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Erik Porse, PhD
Director, Cooperative
Extension Specialist

Sam Sandoval Solis, PhD
Lead Faculty Affiliate,
Professor of Cooperative
Extension

Rachel Shellabarger, PhD
Academic Coordinator,
Nitrogen-Irrigation Initiative
Program Manager

Hope Zabronsky
Academic Coordinator,
Climate Smart Agriculture
Program Manager

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Divya Prakash
Research Data Analyst

 

Climate Smart Agriculture Team

Nicki Anderson
Community Educator,
Ventura

Caddie Bergen
Community Educator,
Merced

Amber Butland
Community Educator,
Fresno-Madera

Amanda Charles
Community Educator,
Sonoma

Michael Jaquez
Community Educator,
San Diego

Lizzeth Mendoza
Community Educator,
Glenn

Heather Montgomery
Community Educator,
Sutter-Yuba

Bailey Smith-Helman
Community Educator,
Santa Cruz

Ana Resendiz
Community Educator,
Imperial

 

Fellows

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Celeste Navarrete
UC Berkeley GrizzlyCorps Fellow
2023-2024
Based at UC Merced

 

Student Employees

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Alma Romo
Environmental Studies
Sacramento State,
Spring 2023

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Riley Currey
Environmental Studies
Sacramento State,
Fall 2023-Spring 2024

 

Affiliate Researchers

Erin Bray, PhD
Assistant Professor in
Earth and Climate Sciences,
San Francisco State
University

Kristin Dobbin, PhD
Assistant Professor of
Cooperative Extension in
Water Justice Policy
and Planning, UC Berkeley

Danielle Zoe Rivera, PhD
Assistant Professor of Landscape
Architecture
and Environmental
Planning, UC Berkeley

Qicheng Tang, PhD
Assistant Project Scientist
UC Cooperative Extension Napa

Chris Oliveras, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Civil and Environmental
Engineering, UC Irvine

Joanna Solins, PhD
Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UC Cooperative Extension
Sacramento, Solano, and Yolo