Christine D. Lovely is a talented higher-education HR leader with extensive experience in delivering HR services and leading organizations through change initiatives. Since October 2018 she has served as the Associate Vice Chancellor – Chief Human Resources Officer at UC Davis and has responsibility for the central HR teams on both the Davis and Health campuses.
Prior to her tenure with the University, Christine served as University Counsel (2010-2012) and Vice President for Human Resources (2012-2018) for California State University, Sacramento.
Christine has worked for the Sacramento County Office of Education as Associate General Counsel, the Public Employment Relations Board as a Legal Advisor, and was in private law practice for over 10 years, representing school districts and community college districts throughout California.
She has also served as a board member with the Greater Sacramento Urban League and was board president of the Northern and Central California Chapter of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR).
Christine’s personal passion is for mentoring. She has mentored elementary, at-risk high school and university students through both formal and informal programs.
Christine was awarded her Juris Doctorate from University of California, Davis in 1996 and obtained her Bachelor of Arts at the University of California, Berkeley in 1991. Christine is a native of San Jose, CA.