FAS Executive Team

Link to: Charter for FAS Executive Team (FET), November 2016

Paul Jenny
Senior Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration

The FAS Mission is to provide enterprise-wide and financially sustainable strategic, administrative and operational support services that advance UCSF's mission, safeguard University assets and assure public trust.

The FAS Executive Team works as a collective to continuously improve the UCSF's infrastructure, community and resource stewardship.


Real Estate, Planning, & Capital Programs

Robert Stickney
Interim Senior Associate Vice Chancellor

The organization of Real Estate Management is focused on the dynamic development, planning, delivery and management of space for UCSF. Key critical responsibilities include a unified approach to oversee the active UCSF growth planned on a multi-site campus and to manage the complex metropolitan environments impacting capital projects and efforts to align municipal challenges with maximum effectiveness.

The interim senior leader serves to lead an asset management operation which includes:

  • Capital Projects Management
  • Fire Marshal Services
  • Physical and Capital Planning
  • Space Analytics
  • Strategic Real Estate Planning
  • Leasing, Acquisition and Deposition Administration
  • Real Estate Project Planning and Development


  • Capital Programs provides project management services to those embarking on campus renovation or construction projects. Planners, designers, administrators, contractors, inspectors, and others work together to meet the needs of UCSF clients.
  • Campus Planning provides professional planning services that guide the physical development of the campus and assists in strategic development and improvements of buildings and space to support UCSF's mission of research, teaching, health care, and public service.
  • Real Estate Assets and Development (READ) administers the acquisition and disposition of real property, manages the development of new campus buildings through public/private partnerships, and provides asset management services for over one million square feet of leased office, laboratory, medical, clinic, and residential space. READ represents The Regents of the University of California and enters into all real property agreements on behalf of the UCSF campus.

UCSF Information Technology

Joe Bengfort
Associate Vice Chancellor
UCSF Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Senior Vice President, UCSF Health

Supports UCSF's complex business and mission needs requires a broad set of skills and services. As one of four areas targeted by Operational Excellence, the Information Technology groups continue to change.

Services include:

  • Voice, Video, and Pager
  • Accounts & Email
  • Desktop Support
  • Web
  • Network & Wireless (VPN)
  • Security (Anti-Virus, Awareness and Training, Encryption, Firewall, e-Discovery)
  • Data Center Services
  • Systems
  • Consulting and Planning

Link to website

UCSF Sustainability

Gail Lee, REHS, MS, HEM

For UCSF, sustainability is about protecting the health and safety of our people and the communities we impact. It is about putting a spotlight on our own operations to save money, reduce waste, minimize our carbon footprint, be more efficient and conserve limited natural resources. It is also about providing our students, staff and visitors with public transportation options, local food, green healthy buildings and recycling and compost programs that allow us to tread more lightly on the earth.

Through the Office of Sustainability, work groups address each of the areas that define sustainability at UCSF:

  • Carbon Neutrality
  • Zero Waste
  • Water Conservation
  • Green Buildings
  • Sustainable Food
  • Toxics Reduction
  • Green Procurement
  • Culture Shift

Link to website


Campus Life Services

Clare Shinnerl
Associate Vice Chancellor

Campus Life Services provides services that will enhance the quality of UCSF campus life for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and the neighboring community. From transportation, housing, and business support to child care, entertainment, fitness, building operations and maintenance, and more, Campus Life Services has touched everyone, at every campus location for over 50 years.

Services include:

  • Documents & Media
  • Families Services
  • Fitness & Recreation
  • Housing
  • Facilities-Operations
  • Facilities-Utilities
  • Retail Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Conference Services
  • Arts & Events
  • Living Well

Link to website

UCSF Police

Mike Denson
Chief of Police

The UCSF Police department handles all patrol, investigations, crime prevention, emergency management, homeland security and related community policing duties for the UCSF campus.

Services include:

  • Field Services
  • Technical Services
  • Professional Standards
  • Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Link to website


UCSF Finance

Teresa Costantinidis
Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer

The UCSF Finance department is dedicated to ensuring that UCSF financial resources are carefully stewarded and effectively managed so that UCSF can achieve its mission of advancing health worldwide through innovative health sciences education, discovery, and patient care. The organization of UCSF Finance comprise of key services including Budget & Resource Management, Risk Management & Insurances Services, Controller's Office, Supply Chain Management, Audit Advisory Services, and FAS Finance Service Center.

Teresa serves as the principal university finance and resource planning and administrative steward, directing and leading an array of UCSF's fiduciary management activities, including:

  • Campus-wide Strategic and Operational Planning
  • Business Services Development and Operational Problem-solving
  • Compliance Programs and Financial Management
  • Campus Supply Chain Management
  • Campus Risk Management and Insurance Services
  • Capital Project Plan Steering
  • Federal Costing Management

Link to website


  • Budget and Resource Management (BRM) provides the highest quality decision support and resource management services to the UCSF enterprise in order to optimize acquisition and financial stewardship of University resources in support of instruction, research and public service to advance health worldwide.
  • Risk Management and Insurances Services (RMIS) strives to protect the assets and interests of UCSF staff and programs through assessment of loss exposures, focused prevention efforts and efficient management of insurance and self-insurance policies.
  • Controller's Office is committed to compliance with institutional policies, applicable laws and regulations, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to safeguard University assets. The office works closely with customers to provide timely answers and problem resolution, as well as training programs that educate the campus business managers and staff with UC financial policies and procedures.
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM) provides supply chain services that will support the academic and research mission, as well as guidance and supply chain process tools to campus departments and central administrative units. The department also ensures controls in the supply chain and maintains the highest level of compliance with UC policy and applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Audit and Advisory Services (AAS) is a managerial control which functions by reviewing, measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of other controls. AAS has the authority for full access to all University records, properties and personnel relevant to the subject under review. The department is free to review and appraise policies, plans, procedures, and records.
  • FAS Finance Service Center is a regional center established to provide high-quality consistent and timely finance services to clients within FAS and select other UCSF departments. It is organized to deliver services in a cost effective, efficient and professional manner, providing subject matter expertise and knowledge of, and in compliance with, University policies, practices and procedures.

UCSF Human Resources

David Odato
Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, UCSF
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, UCSF Health

UCSF Human Resources provides quality HR services to attract, develop, motivate, and retain a diverse workforce within a supportive work environment.

Services include:

  • Employment - Full Time and Temporary
  • Recruitment
  • Appointment
  • Onboarding
  • Separation / Retirement
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Labor/Employee Relations and Academic Relations
  • Disability Management
  • Learning & Organizational Development (Campus & Medical Center)

Link to website


Program Management Office

Mara Fellouris
Assistant Vice Chancellor-Strategy and Business Transformation

The Program Management Office (PMO) is an internal business advisory unit of skilled professionals who provide consulting services to the UCSF campus. The PMO works with schools and central leaders and their department staff to implement both campus-wide and unit-specific operational improvements.

Services include:

  • Strategic Planning, Initiative Envisioning and Preliminary Project Scoping
  • Organizational, Process, and Technology Assessments
  • Business Process Improvements
  • Program Design and Implementation
  • Organizational Restructuring
  • Technology Implementations

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Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor

Rebecca Daro

The Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor is the campus control point over many of the key campus departments responsible for the provision and maintenance of the majority of central campus infrastructure and services.

Services include:

  • FAS Control Point Management
  • UCSF/FAS Initiatives Coordination

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