Shana Sechrist is Vice President for Human Resources and Risk Management and Deputy General Counsel. She provides leadership for Human Resources, Risk Management, and Campus Safety, as well as providing legal counsel to the university. She comes to her role with deep experience in the areas of labor and employment law, business litigation, and human resources management and has many years of experience in developing and leading high-functioning teams. She is dedicated to supporting her teams as they foster relationships of trust and confidence to create an inclusive experience for all members of the campus community to thrive.
She received her JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in communication studies with honors from UCLA.