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

Max Auffhammer

Chair, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate

Aaron Tam

Graduate Student Representative, Gender Equity and Diversity Committee

Amanda Tyler

Professor of Law, Faculty at-Large Representative

Amani Allen

Vice Chair, Berkeley Division of Academic Senate

Annie Koruga

ASUC Representative, Gender Equity and Diversity Committee 
Barry Baskin Alumni Representative
Caitlyn Guntle ASUC Representative
Daniel Sargent Faculty At-large Representative
Derek Van Rheenen Executive Director, Athletic Study Center
Dorian Liepmann Academic Planning and Resources Allocation (CAPRA) Representative, Professor of Bioengineering/Mechanical Engineering
Elana Eisenberg Student Athlete Representative (Field Hockey)
Kennedy Goss Student Athlete Representative (Women's Lacrosse)
Khira Griscavage  Associate Chancellor and Chief of Staff, Chief Ethics, Risk, and Compliance Officer
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
Jim Knowlton Athletic Director, Intercollegiate Athletics
Jimmy Dessouki Student Athlete Representative (Men's Track and Field)
Lishelle Blakemore Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
Meg Conkey Co-chair, GEDS Committee, Academic Integrity Committee Facilitator, Professor of Anthropology
Michael Virtucio Graduate Student Representative
Rachel Stern Diversity, Equity and Campus Climate Committee Representative, (Law)
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
Amber Fogarty Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education