Senior Executive Director
Finance and Administration
Roseanna Barrón is the Chief of Staff and Executive Director of Finance and Administration in the School of Engineering at the University of California, Merced. Prior to working at UCM, she worked at the University of California, Riverside for more than 25 years where she held positions in management and organizational leadership overseeing a wide variety of units from student services to a thriving research cooperative. She led multiple academic departments within the Colleges of Engineering, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, and the School of Education.
Roseanna is a native of Southern California. She studied history at Loyola Marymount University. She has a wonderful loving family. Her daughter covers Congress for The Huffington Post in Washington, D.C., and her husband is a firearms and ballistics expert. Her success would not have been possible without their support, and that of her parents.