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Program Council

The ANR Program Council advises the Vice President on statewide planning and delivery of programs and develops recommendations for allocation of ANR resources.

Goals

  • Provide coordinated statewide planning, evaluation, and prioritization for program direction and delivery of ANR programs
  • Develop recommendations for ANR using a statewide perspective
  • Coordinate planning, implementation and evaluation of ANR’s program teams/workgroups, conferences, strategic initiatives, and statewide programs
  • Provide leadership for defining statewide goals and opportunities for dialogue across the network

Activities include being advisory on:

How They Work

They meet monthly except for August. They make recommendations by consensus. The VP has final decision-making responsibility. They work collaboratively by:

  • Participating in design and execution of work plans
  • Providing input on key issues
  • Involving key stakeholders as necessary
  • Reflecting on and evaluating council activities and accomplishments

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Who They Are

The council is chaired by the Associate Vice President-Programs. Membership is listed below.

 

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Program Council visiting Elkus Ranch Environmental Education Center May 2022

 

Program Council

Office Information

Program Council
1111 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Phone:
Fax:
Email: katherine.webb-martinez@ucop.edu

Staff List

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Program Council Chair

Photo of Deanne Meyer Deanne Meyer
Title: Interim Associate Vice President, CE Specialist
Specialty: Livestock waste management
Address:
DANR
2801 Second Street
Davis, CA 95618
Phone: (530) 752-9391
Email: dmeyer@ucdavis.edu

 

Executive Associate Deans

Photo of Edward R. Atwill Edward R. Atwill
Title: Director, Veterinary Medicine Extension
Specialty: Waterborne zoonotic disease, best management practices , microbial food safety, epidemiology
Address:
Veterinary Medicine Extension
1089 Veterinary Medicine Drive
4207 Vet Med 3B
Davis, CA 95616-8736
Phone: (530) 754-2154
Fax: (530) 752-7181
Email: ratwill@ucdavis.edu

 

Photo of Dennis David Baldocchi Dennis David Baldocchi
Title: Executive Associate Dean and Professor of Biometeorology
Specialty: biosphere-atmosphere interactions
Address:
ESPM - Ecosystem Science default of 137 Mulford Hall
345 Hilgard Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-3110
Phone: 5106422874
Email: baldocchi@berkeley.edu

 

Photo of Isgouhi Kaloshian Isgouhi Kaloshian
Title: Divisional Dean for Agriculture and Natural Resources
Specialty: Plant immunity to nematodes and aphids
Address:
Nematology
2107A Genomics Building
(951) 827 3913
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: (951) 827-3913
Email: ikalosh@ucr.edu

 

Photo of Anita M. Oberbauer Anita M. Oberbauer
Title: Professor, Assoc Dean for Research & Outreach (Ag Programs)
Specialty: Cell and molecular biology; animal growth; and development of genetic markers related to health and disease.
Address:
Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8521
Phone: (530) 752-4997
Email: amoberbauer@ucdavis.edu

 

UCCE & REC Leadership

Photo of Darren L. Haver Darren L. Haver
Title: Associate Director for REC System/Director South Coast REC
Address:
South Coast Research & Extension Center
7601 Irvine Blvd.
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (949) 301-9182 x1002
Fax: (949) 653-1800
Email: dlhaver@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Daniel Obrist Daniel Obrist
Title: Vice Provost – Academic Personnel
Address:
2801 Second Street
204
Davis, CA 95618
Phone: 530-464-8301
Email: dobrist@ucanr.edu

 

Strategic Initiative Leaders

Photo of Dr Helen E. Dahlke Dr Helen E. Dahlke
Title: Associate Professor in Integrated Hydrologic Sciences
Specialty: physical hydrology, surface water - groundwater interactions, groundwater recharge, on-farm recharge, nutrient transport, stochastic hydrology, DNA tracer technology
Address:
1 Shields Avenue
3006 Plant and Environmental Science Building
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 302-5358
Email: hdahlke@ucdavis.edu

 

Photo of Dr Jim Farrar Dr Jim Farrar
Title: Director, Statewide IPM Program
Specialty: IPM, integrated pest management, plant pathology, vegetable diseases, fungi
Address:
UC IPM
2801 Second Street
130
Davis, CA 95618-7774
Phone: 530-750-1249
Email: jjfarrar@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of David J Lewis David J Lewis
Title: Director, Advisor
Specialty: Water and Watershed Management and Research, Community Development, Sustainable Agricutlure
Address:
Cooperative Extension Marin County
1682 Novato Boulevard
Suite 150-B
Novato, CA 94947
Phone: (415) 473-4204
Email: djllewis@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty
Title: Statewide 4-H Director
Specialty: Positive Youth Development, Youth Science Literacy, Leadership
Address:
California State 4-H Office
2801 Second Street
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Davis, CA 95618-7774
Phone: 530-750-1334
Fax: 5307561148
Email: lschmittmcquitty@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Rachel A. Surls Ph.D. Rachel A. Surls Ph.D.
Title: Sustainable Food Systems Advisor
Specialty: urban agriculture, urban gardening, food systems
Address:
Cooperative Extension Los Angeles County
700 W. Main Street
(626) 586-1982
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: 626-586-1982
Fax: 626-943-3840
Email: ramabie@ucanr.edu

 

At Large Representatives

Photo of Jennifer Sowerwine Jennifer Sowerwine
Title: Associate Specialist
Specialty: Metropolitan agriculture, sustainable food systems, agroecology, food security, food sovereignty.
Address:
University of California, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
130 Mulford Hall, MC 3114
Berkeley, CA 94720-3114
Email: jsowerwi@berkeley.edu

 

Photo of Dr Georgios Vidalakis Dr Georgios Vidalakis
Title: Professor & UC Extension Specialist in Plant Pathology - Director, Citrus Clonal Protection Program (CCPP)
Specialty: Graft-transmissible diseases of citrus diagnosis and therapy & citrus germplasm.
Address:
Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology
900 University Avenue
1463 Boyce Hall
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: (951) 827-3763
Fax: (951) 827-4294
Email: vidalg@ucr.edu

 

Ex Officio Members

Photo of Joni L Rippee Joni L Rippee
Title: Director, Statewide Programs and REC Operations
Specialty: ANR - Program Planning, Financial and Budget Management, UC and Federal Policy Compliance
Notes: Program Council
Address:
2801 Second Street
Davis, CA 95618
Phone: 530-750-1255
Fax: (510) 832-8612
Email: joni.rippee@ucop.edu

 

Photo of Tu Tran Tu Tran
Title: Associate Vice President - Business Operations
Address:
1111 Franklin Street
203
Oakland, CA 94607-5200
Phone: 510-987-0022
Fax: 510-587-6203
Email: tu.tran@ucop.edu

 

Support Staff

Photo of Kit Alviz Kit Alviz
Title: Program Policy Analyst 4
Specialty: Program Evaluation
Address:
UC ANR
1111 Franklin St.
5th floor
Oakland, CA 94607-5200
Phone: 510-987-0027
Email: kit.alviz@ucop.edu

 

Photo of Katherine Webb-Martinez MPA Katherine Webb-Martinez MPA
Title: Director
Specialty: Strategic planning, program evaluation, reporting, and impact writing
Address:
UC ANR
1111 Franklin St.
Franklin 10205
Oakland, CA 94607-5200
Phone: (510) 987-0029
Fax: (510) 832-8612
Email: katherine.webb-martinez@ucop.edu

 
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