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.
Executive Assistant 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.
Provides executive-level administrative support for the Associate Chancellor and Office of the Chancellor. Responds to inquiries from a wide range of internal and external constituents. Administers travel planning, event logistics, and financial transactions for the office.
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.
Provides event planning support and implementation for events hosted by the Office of the Chancellor.