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The Secretary of The Regents is one of three principal officers of The Regents of the University of California. Among the duties of the Secretary, as prescribed in the Bylaws and Standing Orders of The Regents, are: "To give notice of all meetings of the Board and its Committees; to record and keep minutes of the proceedings of the Board and of all Committees; and shall assist the President of the University in providing administrative support to the Board and its Committees." [Bylaw 21.3(a)]

In addition, the Secretary is the custodian of certain official corporate records of the University; is responsible for planning and staffing all Board and its Committee meetings; executes or attests to certain documents which have been executed on behalf of The Regents; provides direct administrative support to the members of the Board of Regents; prepares minutes of the Regents meetings; and is custodian of Regental and other corporate records.

Leigh Trivette

Leigh Trivette became Secretary of The Regents in November 1993. A university employee since 1980, she had served as Associate Secretary of The Regents since 1985 and previously as Assistant Secretary and Assistant to the Secretary of The Regents. She earned a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Alabama and a master's degree in business administration from UCLA. Before coming to UC, she spent eight years in banking.