Dr. Bernecea Johnson EanesDr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes
Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes serves as Vice President for Student Affairs at California State University, Fullerton and owns more than 20 years of experience as a professional in higher education. As Vice President, she is responsible for running a Division that supports the academic, personal and professional development of students.

Presiding over a team of over 400 employees at a University with more than 40,000 students, Dr. Eanes offers oversight and direction of the areas of Student Engagement, Student Retention, Student Transitions, Associated Students, Inc., Intercollegiate Athletics and Title IX. Included among these many subdivisions are Housing and Residential Engagement, the Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers, and the WoMen’s and Adult Reentry Center, to name a few. Her primary focus is to ensure that each area is equipped with the resources necessary to best promote student success. Beyond leadership within Student Affairs, she is also active as a member of the President's Cabinet and the President's Advisory Board, participating in the development of long-term, university-wide goals to increase engagement, retention, and graduation rates.

Prior to joining Cal State Fullerton, Dr. Eanes worked as Vice President for Student Affairs at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, Associate Dean of Students for Diversity and Accessibility at Hamilton College, Associate Director of School of Social Work Doctoral program at Columbia University, and program manager for several TRIO programs Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Holding a deep understanding of a diverse range of perspectives within higher education, she has also worked in faculty positions at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Georgia State University, Clark Atlanta University, and Morehouse College.

A published author, Dr. Eanes is currently a member of several Student Affairs professional associations. She currently serves as Director of Region VIOpens in new window for NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators), which is the most prominent student affairs professional association to date. Berenecea received a Ph.D. in Social work from Clark Atlanta University, a Master of Social Work from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Dillard University in New Orleans.

Contact: (657) 278-3221 |  bjeanes@fullerton.edu  | Twitter: @VP_BJEanes

Dr. Deanna Leone
Dr. Deanna Leone
Interim Chief of Operations

Dr. Deanna Leone joined the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs in January 2017 as Interim Chief of Operations. Prior to being appointed, Dr. Leone served as the Executive Director of Retention Initiatives at Cal State Fullerton where she led the Division of Student Affairs’ efforts to assess High Impact Practices and partnered with a number of retention and student success related projects across the university. Dr. Leone brings over 19 years of managerial, operational, budgetary, human resources, program development and assessment experience in higher education to her interim COO.

Prior to joining Cal State Fullerton, Dr. Leone worked at Colorado State University for 10 years in various roles, most recently serving as Program Director/Assistant Director of the President’s Leadership Program. She has also worked in the various capacities within Housing and Residence Life, Student Life, or Student Leadership Involvement and Community Engagement at Colorado State University, Boston University, the University of Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire University, the Art Institute of Seattle and Juanita College.

Deanna received a Doctorate of Philosophy from Colorado State University with an emphasis in Education and Human Resource Studies, specializing in organizational learning, performance and change. She previously earned a Master of Education from the University of Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a minor in Spanish and certificate in International Studies from Juanita College.

Contact: (657) 278-2097 | dleone@fullerton.edu

Darren Bush 
Darren Bush
Interim Associate Vice President for Student Affairs | Student Transitions

Darren Bush brings more than 25 years of combined experience in higher education enrollment management and Student Affairs to the Associate Vice President of Transitions role at California State University, Fullerton, including 18 years of senior leadership experience.

Appointed to his current role in 2015, Bush leads a number of critical areas within the Division of Student Affairs that are imperative to the powerful and proper onboarding of new Titans, such as Outreach, Recruitment and Orientation, Educational Partnerships, Financial Aid, and Admissions. Additionally, Bush serves on the campus’ Strategic Enrollment Management Initiative.

Bush originally joined CSUF following a successful career as an enrollment management consultant, advising clients on the development and implementation of strategic enrollment management plans in order to achieve enrollment goals and excellence in enrollment services. Before his work in consulting, Bush served in a Student Affairs and/or enrollment management capacity at universities nationwide, overseeing strategic enrollment management policies, functions, and operations. Active professionally at the regional and national levels during his career, each University that Bush has served at has been richly diverse in history, size, setting, demographics, and circumstances.

Darren is a native of Indiana and earned a M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Contact: (657) 278-7271 |  dlbush@fullerton.edu

Jim Donovan, Athletics Director

Jim Donovan
Director of Athletics

With over 20 years experience in athletics administration to his credit, Jim Donovan was appointed the 11th Director of Athletics at Cal State Fullerton in 2012.

An Anaheim native who attended both Servite High School and Santa Ana College, Donovan joined the university after spending 17 years in the athletics department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, including time as the director of athletics from 2008-12 where he oversaw a 21-sport operation with a budget of more than $30 million.

During his time at Hawaii, the athletic programs saw a collective improvement in both Academic Progress Rate (APR) and overall grade point average (GPA), all while Donovan managed a department that included more than 120 full-time staff, 200-plus part-time staff, and 450-plus student-athletes. Moreover, Donovan spearheaded a fund-raising effort that secured more than $40 million in public and private capital improvement projects and increasing planned giving and major gifts from $5 million to an estimated $14 million. On the field, the Rainbow Warriors competed at a high level, making 20 postseason appearances, including two football bowl appearances, an NCAA semifinal appearance for women's volleyball, softball's inaugural appearance in the Women's College World Series, and postseason tournament appearances for men's basketball, sand volleyball, and men's and women's tennis.

A 1983 graduate of Hawaii with a bachelor's degree in geography, Donovan also earned an executive master's degree in business administration in 1996.

View full bio on Fullerton Athletics website

(657) 278-2777 |  jdonovan@fullerton.edu  | Titan Athletics on Social Media: @FullertonTitans

Dr. Dave Edwards
Dr. Dave Edwards
Executive Director | Associated Students, Inc.

