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by Katherine Webb-Martinez
on February 28, 2014 at 1:48 PM
Love the photo! Thanks Karl for all you have done.
Reply by Dave Krause
on February 28, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Did you notice I'm the only one with guns?
by Kimberly A Rodrigues
on February 28, 2014 at 1:53 PM
Thanks for capturing the "essence of Karl" in words and in the photo!  
His patience, encouragement, support and optimism helped change the culture and improve adoption of new technologies by UC ANR academics and staff.  
He will be missed!  
But since he will work with a great partner to UC ANR, perhaps future collaborations may be feasible.....there is hope!  
Bring back the Aliens!!
Reply by Bryon J. Noel
on February 28, 2014 at 2:10 PM
Glad someone else liked the fun and friendly Alien themed ANR Portal too!
by Jim Coats
on February 28, 2014 at 1:55 PM
I was on Karl's hiring committee, and was impressed from the first by his easy manner, his knowledge of the web and willingness to learn more, and his fantastic collection of Hawaiian shirts. May the road rise up to meet you!
by Amy McGuire
on February 28, 2014 at 2:02 PM
Carl will be greatly missed!
by Paul Wilson
on February 28, 2014 at 2:04 PM
Karl,  
I will miss you very much, both professionally and personally. I hope that we can stay in touch after you move. I would not be here if it were not for you! Thank you for everything.
by David Underwood
on February 28, 2014 at 2:16 PM
Before Karl I was the so called "DANR Webmaster" running the site on a single server in a closet of the Franklin building. I was pretty over my head trying to keep up with site updates and requests. Then came Karl with these crazy ideas like the Portal, SiteBuilder, Collaborative Tools, blogs, and on, and on. Karl's done an amazing job as, and is if you weren't sure about that take a look at how things were before Karl:  
http://web.archive.org/web/20011108083515/http://danr.ucop.edu/  
 
Dave
by Lisa C Thompson
on February 28, 2014 at 4:04 PM
My fave was the shamrock/leprechaun-themed portal for St Patty's Day. So fun to see the surreptitious sense of humor sneak in there. Karl- you will be missed! And Dave, thank-you for the fitting tribute.
by Kathy Keatley Garvey
on February 28, 2014 at 5:40 PM
Thanks for all your talent and hard work! See ya on Facebook!
by Catherine Montano
on February 28, 2014 at 5:45 PM
Karl, you have been all that to ANR. Innovative, a great leader, a can-do guy who gets the job done and on top of it all, you have a great sense of humor. It is awesome what you have accomplished for us. You will truly be missed!
by Wendy Rotchstein
on March 3, 2014 at 8:31 AM
It has been a pleasure working with you these past 8 years, Karl. Your work has immensely streamlined my own job! Thank you for all of the help and taking the time to listen to us in the field. I wish you the very best success in your new position!
by Terri Gonzalez
on March 3, 2014 at 8:42 AM
Karl,  
Congratulation's on your new venture! Thanks to you and your team for making constant improvements to Site Builder as well as your initial implementation of it. We have a awesome website because of your forethought and planning of what counties need. You have always kept up with the latest and greatest in social media and this asset helps tremendously in serving the public. You will be missed!
by Zann Gates
on March 3, 2014 at 10:17 AM
Karl, I was just one of those faceless users out there I'm sure, but you were a help resource always to be counted on!  
 
And thanks David Underwood for showing us this:  
http://web.archive.org/web/20011108083515/http://danr.ucop.edu/  
 
Because it is truly scary!  
 
SiteBuilder 4ever!!  
 
Happy Trails, Karl!
by John Harper
on March 3, 2014 at 10:50 AM
Karl,  
 
Good luck with the new venture! You'll be missed. Now poor Dave will have to listen to my improvement requests.
by Mary E. Reed
on March 3, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Karl, thanks for all the years of your pro-active assistance, and for putting together great web interface resources and a talented team. I especially appreciate the fact that you and Dave are so personable and downright funny! I have gotten many a chuckle from your creative graphics popping up here and there around my web world. I, and all of the team at the Postharvest Technology Center, will certainly miss you!
by Karen Giovannini
on March 4, 2014 at 9:40 AM
Karl, congratulations on your new adventure. I am a huge fan of your (and your Site Builder team) work! Best wishes.
by Janet M. Zalom
on March 4, 2014 at 12:21 PM
Karl, all the best to you, in your new position. Thank you for your support and patience.
by Jennifer Baumbach
on March 5, 2014 at 9:28 AM
Thanks for all you've done for the MGs in Solano Co. and myself! Congratulations on your new position.
by Dave Fujino
on March 6, 2014 at 1:38 PM
Karl, congratulations on your new position. Thank you for the many years of great leadership as IT Manager. I commend you for your customer relations and your willingness to "make stuff happen". You will be missed, but you will enjoy the team at FPS. I wish you the best at FPS!
by Luzanne Martin
on March 6, 2014 at 4:28 PM
Karl, congratulations on your new adventure! I really enjoyed working with you on the move to the new building and getting to know you. You had great ideas and helped make some of those meetings actually fun!
by Roger S Ingram
on March 7, 2014 at 8:27 AM
Hi Karl,  
 
Thanks for all of your efforts and work. You were always responsive to requests and diligent in solving problems. Good luck with your future efforts!  
 
Roger Ingram
by Michael Cahn
on March 7, 2014 at 11:46 AM
Karl,  
 
You have been really great to work with over the last few years. We could not have started the CropManage web tool without your leadership. Best of luck in your new position!
by Susan DiTomaso
on March 8, 2014 at 10:11 AM
Congrats Karl! Thank you for your many years of your support from all of us at the SBC. Thank you for the very fun days when you, Blaine and I shared an office. So glad we are neighbors so we can still get to see you. All the best at FPS!
by Andra Nicoli
on March 13, 2014 at 9:41 AM
Hey Karl - It's Andra from UC CalFresh. Although I had limited experience working with you I was impressed by your collaborative spirit, friendliness and willingness to help at our conference. Good luck in your new position with UC Davis - see ya on campus!  
 
P.S. Love your outfit in the photo - where did you find the coordinating umbrella! Gotta have it!
by Jennifer Goerlitz
on October 10, 2014 at 2:33 PM
Karl, thanks for all of your years of helping us, back in the days of FTP without SiteBuilder! You've always been a wonderful resource.  
 
I hope your new position is exciting and satisfying.  
 
Cheers,  
Jennifer
 
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