Shira Minerd

Second Year Delegate, UC Santa Barbara 2022

First Year Delegate, UC Santa Barbara

Job Title: Work-Life Resource Coordinator, Human Resources
UC Service: 2.5 years
Pronouns: she/her/hers


Shira Minerd is the Work-Life Resource Coordinator serving all employees at UC Santa Barbara and has been serving the UC system since 2019. Shira received her MA in Education, Leadership & Social Justice from Antioch University Santa Barbara where she focused her thesis on wellness for university communities: staff, faculty, and students. Prior to joining UC, Shira worked in several student-facing roles that gave her the perspective and commitment to supporting all of our university employees. Shira is dedicated to supporting staff through direct outreach, improving whole-person/whole-university wellness initiatives through creative solutions, and pursuing work-life strategies that help all employees thrive at work, and at home.