Golden Bear Orientation Steering Committee

Fostering new students’ transition to Berkeley

The Golden Bear Orientation (GBO) Steering Committee is responsible for governance and oversight of Golden Bear Experience, UC Berkeley’s new student transition program.

Co-chaired by the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the GBO Steering Committee develops the goals, timelines, financial models, working groups, and technology needed to continuously improve Golden Bear Experience and provide incoming students with a common experience that welcomes students to the scholarly life of Berkeley.


GBO Steering Committee Members

Name Affiliation

Oliver M. O’Reilly
Co-chair

Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Stephen C. Sutton
Co-chair

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Dania Matos

Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion

Erika Walker

Senior Assistant Dean of Instruction, Haas School of Business
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks Executive Dean, College of Letters and Science
Micki Antovich Assistant Dean of Students and Director, New Student Services
Sharon Inkelas Associate Vice Provost for the Faculty and Special Advisor to the Chancellor on SVSH

Staff to GBO Steering Committee

Name Affiliation
Cindy Bumgarner Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Lauren Beilin Project Analyst, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Sandra Bass Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs