Executive Board

Amy Ragsdale

Amy Ragsdale

Vice President, Strategic Communications

Amy Ragsdale is the current Vice President of Strategic Communications for Staff Assembly and has been a UCLA staff member since 2013.  From 2013 through August 2021, she was the Executive Director of the Biobehavioral Assessment Research Center (BARC) in the Fielding School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology. She managed HIV and substance use cohort studies and training grants.  As of September 2021, she became the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s Chief Administrative Officer.

In her limited free time she enjoys running with her five year old daughter, reading, and crossword puzzles. As a Staff Assembly Board member, she hopes to address structural barriers to equity for UCLA staff members from underrepresented communities.