Students pass outside Kemper Hall, the engineering building,

Operating Units

Administrative Innovation and Technology

Radhika Prabhu | Assistant Vice Chancellor

Administrative Innovation and Technology combines Admin IT and the Office of Business Transformation, to support technological infrastructure as well as innovation among campus staff members. Admin IT in particular helps educate and support campus customers in the use of FOA applications and services. Their teams ensure that FOA staff have the technology tools, training, help and support they need to best serve the campus and community.

Budget and Institutional Analysis

Sarah Mangum | Associate Vice Chancellor

Budget and Institutional Analysis teams provide policy analysis on a wide range of issues, including enrollment, instructional workload, faculty positions and other institutional policies.

Design and Construction Management

Jim Carroll | University Architect

Design and Construction Management (DCM) oversees the planning, design and construction for one of the world’s most sustainable universities. DCM is responsible for guiding the future development of the campus’s built and outdoor environments in conjunction with the management and continuous improvement to its transportation facilities and programs. In addition to advising the Chancellor and Provost with planning for capital improvement projects, DCM also works with deans and vice chancellors to assign building space for education and administrative purposes. 

Divisional Resources

Blair Stephenson | Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer

To support services for the division of Finance, Operations and Administration, these divisional resources keep our teams running smoothly with administrative support for FOA employees and operations.

Facilities Management

Clint Lord | Associate Vice Chancellor

Facilities Management provides expert maintenance and repair for buildings, equipment and vehicles on the UC Davis campus. Their teams also maintain the campus's utility needs, including electricity, water, natural gas, heating and cooling, and address energy savings goals. Facilities Management's skilled-trades employees support our campus’s full range of research and teaching needs, from biosafety labs to historic barns. 


Matt Okamoto | Campus Controller

Finance provides the university with a wide array of services to staff and manages valuable units including payroll, the cashier’s office, student accounting, and much more. They fulfill the institution’s instructional research and administrative requirements for financial information and reporting, materials, supplies, equipment, and services.

Fire Department

Nathan Trauernicht | Fire Chief

The UC Davis Fire Department is an all-risk, all-hazard emergency services organization that continually strives to be prepared for any threat to our community’s health and safety. The department offers a comprehensive mix of emergency response services including emergency medical services, fire suppression, basic and technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, public fire and EMS safety education, and domestic preparedness response. The UC Davis Fire Department is also home to the Health 34, a 24/7 mobile team that delivers non-emergency support for mental health care and basic medical care on the Davis campus.

Human Resources

Tammy Kenber | Chief Human Resources Officer

Human Resources provides services for employees and staff for both UC Davis and UC Davis Health. They offer assistance for employees, supervisors and units regarding HR. They help sustain the workforce through recruitment, benefits administration, labor-relations services, mediation and professional development.

Police Department

Joseph A. Farrow | Chief of Police

The UC Davis Police Department serves the UC Davis community on both campuses, Davis and Sacramento. Through collaboration with community partners, they provide the highest level of service to all who attend, work and visit our campuses. Their approach is to involve students, faculty and staff in their activities and operations. FOA provides administrative support to the department; the Chief reports to the Provost/EVC.

Safety Services

Eric Kvigne | Associate Vice Chancellor

Safety Services helps UC Davis maintain a safe and healthy campus environment through risk management and education. They provide important resources including emergency preparedness; fire prevention; personal, workplace and lab safety; and much more.

University Resources

Blair Stephenson | Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer

University Resources combines groups that manage resources for the whole of UC Davis, including supply chain, distribution, mail, printing, event planning, equipment programs and campuswide sponsorships.