the President

Evelyn Young Spath, Ed.D.
Evelyn Young Spath, Ed.D.
As Chief of Staff to the President, Dr. Evelyn Young Spath is responsible for the executive management of the Office of the President. She is a member of the President’s Cabinet and a senior advisor to, and liaison for, the President. She provides strategic oversight of presidential initiatives and special projects, and researches key policies. She also oversees sustainability initiatives.
Phone 661-654-2241
E-mail eyoung3@csub.edu

Assistant to the President for Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance & Title IX Coordinator/DHR Administrator

Claudia Catota, J.D.
Claudia Catota, J.D.
Claudia Catota, J.D., oversees the University's compliance with Title IX, Jeanne Clery Act, state/federal anti-discrimination laws, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the California Whistleblower Protection Act; investigate complaints of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and sexual misconduct; and develops and implements diversity projects on behalf of the President. Claudia serves as a member of the President's Cabinet.
Phone 661-654-2137
E-mail ccatota@csub.edu

Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance Staff

Chris Ballard, J.D.
Chris Ballard, J.D.
Investigator and Compliance Specialist
Chris Ballard, J.D., investigates complaints in regards to sexual misconduct and discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. He provides technical assistance on issues related to DHR, Title IX, Clery, ADA, and other applicable laws and CSU Executive Orders. Chris also oversees faculty disability accommodations and student pregnancy accommodations. He assists in the development and implementation of training programs for faculty, staff and students.
Phone 661-654-3377
E-mail cballard1@csub.edu

Jorge Villatoro
Jorge Villatoro
Title IX/DHR Administrative Support Coordinator
Jorge Villatoro provides administrative and technical support in the area of Equity, Inclusion and Compliance. Jorge assists the Assistant to the President for Equity, Inclusion, and Compliance in developing and implementing diversity projects, compliance of Jeanne Clery Act and Title IX/DHR. He also supports with outreach activities and events. Jorge also provides technical support to student and staff in regards to their Title IX and DHR Training.
Phone 661-654-3377
E-mail jvillator8@csub.edu

Office of the President's Support Staff

Elizabeth Braudrick
Elizabeth Braudrick
Interim Confidential Office Support II
Elizabeth Braudrick provides budget and office support including budget allocations and processing of financial documents and reports, assists with presidential events and coordinates short- and long-term special projects. Elizabeth interacts with all facets of the University faculty, staff, students, and off-campus constituents.
Phone 661-654-2241
E-mail ebraudrick@csub.edu

Deborah Burks
Deborah Burks
Confidential Office Support II
Deborah Burks is responsible for the President's Cabinet and weekly meetings, University Council, and the President's Community Advisory Council. She manages the Academic Senate resolutions, special projects, Rideshare Week, President's Office's student workers, and the 9410 Rule. Deborah serves as the University's notary public and oversees the special business parking.
Phone (661) 654-3052
E-mail dburks@csub.edu

Dina Ebeling
Dina Ebeling
Initiatives and Presidential Events Specialist
Dina Ebeling oversees the logistics for the University's ceremonies and presidential events including commencement, University Day, and Celebrate CSUB! She provides support to the Chief of Staff for initiatives and strategic planning goals, and builds and sustains campus and community relations.
Phone 661-654-6034
E-mail debeling@csub.edu

Alicia Escalante
Alicia Escalante
Interim Administrative Assistant to the President/Presidential Aide
Alicia Escalante provides confidential and administrative support to the President. She manages the President’s calendar, travel, office budget, and works closely with the Chief of Staff to the President and the Initiatives and Presidential Events Specialist.
Phone (661) 654-2243
E-mail aescalante@csub.edu

Sustainability

Kassandra Hernandez
Kassandra Hernandez
Food Pantry Coordinator - STEM VISTA Program
Kassandra Hernandez is responsible for developing the food pantry on campus and overseeing the day-to-day functions of the pantry. Her role is to address the high rates of food insecurity and low rates of student STEM retention/graduation. Kassandra oversees the student volunteers and interns for the pantry. She is responsible for providing statistical data on the usage of the food pantry and drafts reports for the supporting grant.
Phone 661-654-3530
E-mail khernandez77@csub.edu

Jennifer Sanchez
Jennifer Sanchez
Sustainability Coordinator
Jennifer Sanchez serves as CSUB's first Sustainability Coordinator. Under the direction of the Chief of Staff to the President, Jennifer manages the Energize Colleges internship and STEM VISTA programs, supports student sustainability goals, assists with the CSUB Edible Garden and Food Pantry, and tracks sustainability metrics to reduce CSUB's greenhouse gas emissions.
Phone 661-654-3552
E-mail jsanchez93@csub.edu

Summer Sullivan
Summer Sullivan
Edible Garden Coordinator - STEM VISTA Program
Summer Sullivan is responsible for coordinating the construction of a 1.75 acre campus and community garden. Her role focuses on student engagement through volunteer and internship opportunities with a specific emphasis on STEM majors.
Phone 661-654-3586
E-mail ssullivan13@csub.edu