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Hospitality and Conference Services

Meet the Team

UC San Diego’s Hospitality and Conference Services is dedicated to supporting the University’s internal academic community as well as external business partners by providing a collection of diverse meeting and event venues, flexible housing accommodations, and full-service conference planning. In doing so, we generate revenue that contributes to a fiscally solvent enterprise that offsets the costs of our student residents during the academic year.

Jackie Campbell, CPCE, CMM
Associate Director
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Jackie Campbell, Associate Director of Conferences, comes to UC San Diego with over a decade of experience with Hornblower Cruises and Events. Her experience in sales and full-service event planning is only paralleled by the excitement, passion, and high-level of customer service she extends to both colleagues and clients. Jackie recently served a three-year term as the President for the San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Catering and Events and continues to be actively involved in our vibrant San Diego hospitality community.

To contact Jackie, please email

Cyndi Meeves
Conference Operations Analyst
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Cyndi Meeves has over twenty years of conference and event planning experience, working with local publications in community outreach and recognition, and most recently in conference services at San Diego State University. She is well versed in University facilities and operations procedures—key to helping you navigate options and maximize your resources! In her spare time, Cyndi enjoys hiking local trails and teaching flash mobs the Thriller dance. Her exuberant personality and close attention to detail are sure to make your experience on campus a memorable one.

To contact Cyndi, please email

Kristina Young
Sales Development Manager
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Kristina comes to UC San Diego with over a decade of sales experience and hospitality. Upon graduating from Cal State San Marcos in 2003 (Business Administration, Global Business Management), Kristina (a native New Yorker), then traveled to the Pacific Northwest where she laid her foundation for event planning, working as an Events Coordinator at Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce and Catering Sales Manager for the private Washington Athletic Club and the iconic Palisade Restaurant. Her passion for the sun, sand, and Restaurant industry led her back to San Diego, where she worked with Seasons 52 Fresh Grill and Wine Bar leading the private dining program. Kristina enjoys traveling, hiking and geocaching.

To contact Kristina, please email

Joe Fejeran
Conference Coordinator
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Joe is a “connector of dots,” with a focus on understanding the guest experience. He began his hospitality career at the iconic Hotel del Coronado as a Concierge, serving briefly on the Board of the San Diego Concierge Association. From there, Joe moved into leadership positions at the Front Desk and then the Spa at the Del, where he learned to exceed the expectations of high-end leisure guests and large corporate groups. Joe is a proud graduate of UC San Diego (Bachelor of Arts in Communication), and when he’s off-campus he enjoys reliving his Concierge days by experiencing the best restaurants and live performances that America’s Finest City has to offer. He is looking forward to bringing his passion for exceptional service to your next event!

To contact Joe, please email

Ruby Victoria
Conference Assistant
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Ruby is a San Diego native and proud UC Davis Alumna with a degree in Animal Science. During her time there, she had the opportunity to work with the Donor Relations department as a student assistant, and discovered her passion for event planning and coordinating. After graduation, she had the opportunity to work for the Walt Disney World company and learned to collaborate with a diverse team while providing excellent service to over 20,000 guests daily. She is excited to be living in San Diego again and during her free time, you can find her roaming the Disney parks, traveling, reading, and spending time with family.

To contact Ruby, please email

Cameron Anderson
Conference Assistant
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Cameron comes to UC San Diego Hospitality and Conference Services with more than 10 years of experience in event and banquet management—his most recent position being with UC San Diego Catering. He brings with him a strong attention to detail and high standards in customer service, and his thoughtful and creative approach is reflected in his ability to solve problems under pressure. Cameron has a passion for food (cooking and dining out), and also enjoys traveling and surrounding himself with friends, family, and nature.

To contact Cameron, please email

Itzel Baeza
Conference Coordinator
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Itzel graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Anthropology. While a student, she had the opportunity to work at the Career Center where she realized she enjoyed helping people reach their goals. She continued to serve the campus community until she moved to San Diego to complete the Master’s Certificate Paralegal Business Program at the University of San Diego. She worked in the legal field for 4 years before joining Hospitality and Conference Services in October 2016. She is ready to greet you with a smile either in person or by phone and provide you with the best service possible. “Making one person smile can change the world. Maybe not the whole world but their world. Start small. Start now”

To contact Itzel, please email

You can also reach UC San Diego Hospitality and Conference Services team locally at 858.534.4220.

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