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Bridget McCracken

( She/Her/Hers )
Director Of Academic Services, PACE
Location: HSS 261

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Bridget Bamber McCracken is the Director of Academic Services for the School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement. She graduated with a Masters in Public Administration at San Francisco State University with an emphasis in Art Administration and Nonprofit Management and is currently pursuing a M.A. in Gerontology. She co-founded Trash Mash-Up (TMU) and serves as TMU’s Managing Director. Bridget was the Production and Booking Manager with The Dell’Arte Company from 1996 to 2001.  She has performed in and stage managed 22 original productions with Dell’Arte; touring Colombia, Venezuela, Holland, Denmark, and Sweden. She graduated from the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre in 1997. Bridget received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with a Major in Theatre Performance and a Minor in Dance from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio in 1996.

Accomplishments and Honors

  • Principal Investigator for The School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement’s Affordable Instructional Materials Grant, 2016
  • Retirement Association Staff Travel Grant, 2011
  • Staff Award for Outstanding Community Engagement, 2009
  • Awarded an ENACT Grant for the Guide to Creating Accessible Content for the Digital Information Virtual Archive (DIVA), California State University, 2008
  • Making a Difference Award for Outstanding Support of Emergency Preparedness Programs, 2008
  • Elected as Staff Representative to the Academic Senate at SFSU, 2006 and 2009 (3-year terms)
  • Employee of the Month, SFSU, December 2005

Institutional Service

  • Safe Zone Alley, 2021-present
  • Health and Social Sciences, Departmental Administrative Staff Committee, Co-Chair, 2019-2022
  • Public Safety Advisory Committee, 2020-present
  • Downtown Campus Stakeholder Committee, Chair, 2016 – 2019
  • Executive Director of University Housing Search Committee, SFSU, 2009
  • Downtown Campus Emergency Coordinator Team, SFSU, 2008 — 2012
  • Downtown Campus Steering Committee, SFSU, 2008 — 2012
  • Executive Committee, Academic Senate, SFSU, 2007 — 2012
  • Student Fee Advisory Committee, SFSU, 2007 — 2011
  • Student Organization Hearing Panel, SFSU, 2007 — 2011
  • Enrollment Management Committee, SFSU, 2007— 2011
  • SF State Retreat Planning Committee, SFSU, 2007 and 2009
  • Sexual Assault and Alcohol Awareness Task Force, SFSU, 2007 — 2008
  • Academic Senate, San Francisco State University, 2006 — 2012
  • Student Affairs Committee (SAC)Academic Senate, SFSU, 2006 — 2011, Chair of SAC, 2007 — 2011
  • Elections Committee, Academic Senate, SFSU, 2006 — 2012
  • Staff Elections Committee, Academic Senate, SFSU, 2006 — Present
  • Emergency Preparedness Task Force, SFSU, 2006 — 2007