Welcome to the page of ASUCD Controller Francisco Lara
Biography: Francisco Lara is a 3rd year Economics and Political Science double-major from San Jose, California. Prior to serving as the ASUCD Controller, he worked as the Chief-of-Staff to former ASUCD President, Armando Figueroa and was a member of the Internal Affairs Commission. In addition to being the ASUCD Controller, Francisco is also a Peer Advising Counselor for the Educational Opportunity Program. When not working in ASUCD, he can be found procuring apple juice at the Davis Farmers’ Market, watching documentaries, or counting the seconds away until the next season of House of Cards becomes available.
Office Hours: Tuesday 12-3pm & Wednesday 12-1pm
About the Controller
The ASUCD Controller is responsible for drafting and implementing the $11.8 million ASUCD Budget. As the primary financial adviser to the ASUCD President and the ASUCD Senate, the Controller also recommends policies to improve ASUCD’s commercial operations and general business practices. In addition, the Controller works closely with the ASUCD Business Manager in overseeing the units of the Association, monitoring spending, and keeping Unit Directors’ spending within their allocated budgets.
You can find the ASUCD Operating Budget here.
The Controller serves as member on the following:
-ASUCD Internet and Networking Committee (INC), Chairperson
-ASUCD Unit Relocation and Space Allocation Committee (URSAC), Chairperson
-Club Finance Council (CFC), Ex-Officio Member
-Health Fee Oversight Committee (HFOC), Student-Member
The Controller serves as an ex-officio member on the following:
-Campus Council for Information Technology (CCFITT), ASUCD Representative Member
-Campus Unions and Recreation Board (CURB), Member
-ASUCD Business and Finance Commission, Ex-Officio Member
-ASUCD Internal Affairs Commission, Ex-Officio Member
The Controller also carries out projects, which currently include:
-ASUCD Financial History
-ASUCD Entrepreneurship Fund
-ASUCD Budget Website
Francisco can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.