Board of Directors

WACUBO is led by a Board of Directors, made up of business officers from member institutions, that is responsible for the direction and management of the affairs, funds, and property of the Association. The Board of Directors shall have the following general functions:

  1. Determine the desired outcomes for organizational success
  2. Make and approve policy
  3. Assure appropriate resources to support the strategic plan
  4. Adopt an appropriate governance system and leadership structure
  5. Evaluate its own performance through review and evaluation

Supporting Documents

Executive Committee

Ruth Johnston, President
Strategic Chief Financial Officer
New Mexico State University

Lisa FraceLisa Frace, 1st Vice President 
Chief Finance & Budget Officer & Senior Associate Vice Chancellor
University of California, Davis

Brad BacaBrad Baca, 2nd Vice President
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Western Colorado University

Lupe Valencia, 3rd Vice President
Associate Vice President, Business Affairs and Interim Vice President, Information Resources
University of Texas at El Paso
Kori WetselKori Wetsel, Secretary
Director, Business Analysis & System Support
University of Utah 

Cheryl Heath, Treasurer

Vice President for Administration & Finance & Chief Financial Officer 
Northern Wyoming Community College District



Arch AsawaArch Asawa, Past Past President
Vice President for Finance & Administration, CFO and Chief Investment Officer
Soka University

Teresa Costantinidis, Immediate Past President
Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration
University of New Mexico

Robert Moore, NACUBO Chair
Senior Vice President, Office of Finance and Administration
Colorado College

Lynn ValenterLynn Valenter, NACUBO Past Chair
Vice Chancellor, Finance & Operations
Washington State University - Vancouver
Robyn Pennington, PDSC Chair
Chief of Staff, Business & Finance
The California State University System

Monica KaneMonica Kane, CDRIC Chair
Chief of Staff & Contract Administrator
University of Alaska, Anchorage

Linda CordierLinda Cordier, Community Colleges Chair
Director, PimaOnline Partnerships & Operations
Pima Community College

TBA, Small Institutions Chair 

Matt SkinnerMatt Skinner, Audit Committee Chair
Associate Vice President for Finance
Washington State University

Dean CalvoDean Calvo, Business Partner Steering Committee Chair
Vice President for Business Affairs &Treasurer
Scripps College

Nicole Salazar
Nicole Salazar, Finance Committee Chair

Vice President of Finance
University of Arizona

Kendra Yoshimoto, Member at Large
Director, Fiscal and Audit Services
University of Washington, Bothell

Carina Celesia MooreCarina Celesia Moore, Member at Large 
Director, Talent Management & Development
University of California, Davis

Michael Clune, Member at Large
Senior Associate Vice Chancellor  and Chief Financial Officer
University of California, San Francisco


The Association shall be managed by a Board of Directors consisting of no fewer than twelve 12 Directors and no more than twenty 20 Directors. The Board of Directors shall include six (6) Members at Large (three (3) elected and three (3) appointed) reflecting the NACUBO Constituency Councils (Community Colleges, Comprehensive Institutions/Research Institutions, and Small Institutions), the two (2) immediate Past Presidents, the appointed Finance Committee Chair, the appointed Professional Development Steering Committee Chair(s), the Chair of the Host Committee (without vote), the Chair of the Audit Committee, the Chair of the Business Partner Steering Committee, the President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary, the appointed Treasurer, and such ex-officio members as are provided for in these bylaws. Any Director elected or appointed must be employed at an institution which is an institutional member of the Association and must remain so employed throughout the term for which he or she was elected or appointed. [WACUBO Bylaws, Article VI, Sect. 1]