On Jan. 1, 2011, the previously established Business Operations Centers (at Davis and Kearney) will be consolidated into one center with current staff. Cherie McDougald, current chief administrative officer (CAO) of the Business Operations Center at Kearney, which serves Cooperative Extension county-based operations, will become director of the consolidated Business Operations Center. Nikki Humphreys, current CAO of the Business Operations Center at Davis, which serves statewide programs, EFNEP and ANR’s service units including the Research and Extension Centers - Administrative Office, will become associate director of the consolidated Business Operations Center.
The center will continue to operate in two locations with the...
As of July 1, the ANR Business Operations Center located at Kearney (BOC-K) is providing comprehensive consolidated financial and payroll-related services in support of county Cooperative Extension offices statewide. This includes providing business services in support of 200 CE advisors and 400 staff employees. The BOC-K's mission is to provide highly effective and efficient financial and payroll services within the guidelines of UC and ANR policies and procedures.
Key services provided by the BOC-K include:
financial processing for:
- travel expense reports
- entertainment expense reports
- purchasing (including UCD Purchasing Card transactions)
The Executive Working Group has been notified that ANR is receiving an increase in USDA Smith-Lever funding, and has directed these funds in FY 2010-11 to program development by advisors and program representatives. These funds will be allocated to county directors in the amount of $1,000 per advisor and $500 per program representative, regardless of their source of funding.
These funds are to be used in support of professional development expenses such as professional travel to meetings, conference registration, seminars and in-service trainings. Use of these funds will be approved by each county director.
Funds will be transferred by the Business Operations Center at Kearney to a program development account for each...
BOC adds financial services staff
Cherie McDougald, chief administrative officer of the UC ANR Business Operations Center for county-based Cooperative Extension (based at Kearney Research & Extension Center), has announced the hiring of additional staff members for the BOC Financial Services Team.
The four new BOC Financial Services staff members are Helen Moriyama, Laura Gonzales, Guillermina Garcia and Maryann DeLecce.
Moriyama, who began her career appointment with the BOC on May 20, is a former UC Davis employee with the California Animal Health & Food Safety System’s Fresno Lab from 1987 through the closing of the Fresno branch in July 2009.
Gonzales, Garcia and DeLecce will...
We understand people want contact information for the Business Operations Centers in Kearney and Davis. We have been working hard on identifying the specific individuals who will be performing the various functions. By June 1, we will publish a directory of ANR Business Operations Centers’ employees and which business processes they will be performing.
Thank you for your patience during this administrative transition.
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