Committees 2016-17
Bren Faculty Committees
MESM Specialization Advisors
Bren Administrative Committees
Bren Ad-hoc Committees
Campus Committees
Student Committees

 

 

 

 


Faculty Committees

Affirmative Action

Steve Gaines
Naomi Tague

Doris Bleecher, Staff Coordinator

Council of Legal Advisors
Jim Salzman, Chair
Beth Pitton-August, Staff Coordinator

Diversity
Sarah Anderson, Chair
Hunter Lenihan
Sangwon Suh
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Doris Bleecher, Staff Consultant
Kristine Faloon, Staff Consultant
Elizabeth Hiroyasu, PhD Student Representative

Earth System Science Search

Naomi Tague, Chair
Tom Dunne

Brue Kendall
Kyle Meng

Eco-E Program Committee
Matt Potoski, Chair
Arturo Keller
Sangwon Suh
Emily Cotter, Staff Coordinator
Casey Hankey, Staff Consultant

Faculty Executive
Andrew Plantinga, Chair
Sarah Anderson
Ben Halpern
Arturo Keller
Steve Gaines, Ex-officio
Satie Airamé, Staff Coordinator
Doris Bleecher, Staff Coordinator

Group Project Committee
Naomi Tague, Chair
Mark Buntaine
David Tilman
Steve Gaines, Ex-officio
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Casey Hankey, Staff Coordinator
Matt Gargiulo, 1st Year MESM Student Representative
John Sisser, 1st Year MESM Student Representative
Rae Taylor-Burns, 1st Year MESM Student Representative

MESM Program
Chris Costello, Chair
Bruce Kendall
Casey Hankey, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kristine Faloon, Staff Consultant
Alexandra Uribe, 2nd year MESM student representative

Personnel Committee
Tom Dunne, Chair
Naomi Tague
Doris Bleecher, Staff Coordinator

PhD Program

Hunter Lenihan, Chair
Jeff Dozier
John Melack
Casey Hankey, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kristine Faloon, Staff Consultant
Andrew Ayres, PhD student representative
Owen Liu, PhD student representative

Recruitment, Admissions & Support (RAS)
Roland Geyer, Chair
Gary Libecap, Co-Chair
Frank Davis
James Frew
Kristine Faloon, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant

Strategic Environmental Communiation and Media (Comm) Focus Committee
Lisa Leombruni, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Casey Hankey, Staff Consultant
Jim Salzman, Faculty Representative
Ashley Larsen, Faculty Representative

Specialization Advisors

Graduate Advisor

Satie Airamé

Coastal Marine Resources Management (CMRM):
Chris Costello (Class of 2017)
Hunter Lenihan (Class of 2018)

Conservation Planning (CP):
Frank Davis (Class of 2017)
Ashley Larsen (Class of 2018)

Corporate Environmental Management (CEM):
Matt Potoski (Class of 2017)
Gary Libecap (Class of 2018)

Economics and Politics of the Environment (EPE):
Mark Buntaine (Class of 2017)
Sarah Anderson (Class of 2018)

Energy and Climate (EC):
Sangwon Suh (Class of 2017)
Kyle Meng (Class of 2018)

Pollution Prevention and Remediation (PPR):
Patricia Holden (Fall 2016)
Roland Geyer (Winter & Spring 2017)

Water Resources Management (WRM):
Naomi Tague (Class of 2017) (Sabbatical in F16)
Arturo Keller(Class of 2018)

Communication Focus Advisor:
Lisa Leombruni

Eco-E Focus Advisor:
Emily Cotter


Administrative Committees

Building/Space
Hunter Lenihan, Chair
Bruce Kendall
Kim Fugate, Staff Coordinator
Dee White, Staff Consultant
Sage Davis, Staff Consultant


Ad Hoc Committees

Master of Science in Environmental Data Science
Ben Halpern, Chair
James Frew
Naomi Tague

Latin American Fisheries Fellowship (LAFF) Program Committee
Jacy Brunkow, Staff Coordinator
Chris Costello
Steve Gaines

Sustainable Water Markets (SWM) Fellowship Program Committee
Bob Wilkinson, Chair
Gary Libecap
Steve Gaines, Ex-officio
Lili Prahl, Staff Coordinator

