Executive Board 2023-24

Brittany Fraser
Brittany Fraser, President

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Brittany Fraser is a 2018 UCR Alumni with a degree in Cellular, Molecular, and Development Biology. She currently serves as the Purchasing & Financial Assistant for the University of California, Riverside in the Performing Arts Administration unit. Her main responsibilities include purchasing as well as contracting for performances and independent contractors. She previously worked as the Events Manager for CHASS Facilities. Under that role, she managed over 940 events a year with a small student staff of 6 students. She has an immense passion for advising and leading her student staff as well as those around her. She now serves as a Wellness Ambassador for CHASS, under the administrative subcommittee for Staff Assembly, and is the current President of LEAD. She has a cat and loves photography.

UCR Staffer Tanya Wine. Tanya has gray hair with a magenta dye, her hair comes down to the bottom of her neck line. She has a smile on her face, wears a necklace and dark color shirt.
Tanya WineVice-President

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Tanya Wine has worked in Higher Education for the past 27 years. She began her career as a work-study student while finishing her undergraduate degree, working in the College of Business and Public Administration at Cal State San Bernardino. Since moving to UCR, she has worked in the Bourns College of Engineering, the Graduate Division, and the Anderson Graduate School of Management before coming to CHASS, where she has served as the Academic Resources Manager and now serves as the Divisional FAO for the Multidisciplinary Unit and Performing Arts Departments as part of the Dean’s office Finance Team.

Julie Salgado
Julie Salgado, Immediate Past President

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Julie Salgado serves as the Event Services Coordinator for the University of California, Riverside in the CHASS Facilities Management department. In this capacity, she assists with daily events as well as support staff and students. She also runs the Front of House at the University Theater, supervising ushers, and ticket-takers. She began her career as a High School teacher at Bethel Christian School and soon fell in love with the developing minds of our youth. After two years of teaching, she took the opportunity to work at UC Riverside. She has 20 years of service with UC Riverside and takes great pride in her work and loves working with such great people. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of California Riverside, and a master's degree in Management from the University of Redlands. In 2014, she served on the UCR Staff Assembly Executive Board as the Director of Events for two consecutive years and in 2016 as the Vice President, 2017 as the President. While serving on the Board for Staff Assembly she led the Diversity & Inclusion workgroup, where a white paper was presented to President Janet Napolitano. She is married with two dogs and lives in Moreno Valley, CA. She spends a good portion of non-work time as a staff Pastor of the Children’s Ministry at the River of Life Church as well as volunteering with the Exchange Youth junior high and high school youth group.

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Cristina Gonzalez, Director of Events

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Cristina has over 20 years of community-centered care with a background in health care, research, project management, leading quality and process improvement initiatives, administrative oversight, and operations for educational and healthcare institutions. She is an innovative leader with collaborative skills to improve equity, address barriers to care and deliver impactful results. Cristina has a master’s degree in health leadership.  Her mission is to lead with actions to excel and make a positive impact.

Alexandra Rollins
Alexandra Rollins, Co-Director of Professional Development

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Alexandra Rollins is a leadership consultant with 10 years of experience in managing organizational changes for Fortune 500 companies. Alexandra has worked with Toyota, Mattel, Hyundai, The Automobile Club of Southern California (AAA) and most recently UCR. 

Alexandra helps organizations maximize their performance and to achieve their vision by developing and implementing leadership strategies that improve productivity and efficiency. Through her vast experience in organizational change management (OCM), leadership development and training, Alexandra has built and developed lasting relationships with a wide-array of organizational leaders, including directors, managers and executives. 

Alexandra holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside and a Master’s Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University.

Alexandra volunteers as a member of the UCR Alumni Scholarship Association, and as a Regional Collegiate Specialist with Delta Gamma overseeing chapters at various colleges throughout Southern California, including the chapter at UCR. 

Alexandra is currently serving UCR as the Interim Director of Employee and Organizational Development and has a passion for developing leaders across campus. 

Isidra Martinez
Isidra Martinez, Co-Director of Professional Development

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Isidra Villalobos Martinez is a Financial Analyst in the Strategic Executive Administrative Team within the Provost’s Organization. She is responsible for the budget oversight for the Chancellor’s Organization and the UC Mexico Initiative.

