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Healthy Campus Network Steering Committee


To make UC the healthiest place to work, live and learn.


The Healthy Campus Network Steering Committee at UCSB was established in March 2017. This was launched through the UC Global Food Initiative and established in concert with the creation of similar committees at all ten UC campuses.  This committee will be developing an action plan to support the above charge.


  • Barb Beainy, Director of Development and Stewardship, Engineering and the Sciences Office of Development; Chancellor's Staff Advisory Council 
  • Dolores Ines Casillas, Associate Professor Chicana and Chicano Studies
  • David Cleveland, Research Professor Environmental Studies; 
  • Beth Cohen, Interim lead for The Academic & Staff Assistance Program   Human Resources
    Nancy Emerson Executive Assistant to the Dean of Mathematical, Life & Physical Sciences Chancellor's Staff Advisory Council 
  • Shannon Hinirchs, Campus Public Health/Food Safety Officer Environmental Health & Safety
  • Jeff Huskey, Director of Recreation Recreation Center
  • Erica Losada, Financial and Operational Manager for Academic Affairs Executive Vice Chancellor's Office; Staff Assembly
  • Mo Lovegreen, Executive Officer of Geography and Director, Campus Sustainability
  • Alex Markovich, Graduate Student Global Studies; Graduate Student Association
  • Katie Maynard, Sustainability Coordinator, Geography
  • Meridith Merchant, Psychologist Counseling and Psychological Services 
  • Shalauna Miller,  Executive Assistant Housing, Dining, and Auxiliary Enterprises
  • Mike Miller, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
  • Sharleen O'Brien, Director Health and Wellness
  • Betsy Reynolds-Malear, Associate Director of Public Health Student Health
  • Tracey Nguyen, Associated Students
  • Laura Romo Professor for Education; Director of Chicana/Chicano Studies Institute Gevirtz Graduate School of Education; Chicana and Chicano Studies 
  • Lipika Sadaram, Associated Students
  • Maya Salmon, Career Resources Coordinator Career Services
  • Ginnie Thomas, Health Advocate Housing, Dining, and Auxiliary Enterprises
  • Guofang Wei, Professor Mathematics
  • TBD, Graduate Student Association