Central Office

Our Central Office is located at 2424 Ridge Road, Berkeley, California in front of Casa Zimbabwe. We are generally open 10am to 5pm on weekdays and can be reached (510) 848-1936.

Executive Director

Executive Director

Steven (he/him)

The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the BSC fulfills its mission of providing quality, low-cost cooperative housing to students. They oversee the long-range strategic, annual and program plans of the organization. They provide leadership to the membership, the staff, and the Board of Directors, to ensure the BSC operates efficiently and successfully.

Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Dave (he/him)

Dave oversees Housing, Central Food & Supplies, IT Operations, and Central Maintenance. He is responsible for the application of administrative policy, contractual provisions, and local, state, and federal housing requirements. He monitors member eligibility, and contract enforcement. He supports and advises the Administrative Committee and the Internal Affairs Committee of the Board.

Finance & Accounting Manager

Finance & Accounting Manager

Juhandryn (she/her)

As Finance & Accounting Manager, Juhandryn oversees all financial records of the BSC. She prepares statements on a regular basis regarding house budgets and decentralization reports, as well as financial reports for Board and government/outside agencies. She also advises CFCom as necessary.

Development Director

Development Director

Brenda (she/her)

Brenda Cook has degrees in Philosophy (BA) and Community Development (MS), both from the University of Maine. She is a dual Canadian and US citizen, growing up on the US/Canadian border. She spent a year abroad at the University of Copenhagen and then returned to teach ESL in the night school system. Working in higher education, healthcare and nonprofit development for over twenty years, Brenda has a broad array of interests from science and engineering to the arts and humanities. She has worked at Stanford Medicine, Dominican University of CA, CSU Monterey Bay, and Call of the Sea. She has long been an advocate for affordable housing and student leadership development. As a singer, she has sung in choruses on both coasts and now sings in the Marin Harmony Chorus. This past year she wrote and published, The Entrepreneur's Family, Seeking Recovery, Balance and Growth.

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Cooperative Experience Manager


The Cooperative Experience Manager, oversees the Member Resource Department, the Cloyne Facilities Manager, and the Rochdale/Fenwick Apartment Manager. They are responsible for house-level manager trainings, member health and safety, member training and engagement, and communication with the membership and campus community. They oversee the conduct policies and procedures, advise and support the Conduct Committee, and the Education & Training Committee of the Board.

Shawn -- Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

Shawn (he/him)

The HR Manager is responsible for providing support to the Executive Director in the execution of all Human Resources functions for the BSC. These duties will include employee recruitment, assisting with the hiring process, overseeing employee orientation and on-boarding, researching and making recommendations regarding benefits plans/programs, administering benefits and compensation programs and policies, assisting with the resolution of employee relations issues, and advising staff members, supervisors, and managers in regards to human resources policies and laws.

Executive Administration
Board & Executive Assistant

Board & Executive Assistant

Zoe (she/her)

Zoe works closely with the BSC President and Executive Director to ensure that the BSC’s governance processes run smoothly. She supports the implementation of the Board governance and sustainability directives and provides administrative support to develop and improve infrastructure, systems, and build the capacity of executives and management in accomplishing the strategic objectives of the BSC.

Housing Supervisor

Housing Supervisor

Giovanni (they/them)

Giovanni oversees the assignment, transfer, and cancellation process for all applicants and members. They supervise the Assistant Housing Supervisor, Recruitment Coordinator and receptionists on the phone and at the front counter at the Central Office.

Assistant Housing Supervisor

Assistant Housing Supervisor

Kyle (he/him)

Kyle assists with housing applications, information on housing, and contract offers. Kyle and the student staff in the Housing department can answer any and all housing questions and problems.

Operations Supervisor

Operations Supervisor

Alex (they)

The Operations Supervisor duties include training, supporting, and overseeing Workshift Managers at each unit, coordinating the Central Level Workshift Pool, and working with CFS, CM, and house-level managers to coordinate inspections and items that need to be corrected. The OA also coordinates the the BSC's pest control and habitability efforts.

Contract & Purchasing Agent

Contract & Purchasing Agent

Vee (they/he)

The Contract & Purchasing Agent is responsible for conducting the competitive bidding process, vendor selection aggregating of requisition requests and placing orders for all goods purchased at the central level. Approved centrally procured goods may include food items, maintenance supplies, office supplies and furniture.



Sean (he/him/they)

Sean wrangles the BSC websites and web-apps, updates the software, posts the posts, and personally reads every email sent to him. Sean enjoys the title, but catch him in an unguarded moment and he might admit to having not quite mastered the Web (yet).

Central Food & Supplies
Central Food Service Supervisor

CFS Supervisor

Miguel (he/him)

The CFS Supervisor coordinates all activities of the Central Food & Supplies Warehouse, including purchasing, warehousing, delivery, special orders, catering, and development of new programs and planning. The CFS Supervisor also oversees kitchen manager training and health department inspections of house kitchens in addition to supervising all CK professional staff, clerical staff, warehouse, and delivery crews.

Assistant Central Food Service Supervisor

Assistant CFS Supervisor

Anton (he/him)

The Assistant Warehouse Supervisor assists the Warehouse Supervisor in managing the Warehouse at Central Food & Supplies (formerly CK). This department supplies houses with food, staples, and furniture, and is responsible for training Kitchen and/or Food Managers in sanitation, food ordering, and food preparation. CFS also supervises the BSC’s recycling and composting programs.

