University Athletics Board

Advising the Chancellor on student athlete well-being and athletics accountability

The University Athletics Board (UAB) is charged with advising the Chancellor on all matters of policy related to Intercollegiate Athletics, with particular reference to the academic and personal well-being of student athletes and the accountability of the Athletic Department to the educational values and goals of the UC Berkeley campus. For information about UAB, please contact

UAB Members

Name Affiliation

Oliver M. O’Reilly

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Faculty Athletics Representative

Mary Ann Smart

Chair, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate

Amanda Tyler

Faculty at-Large Representative
Barry Baskin Alumni Representative
Christine Wildsoet Diversity, Equity and Campus Climate Committee Representative
Derek Van Rheenen Executive Director, Athletic Study Center
Dominique Marlin Andrews ASUC Representative (Women’s Rowing)
Ellen Caen Graduate Student Representative
Fernando Andrade Student Athlete Representative (Men’s Soccer)
Greg Aponte Faculty Athletic Council (FACL) Representative
Jay Larson Senior Associate Athletic Director, Administration
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks Executive Dean, College of Letters & Science
Jenny Simon-O’Neill Executive Senior Associate Athletic Director, Chief of Staff and Senior Woman Administrator - Intercollegiate Athletics
Jimmy Dessouki Student Athlete Representative (Men’s Track and Field)
Jim Knowlton Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
Kelly McIntyre Student Athlete Representative (Women’s Lacrosse)
Khira Griscavage Associate Chancellor and Chief of Staff, Chief Ethics, Risk, and Compliance Officer
Lishelle Blakemore Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
Maximilian Auffhammer
Vice Chair, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate
Meg Conkey Co-chair, GEDS Committee, Academic Integrity Committee Facilitator
Pradeep Chhibber Academic Planning & Resources Allocation (CAPRA) Representative
Robyne Johnson Head Coach Representative
Tom Lowry Senior Associate Athletics Director and Chief Financial Officer

Staff to UAB

Name Affiliation
Delaney Heller
Athletics Administration Coordinator
Leslie Harlson Interim Assistant Vice Provost and Chief of Staff, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Amber Fogarty Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education