University Relations Staff

Vice Chancellor's Office

Keith E. Brant

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Meg Corman

  • Title
    • Special Assistant to the Chancellor and VC of University Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-1305
  • Email
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Sandy Schmidt

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University Events

Susan L Howells

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Elizabeth Church

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UC Santa Cruz Foundation

Marcus Frost

  • Title
    • Director, Leadership Donor Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-1965
  • Email
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Susan Y. Pearson

  • Title
    • Foundation Administrative Coordinator/Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-4339
  • Email
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Communications & Marketing

Sherry L. K. Main

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Carolyn A Lagattuta

  • Title
    • Communications & Marketing Executive Assistant and Photography
  • Phone
    831-459-2495
  • Email
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News & Media Relations

Scott Hernandez‑Jason

  • Title
    • Director of News and Media Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-4347
  • Email
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Marc A DesJardins

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Tim Stephens

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Jennifer McNulty

  • Title
    • Strategic Communications Director and PIO, Social Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-4399
  • Email
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Scott Rappaport

  • Title
    • Sr. Public Information Rep.
  • Phone
    831-459-2496
  • Email
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Constituent Communications

Gwen Jourdonnais

  • Title
    • Director, Constituent Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-5312
  • Email
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Joan Springhetti

  • Title
    • Development Writer & Campaign Communications Specialist
  • Phone
    831-459-2768
  • Email
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Daniel Murray White

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Matthew Zeller

  • Title Email Coordinator
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J.D. Hillard

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Marketing & Visual Communications

Lisa Marie Nielsen

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  • Title Sr. Producer, Video Content
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Linda L Knudson

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Miranda Lea Powell

  • Title
    • Print & Digital Production Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-459-4346 (office)
  • Email
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Maureen Dixon Harrison

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Digital Communications

Robert Knight

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Trung Tran

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Kayla Michelle Isenberg

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Jason Chafin

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Alumni Engagement

Howard William Heevner

  • Title
    • Assistant Vice Chancellor, University Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-5226
  • Email
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Lizabeth D Evanovich

  • Title
    • Senior Alumni Engagement Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-459-1325
  • Email
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Barbara Oden

  • Title
    • Administrative Assistant, AVC Howard Heevner
  • Phone
    831-502-8032
  • Email
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Alexis Geers

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Project Manager
  • Phone
    831-459-2489
  • Email
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Alexandra Sibille

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Business Development
  • Phone
    831-502-8578
  • Email
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Alumni Engagement

Shayna Kent

  • Title
    • Senior Director, Alumni Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-3966
  • Email
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Danielle Solick

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
  • Phone
    831-502-8172
  • Email
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Sarai Thompson

  • Title
    • Associate Director of Alumni Engagement
  • Phone
    831-502-7398
  • Email
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Samantha Li

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Regional Programs
  • Phone
    831-459-4631
  • Email
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Vacant

  • Title Regional Program Coordinator
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Katelyn Marie Linder

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, The Network
  • Phone
    831-459-3151
  • Email
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Samantha Brandon

  • Title
    • Alumni and Student Outreach Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-459-2434
  • Email
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Jenna Elyse Hurley

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Special Events

Kristin M Palma

  • Title
    • Director, Special Events Office
  • Phone
    831-459-5075
  • Email
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Nichole Torres

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Diana Hogue

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Alysha Emily Birss

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Government & Community Relations

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  • Title Director, Government and Community Relations
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Salina Nevarez

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Melissa D Whatley

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Richelle Antoinette Noroyan

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Philanthropy

Jeffrey J Shilling

  • Title
    • Associate Vice Chancellor, Philanthropy
  • Phone
    831-459-5591
  • Email
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Shanti D Singh

  • Title
    • Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor, Philanthropy
  • Phone
    831-459-5718
  • Email
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Gift Planning

Virginia V. Rivera, CFRE, CSPG

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Tyler Hinz

  • Title
    • Director of Trusts, Estates, and Stewardship
  • Phone
    831-502-7112
  • Email
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Cindy Miller

  • Title
    • Development Coordinator for Planned Giving
  • Phone
    831-459-1045
  • Email
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Corporate & Foundation Relations

C. Lynne Stoops

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Samantha E Forde

  • Title
    • Associate Director, Foundation Relations
  • Phone
    831-502-8551
  • Email
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David M States

