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

Ronald Cohen

Chair, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate
Barry Baskin Alumni Representative
Brandon Yip Graduate Student Representative
Christine Wildsoet Diversity, Equity and Campus Climate Committee Representative
Derek Van Rheenen Executive Director, Athletic Study Center
Emily Ozer Faculty At-large Representative
Fernando Andrade Student Athlete Representative (Men’s Soccer)
Jason Parker Graduate Student 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
Fred Finan Admissions, Enrollment, & Preparatory Education (AEPE) Representative
Jim Knowlton Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
Kathleen Correia Alumnae Representative
Kelly McIntyre Student Athlete Representative (Women’s Lacrosse)
Kris Pister Faculty At-large Representative
Lishelle Blakemore Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
Mark D' Esposito Faculty Athletic Council (FACL) Representative
Mary Ann Smart Vice Chair, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate
Meg Conkey Co-chair, GEDS Committee, Academic Integrity Committee Facilitator
Michael Saffell Student Athlete Representative (Football)
Pradeep Chhibber Academic Planning & Resources Allocation (CAPRA) Representative
Robyne Johnson Head Coach Representative
TBD ASUC Representative
Tom Lowry Senior Associate Athletics Director and Chief Financial Officer

Staff to UAB

Name Affiliation
Eric Sickles Athletics Administration Coordinator
Amber Fogarty Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education