University Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (USP-BAC)

The University Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee monitors progress towards the achievement of the University's goals and objectives, including the review of institutional metrics and data, and provides input on the budgetary strategy to support the plan. The Committee advises the President on campus budget matters, and makes recommendations for supporting the academic mission and maintaining institutional viability in light of fiscal challenges and opportunities.

Composition of Committee 2011-12

  • Dr. Horace Mitchell, President, Chair
  • Dr. Soraya Coley, Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim VP for Development, Co-Chair
  • Mr. Mike Neal, Vice President for Business and Administrative Services
  • Dr. Thomas Wallace, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Ms. Evelyn Young, Executive Assistant to the President
  • Dr. Vandana Kohli, Chair, Academic Senate
  • Dr. Joseph Fiedler, Chair, Academic Senate¡¦s Budget and Planning Committee
  • Dr. Andreas Gebauer, Faculty Assessor
  • Ms. Lauren Goodsi, President of Associated Students, Inc.
  • Mr. Juan Soto, Graduate Student Representative
  • Dr. Jacquelyn Kegley, Faculty Representative
  • Dr. John Tarjan, Faculty Representative
  • Ms. Tina Giblin, Staff Representative
  • Mr. Ben Perlado, Staff Representative
  • Dr. Randy Schultz, Antelope Valley Faculty Member
  • Dr. Julio Blanco, Dean of School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Dr. Kathleen Knutzen, Dean of School of Social Sciences and Education
  • Ms. Jane Evarian, Director, Center for Community Engagement and Career Education
  • Mr. Jeffrey Konya, Athletic Director
  • Mr. Morgan Clayton, Chair, CSUB Foundation Board or designee
  • Mr. James Whitehead, (Retired General) President¡¦s Community Advisory Council Representative

Committee Staff:

  • Dr. Curtis Guaglianone, Strategic Planning Liaison for Cabinet Division, Academic Affairs
  • Mr. Patrick Jacobs, Strategic Planning Liaison for Cabinet Division, Business and Administrative Services
  • Ms. Jane Evarian, Strategic Planning Liaison for Cabinet Division, Student Affairs
  • Ms. Susan Hopkins, Strategic Planning Liaison for Cabinet Division, University Development
  • Dr. Laura Hecht, Assistant Vice President for Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment
  • Ms. Maricela Guerra, Research Technician, Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment
  • Ms. Michelle Mills, Campus Budget Director
  • Ms. Jackie Collins, Academic Affairs Budget Coordinator
  • Mr. Robert Meszaros, Director of Public Affairs and Communications
  • Ms. Martha Manriquez, Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs