Keynote Speakers

Randeep Kullar is the afternoon keynote speaker for the Student Affairs Stay Day conference.

Randeep Kullar

Randeep Kullar is an internship program coordinator for UC Berkeley Study Abroad. She received a Bachelor of Arts in history with a minor in education from the University of California, Davis, and a master's in counseling with a focus in college and career counseling from San Francisco State University. Randeep has extensive experience working with traditional and nontraditional college students at both two- and four-year institutions. She is currently responsible for assisting in the program development process and coordinating student recruitment, advising, application, preparation and evaluation for the Global Internships program at UC Berkeley.

Janet Gong is a keynote speaker for the inaugural Student Affairs Stay Day Conference

Janet C. Gong 

A student affairs professional for more than 30 years, Janet Gong was senior associate vice chancellor of the UC Davis Division of Student Affairs from 2007 to 2010, overseeing Student Affairs services, including mental and physical health, wellness, recreational services, student union and student activities, bookstore and retail enterprises, food service, event and facility operations and student governance. As senior associate vice chancellor, Gong also provided leadership for divisional strategic and capital planning, budgetary management, human resource administration and policy compliance. She was concurrently assigned to the Offices of the Chancellor and Provost to coordinate the campus strategic vision and academic planning efforts.

In addition, Gong served as interim vice chancellor January–August 2007.

From 2012 to 2014, Gong was co-director and lecturer for the Capital Area North Doctorate in Educational Leadership, University of California, Davis (CANDEL), a joint doctoral program offered by the Schools of Education at UC Davis and Sonoma State University. She instructed doctoral level courses focused on contemporary issues of educational equity and achievement, policy, school reform and transformational leadership, and advised students throughout their coursework and the dissertation process.

Gong came to UC Davis after 24 years in student affairs at UCLA, where she held positions as director of development; organizational consultant, Division of Student and Campus Life; and director, Department of Cultural and Recreational Affairs.


Gong holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UC Davis, master's degree from California State University, Los Angeles, and Doctor of Education from UCLA. She is a graduate from the UC Management Institute and has served as an educational consultant to the University of California, Berkeley; Arizona State University; Texas A&M University; Southern Illinois University and UC Irvine.