Isidra served as an Organizational Excellence Ambassador and as a Collaborative Leadership Facilitator. Isidra was one of the first 100 staff members to earn the OE Bronze Level Certificate and was also a finalist for Staff Assembly Outstanding Staff Award in 2016. Isidra holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and three daughters.

Raymond Holguin
Raymond Holguin, Director of Information Technology

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Raymond is the Deputy Chief Technology Officer of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. He is the project manager and lead developer for all web applications developed in CHASS for both internal and external usage. He is also responsible for implementing and maintaining the CHASS server and security infrastructure. 

Raymond is a proud UCR alumnus having received his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering.

UCR staffer Erika Santoyo. Erika Has long dark hair with golden highlights. She has a smile on her face and wears a sleeveless, scoop-neck blouse. that is white with black polka dots
Erika Santoyo, Director of Administrative

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Erika Santoyo is an Assistant Director for AGSM in the UCR School of Business.  With over 19 years of experience working in diverse teaching environments, 10 of which in the UC system, she is dedicated to supporting and empowering students to be proactive, optimistic, realistic, and accountable as they work on achieving their academic goals.  When advising, her goal is to create a holistic experience where students feel welcomed, safe, and accepted.  Erika holds a master’s degree in Art History. Outside of work, she enjoys listening to podcasts, playing sports, and spending time with family.

Amy Gu
Amy Gu, Co-Director of Finances

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Amy Gu is a Project Manager for the Finance and Administration department within the School of Medicine. She helps lead various projects, workgroups, and taskforce teams that come together to address specific problems across the organization, or to develop new business strategies, innovative processes, and solutions to existing business processes, as they relate to SOM administrative and financial operations. In her role, she enjoys meeting and collaborating with various departments across campus. Amy is a two-time UCR Alumni, holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master's of Business Administration. She currently serves as the Chair for the Highlander Mentor Connection. She is a big advocate for professional development and is always looking to advance her leadership skills.

Sarah Cleary
Sarah Cleary, Co-Director of Finances

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Sarah Cleary is a Financial Management Analyst in the Administrative Services & Strategic Executive Team (ASSET) within Facilities Services. Supporting Facilities Services, Sarah performs reconciliations, staffing, performs adhoc and premium service monthly reports.

Sarah completed the Leaders of Excellence and Distinction Certificate Program. Sarah is a Gold Certificate holder of UCR’s Building Core Supervisory Competencies course. Sarah is a UCR alumni with both degrees, her BA in Mathematics and Master’s in Education, from UCR.

She is married with two dogs.

 Katherine Van Horn
Katherine Van Horn, Director of Outreach

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Kathy Van Horn is a Graduate Student Services Advisor for CNAS and has been at UCR since October 2016. She has served on the Staff Assembly Executive Board from 2018-22, as both a Director of Outreach and a Co-Director of Involvement and Recognition. She is passionate about guiding students, staff, and faculty and helping them achieve their goals and is a proponent for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in all spaces. Kathy has a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in English Literature, focusing on Medieval studies. She lives here in Riverside with her partner and their two sons. Kathy is always up for a game of trivia, a round of karaoke or simply sitting around and chatting with other staff.

Kathy is excited to join LEAD and help start the Director of Outreach position and is welcome to ideas on how LEAD can get more involved in the general community. If you see her around campus, make sure to say hi!

Veronica Ruiz
Veronica RuizFinance and Human Resources Officers Group (FHROG) Advisory member

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Veronica Ruiz is the Assistant Dean and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering. She is a hands-on executive with extensive experience in complex administrative and academic environments. Her responsibilities include providing strategic leadership and guidance on all financial, budgetary, and administrative matters. She is skilled in strategy development, execution, and problem-solving. As part of the executive management team of the school, she contributes to strategic vision setting, critical decision-making, and represents the school on various campus-wide committees. 

Her past leadership experience includes serving on multiple staff organizations such as the UCR Staff Assembly Executive Board as Vice President/President-Elect, President, and Past President. The Council of UC Staff Assemblies as senior delegate for UCR and in a support role to the boards of the Administrative Management Professionals (AMP) and the Leaders of Excellence and Distinction (LEAD).

Veronica is a first-generation college graduate and proud alumnus from UCR with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and Sociology. She also has a Master of Public Administration from CSU San Bernardino. She is happily married to her husband, Alex Ruiz, and has four wonderful children.