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Bren School Committees

Student Committees

MEDS Dean's Advisory (DAC) MESM Dean's Advisory (DAC) PhD Dean's Advisory (DAC)
Sofia Ingersoll, MEDS student
Heather Childers, MEDS student
Sam Muir, MEDS student
Steve Gaines, Dean
Bruce Kendall, Associate Dean
Sarah Anderson, Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Charlyna Meraviglia, Staff support
 
Eleanor Thomas, 2nd year MESM student representative
Caitlin Mori, 2nd year MESM student representative
Jenna Anderson, 2nd year MESM student representative
Natalie Smith, 1st year MESM student representative
Tulsi Mistry, 1st year MESM student representative
Tatianna Suriel, 1st year MESM student representative
Steve Gaines, Dean
Bruce Kendall, Associate Dean
Sarah Anderson, DEI Associate Dean
Charlyna Meraviglia, Staff support
 
Bonnie Basnett, PhD Student Representative
Risa Lewis, PhD Student Representative
Steve Gaines, Dean
Bruce Kendall, Associate Dean
Sarah Anderson, Associate Dean for DEI
Charlyna Meraviglia, Staff support

 
MEDS Class Chairs MESM Class Chairs Bren School Graduate Student Association (GSA)
Class of 2024:
Sofia Ingersoll and Heather Childers
 
Class of 2024:
Kelly Perymon and Eleri Griffiths

Class of 2025:
Sofia Gutierrez, Rence Balitaan, Jake Cosmo
 
Logan Ruggles, 2nd year MESM Student Representative
Nadine Snyder, 2nd year MESM Student Representative
Akshaya Jagannathan, Graduate Student Representative
Haozhe Yang, PhD Student Representative
Satie Airamé, Staff Sponsor
 
Bren Seminars The Green Initative Fund Representative (TGIF) Student-Faculty Representatives
Tamma Carleton, Faculty Representative
Gemma Del Rossi, PhD Student Representative
Zoe Sims, PhD Student Representative
Jaden Husser, MESM Student Representative
Hannah Irish, MESM Student Representative
Aleah Van Woert, Staff Coordinator
 
Meghan Roberts, 2nd year MESM representative Mukta Kelkar, PhD student representative
Kira Archipov, MESM student representative
Patty Park, MEDS student representative
Andrew Plantinga, Faculty Coordinator (FEC Chair)

Graduate Advisor
Satie Airamé
 

Faculty Committees

Faculty Executive Committee Diversity Committee Recruitment, Admissions, and Support Committee
Andrew Plantinga (1st year), Chair (ending 9/25)
Arturo Keller (2nd year)
Ashley Larsen (2nd year)
Samantha Stevenson (1st year) – sabbatical in F23
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Bruce Kendall, Ex officio
Sarah Anderson, Ex officio
Kelly Keogh, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Ben Halpern, Chair
Joan Dudney, Faculty Representative
Sarah Anderson, Ex officio
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Olivia Isbell, PhD Student Representative
Mika Muñoz, MESM Student Representative
Kristina Glass, MEDS Student Representative
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kelly Keogh, Staff Consultant
Seneca Ryan, Staff Consultant
Eric Masanet, Chair
Ashley Larsen, Faculty Representative
Andy MacDonald, Faculty Representative
David Tilman, Faculty Representative
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
Seneca Ryan, Staff Consultant
Kimberly Yom, Staff Consultant
Master's Curriculum Committee PhD Program Eco-Entrepreneurship Committee
Jim Salzman, Chair – leave F23
Sarah Anderson, Faculty Representative
Bruce Kendall, Faculty Representative
Karina Abou-Chakra, 2nd Year MESM Student Representative
Sam Muir, MEDS Student Representative
Sean Kerr, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kristine Duarte, Staff Consultant
Jamie Montgomery, Staff Consultant
Chris Costello, Chair
Sam Stevenson, Faculty Representative
Sadie Cwikiel, PhD Student Representative
Allie Caughman, PhD Student Representative
Satie Airamé, Staff Coordinator
Kristine Duarte, Staff Consultant
Sean Kerr, Staff Consultant

Economics and Environmental Science (EES)
PhD Emphasis

Chris Costello, Faculty Advisor

Interdepartmental PhD Emphasis in
Environment and Society

Kelly Caylor, Faculty Advisor
 
Robert Heilmayr, Chair
Don Fullerton, Faculty Representative
Emily Cotter, Staff Coordinator
Sean Kerr, Staff Consultant

Eco-E Focus Advisor:
Emily Cotter
Building/Space Committee Personnel MESM Group Projects Committee
Patricia Holden, Chair – Sabbatical in W24
Hunter Lenihan
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Sage Davis, Staff Coordinator
Kim Fugate, Staff Consultant
Matt Potoski, Co-Chair – sabbatical in W24
Naomi Tague, Co-Chair – sabbatical in W24
Bren Faculty
Kelly Keogh, Staff Coordinator
Arturo Keller, Chair
Roland Geyer, Faculty Representative
Hunter Lenihan, Faculty Representative
Sean Kerr, Staff Coordinator
Beth Pitton-August, Staff Consultant
Mara Booth, 1st Year MESM Student Representative
Taylor Cook, 1st Year MESM Student Representative
Matilde Saucedo, 1st Year MESM Student Representative
 
MEDS Capstone Project College of Creative Studies/Bren LPSOE Search Communication LPSOE Search
Ruth Oliver, Chair
Ben Halpern, Faculty Representative
Emily Case, Staff Coordinator
Jamie Montgomery, Staff Consultant
Anna Ramji, MEDS Student Representative
Charlie Curtin, MEDS Student Representative
Chris Costello, Faculty Representative
Arturo Keller, Faculty Representative
TBD, student representative
Jen Johansen, CS Staff Coordinator
Kelly Keogh, Bren Staff Coordinator
Scott Jasechko, Chair
Roland Geyer
Eric Masanet
Ron Rice, Communication Department
Allie Caughman, student representative
Cori Lopazanski, student representative
Kelly Keogh, Staff Coordinator
 

Ad Hoc Committees

MEDS Curriculum Cohesion Committee MESM Curriculum Cohesion Committee Computing Committee
Jamie Montgomery, Staff Coordinator
Tamma Carleton, Faculty Representative
Ruth Oliver, Faculty Representative
Naomi Tague, Faculty Representative – sabbatical in W24
Emily Case, Staff Consultant
Social Science Working Group
Jim Salzman, Chair - leave F23
Sarah Anderson, Faculty Representative
Chris Costello, Faculty Representative

Natural Science Working Group
Bruce Kendall, Faculty Representative
Kelly Caylor, Faculty Representative
Scott Jasechko, Faculty Representative
Ashley Larsen, Faculty Representative
Sam Stevenson, Chair – sabbatical F23
Trish Holden, Faculty Representative – sabbatical W24
Brad Hill, Staff Coordinator
Garrett Favre-Schwan, Staff Consultant
Katherine Le, Staff Consultant
Sustainable Forests Fellowship
Program Committee
Zurich Financial Services Distinguished
Visitor Program Selection Committee
Bruce Kendall, Chair
Robert Heilmayr, Faculty Representative
Naomi Tague, Faculty Representative – sabbatical in W23
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
David Tilman, Chair
Eric Masanet, Faculty Representative
Satie Airamé, Staff Coordinator
Lotus Vermeer, Staff Consultant

Campus Committees

Committee 2023-2024 Members
Faculty Legislature Representative Andy MacDonald
Central Fellowship Competition Hunter Lenihan
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