After working nearly 15 years in the California State University system and for more than 20 years in higher education, Dr. Edwards joined Cal State Fullerton as the Executive Director of Associated Students, Inc. 

Holding a deep passion for student success and professional development, Dr. Edwards advises elected student leaders, provides executive management and leadership to the non-profit auxiliary, manages a $20 million-plus budget, and oversees the operation of the Titan Student Union, the Student Recreation Center, and the Children’s Center.  Prior to CSUF, Dr. Edwards served in a variety of Student Affairs positions at California State University, Long Beach; California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Shawnee State University (OH); Pfeiffer College (NC); and Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.

Dr. Edwards received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Evansville (IN) and his Master of Education in College Student Personnel from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Continually reaching higher in his education endeavors, Dave became the first individual to receive an independent doctorate degree in the history of the CSU, when he received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from California State University, Long Beach.  His research interests include university presidential leadership, student development, change management, and staff engagement.

(657) 278-7740 daveedwards@fullerton.edu | Twitter: @DrDave_ASICSUF 

Anh Nelson, Executive Assistant

Anh H. Nelson
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Anh Nelson has served at Cal State Fullerton for more than 20 years, joining the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs in 2012.  As Executive Assistant to Vice President Berenecea Johnson Eanes, Anh is responsible for providing executive-level confidential administrative analysis, support and coordination of the day-to-day operations.  She is also the key resource person and information liaison for the President’s Office and for other campus executive offices for the Division of Student Affairs.

Prior to earning her current position, Anh served in various roles accross campus, including as Office Manager and Assistant to the Director of the Faculty Development Center, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the University Library, Head of Library Circulation, Library Service Specialist and Student Assistant in the Pollak Library.

Educated at and employed by Cal State Fullerton, Anh is the true definition of a Titan alumnus.  After graduating high school, Anh enrolled at Cal State Fullerton as a first time freshman to pursue her undergraduate degree.  She would later become the first in her family to receive a college degree, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (2000).  Since joining Cal State Fullerton in a professional capacity in 2001, she has completed several Continuing Education Certificate Programs in the following areas: Human Resources Management, Professional Office Administration, Professional Meeting Planning and Special Events, Effective Employee Management for Managers and Microsoft Access.  Anh is passionate about student success and diligently strives to help students reach higher.

(657) 278-7782 |  anhnelson@fullerton.edu

Dr. Tonantzin Oseguera

Dr. Tonantzin Oseguera
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs | Student Engagement

Dr. Tonantzin Oseguera was named the Associate Vice President of Student Engagement for the Division of Student Affairs in December of 2016. Serving as Dean of Students at Cal State Fullerton for the three years prior to her appointment, Dr. Oseguera brings a combined 15 years of professional experience in higher education to her role.

As AVP of Student Engagement, Dr. Oseguera is responsible for oversight of the WoMen's & Adult Reentry Center, Student Life & Leadership, Housing & Residential Engagement, the Dean of Students Office, and the Diversity Initiatives & Resource Centers (DIRC). Included in DIRC are the African American Resource Center, the Asian Pacific American Resource Center, the Chicana/Chicano Resource Center, the LGBT Queer Resource Center, and the Titan Dreamers Resource Center.

Formerly serving as Dean of Students, Dr. Oseguera played an integral part of improving Student Conduct, Student Code of Conduct, compliance and policy development at CSUF. The USC alumna chaired the Behavior Intervention Team, managed day-to-day cases for student concerns, mediated faculty and student disputes, and worked as part of the FERPA and Title IX Implementation teams. Moreover, Dr. Oseguera has acted as CSUF's representative and advisor for the Associated Students, Inc. Board of Directors. Prior to joining Cal State Fullerton, Dr. Oseguera worked as the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Life at the University of California, Riverside, the Director of Student Activities and Leadership Programs at Portland State University, and the Associate Director of Student Activities and Organizations at Chapman University.

Tonantzin earned her doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from USC. She received her Master's in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont and a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Gerontology and Women’s Studies.

(657) 278-4688 toseguera@fullerton.edu | Twitter: @DrOseguera

Dr. Clint-Michael Reneau

Dr. Clint-Michael Reneau
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs | Student Retention

With accomplishments as a trainer and facilitator on issues of social justice and diversity education, Dr. Clint-Michael Reneau joined Cal State Fullerton in the summer of 2017 as an Associate Vice President for Student Affairs to lead retention efforts.

Serving in higher education for more than 13 years, Dr. Reneau has been tasked with the work of administering policies that will affect the academic and developmental needs of CSUF students. As AVP of Student Retention, he will oversee a myriad of areas, including the Career Center, Center for Internships and Community Engagement, the Wellness Team, and the Irvine Campus. The Special Populations Team is comprised of Student Academic Services, Athletic Academic Services, Veteran Student Services, Center for Scholars and Male Success Initiatives; the Wellness Team encompasses Disability Support Services, Counseling and Psychological Services and the Student Health Center.

Prior to joining CSUF, Dr. Reneau served as Director of Disability Services and the Title IX Investigator and Student Conduct Specialist at Texas State University in San Marcos. He was responsible for leading, developing, training and supervising support staff, including student affairs professionals and disability specialists. Additionally, he has served in leadership roles at Tulane University in New Orleans and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Clint-Michael earned his doctorate in adult, professional and community education, a master's degree in education-guidance and counseling, with an emphasis in student affairs, and a bachelor's degree in communication studies, with a minor in mass media communication, all from Texas State University.

(657) 278-3954 | creneau@fullerton.edu | Twitter: @DrCMReneau