Ruth Sharp

President
California Institute of Technology

Ruth Sharp is the Bursar for the California Institute of Technology. She is responsible for providing operational leadership and oversight for student financial services. Ruth has worked in accounting and finance for over 30 years.  She is a member of COHEAO and NACUBO. She is the co-founder for the Southern CA Bursar’s Meeting, a quarterly working group for private schools in the Southern California area. She has been a speaker and panelist for NACUBO, PacWest SFS, Southern CA Bursar’s Meeting, and for the Treasury Institute for Higher Education. Ruth graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne. Also, she earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands in 2008.

Jared Church

Vice President
UC San Diego

Jared is the Assistant Director of the Student Business Services office at UCSD.  He is responsible for the oversight of the Student Accounts, University Billing, Loan Administration and Campus Card operations.  He has worked in higher education for 15 years dedicating himself to best in class financial and academic customer service.  As a first time member of the committee he is excited to play a part in the sharing of knowledge and networking across higher education institutions.

Carol Imper

Treasurer
Santa Clara University

Carol is the Student Account & Loan Resolution Specialist at Santa Clara University.  She is responsible for managing their collection portfolio, oversees the daily operations and processes of the Credit Counseling office.  She has worked in higher education for 5 years.  As a first time member of the committee she is very excited to play a part in updating the PacWest website.  She has two adult children and is very involved in Kiwanis with her husband Grant.

Becky Schlafer

Secretary
Chapman University

Becky is the Director of Student Business Services at Chapman University in the city of Orange CA. She has been in higher education for 10 years specifically in the private education sector. She enjoys learning and collaborating with her peers and spending time with her family.

Saul Denova

Web Coordinator
San Diego State University

Marisa Martin

Member at Large
University of Washington

Marisa is the Assistant Director of the Student Fiscal Services at the University of Washington.   She has worked in higher education for almost 10 years, after 26 years in banking.   Her experience has been primarily in customer service, management, finance, and human resources.  She is a member of COHEAO and NACUBO.    She is grateful for the opportunity to be a member of the committee and to be able to share and acquire knowledge and experience.     She received her degrees from the University of Washington and she is a proud to be a Husky!!

Robyn Bongartz

Member at Large

Elena Larson

Member at Large

Cylinda Duran

Corporate Member
TouchNet

Cylinda E. Duran, Regional Sales Manager, West Coast Region, for TouchNet.  She has been with TouchNet for 6 years and is responsible for securing and maintaining long-term, mutually profitable relationships with higher education institutions.  Her career began in 1989 at New Mexico Mining in the Accounts Payable department and then another 9 years at New Mexico State University's Bursar Department. This led to combining her love for universities with the payment technology industry where she has been since 1998. Throughout her career, Cylinda focus has always been on customer relationships. Her focus is how to help you help your students and make your life easier all at the same time.

Paul Boston

Corporate Member

Marlene Anderson

Conference Coordinator
San Jose State (ret.)

Marlene Anderson, retired San Jose State University Bursar, now serving as PacWest SFS conference coordinator.