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Michael Lizárraga
Michael Lizárraga

​Michael Lizárraga serves as Vice Chair of the CSU Foundation Board of Governors. He is the President & CEO of TELACU (The East Los Angeles Community Union), the largest Community Development Corporation in the United States.

Dr. Lizárraga is also President of TELACU Education Foundation, which provides scholarships and educational programs to thousands of low-income, first generation Latino scholars each year. The CSU is TELACU’s largest educational partner in this effort.

Dr. Lizárraga holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Azusa Pacific University. He received an Honorary Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University, where he has served as a trustee for the past 25 years. He serves on the boards of the California Chamber of Commerce, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and the USC Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab.