In addition to the President, the Cabinet is composed of senior leaders from across the campus. The Cabinet provides advice and counsel to the President in addressing strategic and operational issues impacting the campus and serves as a sounding board for ideas and new initiatives by valuing data, transparency and continuous feedback. The Cabinet serves to ensure better university decision making through the benefits of collective experience and thinking and enhances the ability of the President and Cabinet members to lead more effectively in pursuing the mission and vision of Fresno State.
University Cabinet Members:
Joseph I. Castro, President
Deborah Adishian-Astone, Interim Vice President for Administrative Services and Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Operations
Shirley Melikian Armbruster, Associate Vice President for University Communications
Jim Bartko, Director of Athletics
Paula Castadio, Vice President for University Advancement
Frank Lamas, Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Clint Moffitt, Interim Chief Financial Officer and Associate Vice President for Financial Services
Dennis Nef, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Diana M. Ralls, Chief of Staff, President's Office
Lynnette Zelezny, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost is the university's chief academic officer, providing leadership for the University's eight schools and colleges, grants and research, the library, continuing and global education, and other academic units of the university.
Vice President for University Advancement
The Vice President for University Advancement is responsible for Fresno State's programs in alumni relations, development and fundraising, and university communications.
Vice President for Student Affairs
The Vice President for Student Affairs is responsible for the areas of Enrollment Services, which includes outreach, admission, records, evaluation and financial aid, scholarships, and international student services; University Health and Psychological Services; Federal Programs and campus discipline; Student Success Services, which includes advising, the Learning Center, Educational Opportunity Program and other academic support services; and Student Life, which includes student activities/leadership, career services, center for women's and culture, services for students with disabilities; student recreation center and the University Student Union.
Vice President for Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer
The Vice President for Administrative Services and Chief Financial Officer's responsibilities at Fresno State include financial services, capital projects, facilities management, human resources, information technology, University Police Department and auxiliary services.
Director of Athletics
The Director of Athletics is responsible for implementing the goals and policies of the Intercollegiate Athletic Program and provides leadership for the ares of compliance and student-athlete services, broadcasting/external relations, athletic facilities and operations, athletic development, The Bulldog Foundation, and athletic business operations.