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Spotlight: Q&A With EVP Nathan Brostrom

Nathan Brostrom, appointed by the Board of Regents last week as UC’s executive vice president for business operations, has big goals for the coming year.

10-Second Bio: Amy Smith

I used to live in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Benjamin Wong named Principal Auditor II

Benjamin Wong has assumed the position of Principal Auditor II in UCOP Internal Audit Services. Benjamin is a CPA with a B.S. in Accounting and an MBA in Finance.

Important Travel and Security Services for Employees Traveling to Haiti

Due to the recent devastating earthquake in Haiti, we have arranged to extend important travel and security services to our students and employees who travel to Haiti on behalf of official humanitarian relief and support organizations, such as the Red Cross, various food banks and medical aide organizations.

Spotlight: OP Staff Assembly

Each and every month on the third Wednesday, from 12:00-1:00 pm, you’ll find a group of 11 seriously engaged OP employees discussing how to make working here more meaningful. Find out more about the OP Staff Assembly.

Reminder: Sign Up for Bagels with Mark

Haven't had a chance to attend a Bagels with Mark session? UCOP employees now have the chance to sign up to join the discussion. Find out how.

New Display Case Guidelines

Building Services recently installed four display cases near the elevator on the first floor of Franklin. View guidelines for posting events, programs and information.

Ann Palmer to support shared administrative duties

UCOP welcomes Ann Palmer, a new assistant for the immediate offices of both the Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the Executive Vice President of Business Operations.

Resignation of Rachelle Jeppson, Director-Ethics and Compliance

A message from Sheryl Vacca, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance and Audit Officer on the resignation of Rachelle Jeppson, Director-Ethics and Compliance. Jeppson has taken a position as Controller for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

403(b) and 457(b) Annual Contribution Limits in 2010

The pre-tax contribution limits to the 403(b) and 457(b) plans respectively remain at the 2009 level of $16,500. For participants age 50 and above, the pre-tax contribution limit for each plan is $22,000.