About the Office

The Office of the Chancellor at the University of California, Berkeley provides administrative, organizational, strategic, and compliance services to advance the Chancellor’s vision, core values, and priorities. Please see the pages below for more information on each department of the office.


The Chancellor’s Immediate Office is comprised of the following departments:



Associate Chancellor, Chief of Staff to the Chancellor; Chief Ethics, Risk, and Compliance Officer (CERCO) & Locally Designated Official (LDO)

Khira was appointed Associate Chancellor and Chief Ethics, Risk, and Compliance Officer (CERCO) in June, 2016.  In this role, she oversees UC Berkeley’s compliance, ethics and risk service programs and provides strategic and operating guidance to the Chancellor and campus leadership.  Khira’s appointment marks her return to Berkeley as she served as Special Advisor and, later, Interim Chief of Staff for Administration and Finance between 2007 and 2012.

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Chief Campus Counsel

David has been a member of Berkeley’s Office of Legal Affairs since 2011, and before that spent a decade in the University of California’s system-wide Office of the General Counsel, where he was a leader in its construction and legislative affairs groups. 

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Assistant Chancellor

Christine Treadway is Assistant Chancellor, Government and Community Relations at the University of California, Berkeley. A public policy professional with 25 years of experience working on higher education issues in government and university positions, Ms. Treadway manages a team of external relations staff who represent the University with policymakers at the federal, state and local level. In this position she serves as a political advisor to the Chancellor and oversees a comprehensive governmental relations portfolio including legislative, budgetary, regulatory, and advocacy strategies. 

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Deputy Associate Chancellor & Chief Operating Officer

Deputy Associate Chancellor Wanda Ellison Crockett is the thought partner and strategic advisor to the Associate Chancellor and Chief Ethics, Risk and Compliance Officer  (CERCO) at the University of California, Berkeley. 

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