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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 South Coast REC July 2023

 

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 Brent Hales Brent Hales
Title: Associate Vice President for Research and Cooperative Extension
Address:
2801 Second Street
205
Davis, CA 95618
Phone: (530) 786-0256
Email: bdhales@ucanr.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 Dr Dennis David Baldocchi Dr Dennis David Baldocchi
Title: Executive Associate Dean and Distinguished Professor of Biometeorology
Specialty: biosphere-atmosphere interactions
Address:
ESPM - Ecosystem Science default of 137 Mulford Hall
345 Hilgard Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-3110
Phone: 5103887172
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

 

Photo of Dr Stacy M Philpott Dr Stacy M Philpott
Title: AES Executive Associate Dean, Faculty Director Center for Agroecology, Professor of Environmental Studies
Specialty: ecology, conservation, agroecology, urban agriculture, tropical biology
Phone: (831) 459-1549
Email: sphilpot@ucsc.edu

 

Joshua Hunter Viers
Email: jhviers@ucanr.edu

 

UCCE & REC Leadership

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

 

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

 

Photo of Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty Lynn Schmitt-McQuitty
Title: Director for County Cooperative Extension. Interim 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: 530-750-1333
Fax: 5307561148
Email: lschmittmcquitty@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 Josh S. Davy Josh S. Davy
Title: Livestock, Range, and Natural Resources Advisor / County Director
Specialty: Livestock, Range and Irrigated Pasture
Address:
Cooperative Extension Tehama County
1754 Walnut Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Phone: (530) 527-3101
Fax: (530) 527-0917
Email: jsdavy@ucanr.edu

 

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 Thomas Turini Thomas Turini
Title: Vegetable Crops Advisor
Specialty: Vegetable crops production with emphasis in plant disease management and activities in entomology and nutrient management.
Notes: Shipping address for all materials and supplies related to field studies: University of California West Side Research and Extension Center 17353 W. Oakland Ave Five Points, CA 93624-0158
Address:
Cooperative Extension Fresno County
550 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 210-B
(559) 241-7515
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: 559-375-3147
Email: taturini@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Steven M Worker PhD Steven M Worker PhD
Title: 4-H Youth Development Advisor
Specialty: Educational research; design and research of out-of-school (informal) learning environments; positive youth development; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education
Address:
Cooperative Extension Marin County
1682 Novato Boulevard
Suite 150-B
Novato, CA 94947
Phone: (415) 761-1020
Email: smworker@ucanr.edu

 

At Large Representatives

Photo of Dustin W Blakey Dustin W Blakey
Title: County Director / Farm Advisor
Address:
Cooperative Extension Inyo-Mono Counties
1360 North Main Street
Suite 229
Bishop, CA 93514
Phone: (760) 873-7854
Email: dwblakey@ucanr.edu

 

Photo of Marcel Horowitz MS, MCHES Marcel Horowitz MS, MCHES
Title: Community Nutrition and Health Advisor
Specialty: Youth Health Education
Address:
Sacramento Office
4145 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Email: mhorowitz@ucanr.edu

 

Ex Officio Members

Photo of Joni Lynn Rippee Joni Lynn 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 M Tran Tu M 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.
11th 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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