Members and Advisors

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Appointed Regents

Maria Anguiano
Appointed June 16, 2017 to a term expiring March 1, 2029 (by Brown); Chief Financial Officer, Minerva Project Inc.; B.A. (Economics-Accounting and Spanish), Claremont McKenna College; M.B.A., Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Richard C. Blum
Appointed March 12, 2002 to a term expiring March 1, 2014 (by Davis); re-appointed in 2014 (by Brown) to a term expiring March 1, 2026.  B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.B.A, University of California, Berkeley; Chairman of Blum Capital Partners, L.P.; Co-Chairman of Newbridge Capital, LLC.

Gareth Elliott
Appointed January 2, 2015 to term expiring March 1, 2025 (by Brown); Partner, Sacramento Advocates, Inc.; B.A. (Political Science), Humboldt State University.

Devon Graves
Student Regent, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019, and UCLA doctoral student in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies; B.A., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Political Science); Masters of Arts, Higher Education and Organizational Change, UCLA.

Howard "Peter" Guber
Appointed June 6, 2017 to a term expiring March 1, 2029 (by Brown); Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mandalay Entertainment Group; Master of Laws and J.D. degrees, New York University School of Law.

George Kieffer
Appointed May 6, 2009 to term expiring March 1, 2021 (by Schwarzenegger); Partner and member of the Executive Committee of the national law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; Bachelor’s degree, University of California, Santa Barbara; J.D. degree from UCLA. Mr. Kieffer is the current Chair of the Board.

Sherry L. Lansing
Appointed March 11, 1999 to a term expiring March 1, 2010 (by Davis); re-appointed in 2010 (by Schwarzenegger) to a term expiring March 1, 2022. Founder of the Sherry Lansing Foundation and former Chair and CEO of Paramount Pictures' Motion Picture Group; B.S., Northwestern University.

Hadi Makarechian
Appointed October 24, 2008 to term expiring March 1, 2020 (by Schwarzenegger); B.S. (Civil Engineering), B.A. (Economics), State University of New York; Chairman of Makar Properties Board of Directors.

Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Appointed November 17, 2014  to term expiring March 1, 2024 (by Brown); B.A. (Environmental Analysis and Design), University of California, Irvine; M.B.A., University of California, Irvine; Chancellor of the California Community Colleges.

Lark Park
Appointed June 15, 2017 to a term expiring March 1, 2029 (by Brown); Senior Advisor for Policy in the Office of Governor Brown; B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Georgetown University.

John A. Pérez
Appointed November 17, 2014  to term expiring March 1, 2024 (by Brown); California State Assembly Speaker Emeritus and former Assemblymember. Mr. Pérez is the current Vice Chair of the Board.

Richard Sherman
Appointed January 17, 2014 to a term expiring March 1, 2025 (by Brown); Chief Executive Officer at the Geffen Company; Master of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California.

Ellen Tauscher
Appointed June 2, 2017 to a term expiring March 1, 2029 (by Brown); Former member of Congress and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security in the Obama Administration; B.S., Seton Hall University.

Charlene Zettel
Appointed May 6, 2009 to term expiring March 1, 2021 (by Schwarzenegger); former Chief Executive Officer, Donate Life California; B.S., University of Southern California.

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Ex Officio Regents

Jerry Brown
Governor of California and ex officio Regent, January 3, 2011 - present.

Gavin Newsom
Lieutenant Governor and ex officio Regent, effective January 10, 2011 - present.

Anthony Rendon
Speaker of the Assembly and ex officio Regent, effective March 7, 2016 - present; Assembly member from the 63rd district.

Tom Torlakson
State Superintendent of Public Instruction and ex officio Regent, January 3, 2011 - present.

Janet Napolitano
President of the University and ex officio Regent, effective September 30, 2013; B.A., Santa Clara University; J.D., University of Virginia School of Law.

Darin Anderson
Alumni Regent, July 1, 2018- June 30, 2019, and President, Alumni Associations of the University of California; B.S., University of California, Riverside (Business Administration); M.B.A., University of California, Riverside.

Jason Morimoto
Alumni Regent, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019, and Vice President, Alumni Associations of the University of California; B.S., University of California, Berkeley (Business Administration).

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Regents-Designate 

Christine Simmons
Alumni Regent-designate, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019, and Treasurer, Alumni Associations of the University of California; B.S., UCLA.

William Um
Alumni Regent-designate, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019, and Secretary, Alumni Associations of the University of California; B.A., University of California, Irvine (Economics and Psychology); J.D., Boston University School of Law.

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Faculty Representatives to the Regents

Shane White
Faculty Representative to The Regents, September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2018, and current Chair of the Universitywide Academic Senate of the University of California.

Robert May
Faculty Representative to The Regents, September 1, 2017- August 31, 2019, and current Vice Chair of the Universitywide Academic Senate of the University of California.

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Advisors to the Regents

Edward Greg Huang
Student Advisor, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019, and UC Berkeley undergraduate student.

Sherry Main
Staff Advisor, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019.

Jason Valdry
Staff Advisor, July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018.

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Board Officers

Chair George Kieffer

Chair George Kieffer

Vice Chair John Perez

Vice Chair John A. Pérez