Policy Governance

University of California Policy Steering Committee

This Committee is appointed by the President to approve a framework for systemwide administrative policies and to oversee the policymaking process to ensure that policies comport with Regents policy, regulatory mandates, and the University's mission.

  • Jagdeep Singh Bachher, Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
  • Nathan Brostrom, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer 
  • Michael Brown, Provost and Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs
  • Alexander Bustamante, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance & Audit Officer
  • Carrie L. Byington, MD, Executive Vice President, UC Health
  • Rachael Nava, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Charles Robinson, Vice President, General Counsel
  • Anne Shaw, Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Regents

University of California Policy Advisory Committee

This Committee comprises designees of the Policy Steering Committee. It is charged with recommending a framework for systemwide administrative policy development and maintenance, providing oversight and direction to executive policy owners, and assuring that policies are accessible, presented within a logical framework and appropriately disseminated. If you are looking to submit a policy for review, the current Policy Advisory Committee schedule can be found here

  • John BarrettManager, Tax Services Coordinator
  • Hilary Baxter, Executive Director, Academic Senate
  • Melanie Carr, Policy Manager, Systemwide Human Resources Policy
  • Kevin Confetti, Deputy Chief, Risk Services
  • Lourdes DeMattos, Associate Director, Research Policy Analysis and Coordination
  • Tuanh Do, Director of Operations and Special Initiatives, Student Affairs
  • Kimberly Grant, Director, Academic Policy and Compensation
  • Dianna Henderson, Chief of Staff to the VP of Systemwide HR and Executive Director of HR Policy, Human Resources
  • Anna Joyce, UCLA Director Administrative Policies and Strategic Initiatives, Campus Policy Managers Representative
  • Heather Kopeck, Director Development Policy & Advancement Relations, Public Affairs-Institutional Advancement
  • Irene Levintov, Chief of Staff to the Senior Vice President/Chief Compliance & Audit Officer
  • Marisa McAuliffe, Director of Issues Management and Strategy, President's Executive Office
  • Chad Pimentel, Senior Counsel, Education Affairs and Governance, Office of General Counsel
  • Robin Sanchez, Interim Director, Administrative Policies and Business Contracts, Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Brandi Schmitt, Director of Anatomical Services, UC Health
  • Maria Shanle, Managing Counsel, Education Affairs and Governance, Office of General Counsel
  • Clare Sheridan, Regents Analyst, Office of the Secretary of the Regents
  • Robert Smith, Policy Director, Systemwide Information Technology