Central Maintenance

Members elected by their co-ops serve as Maintenance Managers at their individual co-ops to perform routine inspections and minor maintenance. BSC Central Maintenance professional crew handle complex work and also train house level managers and oversee major projects done by outside contractors. CM can be contacted at (510) 549-5965

Pavin -- Maintenance Director

Maintenance Director

Pavin (he/him)

The Maintenance Director is responsible for assisting unit-level managers in meeting BSC and City safety and maintenance guidelines. They are responsible for training Maintenance Managers, providing ongoing support, and facilitating communication with the central-level. The Maintenance Director will recommend and approve Home Improvement and House Approved Projects, regularly coordinate the collection of Room Condition Reports and Preventative Maintenance inspections, and oversee the coordination of moving crews related to haul away projects and projects needed for capital improvement and seismic work at individual units.

Marty -- Project Director

Project Director

Marty (he/him)

Senior Maintenance Technician members perform journey-level maintenance, repairs, and capital improvement projects; train and assist house level maintenance managers; and supervise sub-contractors and the summer crew/laborers.

Brandon -- Senior Special Projects Technician

Senior Special Projects Technician

Brandon (he/him)

Senior Maintenance Technicians perform journey-level maintenance, repairs, and capital improvement projects; train and assist house level maintenance managers; and supervise sub-contractors and the summer crew/laborers.

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Special Projects Technician


Special Project Technicians perform journey-level maintenance, repairs, and capital improvement projects; train and assist house level maintenance managers; and supervise sub-contractors and the summer crew/laborers.

Lobo -- Senior Maintenance Technician

Senior Maintenance Technician

Elisandro (he/him)

Maintenance Technicians assist with repairs, and capital improvement projects as well as training and assisting house level maintenance managers.

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Maintenance Technician


Maintenance Technicians assist with repairs, and capital improvement projects as well as training and assisting house level maintenance managers.

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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Dorothy (she/her)

Dorothy processes all charges, credit, compensation, etc. for current members. She collects payments and makes payment arrangements for current members, and handles collections from former members.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist

Scott (he/him)

Processes all bills from the central level and houses for payment.

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Accounting Assistant

Jesse (she/they)

The Accounting Assistant is responsible for performing cost distributions as part of the invoice payment process. She also responds to staff and house-level managers’ inquiries regarding posted expenses.

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Accounts Receivable Clerk


The Accounts Receivable Clerk oversees the maintenance of all BSC member accounts and the posting of charges, invoicing, and processing of payments for all BSC student account charges. They develop and maintain payment arrangements, deposit refunds, credit balance request processes, and ensure that requests are processed in a timely fashion. 

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Accounts Payable Clerk


Assists the Accounts Payable Specialist

Cooperative Experience
Member Resources Coordinator

Member Resources Coordinator

Emily (she/her)

The Member Resources Coordinator supervises the Member Resources department, which coordinates training and education, conflict resolution, and member advocacy. She also sponsors informational and social events such as New Member Orientation and NASCO.

Josh -- Mediation and Conduct Committee Liaison

Mediation and Conduct Committee Liaison

Josh (he/they)

The Mediation and Conduct Committee Liaison serves as the administrative hearing officer in BSC conduct cases. He provides advice and support to the BSC Conduct Committee, and develops educational materials related to common conduct issues. He also provides training and support to unit-level managers in enforcing conduct issues, conflict resolution, and restorative justice practices.

Member Education Coordinator

Member Education Coordinator

Della (she/her)

The Member Education Coordinator (MEC) is responsible for implementing training and ongoing educational programs by developing curriculum for, preparing for, and executing unit-level manager training.

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Rochdale & Fenwick Facilities Manager

Araceli (they/them)

The Rochdale & Fenwick Facilities Manager is ultimately responsible for the efficient and responsive management of both facilities. The RV/FEN FM is responsible for enforcing BSC and apartment rules, contracts, and policies; keeping the apartments in good repair; maintaining the apartments' fiscal health; ensuring the apartments' security; supervising all apartment employees; and acting as a liaison between the apartments and C.O.

Cloyne Court Facilities Manager

Cloyne Court Facilities Manager

Zandra (she/her)

The Facilities Manager at Cloyne Court is responsible for the successful and efficient day-to-day operations of the 140 member Cloyne Court co-op. The FM check residents in and out; responds to residents’ requests and complaints; maintains financial records; ensures that maintenance and habitability standards are maintained; enforces contract provisions; works with the house council at Cloyne, and also works closely with the BSC Central Level administration to ensure compliance with BSC policies. The Facilities Manager oversees part-time resident-assistant managers. The Facilities Manager resides in a private room at Cloyne Court and carries a cell-phone and is on-call for emergencies

Rochdale/Fenwick Maintenance Technician

Rochdale/Fenwick Maintenance Technician

David (he/him)

The Rochdale/Fenwick Maintenance Technician performs basic maintenance, repair and improvement work at the Rochdale & Fenwick apartment complexes near UC Berkeley and assists in training apartment student crew members in repair and maintenance techniques.