Cheree Carvalho Aguilar
Cheree Carvalho Aguilar currently serves as the Interim Associate Vice President for Human Resources. She joined SF State in 2016, and prior to joining the university, Cheree held the positions of Deputy Executive Director and Senior Director of Human Resources and IT Services for San Jose State University’s Research Foundation for the past 10 years. She joined the Research Foundation with over 15 years of private and public sector experience. She is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and has a rich background in Human Resources, HRIS and core IT system interfacings.
Cheree takes pride in her leadership philosophy which includes respect for all persons, the championing of curiosity, challenge, and participatory governance and transparency. She believes joint decision making promotes dialogue, honesty, and diversity which she feels strongly are all fundamental and necessary components of a healthy community and organization. Cheree holds both a BA in Management and an MA in Leadership, from St. Mary's College of California.