University Relations Staff

Vice Chancellor's Office

Jeff Shilling

  • Title
    • Vice Chancellor, University Relations (Interim)
  • Phone
    831-459-5591
  • Email
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Sandy Schmidt

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Elizabeth White

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Communications and Marketing

News and 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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Daniel Murray White

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J.D. Hillard

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Melissa Weckerle

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Marketing and Visual Communications

Lisa Marie Nielsen

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Nick Gonzales

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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

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Arts Communications
  • Phone
    831-459-3277
  • Email
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Ryan Kallabis

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Communications, Physical & Biological Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-5238
  • Email
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Andrea Limas

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Communications, Social Sciences
  • Phone
    831-459-7050
  • Email
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Carolyn A Lagattuta

  • Title
    • Communications & Marketing Executive Assistant and Photography
  • Phone
    831-459-2495
  • Email
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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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University Development Programs

Annual & Digital Giving

Emily Denning Todd

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Annual & Digital Giving, Integrated Marketing
  • Phone
    831-502-8502
  • Email
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Leadership Annual Giving

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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Campus Development and Friends Groups

Lauren Donnelly‑Crocker

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Christy Dawley

  • Title
    • Retiree and Emeriti Center Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-502-8202
  • Email
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Christy Halderman Tall

  • Title
    • Associate Director of Development
  • Phone
    831-459-1801
  • Email
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Strategic Engagement

Susan L Howells

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Elizabeth White

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Nichole Silva

  • Title
    • Director, Strategic Travel and Experiences
  • Phone
    831-459-3689
  • Email
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Alumni Engagement

Shayna Kent

  • Title
    • Executive Director, Alumni Engagement
  • Phone
    831-459-3966
  • Email
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Barbara Oden‑Petree

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement, Team Coordinator
  • Phone
    831-502-8032
  • Email
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Kara Snider

  • Title
    • Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, The Network
  • Phone
    8315027647
  • Email
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Rhonda C Kinard

  • Title
    • Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement, Outreach Programs
  • Phone
    831-459-1909
  • Email
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Patrick Novak

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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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Government and Community Relations

Melissa Whatley

  • Title
    • Director, Government and Community Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-3470
  • Email
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Kieran Kelly

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Government & Community Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-3938
  • Email
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Salina Nevarez

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Richelle Antoinette Noroyan

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Philanthropy

Meg Corman

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Shanti Singh

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Planned Giving

Virginia V. Rivera, CFRE, CSPG

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Melody Korkos

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Corporate and Foundation Relations

Lynne Stoops

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Caroline M Rodriguez

  • Title
    • Associate Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
  • Phone
    831-459-5903
  • Email
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Carol Beth Schimke

  • Title
    • Associate Director, Corporate and Foundations Relations
  • Phone
    831-502-8551
  • Email
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Alexandra Sibille

  • Title
    • Assistant Director, Business Development
  • Phone
    831-502-8578
  • Email
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Almut Wolf

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Prospect Management and Research

M. Monika Dorough

  • Title
    • Director, Prospect Management and Research
  • Phone
    831-459-1643
  • Email
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Carolina M. DaCosta

  • Title
    • Prospect Management & Research Analyst
  • Phone
    831-502-7868
  • Email
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Susie Prost

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Donor Relations

Sarai Thompson

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Lesa Stollenwerk

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UC Santa Cruz Foundation Administration

Nathan Westrup

  • Title
    • interim Director, UC Santa Cruz Foundation
  • Phone
    831-459-1086
  • Email
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Susan Y. Pearson

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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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Kelsey Evans Detwiler

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Graduate Division and CIED

Nathan Westrup

  • Title
    • interim Director, UC Santa Cruz Foundation
  • Phone
    831-459-1086
  • Email
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Humanities

Cari Napoles

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Rafferty Lincoln

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Library

Johan L Rubens

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Linda Hunt

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Physical and Biological Sciences

Branwyn Stewart Wagman

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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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Eva Patlak Chudnow

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Social Sciences

Kevin Wasbauer

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Susan Moren

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Regional

John Idstrom

  • Title
    • Director of Regional Philanthropy
  • Phone
    253-273-8928 (Mobile
  • Email
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Matt Bernd

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Campus Initiatives

Natasha Basey Pedroza

  • Title
    • Chief Development Officer, UC Observatories
  • Phone
    831-459-3455
  • Email
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Information Management

Robyn Michelle Doughty

  • Title
    • Executive Director, Information Management
  • Phone
    831-502-8553
  • Email
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Patrick Novak

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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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Jeff Gallagher

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Data Management

Riley Anne Jordan

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Tracy C Bois

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Zina Hicks Augustine

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Hector Alvarado

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Stephanie Jung

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Operations

Sandy Schmidt

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Human Resources and Operations

Esther Vasquez

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Anissa A. Truscott

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Shanti Singh

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Foundation Accounting

Jo Westbrook

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