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About Us

Associated Students (A.S.) is the primary advocate for students at California State University, Northridge. A.S. provides excellent, meaningful programs and services designed to enhance and create a spirited learning-focused campus environment.

A.S. is also the official seat of student governance for the campus. The Student Government division represents the student body, advocates its needs and defends its interests in dealings with faculty, campus administrators and government officials.

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On behalf of the staff and student employees, student leadership and volunteers, we pledge to provide the organization and the students of California State University, Northridge with high-quality, responsive and economic service in pursuit of the A.S. mission. As an organization, we believe our people are our most valuable resources and they prove why every day.

David Crandall
General Manager for Associated Students

Accounting and Financial Services

A.S. Accounting and Financial Services provides many amenities to all CSUN students, especially when it comes to clubs and organizations. A.S. Accounting and Financial Services works with CSUN-recognized clubs and organizations by handling agency (club) accounts and A.S.-budgeted accounts when an allocation has been approved by the senate.

Diane Hartjen, Controller

(818) 677-2389

Lynn Umzam, Accounts Payable Specialist

(818) 677-2389

Jason Sacks, Accounting Office Assistant

(818) 677-2389

Robert Richards, Financial Analyst

(818) 677-2389


David Crandall, General Manager
(818) 677-2389

Daniela Cross, Coordinator, Risk Management and Special Projects
(818) 677-2490

Victor Hernandez, Human Resources Manager
(818) 677-2389

Yvonne Monreal, Payroll Specialist
(818) 677-6795

Terry Yanagida, Human Resources Coordinator
(818) 677-7090

Campus Recycling Services

A.S. Campus Recycling offers a variety of collection and educational programs. Students recycle bottles and cans, mixed office paper, cardboard, pallets, cell phones and inkjet and laser toner cartridges.

Cyndi Signett, Recycling Coordinator
(818) 677-7898

Rolando Valiente, Recycling Operations Supervisor
(818) 677-4262

Children's Center

A.S. Children’s Center offers early care and education for children of CSUN students, faculty/staff and the surrounding community, both on campus and in a network of licensed family child care homes off campus. A complete list of the Children's Center teachers is available on the Children’s Center staff page.

Sandy Abrams, Director
(818) 677-2012

Elsa Lewis, Assistant Director
(818) 677-6394

Gina De La Barcena, Office Coordinator
(818) 677-2012

Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures offer recreational opportunities for the student body, faculty and staff.

Tim Szczepanski, Outdoor Adventures Manager
(818) 677-4453

Christine Upton, Outdoor Adventures Coordinator
(818) 677-4453


Austin Ysais, Program Advisor
(818) 677-2477

Sport Clubs

AS Sports Clubs gives men and women an opportunity to participate in regional and national competitive sports and games as well as recreational activities.

JP Gale, Sport Clubs Manager
(818) 677-8326

Nate Warden, Sport Club Coordinator
(818) 677-8326

Wyatt Blue, Head Athletic Trainer
(818) 677-6988

Joyce Lee, Athletic Trainer
(818) 677-3604

Student Leadership

You can meet all our student leaders by visiting the Officers page.

Leanne Vincent, Coordinator for Student Leadership and Productions
(818) 677-2477

Denisse Ibarra, Government Secretary
(818) 677-2477

Support Services

Ken Premo, Manager
(818) 677-4235

Steve DeLuca, Information Technology Coordinator
(818) 677-4234

Kevin Mojaradi, Marketing Coordinator
(818) 677-4236

Calvin Yun, Support Services - IT Assistant
(818) 677-8888

Ticket Office

A.S. Ticket Office offers ticketing services for nearly all on-campus arts and athletics events as well as discounted public transportation passes, movie tickets and theme park passes.

John Valadez, Ticket Office Manager
(818) 677-2951

Jamal Johnson, Ticket Office Supervisor
(818) 677-2951