Staff Directory

Kim Sadler Abbey

Director of Financial Operations

ksadler@uci.edu

Serves as the principal consultant on all financial and budgetary matters and provides financial and administrative analysis and decision-making support. Oversees the business office operations.


Dahlia Aguirre

Director of Personnel

aguirred@uci.edu

Oversees all aspects of personnel management including recruitment, compensation analysis, benefits administration, performance management and provides analysis and decision-making support.


Charvy Alacar

Assistant Director of Financial Operations

alacarc@uci.edu

Provides day to day oversight of all financial operations and analysis. Manages workflow and supervises business office team.


Nancy Anderson

Executive Assistant to the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor

nhanders@uci.edu

Serves as primary point-of-contact for Provost's calendar, administrative support and general inquiries.


Wendy Anderson

Financial Analyst

wcanders@uci.edu

Provides financial analysis and management for academic planning initiatives and programs.


Jackie Brown

Payroll and Operations Analyst

jackierb@uci.edu

Manages all aspects of payroll, time reporting, leave accrual and leave management. Provides oversight for space assignments, access management and emergency response coordination.


Kaylie Clendenon

Assistant Financial Analyst

kclenden@uci.edu

Provides financial transaction support for travel, reimbursements, purchasing and reconciliation of all accounts.


Elysia Cunningham

Administrative Specialist

elysia@uci.edu

Maintains calendars, schedules appointments, meetings and travel for Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs and Vice Provost of Academic Personnel. Assists with general support of the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor's Office.


Carol Jun

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives

chjun@uci.edu

Oversees and advances strategic priorities in areas that span the arts, research and athletics. Provides operational leadership for units within the executive management organization.


JiWon Kim

Project Administrator for Academic Affairs

jiwon@uci.edu

Oversees all aspects of academic executive recruitments and reviews.  Provides high-level management and support for special projects.


Jeff Lefkoff, Ph.D., MBA

Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

jlefkoff@uci.edu

Provides executive-level policy and administrative advice to the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor; coordinates implementation of Provost’s priorities. Serves as liaison between the Office of the Provost and academic and administrative units.


Diana Lofflin

Communications Director

dlofflin@uci.edu

Develops strategic communications and marketing materials for the Offices of the Provost.


Thu Pham

Assistant Director of Operations

thu.pham@uci.edu

Oversees administrative operations for all units within the executive management organization.


Lisa Yamamoto

Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

lisa.yamamoto@uci.edu

Provides a broad range of administrative support for the Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. Manages special projects and events for the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.