Office of Communications - Administrative

The Administrative Support team manages financial, human resources, editorial, event planning and other general administrative issues for the Office of Communications and the Office of Community & Government Relations.

Michael Fortes portrait.

Michael Fortes
Director of Office Operations

Manages all administrative tasks and responsibilities for the Vice Chancellor, oversees the administrative team, provides support and counsel to the Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Team, serves as financial control point, and is the liaison to Human Resources for policy implementation, personnel actions and initiatives.

Edward Samayoa portrait.

Edward Samayoa
Operations Manager

Serves as lead financial administrator, serves as the general office manager, supports the Director of Office Operations and all other supervisors with tactical HR actions, and provides general administrative support to all staff.

Janae Reynolds

Janae Reynolds
Executive Assistant & Operations Support

Jamie DeAraujo
Meeting & Event Coordinator

Leads event coordination for meetings with local community members, government officials, and internal UCSF audiences. Provides general administrative support and resource management to all staff.