Controller

Jin Zhang

Biography: My name is Jin Zhang, and I am a fourth-year Economics and International Relations double major. Within my time at UC Davis, I have been involved in on-campus organizations such as Delta Sigma Pi and most recently came back from D.C. as an Analyst for the Treasury Department. I am passionate about topics related to micro-finance and education, and you can usually catch me at Common Grounds or on a softball field.

Contact Informationcontroller@asucd.ucdavis.edu & jnfzhang@ucdavis.edu

Office Hours: By appointment

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 Technology Internet and Networking Committee (TINC), 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