John Beisner , JD

Executive Director, Risk Management; Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, California State University, Fullerton , Fullerton, California

In his role as Executive Director of Risk Management, John Beisner offers advice, training and resources to allow faculty and staff to manage and balance risks without unnecessarily limiting programs and activities. He is also responsible for Human Resource Services, including Diversity & Equity, managing cases and investigations, and responding to workplace violence concerns. Beisner, who earned his law degree at Yale, spent three years in private practice before returning to his alma mater in 1992. He has held several positions in the President’s Office and the Divisions of Advancement and Student Affairs. In 2001, he became acting director of risk management — a position made permanent a year later.