CSAC Members


Marissa Cheng

Marissa Cheng

Director of Planning; Physical & Environmental Planning

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC Chair, 2022-2023; Incoming Chair, 2021-2022; Vice Chair, 2020-2021
  • CSAC Member since 2019
  • UC Employee since 2018

Marissa is the Director of Planning in Physical & Environmental Planning, focusing on coordination of decision-making around the built environment, from signage to buildings and master plans. Marissa joined CSAC to learn about the campus and community from other perspectives, and for the opportunity to help and effect change. Planning school left Marissa with a strong belief in the public good; Marissa holds an SB, MCP, and MArch from MIT. Marissa also enjoys baking and organizing things.


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Clarissa Fermin

People Operations Analyst, Berkeley IT

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC Member since 2023
  • UC Employee since 2001

Clarissa is the People Operations Analyst in Berkeley IT’s People, Performance and Culture Team. She is responsible for the development, administration and maintenance of all HR Operations workflow, processes, systems and tools and leads the HR analytics for Berkeley IT. Clarissa joined CSAC to give back to the campus that has contributed to her professional growth and be able to share that experience more broadly. She is looking forward to learning and supporting efforts in building a better UC Berkeley community for staff. Clarissa is a past recipient of the Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award and completed some course work in interior architecture, web design and multimedia from the Academy of Art, earned her B.S. in Architecture from Far Eastern University in the Philippines and a Certificate in HR Analytics from eCornell. She enjoys edible landscaping and gardening, and trying out different cuisines.


Casey Hennig

Casey Hennig

One IT Program Manager, Berkeley IT

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC Vice Chair, 2022-2023
  • CSAC Member since 2021
  • UC Employee since 2011

Casey Hennig is the One IT Program Manager for Berkeley IT. Her work is focused on building community, fostering professional development opportunities, and managing the multi-program One IT initiative. Making sure staff members feel seen, heard, and valued on campus is an important issue to Casey and why she wanted to join CSAC. Casey also serves on the Berkeley IT Action Team. The Action Team works with and on behalf of Berkeley IT community members in identifying and removing professional barriers related to inequality and racial trauma.


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Carla Jackson  

Worksite Wellness Specialist

Pronouns: she/they

  • CSAC Member since 2023
  • UC Employee since 2021

Carla joined CSAC to contribute to campus efforts regarding equity, inclusion, access, and building community. As the Worksite Wellness Specialist with Be Well at Work Faculty/Staff health programs, she supports the health and wellbeing of employees who work in RSSP and Facilities Services. Carla received her B.A. in Sociology from UC Berkeley and an MPH in Community Health Sciences from UCLA. She is also the parent of a Cal student. In her spare time she enjoys exploring the Bay Area, on foot or by bicycle when possible.


Colette Jackson

Colette Jackson  

Information Systems Analyst, Berkeley IT

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC Member since 2021
  • UC Employee since 2004

Colette joined CSAC to contribute to the campus efforts to improve diversity, equity, inclusion and access so that all staff will have a sense of belonging. Before coming to UC Berkeley Colette worked as a minister in the Metropolitan Community Church and as a Performance Artist creating and performing on issues of intersectionality, queer oppression, gender fluidity and child abuse. She received her BA in psychology from the Claremont colleges and a MDiv from Pacific School of Religion.

Colette has worked at UC Berkeley as a Programmer Analyst and Information Systems Analyst for seventeen years. She serves as a member and co-chair of the Information Services and Technology Action Team, a cultural change committee dedicated to fostering diversity equity and inclusion. Her first love is her wife of twenty seven years. Her second love is running.


Tanya Koroyan

Tanya Koroyan

Assistant Director, Residential Life

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC Chair, 2023-2024; Incoming Chair, 2022-2023
  • CSAC Member since 2021
  • UC Employee since 2016
Tanya (she/her) has been with the Department of Residential Life since 2016. Prior to coming to UC Berkeley, Tanya attended San Jose State University where she earned her Bachelors in Sociology, and then the University of San Francisco where she received her Masters of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Tanya has recently returned to the University of San Francisco to pursue her EdD in Organization & Leadership. Tanya has a passion for supporting staff and mentoring new professionals. She joined CSAC to connect with others across campus in an effort to build partnerships and help create a stronger staff experience at Cal. In her free time, Tanya enjoys arts and crafts, spending time with friends and family, watching TV, and taking dance classes. 

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Miles Lincoln   

Research, Teaching, and Learning Service Lead

Pronouns: he/him

  • CSAC Member since 2023
  • UC Employee since 2013
Miles is a part of the Research, Teaching, and Learning organization where he serves as the bCourses (learning management system) service lead in addition to supporting a portfolio of integrated tools for teaching and learning. He joined CSAC to understand and advocate for staff needs in his own unit and across campus with a particular interest in career development. He received his Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In his spare time, Miles enjoys running and biking.

