Renée Bahl

Associate Vice Chancellor, Design, Facilities and Safety Services, UC Santa Barbara

As Associate Vice Chancellor, Ms. Bahl oversees the design, construction, operation, maintenance and renewal of a safe and healthy physical environment to support the University’s instructional, research, and public service mission.  Her purview includes utility and energy services which recommends methods and systems to reduce energy use and work toward the Office of the President’s carbon neutrality initiative.  Renée is also co-chair of the Chancellor’s Sustainability Committee.  Prior to her tenure with UCSB, she was the Assistant County Executive Officer of Santa Barbara County and previous to that the Arizona State Parks Director.