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Our team of professional staff do everything from run the Student Union buildings to provide finance support to student organizations. We encourage you to reach out to us with questions, concerns, and ideas!

AllLEADERSHIP TEAMMARKETING & CREATIVEEVENT SERVICESADMINISTRATIONFINANCEFACILITIES & MAINTENANCE
Bahar of the Student Union graphic photo
Executive Director | Associate Dean of Students

Bahar Navab

Nikou of the Student Union graphic photo
Executive Assistant

Nikou Shafaghi

Sharay of the Student Union graphic of photo
Director of Facilities Maintenance & Operations

Sharay Pinero

Andy
Building Manager

Andy Hang

JJaime of the Student Union graphic photo
Facility Operations Manager

Jaime Santoyo

Eleanor of the Student Union graphic photo
Facilities Coordinator

Eleanor Garrett

Sarah of the Student Union
Programming Coordinator

Sarah Barrett

Robert Jittrikawiphol
ASUC Financial Services Coordinator

Robert Jittrikawiphol

Lincoln of the Student Union graphic of photo
ASUC Financial Services Analyst

Lincoln Tam

Nguyet Tran of the Student Union graphic of photo
ASUC A/P & A/R Coordinator

Nguyet Tran

Mac Magana of the Student Union graphic of photo
Revenue Financial Analyst

Mac Magana

Katelyn of the Student Union graphic photo
Director of Marketing & Creative

Katelyn Nomura-Weingrow

Kalelia of the Student Union graphic photo
Digital Media Specialist

Kalelia Wilson

Noelle
Graphic Designer

Noelle Nunez

Theresa
Events Specialist

Theresa Ajari

Ariel of the Student Union graphic photo
Assistant Director of Creative Programs

Ariel Feinberg Berson

Danny of the Student Union graphic photo
Studio Technician

Danny Neece

Vanessa of the Student Union graphic of photo
Ceramics Specialist

Vanessa Di Tullio

Tiffany of the Student Union graphic of photo
Director of Berkeley Event Services

Tiffany Midori Perales

Gabby
Senior Events Specialist

Gabby (McGrath) O’Halloran

Peter of the Student Union graphic of photo
Events Specialist

Peter Golpeo

Luqman of the Student Union
Event Specialist

Luqman Frank

Marissa
Events and Travel Assistant

Marissa Berwick

Jill Mattson
Events Specialist

Jill Mattson

Jennifer Hoang
Social Media Specialist

Jennifer Hoang

Alex Keith
Graphic Designer

Alex Keith

Julia Simmons
Senior Events Specialist

Julia Simmons

Marc Quiachon
Event Production Supervisor

Marc Quiachon

Amanda Johnson
Facilities Coordinator

Amanda Johnson

Kayla Mell
Facilities Coordinator

Kayla Mell

Ryan Adelman-Sessler
Business Relations Specialist

Ryan Adelman-Sessler

Executive Director | Associate Dean of Students

Bahar Navab

Bahar oversees the entire Student Union by providing leadership to our staff, programs, and operations. Bahar is responsible for long-term strategy and large-scale projects for the Union. She is at the table for the Dean of Student’s circle and the Student Union Board of Directors.

Executive Assistant

Nikou Shafaghi

Director of Facilities Maintenance & Operations

Sharay Pinero

Building Manager

Andy Hang

Email:andyhang@berkeley.edu

Facility Operations Manager

Jaime Santoyo

Facilities Coordinator

Eleanor Garrett

Programming Coordinator

Sarah Barrett

ASUC Financial Services Coordinator

Robert Jittrikawiphol

Rob is part of the Student Union’s Finance Team. He is primarily responsible for finances for ASUC and GA student government as well as ASUC sponsored student groups. Contact Rob whenever you have questions on how to support any of those groups. When others think of Rob and his 20+ years of service, they tend to say “Ask Rob – he’s probably knows the answer.”

