University Relations Staff

Vice Chancellor's Office

Mark Delos Reyes Davis

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Sandy Schmidt

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Director of Operations
  • Phone
    831-332-5238 (mobile)
  • Email
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Communications and Marketing

University Communications

Scott Hernandez‑Jason

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Executive Director
  • Phone
    831-459-4347
  • Email
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Marc A DesJardins

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Sandra Messick

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Director of Campus Communications
  • Phone
    831-459-2495
  • Email
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Erin Elliott

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Communications Director for Student Success and Campus Climate
  • Phone
    831-459-2495
  • Email
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Abby Butler

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Managing Director for National Media Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-2495
  • Email
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Tim Stephens

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Allison Arteaga Soergel

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Public Information Representative, Social Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-4399
  • Email
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Emily Cerf

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Engineering Writer and Media Relations Officer
  • Phone
    4153063483
  • Email
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Kayla Michelle Isenberg

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Strategic Marketing Initiatives

Lisa Marie Nielsen

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Services
  • Phone
    831-459-4344
  • Email
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Gwen Jourdonnais

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Director, Alumni and Development Communications
  • Phone
    831-459-5312
  • Email
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Nick Gonzales

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Maureen Dixon Harrison

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing
  • Phone
    831-459-3277
  • Email
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Andrea Limas

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, Social Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-7050
  • Email
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Renee Wall

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Marketing
  • Phone
    831-459-5238
  • Email
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Sarah Jordan

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Marketing Communications, Humanities Division
  • Phone
    831-459-2696
  • Email
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Carolyn A Lagattuta

  • Title
    • Communications & Marketing Executive Assistant and Photography
  • Phone
    831-459-2495
  • Email
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Miranda Lea Powell

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Digital Strategies

Robert Knight

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Director, Digital Communications
  • Phone
    831-502-7423
  • Email
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Trung Tran

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Jason Chafin

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Alumni Engagement

John D Pine

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni Engagement
  • Phone
    347-255-2769
  • Email
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Shayna Kent

  • Title
    • Executive Director, Alumni Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-3966
  • Email
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Karina Frazier

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Career & Professional Development
  • Phone
    8888888888
  • Email
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Barbara Oden‑Petree

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement
  • Phone
    831-502-8032
  • Email
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Lauren Taylor

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director for Early Engagement
  • Phone
    301-980-3659
  • Email
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Kayla Judd

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Alumni Relations
  • Phone
    6193702592
  • Email
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Maya Yale

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Operations Administrative Assistant, Alumni Engagement/Information More...
  • Phone
    5107575282
  • Email
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Government and Community Relations

Melissa Whatley

  • Title
    • Executive Director, Government and Community Relations
  • Phone
    831-334-7653
  • Email
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Audries R. Blake

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Community Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-1768
  • Email
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Salina Nevarez

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Haley Morrow

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Communications Specialist
  • Phone
    707-290-6795
  • Email
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Development

Priya Mehta

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • AVC, Development
  • Phone
    6462871534
  • Email
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Planned Giving

Virginia V. Rivera, CFRE, CSPG

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Executive Director of the UC Santa Cruz Foundation
  • Phone
    831-459-5227
  • Email
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Cecilia Nona Reyes

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Foundation Relations

Sarah Carle

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Caroline M Rodriguez

  • Title
    • Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-5903
  • Email
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Samantha Forde, PhD

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Associate Director, Foundation Relations.
  • Phone
    8312399061
  • Email
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Almut Wolf

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Foundation Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-2902
  • Email
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Regional and Campus Development

Molly Sims

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John Idstrom

  • Title
    • Director of National Development
  • Phone
    253-273-8928 (Mobile
  • Email
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Matt Bernd

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UC Santa Cruz Foundation Administration

Virginia V. Rivera, CFRE, CSPG

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Executive Director of the UC Santa Cruz Foundation
  • Phone
    831-459-5227
  • Email
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Business Engagement

Nathan Westrup

  • Title
    • Executive Director Business Engagement (Innovation)
  • Phone
    831-459-1086
  • Email
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Susan Pearson

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Corporate Development Associate for Business Engagement
  • Phone
    831-502-8576
  • Email
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Divisional Development Offices

Arts

Sarah P Schuster Kudela

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Baskin School of Engineering

Roger Trippel

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Frank Howley

  • Title
    • Senior Director of Corporate Development, Baskin School of Engineering
  • Phone
    408-483-3237 (cell)
  • Email
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Alexandria M Leckliter

  • Title
    • Interim K-12 STEM Outreach Director
  • Phone
    831-459-1760
  • Email
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Humanities

Cari Napoles

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Senior Director of Development
  • Phone
    831-459-4713
  • Email
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Library

Johan L Rubens

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Managing Director of Development, Library & Social Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-5870
  • Email
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Liz White