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Britt McClintock  

DEIB Lead, Berkeley IT

Pronouns: she/they

  • CSAC Member since 2023
  • UC Employee since 2022
Britt is the DEIB Lead for Berkeley IT. She is responsible for developing and implementing initiatives and programs related to diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and accessibility. Over the years she has helped create curriculums and training surrounding BIPOC and LGBTQ+ inclusion and equity in collegiate student life programming. In 2015, she created a short documentary on the negative impacts of gender (binary) socialization. Britt joined CSAC to connect with different departments on campus to share ideas, streamline processes and language, and create a collaborative platform that advocates and supports all staff. 

Harris Mojadedi

Harris Mojadedi  

Assistant Dean, Student Engagement (Interim), Student Fee Analyst, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Immediate Office

Pronouns: he/him

  • CSAC Outgoing Chair, 2022-2023; Chair, 2021-2022; Vice Chair, 2019-2020
  • CSAC Member since 2018
Harris joined CSAC to deepen his knowledge of the campus and its operations and to creatively and collaboratively influence decisions.  He is especially interested in issues around maintaining and improving UC Berkeley's accessibility, financial sustainability, and excellence.  His work involves project management, client relationship management, facilities, financial services, travel & events, and procurement. Harris is a past recipient of the Chancellor's Public Service Awards.   
Harris studied Political Science with an emphasis on policy analysis at San Jose State University, and a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership form Saint Mary's College. In his free time, Harris enjoys serving the community in various boards and non-profits in Alameda County. 

Sreekala Nair

Sreekala Nair

Project Manager/Business Analyst, Haas School of Business

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC Member since 2020
  • UC Employee since 2011

Sreekala is joining CSAC during challenging times (health and economy issues resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic) and a significant chapter in the civil rights movement.   Sreekala is looking forward to collaborating with campus leadership and other colleagues from across campus, on staff morale focusing on equity, inclusion and diversity especially in leadership positions.  Sreekala also looks at this as an opportunity for personal growth and to learn more about being a responsible campus community member.  Sreekala has worked at the Haas School of Business since 2011.  Sreekala graduated from Gujarat University, India, with a degree in Instrumentation and Control Engineering.


Ben Perez

Ben Perez 

Manager, Physical Access Compliance

Pronouns: he/him

  • CSAC Incoming Chair, 2023-2024
  • CSAC Member since 2021
  • UC Employee since 2014

Ben is an alum of UC Berkeley's College of Letters & Sciences and has served as a member of the UC Berkeley staff since 2014. He joined the UC Berkeley administration as the Campus Access Specialist with the Disabled Students' Program, developing and training staff in disability access initiatives across university programs. After working with university leadership to establish the new DAC office, Ben now supports Capital Strategies and Facilities Services as the university official responsible for physical access and ADAAG/CBC compliance in the built environment.


Jon Phillips

Jon Phillips

Academic HR Analyst, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Pronouns: he/him

  • CSAC Vice Chair, 2023-2024
  • CSAC Member since 2021
  • UC Employee since 2017

Jon joined CSAC to better connect with the campus community and to support campus’s efforts to improve the staff experience. Jon began his career at UC Berkeley as an advisor with the Fall Program for Freshmen before moving to the math department, where he is currently a Graduate Student Affairs Officer. Jon received his B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies and German at UC Berkeley and received his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration at Harvard University. In his spare time, Jon enjoys hiking, playing board games, yoga, and traveling.


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Sarah Rhoades

Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Rausser College of Natural Resources

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC Member since 2023
  • UC Employee since 2016
Sarah joined CSAC to give back to the UC Berkeley community and find ways to help campus staff feel more seen, heard, and supported through inclusive organizational change. Sarah has been an academic advisor on campus since 2016. Currently, she supports undergraduates, helping them navigate their educational journeys and find community in the Rausser College of Natural Resources. Sarah earned her B.A and M.S in Counseling Psychology from CSU Chico. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys traveling, hiking, exploring new restaurants, and spending time cuddling with her cat, Patrick.

Yanni Rho

Yanni Rho, MD, MPH 
Psychiatric Support Clinician (Consultant), University Health Services

Pronouns: she/her

  • CSAC since 2023
  • UC Employee since 2020

Believing the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, Yanni joined CSAC in order to help build community, to learn from and support, and to facilitate conversations amongst all of the staff and departments.  She has been a member of the Justice, Inclusion, and Community Committee at University Health Services (UHS) as well as the UHS Staff Well-Being Committee co-lead.  She obtained her undergraduate and medical degrees with the University of Texas and her Child, Adolescent, and Adult psychiatric training with Harvard-affiliated training programs.  She also obtained her Master’s of Public Health with the Harvard School of Public Health, furthering her commitment to improving systems and the lives of the individuals within them.  For self-care, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, dance, and yoga.