Benefits & Retirement Services

We support Human Resources' mission to provide a comprehensive array of services for our multicultural workforce. We are here to provide service as a one stop shop for your Benefits & Retirement needs. Our goal is to provide our employees with a variety of resource and assistance during any life changing events from the time of hire to the time of separation. To afford our staff and faculty more flexibility, many of our frequently asked questions and information are available on our webpage. Timely service and issue resolution for all employees is our goal.

Unit Responsibilities

  • Health, Vision and Dental Benefits Information/Enrollment
  • Disability Planning & Consultation
  • Retirement Services & Financial Planning
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Training/Workshops
  • TSA/Deferred Comp
  • Liaison between all State Agencies & Campuses
  • Paid & Unpaid Leave Programs
  • Fee Waiver
  • Appointments & Separations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For Benefits related questions please fill out this formask HR button

Robin Bates
Associate Director, Benefits & Retirement Services


Benefit and Retirement Services staff will be available for drop-in visits and appointments during the following hours:
  • Wednesdays: 2 – 4 p.m. 


There are three ways to obtain assistance with Benefits related inquiries:

We will launch expanded Drop-In hours as well host a Meet and Greet with our new Benefits and Retirement Services Team.

Please see below for benefits and retirement contact information, for the most efficient service please fill out the benefits request form:

Sandy Lim Benefits & Retirement Manager 415.338.7152
Meagan Nance Benefits Analyst, A - L 415.338.2679
Eric Fethe Benefits Analyst, M - Z 415.338.2683
Dao VanQuate Leave Programs 415.405.3661
Benefits Helpline Benefits & Retirement 415.338.2679
Mary Saw Retirement Specialist 415.405.0572
Mary Saw - Office Hours

Tue. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Wed. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm



For Retirement related questions, for most efficient service, please fill out the benefits request form.

Contact Benefits & Retirement Services