About Us

The Audit and Advisory Services team assists campuses and the Chancellor's Office in mitigating risk and making the CSU system more efficient.

Mission & Goals

Through a systematic approach, Audit and Advisory Services evaluates and improves the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

Read the Mission

Statement of Purpose

This statement outlines the responsibilities of the Audit and Advisory Services team.

Read About ​the Purpose

Staff Directory

Organizational Chart (PDF)

Department Number: ​(562) 951-4430​

Vice Chancellor and Chief Audit Officer​
Vlad Marinescu​​
Vice Chancellor and Chief Audit Officer(562) 951-4430
Alina TinocoExecutive Assistant​
(562) 951-4447
Sarah VagtsChief of Staff(562) 951-4441
Robin JonesSenior Report Manager(562) 951-4430

Assistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Audit Officer
Janice MirzaAssistant Vice Chancellor and Deputy Chief Audit Officer(562) 951-4430
​​Campus Audits Teams
Campus Assignments: Chancellor’s Office, Channel Islands, Chico, Pomona, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Stanislaus
Ann HoughSenior Audit Manager
(562) 951-4435
​​Kyle Ishii
Senior Auditor
(562) 951-4527
Allen TungSenior Auditor
(562) 951-4536
​Cinthia Santamaria
​Internal Auditor
​(562) 951-4290

Campus Assignments: Bakersfield, East Bay, Fresno, Fullerton, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, San Marcos, Sonoma
Joanna McDonaldSenior Audit Manager(562) 951-4032
Marcos ChagollanSenior Auditor(562) 951-4437
May FloresSenior Auditor
(562) 951-449​3
Alexandra Gonzalez​​​
Senior Auditor
(562) 951-4457
Anthony Milan​
​Senior Auditor
​(562) 951-4524
Campus Assignments: Dominguez Hills, Humboldt, Long Beach, Maritime Academy, Monterey Bay, Northridge, Sacramento, San Bernardino
Jennifer RethwischAudit Manager(562) 951-4432
​Christina Fennell
​Senior Auditor
​(562) 951-4528
Laura VazquezSenior Auditor(562) 951-4433
Stephanie MartinelliInternal Auditor(562) 951-4452
Elston WyattInternal Auditor(562) 951-4472

Assistant Vice Chancellor, Advisory Services and Special Programs
Mike CalderaAsst. Vice Chancellor, Advisory Services & Special Programs(562) 951-4430
Special Programs (Sponsored Programs, Construction, Audit Analytics)
Wendee Shinsato
Director of Audit Analytics, Operations, & Quality Assurance(562) 951-4438
​​Caroline LeeSenior Audit Manager, Data Analytics​(562) 951-4449​
Christina ChenSenior Sponsored Programs Auditor(562) 951-4429
Jamarr JohnsonSenior Construction Auditor(562) 951-4450
Joseph LozanoData Analytics Specialist​
(562) 951-4544
Information Technology
Greg DoveInformation Technology Audit Manager(562) 951-4445
Clement ChenSenior Information Technology Auditor(562) 951-4436
Ernesto PangilinanSenior Information Technology Auditor(562) 951-4446
Christopher BurkInformation Technology Auditor(562) 951-4431
Advisory Services
Dane MacDonaldAdvisory Services Manager(562) 951-4434
Ellie ChristovSenior Advisory Services Consultant(562) 951-4576
Melanie MarcaurelSenior Advisory Services Consultant(562) 951-4480​
Dominick OwensSenior Advisory Services Consultant(562) 951-4451
Jon SacloloSenior Advisory Services Consultant(562) 951-4404
​​Investigations and Intergovernmental Audits
Cindy SanfordDirector of Investigations & Intergovernmental Audits(562) 951-4439
Sharon Best
Manager of Investigations(562) 951-4505
​Brenda Auner
Senior Investigative Auditor​(562) 951-4553