Christine Treadway

Job title: 
Assistant Chancellor, Government and Community Relations
Chancellor's Cabinet

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 policy makers 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. 

Ms. Treadway has an extensive policy background working on higher education issues in several positions in the U.S. House of Representatives. She served as a Senior Advisor on Higher Education for the House Education and Labor Committee, and was a Legislative Assistant for the House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. She also served as a Legislative Assistant on education issues for Congressman Pat Williams (D-MT). She holds a B.S. degree in Political Science and International Relations from Montana State University. Prior to her current position, Ms. Treadway served as Director of State Government Relations, Executive Director, GCR and Assistant Vice Chancellor at UC Berkeley. Before coming to Cal, Ms. Treadway was the Director of Government and Community Relations at San Francisco State University for 12 years. She also served as Assistant Director of the California State University Office of Federal Relations in Washington, DC. In addition to her legislative work, she has experience working on political campaigns, fundraising, and grant-writing.