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

Brad Baca PhotoBrad Baca, President
Western Colorado University
Lupe Valencia-Skanes, MBA, CGFM, 1st Vice President

Senior Associate Vice President for Business Affairs/Deputy Chief Financial Officer
University of Texas El Paso

Michael CluneMichael Clune, 2nd Vice President
Senior Associate Vice Chancellor  and Chief Financial Officer
University of California, San Francisco
Robyn Pennington, 3rd Vice President
Chief of Staff, Business & Finance
The California State University System
Callie Juarez, Secretary   
Interim Senior Director for Academic Resources
California State University, Northridge
  Nicole Salazar
Nicole Salazar, Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair

Vice President of Finance
University of Arizona



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

Teresa Costantinidis, Past-Past President
Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration
The University of New Mexico

Sara ReedSara Reed, PDSC Chair & Member at Large
Vice President, People & Talent
Western Governors University
Monica KaneMonica Kane, CDRIC Chair
Associate Provost for Finance and Administration
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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

Steven Schwartz, Small Institutions Chair 
Vice President, Finance & Administration
Fort Lewis College

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

Nichol LuomaNichol Luoma, Business Partner Steering Committee Chair
Vice President, University Business Services, Sustainability Operations Officer & CPO
Arizona State University

Carina Celesia Moore

Carina Celesia Moore, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair
Adjunct Instructor
University of the Pacific 


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

David TamanahaDavid Tamanaha, Member at Large
Vice Chancellor, Administrative Services
University of Hawaii, Maui College


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]