ASUC Financial Services Analyst

Lincoln Tam

Lincoln is part of the Student Union’s Finance Team. He is primarily responsible for accounting support and compliance for ASUC and GA student government as well as ASUC sponsored student groups. Contact Lincoln whenever you have questions on how to financially support any of those groups.

ASUC A/P & A/R Coordinator

Nguyet Tran

Nguyet is part of the Student Union’s Finance Team. She is responsible for accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR) support for ASUC and GA Student Government as well as ASUC sponsored student organizations. Contact Nguyet’s office: asucfinance@berkeley.edu whenever you have questions about payments or deposits.

Revenue Financial Analyst

Mac Magana

Mac is part of the Student Union’s Finance Team. He is primarily responsible for Billing & Accounts Receivable (AR) in support of Event Services but also has AR responsibility for Commercial Revenue. Contact Mac whenever you need to make a payment for your Event Services reservation or Student Union lease.

Director of Marketing & Creative

Katelyn Nomura-Weingrow

Katelyn is part of the Student Union’s Senior Leadership Team and does marketing strategy for the Student Union, as well as oversight of the Berkeley Art Studio and Creative Lab. Contact her on big marketing and creative initiatives, if your interested in advertising with or sponsoring the Student Union, or for any press inquiries. For any advertising or marketing requests please fill out this form.

Digital Media Specialist

Kalelia Wilson

Manage Berkeley’s Student Union websites, social media and digital assets.

Graphic Designer

Noelle Nunez

Noelle is part of the Student Union’s Marketing & Creative Team. She runs Creative Lab, the Student Union’s print and design shop, and is a design instructor through the Berkeley Art Studio. Contact her if you need professional printing assistance, freelance design work, flyer + marketing assistance, or for 1:1 design tutoring. Submit your service requests here.

Events Specialist

Theresa Ajari

Assistant Director of Creative Programs

Ariel Feinberg Berson

Ariel oversees creative programs in the ASUC Student Union including the Berkeley Art Studio, the Creative Lab, and Crafter Dark. Contact her to discuss arts and design programming ideas and partnerships. For questions about Berkeley Art Studio classes, please contact artstudio@berkeley.edu and for inquiries regarding the Creative Lab’s design services and classes, contact creativelab@berkeley.edu.

Studio Technician

Danny Neece

Ceramics Specialist

Vanessa Di Tullio

Vanessa is a Ceramics Specialist at the Berkeley Art Studio. You can find her in the studio loading kilns and doing repairs as well as teaching sculpture and pottery.

Director of Berkeley Event Services

Tiffany Midori Perales

Email:tiffanyperales@berkeley.edu

Senior Events Specialist

Gabby (McGrath) O’Halloran

Gabby is part of the Berkeley Event Services team (the B.E.S.T.) here at the Student Union and has been on campus for over 10 years. Gabby loves planning on-campus weddings, trade shows and concerts. She can’t wait to help plan your next event!

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Events Specialist

Peter Golpeo

Email:pgolpeo@berkeley.edu

Event Specialist

Luqman Frank

Luqman is an Event Coordinator with the Student Union. Contact him for any questions related to holding events on campus, especially as they are related to indoor and outdoor spaces managed by the Student Union.

Events and Travel Assistant

Marissa Berwick

Email:mberwick88@berkeley.edu

Events Specialist

Jill Mattson

Email:jill.m@berkeley.edu

Social Media Specialist

Jennifer Hoang

Jennifer creates content for the Student Union, Event Services, and Art Studio social media streams. Jennifer works closely with her colleagues in creating content for our Instagram and Facebook feeds, and with keeping our web presence up to date on other web channels.

Graphic Designer

Alex Keith

Alex is our Creative Lab Graphic Designer. This means Alex creates designs for our Creative Lab clients, including campus departments, sponsors, and the larger community. If you have a creative request be sure to email Alex at creativelab@berkeley.edu or fill out this form.

Senior Events Specialist

Julia Simmons

Event Production Supervisor

Marc Quiachon

Facilities Coordinator

Amanda Johnson

Facilities Coordinator

Kayla Mell

Business Relations Specialist

Ryan Adelman-Sessler