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Contact Information:

Location: Kendall Hall 105
Phone Number: (530) 898-5201
Fax: (530) 898-5077


Brooke BanksBrooke Banks
Chief of Staff

Brooke Banks serves as the Chief of Staff to the President at CSU Chico. Within this role, Brooke researches key policy/program matters and directs projects on behalf of the President. She also oversees the Office of the President, the university licensing program, President’s Scholars program and annual presidential events.

 Donna GauthierDonna Gauthier
Confidential Assistant

Donna Gauthier serves as a confidential assistant to the President and is the longest serving staff in the office. She oversees the daily operations of the office and serves as an ambassador. Duties include initiating payment of goods and services; all travel related efforts; student hires and payroll; assisting in office sponsored social events; emeritus/emerita faculty status; receives visitors, answering phones.

Kathleen HassigKathleen Hassig
Executive Assistant to the President

Kathleen Hassig serves as the Executive Assistant to the President at California State University, Chico. Kathleen provides confidential and administrative support to the President, which includes scheduling appointments, arranging meetings, coordinating campus visits, preparing materials for meetings, and managing correspondence and communication on behalf of the President. She also staffs the President’s Cabinet meetings, coordinates president-hosted events, and assists with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Lori MillerLori Miller
Special Assistant to the President

Lori Miller serves as the Special Assistant to the President. In this role, she fulfills various research, writing and communication responsibilities. Lori drafts and coordinates correspondence and presentation materials on behalf of the President. She manages campus communications with the Office of the Chancellor. Additionally, Lori provides updates to the President’s Office website and assists with special projects.