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Bren School Committees

Student Committees

MEDS Dean's Advisory (DAC) MESM Dean's Advisory (DAC) PhD Dean's Advisory (DAC)
Paloma Cartwright, MEDS student
Joe DeCesaro, MEDS student
Allie Cole, MEDS student
Steve Gaines, Dean
Kimberly Yom, Staff Coordinator
Jamie Montgomery, Staff Consultant
Miya Scheble, Staff Consultant
David Parker, Staff Consultant
 
Elijah Baker, 1st year MESM Student
Shayan Kaveh, 1st year MESM student
Alessandra Puig-Santana, 1st year MESM student
Joaquin Meckler, 2nd year MESM Student
Shelby Smith, 2nd year MESM Student
Matthew Koller, 2nd year MESM Student
Steve Gaines, Dean
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
David Parker, Staff Consultant
 
Cori Lopazanski, 3rd year PhD Student
Annette Hilton, 3rd year PhD Student
Phoebe Racine, 5th year PhD Student
Steve Gaines, Dean
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
David Parker, Staff Consultant
 
MEDS Class Chairs MESM Class Chairs Graduate Student Association Representatives
Class of 2022:
Paloma Cartwright and Joe DeCesaro
Class of 2022:
Gabrielle Barsotti and Morganne Sigismonti

Class of 2023:
Lucas Boyd and Meghna Rao
 
Anna Zauner, 1st year MESM Student
Aya Rosenfeld, 2nd year MESM Student
Satie Airamé, Staff Advisor
 
Bren Seminars The Green Initative Fund Representative
Jacob Gellman, PhD Student
Anna Boser, PhD Student
Laurel Abowd, 2nd year MESM Student
Carly Norris, 2nd year MESM Student
Aleah Van Woert, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
 
Risa Lewis (PhD Student)

Faculty Committees

Faculty Executive Committee Diversity Committee Recruitment, Admissions, and Support Committee
Kelsey Jack, Chair (2nd year)
Kelly Caylor (2nd year)
Scott Jasechko (1st year)
Eric Masanet (1st year)
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Bruce Kendall, Ex officio
Sarah Anderson, Ex officio
Kelly Keogh, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant 
Kyle Meng, Chair
Sarah Anderson, Ex officio
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Liliana Sierra Castillo, PhD Student
Teague Tran, MESM Student
Halina Do-Linh, MEDS Student
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kelly Keogh, Staff Consultant
Rebecca Webb, Staff Consultant
Melissa Van De Werfhorst, Staff Consultant
 
Hunter Lenihan, Chair
Patricia Holden
Andrew Plantinga
David Tilman
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
Rebecca Webb, Staff Consultant
Kimberly Yom, Staff Consultant
Career Development & Alumni Relations Committee PhD Program Committee Master's Curriculum Committee
Sarah Anderson, Chair
Andrew Plantinga
Kristi Birney, Staff Coordinator
David Parker, Staff Consultant
Beth Pitton-August, Staff Consultant
Chris Costello, Chair
Frank Davis
Bruce Kendall
Rachel Torres, 5th year PhD Student
Cali Pfleger, 2nd year PhD Student
Emily Case, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kristine Duarte, Staff Consultant
 
James Frew, Chair
Allison Horst
Jim Salzman
Laurel Wee, 2nd Year MESM Student
Allie Cole, MEDS Student
Emily Case, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Jamie Montgomery, Staff Consultant
Kristine Duarte, Staff Consultant
 
Eco-Entrepreneurship Committee Strategic Environmental Communication & Media Committee MESM Group Projects Committee
Emily Cotter, Chair
Patricia Holden
Ashley Larsen
Sean Kerr, Staff Consultant
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Lisa Leombruni, Chair
Roland Geyer
Scott Jasechko
Sean Kerr, Staff Consultant
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Frank Davis, Chair
Chris Costello
Arturo Keller
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Sophia Leiker, 1st Year MESM Student
Virginia Pan, 1st Year MESM Student
Max Settineri, 1st Year MESM Student
Emily Case, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Beth Pitton-August, Staff Consultant
 
Building/Space Committee Personnel Committee Environmental Data Science Search
Sage Davis, Staff Coordinator
Arturo Keller, Chair
Mark Buntaine, Sabbatical W22, S22
Hunter Lenihan
Satie Airame, Staff Consultant
Steve Gaines, Ex Officio
 
Matt Potoski, Co-Chair, Sabbatical W21
Naomi Tague, Co-Chair
Kelly Keogh, Staff Coordinator
James Frew, Chair
Sarah Anderson, Equity Advisor
Frank Davis
Ben Halpern
Naomi Tague
Alice Lépissier, PhD Student
Juan Carlos Villaseñor-Derbez, PhD Student
Kelly Keogh, Staff Coordinator
 
