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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: Bay Area 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

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: 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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Ms Marisa Neelon
Title: Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Advisor
Specialty: Food security and the prevention of childhood obesity and chronic disease in populations with low-income.
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 and 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: Coordinator -UC Master Gardener Program of 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 ; Food and Land Access and Security
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension-Alameda County
224 West Winton Ave., Suite 134
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-703-4119
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

Staff

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Susan J Weaver
Title: 4-H Youth Development Program Regional Supervisor, 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
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: (669) 301-9419
Email: sjweaver@ucanr.edu
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Rachel Wood
Title: 4-H Program Representative
County: Alameda County
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 530-285-3879
Email: rlwood@ucanr.edu