University Foundation

Board of Directors

The University Foundation's volunteer board of directors exemplifies the strength of regional support for the University. Members of the board represent a broad cross-section of prominent professionals and business leaders who offer their specific areas of expertise to broaden fundraising opportunities for the University.

Each board member feels that Sacramento State has enriched and enlightened his or her life, and that the University is a vital player in the economic and intellectual life of the Capital Region.

Board Officers

Robert S. Nelsen
President, Sacramento State

Pam Stewart, Chair
Partner, Cole Stewart Consulting LLC

Vince A. Sales, Executive Officer
Vice President for University Advancement, Sacramento State

Board Chairs

David Bugatto, '86, Chair, Audit Committee
President and CEO, Alleghany Properties LLC

Bill Campbell, '67, '70, Chair, Investment Committee
Co-owner, Spare Time, Inc.

Holly Tiche, '89, Secretary | Co-chair, Board Development Committee
President, Placer Ranch

Tina Treis, '80, Chief Financial Officer | Co-chair, Board Development Committee
Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP


Margot Bach, '72
Speechwriter, Office of State Treasurer John Chiang

Sonney Chong
Practitioner, Sonney L. Chong, DMD

George Crandell
Managing Partner, Crandell Capital

Mark Drobny
Founder, Drobny Law Offices 

Garry Maisel, '80
President & CEO, Western Health Advantage

Alice Perez, '99
President, California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce

Gary Quattrin, '65
Retired Attorney

Alumni Association Representation

Cory Parish, '85
Executive Director, The Endowment Board

Faculty Representative

Bernice Bass de Martinez
Special Assistant to the Deans (Education, Arts & Letters), Sacramento State

Student Representative

Melissa Bardo
President, Associated Students, Inc.

Ex-Officio Members

Craig Barth

Chief Financial Officer, University Enterprises, Inc., Sacramento State

Mike Lee
Vice President for Administration and Business Affairs, Sacramento State

Tracy Newman, '87
Associate Vice President for University Development, Sacramento State


R.Paul Villaluz
Advancement Associate