The Office of University Advancement

The Office of University Advancement coordinates programs that work together to support philanthropic gifts to the University, communicate its accomplishments and aspirations, and actively engage alumni and the community in the life of the University.

Tanya Hauck
Vice President, University Advancement
(510) 885-4170

May Hernandez
Executive Assistant to VP, University Advancement
(510) 885-4602

We Want to Hear From You!


Assists individuals and organizations considering financial support to Cal State East Bay.

Kathleen Brady
Associate Vice President for Development
(510) 885-3183

Katie Carpenter
Annual Giving Coordinator
(510) 885-4378

Alumni Relations

Provides meaningful engagement opportunities for all CSUEB alumni to be involved with the institution and connected to each other.

Penny Peak
Director of Alumni Relations and Programs
(510) 885-4156

Lisa Unangst
Alumni Relations Coordinator
(510) 885-4836

Advancement Services

Processes gifts, maintains gift and biographical records, manages database and reporting, and performs prospect research and management.

Debbie Chaw
Executive Director of Advancement Services and Foundations
(510) 885-3878

Fern Tyler
Advancement Services Manager
(510) 885-2433

Melva Ramos
Information Services and Solutions Specialist
(510) 885-4201

Brandi Gross
Director of Prospect Research
(510) 885-4110

Paris Winter
UA Office Coordinator
(510) 885-2360

University Communications

Builds awareness of CSUEB, shaping and enhancing the University's image, and advancing its objectives among key constituencies through integrated branding and strategic communications.

Jeff Bliss
Executive Director, University Communications
(510) 885-4295

Denise Thatt
University Communications Office Manager
(510) 885-7589

Jesse Cantley
Director, Creative Services
(510) 885-2189

Krista Dossetti
(510) 885-4089

Kent Kavasch
Publications & Graphic Services Coordinator
(510) 885-2874

Garvin Tso
Graphic Designer
(510) 885-4751

University Events

Richard Watters
Director of University Events
(510) 885-2036

Ronn Patton
Events & Logistics Manager
(510) 885-2717

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