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.

Don Sawyer, Ed.D.
Interim Vice President, University Advancement
(510) 885-4170

May Hernandez
Executive Assistant to the Vice President of University Advancement/Educational Foundation Coordinator
(510) 885-4602


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

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

Myra Drouillard
Administrative Assistant, Development
(510) 885-2839

Penny Peak
Director of Development
(510) 885-4156

Kristin Loheyde
Director of Development
(510) 885-4035

Valerie Schutz
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Alumni and Constituent Engagement

Provides meaningful engagement opportunities for all alumni, donors, and friends of CSUEB.

Richard Watters
Executive Director, Alumni and Constituent Engagement
(510) 885-2036

Megan Gray
Director of Constituent Engagement
(510) 885-3846

Ronn Patton
University Events Manager
(510) 885-2717

Monika Brooks
Alumni Outreach & Engagement Coordinator

Lydia Jones
Annual Giving Specialist
(510) 885-4378

Analytics and Advancement Services

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

Fa'aalu Lealaimatafao
Director, Advancement Services & Operations
(510) 885-3878

Fern Tyler
Advancement Services Manager
(510) 885-2433

Melva Ramos
Records and Data Integrity Specialist
(510) 885-4201

Victor Gavino
Constituent and Gift Record Technician
(510) 885-4324

University Communications and Marketing

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

Jesse Cantley
Interim Associate Vice President, University Communications and Marketing
(510) 885-2189

Kimberly Tere Hawkins
News and Information Manager
(510) 885-2878

Stephanie Hammon
Digital Communications Manager
(510) 885-2422

Natalie Feulner
News Writer
(510) 885-2380

Velda Stovell
University Communications Office Manager
(510) 885-7589

Krista Dossetti
(510) 885-4089

Gus Yoo
Senior Graphic Designer
(510) 885-2360

Garvin Tso
(510) 885-4751

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

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