Meet the VP


Headshot of Lisa ChavezWas appointed under the previous president, James M. Rosser to the position of Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer at California State University, Los Angeles.

As vice president, Ms. Chavez provides overall direction to the University's Division of Administration and Finance, which encompasses Financial Services, Human Resources Management, Facilities Services, Public Safety, Facilities Planning and Construction, Student Housing and Administrative Technology. Ms. Chavez also carries fiduciary responsibility for the boards of the Cal State L.A. Foundation, University Auxiliary Services, Inc., and the University Development Corporation. She exercises fiduciary oversight of Associated Students, Inc. and the University-Student Union. She also serves as the University's key executive and advisor on fiscal matters, as its Chief Financial Officer and as its Emergency Operations Executive.

Prior to joining Cal State L.A., Chavez held administrative positions at CSU Dominguez Hills, Office of the Chancellor, and CSU San Marcos. She has been active on many CSU system-wide finance-related committees. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Chico State University and an MBA from CSU Dominguez Hills.

Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance
California State University, Los Angeles
Administration 607
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 343-3500