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.

  • Nathan Brostrom, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jagdeep Singh Bachher, Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
  • Aimée Dorr, Provost and Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs
  • John Lohse, Interim Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance & Audit Officer
  • Rachael Nava, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Charles Robinson, Vice President, General Counsel
  • Anne Shaw, Secretary and Chief of Staff to the Regents
  • John Stobo, Senior Vice President, UC Health

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
  • Kevin Confetti, Deputy Chief, Risk Services
  • Oren Gabriel, Chief of Staff to the EVP-CFO
  • Jerlena Griffin-Desta, Deputy to the Vice President, Student Affairs
  • Dianna Henderson, Chief of Staff to the VP of HR and Director of HR Policy, Human Resources
  • Jenny Kao, Chief Policy Advisor & Executive Director, IMPAC
  • Heather Kopeck, Director Development Policy & Advancement Relations, Public Affairs-Institutional Advancement
  • Catherine Montano, Director, Administrative Policies and Business Contracts, Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Peter Newman, UCSD Campus Policy Coordinator, Campus Policy Managers Representative
  • Pamela Peterson, Executive Director & Deputy to the Vice Provost, Academic Advancement
  • Brandi Schmitt, Director of Anatomical Services, UC Health
  • Maria Shanle, Senior Counsel, Governance & Compliance, Office of General Counsel
  • Clare Sheridan, Regents Analyst, Office of the Secretary of the Regents
  • Christopher Simon, Director, Human Resources Policy
  • Robert Smith, Policy Director, Systemwide Information Technology
  • Wendy Streitz, Executive Director, Research Policy Analysis and Coordination