Silas Abrego is a member of the Board of Trustees with the California State University (2015-2021). He served as acting vice president for student affairs at California State University, Fullerton from 2011 to 2012, where he was associate vice president for student affairs from 1998 to 2010, and director of students, academic services and university outreach from 1985 to 1998. He was coordinator at the Claremont Graduate University Tomas Rivera Policy Center’s California Education Policy Fellowship Program from 1981 to 1985 and assistant to the dean at the University of Southern California from 1982 to 1984, where he was director of the national education policy studies and research program from 1978 to 1982. Abrego is a member of the Association of Hispanics in Higher Education.
Abrego received his BA from California State University, Long Beach, and both a Master’s Degree and Educational Doctorate in Higher Education, Governance and Management at the University of Southern California.