Council of Legal Advisors Committee Affirmative Action Committee Corporate Environmental Management Faculty Search
Jim Salzman, Chair
Beth Pitton-August, Staff Coordinator
Steve Gaines, Dean
Faculty, TBD
Staff Coordinator, TBD
Matt Potoski, Chair
Eric Masanet
Kyle Meng
Emily Cotter
Paul Leonardi (TMP)
Seonghoon Kim, PhD student
 
MEDS Capstone Project
Allison Horst, Chair
Ben Halpern
Emily Case, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airame, Staff Consultant
Jamie Montgomery, Staff Consultant
Alex Yousefivand, MEDS student
Cullen Molitor, MEDS student
 

Ad Hoc Committees

MEDS Curriculum Cohesion Committee Computing Committee H. William Kuni Project Committee
Allison Horst, Chair
Tamma Carleton
James Frew
Ben Halpern
Scott Jasechko
Samantha Stevenson
Naomi Tague
Olivier Deschenes
Julien Brun
Ben Best
Stacy Rebich-Hespanha
Jamie Montgomery, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airame, Staff Consultant
Sean Kerr, Staff Consultant
 
James Frew
Samantha Stevenson
Brad Hill, Staff Coordinator
Garrett Favre-Schwan, Staff Consultant
Katherine Le, Staff Consultant
 
Hunter Lenihan, Chair
Tamma Carleton
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Satie Airamé, Staff Coordinator
Lotus Vermeer, Staff Consultant
 
Sustainable Water Markets
Fellowship Program Committee
Sustainable Forests Fellowship
Program Committee
Web Design Executive Committee
Bob Wilkinson, Chair
Jim Salzman
Steve Gaines, Ex officio
Lili Prahl, Staff Coordinator
 
Bruce Kendall, Chair
Robert Heilmayr
Naomi Tague
Kristine Duarte, Staff Coordinator
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
 
Melissa Van De Werfhorst, Chair
Lisa Leombruni
Brad Hill, Staff Consultant
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
 
Zurich Financial Services Distinguished
Visitor Program Selection Committee
Web Design Review Committee
Roland Geyer, Chair
Kyle Meng
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant 
Sean Kerr, Staff Consultant 
Lotus Vermeer, Staff Consultant
 
Melissa Van De Werfhorst, Chair
Roland Geyer
Lisa Leombruni
Satie Airamé, Staff Consultant
Kristi Birney, Staff Consultant
Kristine Duarte, Staff Consultant
Brad Hill, Staff Consultant
David Parker, Staff Consultant
Rebecca Webb, Staff Consultant
 

Campus Committees

Committee 2021-2022 Members
Central Fellowships Committee Samantha Stevenson
Chancellor’s Sustainability Committee Sangwon Suh Hunter Lenihan
Chancellor's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women Sarah Anderson
Chancellor's Task Force on Childcare Sarah Anderson
Program Review Panel (PRP) (meets Wed at 1-3) Naomi Tague
AVC for Academic Personnel Search Committee Bruce Kendall
Dangermond Chair Faculty Search Committee Ben Halpern Patricia Holden John Melack
Faculty Salary Equity Committee Chris Costello
Privilege and Tenure  Matt Potoski
Academic Welfare and Awards Hunter Lenihan
Committee on Information Technology, Academic Senate (meets Fri PM) James Frew, Chair
Information Technology Council James Frew, CIO
Faculty Steering Committee, Center for Information Technology and Society James Frew
Campus Data Science Initiative Working Group Kelly Caylor
Data Science Curriculum Committee Kelly Caylor
Committee on International Education Arturo Keller
Office of Research Space Committee Kelly Caylor
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis Ben Halpern, Director
NCEAS Campus Advisory Committee Kelly Caylor
ERI Director Kelly Caylor
UCSB Natural Reserve System (NRS) Patricia Holden, Director
UC Natural Reserve System (NRS) University-wide Advisory Committee Patricia Holden, Chair in Spring 2020
Natural Reserve System (NRS) Advisory Committee Patricia Holden, Ex Officio Frank Davis John Melack James Frew
Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve John Melack, Faculty Advisor
ISBER Advisory Committee Mark Buntaine
Institute for Energy Efficiency (IEE) Leadership Committee Sangwon Suh
Marine Science Institute (MSI) Advisory Committee Patricia Holden, Ex Officio Ben Halpern
Scientific Diving Committee Hunter Lenihan
Small Boat Operations Committee Hunter Lenihan
VCR Building Committee (COAST Building) Ben Halpern
North Campus Open Space (NCOS) Administrative Advisory Group Kelly Caylor Frank Davis
La Kretz Center Frank Davis, Director
LTER Network Office  Frank Davis, Executive Director
Advisory Council for the Center for Black Studies Research James Frew
UC Academic Freedom Committee Hunter Lenihan
UC Systemwide Committee on Academic Computing and Communications James Frew
UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Application Review Committee Ashley Larsen
UC Environmental Economics (EE) Committee Chris Costello, Chair
UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Steering Committee Kelsey Jack
Faculty Legislature Representative Eric Masanet
UCSB Campus Climate Survey Committee Sean Kerr 
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