Board of Regents

Sue Sharkey – Chair, District 4; term expires 2023
John "Jack" Kroll – Vice Chair, District 1; term expires 2023
John Carson – District 6; term expires 2021
Glen Gallegos – District 3; term expires 2019
Heidi Ganahl – At large; term expires 2023
Irene Griego – District 7; term expires 2021
Chance Hill – District 5; term expires 2025
Linda Shoemaker – District 2; term expires 2021
Lesley Smith – At large; term expires 2025

Administrative Officers

CU System

Bruce D. Benson – President. BS, University of Colorado Boulder.
Leonard Dinegar – Senior vice president and chief of staff. BA, Catholic University of America; MA, University of Colorado Denver.
Jack Finlaw – Special advisor to the president for advancement. BS, Georgetown University; JD, University of Denver College of Law.
Michael Lightner – Vice president for academic affairs. BS, MS, University of Florida; PhD, Carnegie-Mellon University.
Tanya Mares Kelly-Bowry – Vice president for government relations. BA, University of Colorado Boulder; MA, Regis University.
Ken McConnellogue – Vice president for university communication. BS, University of Colorado Boulder; MA, University of Northern Colorado.
Patrick T. O'Rourke – Vice president, university counsel and secretary of the Board of Regents. BA, Creighton University; JD, Georgetown University Law Center.
Kathy Nesbitt – Vice president, employee and information services. BA, University of Colorado; JD, Southern University Law Center.
Todd Saliman – Vice president and chief financial officer. BA, University of Colorado Boulder.

CU Boulder

Philip P. DiStefano – Chancellor and professor of education. BS, PhD, Ohio State University; MA, West Virginia University.
Russell L. Moore – Provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs. BS, University of California, Davis; PhD, Washington State University.
Kelly Fox – Senior vice chancellor and chief financial officer. BA, University of Nebraska; MA, University of Colorado Denver.
Robert Boswell – Vice chancellor for diversity, equity and community engagement. BA, Marietta College; PhD, University of Colorado Boulder.
Deb Coffin – Vice chancellor for advancement. BS, BA, MA, University of Northern Colorado.
Frances Draper – Vice chancellor for communications and strategic relations. BA, Stanford University; MBA, University of California, Berkeley.
Terri Fiez – Vice chancellor for research and innovation. BS, MS, University of Idaho; PhD, Oregon State University.
Christina Gonzales – Vice chancellor for student affairs. BS, MA, New Mexico State University.
David Kang – Vice chancellor for infrastructure and sustainability. BS, University of California, San Diego; MS, University of California, Berkeley.
Catherine Shea – Chief of staff and director of ethics and compliance. BA, University of Notre Dame; JD, Catholic University Columbus School of Law.
Valerie Simons – Associate vice chancellor and Title IX coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance. BA, University of California, Berkeley; JD, Georgetown University.
Elvira Strehle-Henson – Managing associate university counsel. BA, JD, University of Colorado Boulder.
Rick George – Athletic director. BA, University of Illinois.