As chief of staff in the Office of the Chancellor, serves as principal advisor to university leadership and plays a key role in developing and executing UC Riverside’s strategic vision and goals, as well as managing initiatives and liaising with campus leaders, the UC Office of the President and the Board of Regents.
Senior Executive Analyst and Coordinator to the Chancellor
Responsible for scheduling all meetings, functions, and public appearances. Coordinates on campus and off campus speeches and briefing materials. Manages Chancellor’s special invitations, special projects and outgoing correspondence. Staffs the Chancellor for special events and coordinates all aspects of Chancellor’s travel and special appearances.
Beth Claassen Thrush
Director of Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects
Responsible for a range of projects for the Chancellor and Provost, including campus-wide initiatives, committees, and task forces; strategic planning and analysis; and leadership reviews. Coordinates internal and external stakeholder engagement, and organizes official campus visits.
Senior Executive Communications Manager
Provides comprehensive communications resources for the Office of the Chancellor, including copywriting, editing, message development, research, and correspondence.
Oversees events hosted by the Office of the Chancellor and supports high-profile events organized by the University Events team.
Provides executive-level administrative support to the Chancellor’s Office and to Government and Community Relations.