Temple Byars earned her undergraduate degree at UC Santa Cruz in Cultural Anthropology. After some years managing her family’s toy stores, The Ark, she moved to New York City to pursue her MSW focusing on client-centered management and global studies at Fordham University. She discovered her love of academic administration while working at Tulane University in New Orleans. After returning home to the Bay Area she spent two years at UCSF in the School of Medicine. She is excited to bring her love of problem-solving and order to the College scheduling and curriculum coordination. She enjoys adventurous cooking, watching her husband garden and pretending to be Harry Potter with her two sons.