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Almut Wolf

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Prospect Management & Research

M. Monika Dorough

  • Title
    • Director, Prospect Management and Research
  • Phone
    831-459-1643
  • Email
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Lisa Roberts

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Kimberly J Smithers

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Prospect Management and Research
  • Phone
    831-459-3481
  • Email
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Vacant

  • Title Sr. Prospect Research Specialist
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Carolina Moesslacher Dacosta

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Donor Relations

Sarah P Schuster Kudela

  • Title
    • Director, Stewardship & Donor Services
  • Phone
    831-459-1717
  • Email
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Mary Elizabeth Garcia

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Leadership Annual Giving

DeAndra Hicks

  • Title
    • Director, Leadership Annual Giving
  • Phone
    831-502-7647
  • Email
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Ann Gibb, CFRE

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Hanna Mengo

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

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Leadership Annual Giving
  • Phone
    831.502.8192
  • Email
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Kathy Rouhier

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Development Offices

Jennifer L. Graham

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Shanti D Singh

  • Title
    • Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor, Philanthropy
  • Phone
    831-459-5718
  • Email
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Arts

Diane Syrcle

  • Title
    • Senior Director of Development, Arts Division
  • Phone
    831-459-3338
  • Email
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Vacant

  • Title Associate Director of Development
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  • Title Development Assistant
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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
    831-459-1769 (office)
  • Email
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Vacant

  • Title Associate Director of Development
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Katherine Chaffin

  • Title
    • Development and Communications Assistant
  • Phone
    831-459-1420
  • Email
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Humanities

Cari Napoles

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Sarah Caldwell

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  • Title Development Assistant
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Library

Johan L Rubens

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Linda Hunt

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Physical & Biological Sciences

Branwyn Stewart Wagman

  • Title
    • Director of Development, Physical & Biological Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-4240
  • Email
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Tim Bensch

  • Title
    • ​Regional Director of Development, Northern California
  • Phone
    831-459-4572 office/cell
  • Email
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Vacant

  • Title Associate Director of Devleopment
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Rhonda C Kinard

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Social Sciences

Anne Hayes

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Nichole Michele Silva

  • Title
    • Associate Director of Development
  • Phone
    831-459-3689
  • Email
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Melody Korkos

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Regional

John Idstrom

  • Title
    • Director of Regional Philanthropy
  • Phone
    253-273-8928 (Mobile
  • Email
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Joseph Schillaci

  • Title
    • Regional Sr. Director of Development
  • Phone
    831.252.4355
  • Email
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Campus

Vacant

  • Title Director of Development, Arboretum
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Vacant

  • Title Diversity Director, SIP
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Lauren Donnelly‑Crocker

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Advancement Services

Howard William Heevner

  • Title
    • Assistant Vice Chancellor, University Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-5226
  • Email
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Lizabeth D Evanovich

  • Title
    • Senior Alumni Engagement Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-459-1325
  • Email
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Barbara Oden

  • Title
    • Administrative Assistant, AVC Howard Heevner
  • Phone
    831-502-8032
  • Email
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Information Systems

Brian R. Duisenberg

  • Title
    • Director, Information Systems
  • Phone
    831-459-1661 (Office)
  • 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

  • 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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Ranko A Petroni

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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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Ayesha Miriam Siddiqui

  • Title
    • Business Information & Application Customer Service Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-2209
  • Email
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Data Management

Vacant

  • Title Director, Data Management
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Riley Anne Jordan

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Tracy C Bois

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Cindy J Muhly

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Zina Hicks Augustine

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David M. Mori

  • Title
    • Data and Events Operations Manager
  • Phone
    831-459-3673
  • Email
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Susan Mae Prost

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Daniel Lopez

  • Title Data Management Specialist
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Jianna DeHoyos

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Foundation Accounting

Jo Westbrook

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Bob Dugwyler

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Lesa Stollenwerk

  • Title
    • Stewardship Accounting Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-1957
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Operations

Sandy Schmidt

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Human Resources & Operations

Alexander Covington

  • Title
    • Senior Human Resources Analyst
  • Phone
    831-459-2999 (office)
  • Email
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Esther Vasquez

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Anissa A. Truscott

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Budget

Kimberly M Chamlin

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Michelle Tapiz

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