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About Us

Director

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Sheila J. Barry
Title: County Director/ 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
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-282-3106
Email: sbarry@ucanr.edu

Administration

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Melanie Weir
Title: UCCE Office Manager and Administrative Assistant, Alameda County
Specialty: Community Food Systems, Entrepreneurship, Grant Writing, Fiscal Budget Management, and Report Writing.
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
224 West Winton Avenue
134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-670-5621
Email: mwau@ucanr.edu

Community Nutrition and Health

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Mary L Blackburn PhD, MPH
Title: Family and Consumer Sciences, Health & Nutrition Advisor
Specialty: Family and consumer sciences, EFNEP and FSNEP
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5623
Email: mlblackburn@ucanr.edu
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Alexa Erickson
Title: Community Nutrition, Health, and Food Systems Advisor
Specialty: Community Nutrition and Health, Nutrition Education and Behavior
County: Contra Costa County Cooperative Extension
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: 530-201-5332
Email: americkson@ucanr.edu

Cal Fresh Healthy Living (CFHL)

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Ms Tuline N Baykal
Title: CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE Program Supervisor
Specialty: Nutrition Education
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5631
Email: tnbaykal@ucanr.edu
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Leticia Delacaridad Christian
Title: Community Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Nutrition Education
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510)6705651
Email: ldchristian@ucanr.edu
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Max Fairbee
Title: Community Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Nutrition Education
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-670-5657
Email: fhmax@ucanr.edu
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Mikayla Hwee
Title: Administrative Assistant CFHL
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Email: mshwee@ucanr.edu
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Ms Mercy Mumba
Title: Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Nutrition Education
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 5106705642
Email: mmumba@ucanr.edu
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Yolanda Silva
Title: Community Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Nutrition Education
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5633
Email: ysilva@ucanr.edu
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Mariela Wajler
Title: Community Nutrition Educator
Specialty: Nutrition Education
Unit: CalFresh Healthy Living, UC
Address:
224 West Winton Avenue RM 134
(510) 670-5632
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 5107355036
Email: mwajler@ucanr.edu

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education (EFNEP)

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Leslie G Alfonso
Title: Community Nutrition Educator (EFNEP)
Specialty: EFNEP Youth
Unit: Community Nutrition and Health
Address:
UCCE Alameda County
224 W Winton Avenue
Suite 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (530) 786-0224
Email: lgalfonso@ucanr.edu
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Nelly L Camacho
Title: Community Nutrition Educator
Specialty: EFNEP Adult
Unit: Community Nutrition and Health
Address:
UCCE Alameda County
224 West Winton Ave.
Suite 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (510) 670-5666
Email: nlcamacho@ucanr.edu
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Carla M Moore
Title: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education (EFNEP) and CalFresh Healthy Living Administrative Assistant
Specialty: Alameda and Contra Costa County EFNEP; Contra Costa CFHL
Unit: Community Nutrition and Health
Address:
UCCE Contra Costa
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6675
Email: carmoore@ucanr.edu
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Leah J Sourbeer
Title: EFNEP Nutrition Program Supervisor
Specialty: EFNEP
Unit: Community Nutrition and Health
Address:
UCCE Contra Costa County
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6676
Email: ljelmazati@ucanr.edu

4-H Youth Development

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Julio Contreras
Title: 4-H Water Wizards Program & Phoenix Garden Coordinator
Specialty: Agroecology, Urban Ag, Beekeeping
Unit: San Mateo-San Francisco Counties
Address:
Cooperative Extension San Mateo-San Francisco Counties
1500 Purisima Creek Road
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Email: jcontre@ucdavis.edu
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Susan J Weaver
Title: 4-H Youth Development Program Regional Coordinator, Region 7
Specialty: Youth Leadership Development, Juntos 4-H, Teens as Teachers, In-school programs, Youth camps, Mentor development, Professional Development for educators.
County: Santa Clara County
Address:
UCCE Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg 1
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Email: sjweaver@ucanr.edu
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Rachel Wood
Title: 4-H Program Representative
Specialty: 4-H Youth Development - Ages 5-19
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: (530)-285-3879
Email: rlwood@ucanr.edu

Master Gardeners

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Allyson Greenlon
Title: Master Gardener and Urban Ag Coordinator
Specialty: California native plant horticulture, botany, public programs and outreach, museum science
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Email: algreenlon@ucanr.edu

Urban Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

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Andrew M Sutherland PhD, BCE
Title: Urban IPM Advisor
Specialty: urban (household & structural) IPM of insects and other arthropods
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-499-2930
Email: amsutherland@ucanr.edu

Environmental Horticulture

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Jessie Godfrey
Title: Environmental Horticulture and Water Resources Management Advisor
County: Alameda County Cooperative Extension
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 West Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Email: jmgodfrey@ucanr.edu

Community Economic Development

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Cristina M Murillo-Barrick
Title: Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Community Development Advisor
County: Contra Costa County Cooperative Extension
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (510) 305-3256
Email: cmurillo@ucanr.edu

Livestock and Natural Resources

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Sheila J. Barry
Title: County Director/ 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
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-282-3106
Email: sbarry@ucanr.edu

Small Farms & Specialty Crops

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Kamyar Aram
Title: Specialty Crops Advisor
County: Contra Costa County Cooperative Extension
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6692
Email: kamaram@ucanr.edu

Urban Forestry

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Dr Igor Lacan
Title: Interim County Director; 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

Human-Wildlife Interactions

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Carolyn Whitesell
Title: Human-Wildlife Interactions Advisor
Specialty: human-wildlife conflict mitigation, vertebrate pest management
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) 224-4679
Email: cawhitesell@ucanr.edu

Organic Materials Management and Agri-Food Systems

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Michael Cohen
Title: Organic Materials Management in Agri-Food Systems Advisor
County: Santa Clara County
Address:
UCCE Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg 1
2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-282-3132
Email: mfscohen@ucanr.edu

Staff

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Ms Lorena Serna Nunez
Title: Community Nutrition Educator
Specialty: EFNEP Youth
Unit: Community Nutrition and Health
Address:
UCCE Alameda County
224 W. Winton Ave
Suite 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 8312652981
Email: lsernanunez@ucanr.edu