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STAFF LIST

Office Information

Alameda County
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5650
Fax: (510) 670-5671

Director

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Frank McPherson
Title: County Director
Specialty: Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco & San Mateo Counties
County: Contra Costa County
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: 925-608-6688
Email: fmcpherson@ucanr.edu

Administration

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Melanie Weir
Title: Office Administrative Assistant, UCCE Alameda County
Specialty: Food, Design, Technology & Entrepreneurship
County: Alameda County
Address:
224 West Winton Avenue
134
Hayward, CA 94544
Email: mwau@ucanr.edu

4-H Staff

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Cheryl Fraser
Title: 4-H Community Education Specialist II
Specialty: 4-H Youth Development Program
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510)670-5639
Email: cyfraser@ucanr.edu
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Dr Charles Go
Title: 4-H Youth Development Advisor - Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
Specialty: Applied research and extension of knowledge in the areas of fostering and implementing programs that focus on youth life skills development and working with communities to build capacities to support youth development.
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-963-0659
Email: cggo@ucanr.edu

Food and Money Staff

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Nelly Camacho
Title: Nutrition Educator
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5666
Email: nlcamacho@ucanr.edu
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Jennifer Ferreira
Title: Nutrition Educator
Specialty: EXPANDED FOOD AND NUTRITION (EFNEP) YOUTH PROGRAM
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-670-5664
Email: jaferreira@ucanr.edu
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Carla M. Moore
Title: EFNEP Administrative Assistant
Specialty: Administrative Assistant for Alameda and Contra Costa County EFNEP
County: Contra Costa County
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6675
Email: carmoore@ucanr.edu
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Marisa Neelon
Title: Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Advisor
County: Contra Costa County
Address:
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6681
Email: mqneelon@ucanr.edu
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Molica Sim
Title: Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Youth
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5670
Email: molsim@ucanr.edu
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Leah Sourbeer
Title: Nutrition Program Supervisor
Specialty: EFNEP
County: Contra Costa County
Address:
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6676
Email: ljelmazati@ucanr.edu

Nutrition Family and Consumer Sciences Staff

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Tuline Baykal
Title: UC CalFresh Program Supervisor
Specialty: Early Childhood, Adults & Seniors Programs
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5631
Email: tnbaykal@ucanr.edu
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Mary L Blackburn PhD, MPH
Title: Family   Consumer Sciences   Health & Nutrition Advisor
Specialty: Family and consumer sciences, EFNEP and FSNEP
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5623
Email: mlblackburn@ucanr.edu
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Leticia Christian
Title: CalFresh Educator
Specialty: UC Cal fresh Nutrition Education- Early Childhood Program
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510)6705632
Email: ldchristian@ucanr.edu
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Max Fairbee
Title: Community Educator
Specialty: Seniors and Aging Adults
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-670-5657
Email: fhmax@ucanr.edu
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Haley Kerr
Title: Community Education Specialist
Specialty: Early Childhood Education (ECE)
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-670-5651
Email: hbkerr@ucanr.edu
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Mr Patrick Safinya-Davies
Title: CalFresh Administrative Assistant
Specialty: CalFresh
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5652
Email: pdsdavies@ucanr.edu
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Yolanda Silva
Title: Nutrition Educator
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5633
Email: ysilva@ucanr.edu

Garden

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Dawn Kooyumjian
Title: Master Gardener Program Coordinator -Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
County: Contra Costa County
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: 925-608-6682
Email: dakooyumjian@ucanr.edu

Urban Agriculture

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Rob Bennaton
Title: Bay Area Urban Agriculture Advisor
Specialty: Small Scale Food Production and Soil Quality/Resource Management
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-453-3958
Email: rbennaton@ucanr.edu

Urban Pests

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Casey Hubble
Title: Staff Research Associate
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Email: cwhubble@ucanr.edu
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Dr Andrew Mason Sutherland BCE
Title: Integrated Pest Management Advisor
Specialty: urban IPM of arthropods
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-670-5624
Email: amsutherland@ucanr.edu

Urban Landscape

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Dr Igor Lacan
Title: Bay Area Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry Advisor
Specialty: Urban Forestry
Unit: San Mateo-San Francisco Counties
Address:
Cooperative Extension San Mateo-San Francisco Counties
1500 Purisima Creek Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Phone: 650-276-7428
Email: ilacan@ucanr.edu

Commercial Agriculture

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Kamyar Aram
Title: East Bay Specialty Crops Advisor
County: Contra Costa County
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6692
Email: kamaram@ucanr.edu
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Sheila J. Barry
Title: County Director Santa Clara / Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, San Francisco Bay Area
Specialty: Rangeland Ecology and Management, Beef Cattle Production, Rangeland Conservation, Grazing Management,
County: Santa Clara County
Address:
UCCE Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg. 1
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (408) 282-3106
Email: sbarry@ucanr.edu

Emeritus Advisor

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Janet Caprile - Emeritus
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Commercial fruit, nut, vine, vegetable, field, specialty crops
County: Contra Costa County
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Email: jlcaprile@ucdavis.edu
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Lucrecia Farfan-Ramirez
Title: Emeritus
Specialty: Community health and nutrition, youth nutrition
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Email: lfarfanramirez@ucanr.edu
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M. Ali Harivandi Ph.D.
Title: Environmental Horticulturist, Emeritus
Specialty: Turfgrass, Soils, and Water
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5628
Email: maharivandi@ucanr.edu