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RSSP team at front desk

Residential Student Service Programs (RSSP) provides students with a best-in-class residential housing program; award-winning, organic, sustainable food; on-site centers to support academic success; LEED-certified residential units and classrooms; and an industry-leading early childhood education program.

These programs and services are created and sustained by our expert teams, comprised of individuals who focus on students, and who share what we learn at Berkeley across disciplines and with the greater community.

Meet the Senior Staff!

Group image of leadership team

Back row, from left to right: Mako Ushihara, Chelsea Buffington, Francisco Armenta-Gutierrez, Ingrid Hunt, Bryan Jones, Chana Matthews, Darrell Whitacre, Mark Kinnard Front row, from left to right: Jorge Martinez, Christopher Henning, Jo Mackness, Dana Bache, Katie Urbanowich


Jo Mackness Assistant Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer, Division of Student Affairs

Christopher Henning Executive Director, Berkeley Dining

Mako Ushihara Executive Director, Housing Facilities

Dana Bache Director, Cal Housing Administration

Mark Kinnard Director, Custodial Services

Chelsea Buffington Director, Design & Projects

Francisco Armenta-Gutierrez Director, Maintenance, Trades, & Grounds

Chana Matthews Director, Residential Operations & Emergency Planning

Darrell Whitacre Director, Early Childhood Education Program

Jorge Martinez Director, Cal 1 Card

Ingrid Hunt Senior Business Analyst of Technology Planning

Katie Urbanowich Project Analyst

Bryan Jones Executive Assistant