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Development, Library
  • Phone
    831-502-0310
  • Email
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Linda Hunt

  • Title
    • Library / Social Sciences Development Assistant
  • Phone
    831-502-7552
  • Email
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Physical and Biological Sciences

Branwyn Stewart Wagman

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Senior Director of Development
  • Phone
    831-459-4240
  • Email
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Tim Bensch

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Catherine Hsu

  • Title
    • Director of Development, Coastal Initiatives
  • Phone
    831-459-1614
  • Email
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Lauren Donnelly‑Crocker

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Eva Patlak Chudnow

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Social Sciences

Johan L Rubens

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Managing Director of Development, Library & Social Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-5870
  • Email
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Rafferty Lincoln

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Development
  • Phone
    831.502.7274
  • Email
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Linda Hunt

  • Title
    • Library / Social Sciences Development Assistant
  • Phone
    831-502-7552
  • Email
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UC Observatories

Natasha Basey Pedroza

  • Title
    • Chief Development Officer, UC Observatories
  • Phone
    831-459-3455
  • Email
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Constituent and Donor Engagement

Meg Corman

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Assistant Vice Chancellor Constituent and Donor Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-1305
  • Email
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University Events

Kristin M Palma

  • Title
    • Senior Director, University Events Office
  • Phone
    831-459-5075
  • Email
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Nichole Silva

  • Title
    • Director of Strategic Programs and Audience Development
  • Phone
    831-459-3689
  • Email
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Taylor DeGiovanni

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Associate Director of Commencement, Student Ceremonies and Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-2501
  • Email
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Nichole Torres

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Diana Hogue

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Paolina Monique Fisher

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Prospect Development

David Schein

  • Title
    • Director, Prospect Management & Research
  • Phone
    917-697-2762
  • Email
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Sean Martinez

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Carolina M. DaCosta

  • Title
    • Prospect Management & Research Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-7868
  • Email
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Annual Giving

Marissa Fullum‑Campbell

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Director of Annual Giving
  • Phone
    916.712.3945
  • Email
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Jenna Elyse Hurley

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Hanna Mengo

  • Title
    • Associate Director, Leadership Annual Giving
  • Phone
    831-502-8193
  • Email
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Clea Hermanson

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Leadership Annual Giving
  • Phone
    831-502-8192
  • Email
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Donor Relations and Development Communications

Christy Halderman Tall

  • Title
    • Director of Donor Relations and Development and Alumni Communications
  • Phone
    831-818-0095
  • Email
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J.D. Hillard

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Jaymee Christine Vallador Illescas

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Kathy Johnson

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Christy Dawley

  • Title
    • Retiree and Emeriti Center Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-502-8202
  • Email
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Daniel Murray White

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Information Management

Anne B Gavin

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Maya Yale

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Operations Administrative Assistant, Alumni Engagement/Information More...
  • Phone
    5107575282
  • Email
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Information Systems

Brian R. Duisenberg

  • Title
    • Director, Information Systems
  • Phone
    831-239-2826 (Cell)
  • Email
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Stephen H Pavlik

  • Title
    • Applications Administrator & Programmer/Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-3245
  • Email
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Melissa J Trail

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Associate Director, Reporting & Business Insight
  • Phone
    831-459-4794
  • Email
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Bruce Zimmer

  • Title
    • Business Information & Application User Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-8574
  • Email
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Ruth Beane

  • Title
    • Associate Director, Business Analysis & Systems Support Services
  • Phone
    831-459-5433
  • Email
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Joshua Randall Harris

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Jeff Gallagher

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Raja Ramesh Dadi Gangadhara

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Data Management

Brandon Hinks

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Director of Data Management
  • Phone
    831-459-1908
  • Email
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Raven Carnes

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Gift Administration Manager
  • Phone
    831-332-5136
  • Email
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Tracy C Bois

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Zina Hicks Augustine

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Ranko A Petroni

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Tristan Boblet

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Jeremy James Mifsud

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Mercedes M Zepeda

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Operations & Finance

Human Resources and Operations

Sandy Schmidt

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Director of Operations
  • Phone
    831-332-5238 (mobile)
  • Email
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Esther Vasquez

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Patrick Novak

  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Operations Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-8503
  • Email
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Maya Yale

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Operations Administrative Assistant, Alumni Engagement/Information More...
  • Phone
    5107575282
  • Email
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Samantha Riffle

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Operations Administrative Assistant, Constituent & Donor Relations/ More...
  • Phone
    831-459-2501
  • Email
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Budget and Finance

Anne B Gavin

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Chrissie Reynolds

  • Pronouns she, her, her, hers, herself
  • Title
    • Foundation Accountant
  • Phone
    831-459-1940
  • Email
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Anissa A. Truscott

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Kathy Johnson

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