Who's Who in UCLA UCPath

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The UCLA UCPath Executive Steering Committee, Advisory Group, and Project Teams

The UCLA UCPath project is overseen by campus executive sponsors and a steering committee, with cross-functional input from the UCPath UCLA Campus Advisory Group and organizational subject-matter experts. Project management and logistics are managed by the Business Transformation Office (BTO).


UCLA UCPath Executive Sponsors




Michael Beck, Administrative Vice Chancellor     Administration
Michael Levine, Vice Chancellor     Academic Personnel
Paul Staton, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer     UCLA Health Systems


UCLA UCPath Executive Steering Committee                                                                                                                                                                    




Anet Avanessian, ITS Program Director   Information Technology Services)
Allison Baird-James, Associate Vice Chancellor & Controller   Corporate Financial Services
Evanjan Banerjee, Director   UCLA Health Sciences, Financial Systems
Erika Chau, Executive Director   Academic Personnel
Mark Cianca, Associate Vice President   Operational Services, Office of the President
Gwen Lake, Controller   UCLA Health Sciences, Medical Center Financial Services
Lubbe Levin, Associate Vice Chancellor   Campus Human Resources
Ryan McDaniel, Huron   Advisory/Non-Voting Member
Omar Noorzai, Executive Director   Business Transformation Office
Michael Pfeffer, Chief Information Officer   UCLA Health Sciences
Jeff Roth, Associate Vice Chancellor   Academic Planning and Budget
Susi Takeuchi, Chief Human Resource Officer   UCLA Health Sciences, Human Resources 


Business Transformation Office (BTO)

Oversees the day-to-day project activities associated with implementing UCPath.  Under the leadership of the Executive Director, project team members within the BTO organization perform key functional and technical UCPath program activities.

Campus Advisory Group

The cross-functional Campus Advisory Group plays an instrumental role in ensuring campus readiness for UCPath.  As change agents, the advisory group members represent each organization on campus and drive adoption of the new business processes across their organizations and departments.



Updated: January 2018