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Tech Assistance and Internal Operations

in alphabetical order

Carmen Bautista – Computer Network Technologist

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Campus Committees: Web Standards Committee

What can you do for students?

  • Desktop Support: Install, configure and maintain software and hardware for systems in the Associated Students network.
  • Web Programming: Collaborate with a team of staff and students to coordinate website planning and development to accommodate the interests of student needs
  • Server Administration: Provide students and staff with accounts, calendaring needs, system backups, web functionality, email service and network needs

What other duties do you have? Provide Training for Career or Student Staff as needed

Where is your desk? UCEN 2533

When is a good time to drop in? Regular business hours

Andy Doerr – Research Specialist

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Campus committees:

  • Student Affairs Student Staff Divisional Meeting Planning Committee

What can I do for students?

  • Editor A.S. Annual Reports, including A.S. Flashback at: flashback.as.ucsb.edu
  • Historical research projects
  • Photo and video documentation and archiving
  • Update email lists on the A.S. server
  • Media Center team member

What other duties do I have?

  • Department Safety Representative
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Ergonomics

Where is my desk? AS Annex, Building 434

When is a good time to drop in? Normal business hours

JudyAnn Dutcher – Web Developer

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Campus committees:

  • Web Standards Committee
  • Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council (CSAC)

What can I do for students?

  • Web design and development for AS groups
  • Business Card creation for AS groups
  • Teach Adobe Suite and WordPress to AS students
  • Promote AS activities through AS social media outlets

What other duties do I have? Print design projects as needed

Where is my desk? AS Annex

When is a good time to drop in? 8AM-noon M-F

Sean Lieberman – Assistant Director for Technology

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Who do I advise? Tech Committee

Campus committees: Professional Development Committee (Student Affairs)

What can I do for students?

  • Advise on computer/networking needs
  • Create email/calendaring accounts
  • Help plan out and structure complex web development projects for student groups

What other duties do I have?

  • Photographer
  • Campuswide Events/Ticketing System lead
  • Webmaster

Where is my desk? UCEN 2519

When is a good time to drop in? regular business hours

Cindy Lopez – Assistant Director for Finance and Budgets

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Who do I advise:

  • Finance & Business Committee
  • Investments Committee

What can I do for students:
I can help students with their AS account and answer questions regarding the financial structure of AS.

What other duties do I have:

  • Attend all Finance & Business Committee meetings
  • Track all lock-in fees that come to Associated Students
  • Oversee the annual budget process
  • Oversee AS financial system
  • Manage AS bank accounts and investments
  • Manage AS Administration Office

Where is my desk: AS Administration Office, Room 2537E

Chelsea Lyon – Art Director

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Who do you advise: I advise the student graphic artist and videographer.

What can you do for students? I design graphics for A.S. boards, commissions, committees, and units, including posters, t-shirt designs, logos, advertisements, etc. Students may request graphic design services by filling out the form at http://support.as.ucsb.edu/design_order.php. I also teach design workshops each quarter at the A.S. Media Center (located in the A.S. Annex), and I supervise the student graphic artists and videographer.

Where is your desk? A.S. Annex, Building 434

When is a good time to drop in? 8:30am-5pm M-F, or you may email me to set up a meeting.

Irina Nikoleava – Recordkeeping Specialist

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What can I do for students?

  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Review Minutes and post budgets
  • Monitor activity of more than 25 Boards, Committees and Commissions
  • Process Emergency Loans

What other duties do I have? 

  • Process payments
  • Other Record Keeping Duties
  • Maintain EOP Database

Where is my desk? AS Administration, rm. 2537C

When is a good time to drop in? Anytime from 8:30-5pm, Mon-Fri

Gabriella Piazza – Administration Office Coordinator

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What can I do for students? I can help students with their AS account.

What other duties do I have?

  • Process all requisitions and manages Fund Accounts System
  • Supervise and train students in AS Admin, AS Annex and the AS Main offices

Where is my desk? AS Administration Office, Room 2537C

When is a good time to drop in? My office hours are from 7:30am to 4:30pm. Feel free to call me or drop by.

Denise Rinaldi – Assistant Director for Human Resources and External Communication

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Who do I advise? Lead for the External Communications team

What can I do for students?

  • Provide information about job descriptions and Human Resources
  • Provide information and update for the Legal Code
  • Annual Awards process

What other duties do I have? Special Projects of many kinds, Media Center

Where is my desk? Upstairs in the Administration Office

When is a good time to drop in? I am generally in the office from 7:30 am until 3pm

Ed Schatz - Director of Technical Assistance and Internal Operations

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What can I do for students?

  • Provide guidance on policies, procedures, agreements/contracts, and assist with identifying potential stakeholders for projects across the Associated Students department.

What other duties do I have? Help ensure:

  • Compliance with A.S. and University regulations
  • Efficiency of current systems and use of resources
  • High level of Service effectiveness
  • Internal controls and processes are in place and current

Where is my desk? AS Administration Office, Room 2537B

When is a good time to drop in? Since my meeting schedule can vary, it is preferable that you e-mail in advance for an appointment.

Coraline Vercruysse - HR & Payroll Analyst

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Campus Committees: Staff Professional Development Committee

What can you do for students ?

  • Primary payroll administrator for career and student staff of AS
  • New hire and re-hire employee orientation in AS
  • Benefits Representative
  • Kronos timekeeper
  • Oversee key area & security
  • Support in recruitment and hiring process

What other duties do you have?  French native speaker

Where is your desk? Administration 2537D

When is a good time to drop in?  Usual business hours (8am-5pm)