Zurich Financial Services Distinguished Visitor Program Selection Committee
Kyle Meng, Chair
Jeff Dozier
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Casey Hankey, Staff Consultant


UCSB/UC Committees and Appointments

Faculty Legislature
Jim Salzman

Committee on Academic Personnel

Matt Potoski

Academic Senate Graduate Council
Sarah Anderson

Council on Planning & Budget
Naomi Tague

Program Review Panel

Jeff Dozier

Graduate Division, Associate Dean
Bruce Kendall

Conflict of Interest Subcommittee
Bruce Kendall

Faculty Issues and Awards Committee
Andrew Plantinga

General Catalog Committee
Andrew Plantinga

Vice Chancellor of Research Search Committee
Frank Davis

Office of Research Cyberinfrastructure Committee
James Frew

Cybersecurity Working Groupo
Frank Davis

CCBER Advisory Committee
Frank Davis

Earth Research Institute (ERI) Academic Personnel Review Committee
James Frew
John Melack

Earth Research Institute (ERI) Advisory Committee
John Melack

Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology (EEMB) Planning & Oversight Committee
John Melack

Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology (EEMB) Academic Personnel Review Committee
John Melack

Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology (EEMB) Development Committee
John Melack

Equity in Faculty Salary Committee
Chris Costello

Food from the Sea Initiative (UCOP)
Chris Costello

Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research (ISBER) Advisory Board
Sarah Anderson, Chair

Marine Science Institute (MSI) Academic Personnel Review Committee
John Melack

Marine Science Institute (MSI) Advisory Committee
Frank Davis
Ben Halpern
Patricia Holden
Hunter Lenihan

National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)
Ben Halpern, Director

North Campus Open Space Science Advisory Board and Project Committee
John Melack, Chair
Frank Davis

Santa Barbara Coastal Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Executive Committee
John Melack

UC Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEIN) Executive Committee
Arturo Keller, Co-Director
Patricia Holden
Hunter Lenihan

UC Natural Reserve System (NRS)
Patricia Holden, Director

UC Systemwide Natural Reserve System (NRS) Advisory Committee
Chris Costello
Patricia Holden
John Melack
James Frew

Dive Safety Board
Hunter Lenihan

Small Boat Safety Board
Hunter Lenihan

UC Systemwide Library and Scholarly Information Advisory Committee
James Frew

Pritzker Brief Series (UCLA Law)
Jim Salzman

Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve (VERS)
John Melack, Faculty Advisor

Water in the West Advisory Board (Stanford)
Gary Libecap

American Political Science Association (Science, Technology, & Environmental Politics Section)
Sarah Anderson, Chair


Student Committees

Bren Seminars
Elizabeth Hiroyasu, PhD Student Representative
Alexa Fredston-Hermann, PhD Student Representative
TBD, 2nd-year MESM Student Representative
TBD, 2nd-year MESM Student Representative

Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Aleah Van Woert, Staff Consultant

PhD Dean's Advisory (PhD DAC)
Owen Liu (3rd year PhD student representative)
Ian McCulllough (5th year PhD student representative)

Steve Gaines, Dean
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kristine Faloon, Staff Consultant
David Parker, Staff Consultant

MESM Dean's Advisory (MESM DAC)
Bradley Bowers, 2nd-year MESM student representative
Cora Kammeyer, 2nd-year MESM student representative
Sodavy Ou, 2nd-year MESM student representative
Nathan Grimes, 1st-year MESM student representative
Madison Harris, 1st-year MESM student representative
Sarah Salem, 1st-year MESM student representative
Steve Gaines, Dean
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kristine Faloon, Staff Consultant
David Parker, Staff Consultant

MESM Class Chairs
Class of 2017: Jayme Ohlhaver and Desmond Ho

Class of 2018: Jon McKoy and Lindsay McPhail

Bren School TGIF Representative
Jacob Levine

Bren School Graduate Student Association (GSA)
Andrew Cawley, 2nd-year MESM Representative
Emily Read, 2nd-year MESM Representative
Wendy Bagnasco, 1st-year MESM Representative
Easton Williams, 1st-year MESM Representative

Satie Airamé, Staff Advisor