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Staff Directory

County Director Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco & San Mateo Counties

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

Commercial Agriculture

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Kamyar Aram
Title: East Bay Specialty Crops Advisor
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6692
Email: kamaram@ucanr.edu
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Janet Caprile - Emeritus
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Commercial fruit, nut, vine, vegetable, field, specialty crops
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane, Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Email: jlcaprile@ucdavis.edu

Delta Crops

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Michelle Leinfelder-Miles Ph.D.
Title: Farm Advisor
Specialty: Crop Production, Soil and Water Resources, the Delta
Address:
Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
2101 East Earhart Avenue, Suite 200
Stockton, CA 95206
Phone: 209-953-6100
Email: mmleinfeldermiles@ucanr.edu

4-H Staff

Brenda C. Vales
Title: 4-H Program Representative
Phone: 925-608-6690
Email: bcvales@ucanr.edu
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.
Phone: (669) 301-9419
Email: sjweaver@ucanr.edu

Food and Money

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Eli Figueroa
Title: Community Education Specialist
Specialty: Middle & High School Youth Nutrition Education; Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR)
Address:
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6678
Fax: (925) 608-6697
Email: eifigueroa@ucanr.edu
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Santos Lopez
Title: Community Nutrition Educator
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6680
Fax: (925) 608-6697
Email: sanlopez@ucanr.edu
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Carla M Moore
Title: EFNEP Administrative Assistant
Specialty: Alameda and Contra Costa County EFNEP
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6675
Fax: (925) 608-6697
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.
Address:
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: 925-608-6681
Fax: 925-608-6697
Email: mqneelon@ucanr.edu
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Leah Sourbeer
Title: Nutrition Program Supervisor
Specialty: EFNEP
Address:
2380 Bisso Lane
Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 608-6676
Fax: (925) 608-6697
Email: ljelmazati@ucanr.edu

Home Gardening and Master Gardeners

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Dawn Kooyumjian
Title: Coordinator -UC Master Gardener Program of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
Address:
Cooperative Extension
2380 Bisso Lane Suite B
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: 925-608-6682
Fax: (925) 608-6697
Email: dakooyumjian@ucanr.edu

Natural Resources

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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,
Address:
UCCE Santa Clara County
1553 Berger Drive, Bldg. 1
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-282-3106
Email: sbarry@ucanr.edu
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Dr Igor Lacan
Title: Bay Area Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry Advisor
Specialty: Urban Forestry
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

Urban Pests

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Dr Andrew Mason Sutherland BCE
Title: Integrated Pest Management Advisor
Specialty: urban IPM of arthropods
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension – Alameda County
224 W. Winton Avenue
Rm 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-670-5624
Fax: 510-670-5671
Email: amsutherland@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
Address:
University of California Cooperative Extension-Alameda County
224 West Winton Ave., Suite 134
Hayward, CA 94544
Phone: 510-703-4119
Email: rbennaton@ucanr.edu