Membership of the President's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women consists of career UCOP employees or career UC employees assigned to work at UCOP.

New members are recommended by the general membership, reviewed by the Executive Board and appointed by the UCOP Business Operations Vice President. The period of membership and officer service is two years.

For more information on membership and officer duties, view the PACSW charter (pdf).

Committee Chair Margaret Wu, Managing Counsel, Litigation, Office of General Counsel
Co-Vice Chairs

Jocelyn Surla Banaria, Assistant Director, Academic Senate

Lena Zentall, Project Manager, California Digital Library


Karen Vecchi, Risk Manager, Risk Services

Mary Anne Rasmussen, Director of Talent Management, Human Resources

Treasurer Erin Marnocha, Program Coordinator, Natural Reserve System

Current members

  • Julia Arno, Director of Contracts & Grants, Research Grants Program Office
  • Peggy Arrivas, Associate Vice President & Systemwide Controller, Financial Accounting
  • Vini Barghava, Manager, Capital Programs
  • Shirley Bittlingmeier, Client Services Officer, ITS
  • Elaine Bulawin, Legal Support Specialist, OGC
  • Dena Bullard, Coordinator, UC Health
  • Jennifer Bunge, Budget Director, ANR
  • Jennifer Damico Murphy, Interim Director, Human Resources Compliance
  • Bea Deering, IT Shared Services Team Lead, UCPath
  • Kathleen Erwin, Director, UC Research Initiatives, Research Grants Program Office
  • Susan Fogel, Senior Paralegal, OGC
  • Lisa Garcia, Special Assistant, Student Affairs
  • Jerlena Griffin-Desta, Deputy to the Vice President/Executive Director, Student Services
  • Yvette Gullatt, Vice Provost and Chief Outreach Officer, Diversity and Engagement
  • Barbara Heilmann, Senior Event Planner/Supervisor, Business Resource Center
  • Dianna Henderson, Director of Human Resources Policy and Chief of Staff the VP for HR
  • Alisa Hsiu, Programmer/Analyst III, Human Resources
  • Teresa Johnson, Senior Administrative Analyst, Research Grants Program Office
  • Heather Kopeck, Coordinator, Issues Management Policy Analysis & Coordination
  • Roslyn Martorano, Privacy Manager, Ethics, Compliance & Audit Services
  • Cathy O’Sullivan, Chief Of Staff to the Chief Operating Officer
  • Kimberly Peterson, Manager, Institutional Research and Academic Planning 
  • Karen Petrulakis, Chief Deputy General Counsel & Deputy General Counsel Litigation, OGC
  • Hanh Quach, Principal Analyst, UC Health
  • Brandi Schmitt, Director of Anatomical Services, UC Health
  • Sonia Scott, Administrative Officer, ANR
  • Amal Smith, Director, Business Resource Center
  • Alina Tejera, Administrative Officer, Human Resources
  • Janna Tom, Associate Director, Research Policy Analysis and Coordination
  • Jeanie Urban, Coordinator, Local Human Resources
  • Mingli Wang, Business Systems Analyst, Human Resources
  • Tracey Yao, Administrative Analyst, Business & Finance Immediate Office
  • Xiaohui Zheng, Coordinator, Institutional Research and Academic Planning