CSAC members are an interdisciplinary group of campus staff dedicated to connecting employees with the Chancellor's Office

Hannah Morse

Hannah Morse
Co-Chair

Mechanical Engineering
hrmorse@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“I wanted to be involved with CSAC to recognize and proactively address staff issues. It is an honor to be a representative of my fellow colleagues and to provide support to enrich team morale across campus.”
Loves UCSB because “The campus has so much to offer for students, faculty, and staff. The wealth of knowledge, opportunities for professional and personal growth, and the beach front campus are all pluses in my book.”
Enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing with my two cats (Coral and Mickey), swimming, scuba diving, sailing, hiking, and volunteering.
Favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (great classic)


 

Kelly Rivera

Kelly Rivera
Co-Chair

Academic Senate
kelly.rivera@senate.ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“my job allows me to think about how campus policies affect faculty and students, but I want to be able to delve into issues that affect myself and all of my fellow UCSB staff members.”
Loves UCSB because “I received my undergraduate and graduate degrees here, the community is amazing, and you can't beat the weather!”
Enjoys Reading, spin and barre classes, cooking, and trying out new food and drink spots around town.
Favorite book is And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie


 

Rachel Altavilla

Rachel Altavilla

South Hall Administrative Support Center (SASC)
rachelaltavilla@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“I would like to become more involved on campus and build more connections with other staff members. I enjoy bringing people together and I am excited to work with the committee on staff morale events.”
Loves UCSB because “I get to work near the beach and its friendly environment!”
Enjoys camping, hiking, grilling, and going to the beach. Trying to visit as many national parks as I can!
Favorite book is “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens.


 

Sandra Caceres

Sandra Caceres

Testing Center
scaceres@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “it gives me the opportunity to gain valuable insight into the campus culture, build strong relationships with colleagues and work hard to improve the staff experience at UCSB.”
Loves UCSB because “I love UCSB because it is located along the beautiful California coast and the campus community is full of friendly people.”
Enjoys spending time with my family, listening different genres of music and attempting DIY crafting projects.
Favorite book is American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins


 

Jenna Craig

Jenna Craig

Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
jennabcraig@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“interested in becoming more informed and involved here at UCSB.”
Loves UCSB because “its location and atmosphere!”
Enjoys a day at the beach with my golden retriever, Blue. OR attending a live sporting event!
Favorite book is I'm going to say magazine instead and say, ESPN!


 

Mike Craig

Mike Craig

College of Engineering
mcraig@engineering.ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“I want to be more involved in UCSB issues. I also want to network and share my ideas with other members of the UCSB community.”
Loves UCSB because “the location, the environment and the people.”
Enjoys spending time with my dog, getting in a round of golf, or having some beers with friends.
Favorite book is A Storm of Swords.


 

Maeve Devoy

Maeve Devoy

Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life
maeve@cappscenter.ucsb.edu

 


 

Shantel Dickerson

Shantel Dickerson

Residential and Community Living
shanteldickerson@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I want to gain a deeper sense of the organizational structure of the UCSB campus as a whole. I'm excited to meet and collaborate with staff from various units and professional fields.”
Loves UCSB because “UCSB is where I found my voice and refined my values as both a person and professional. I have immense gratitude for the infinite amount of opportunities to connect with folks over meaningful topics, and to do so in one of the most beautiful places in the world.”
Enjoys Hiking, photography, writing, scrapbooking, sports, and fluffy animals.
Favorite book is Daring Greatly, The Last Lecture, Educated, The Alchemist, The Education of Little Tree


 

Dorin Willey

Dorin W. Donohoe

Technology & Industry Alliances
willey@tia.ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I want to work with staff members I would otherwise never get the opportunity to work with or meet.”
Loves UCSB because “of the natural beauty and varied form of innovation that beauty inspires.”
Enjoys running, cross country skiing, biking and spending time with family and friends.
Favorite book is Anne Lamott's Operating Instructions.


 

Anjum Fitch

Anjum Fitch

Police Department
afitch@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I am looking forward to deepen my knowledge of the campus and its operations, and to creatively and collaboratively play an integral part in decision making.”
Loves UCSB because “Awesome staff, amazing students and incredible weather.”
Enjoys walks on the beach, hiking, traveling around the world, cooking and music.
Favorite book is too many to list.


 

Jane Gama

Jane Gama

Human Resources
jane.gama@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“I want to continue to find ways to elevate and celebrate others across our campus community. I am very passionate about collaborating with others to ensure we are leveraging one another and implementing ways to better serve and meet our Staff needs.”
Loves UCSB because “The community is vibrant, diverse, inclusive and the work is challenging and invigorating all at the same time.”
Enjoys Swinging in the hammock, hosting gatherings with my partner, and loving on our 4 cats and our 14 year old Beagle.
Favorite book is “A Day in the Life of MARLON BUNDO” by Jill Twiss.


 

Shariq Hashmi

Shariq Hashmi

College of Engineering
shashmi@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I wish to support staff needs and concerns at UCSB in order to reduce staff burnout and improve staff retention.”
Loves UCSB because “I love UCSB because of the many wonderful staff, students, and faculty that I get to work with. What a lovely bunch of people working to provide a high quality experience in higher education!”
Enjoys running, hiking, cooking, and playing music.
Favorite book is The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui; Big Little Man by Alex Tizon, The Multiracial Experience by Maria Root.


 

Kelly Keogh

Kelly Keogh

Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
kelly@bren.ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I wanted the opportunity to serve the UCSB community and be able to engage in issues that impact staff across campus. I hope to be a voice for staff and become a more integral part of this campus community.”
Loves UCSB because “I love the University environment and I am grateful to be part of an incredible, dynamic community of students, staff and faculty. I love being surrounded by so much learning and I feel good about the mission of our work.”
Enjoys I love travelling just about anywhere on earth or underwater, but I especially love exploring new spots in (my hometown of) Santa Barbara with my family.
Favorite book is West with the Night, Beryl Markham


 

Kaitlyn LeGros

Kaitlyn LeGros

Institute for Energy Efficiency
kaitlyn@iee.ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I want to play an active role in the UCSB community to address common concerns and to improve the well-being of the staff.”
Loves UCSB because “the location is beautiful, the atmosphere is incredible and the people are warm and friendly!”
Enjoys traveling, camping, Zumba, cooking, eating and spending time with family and friends!
Favorite book  changes all the time, but right now it is Educated by Tara Westover


 

Una Mladenović

Una Mladenović

Theater and Dance
una@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“I joined CSAC because I want to do my best to help our community grow and evolve.”
Loves UCSB because “I love UCSB mostly because of people working/studying here but I also see a lot of potential in the strives for excellence in academia/research.”
Enjoys I enjoy art, wine, food, and knitting.
Favorite book is Siddartha by Hermann Hesse


 

Preet Neki

Preet Neki

Residential and Community Living
pneki@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“I was excited for the opportunity to work alongside staff from other units with the collective goal of providing development opportunities and advocating for all UCSB staff members”
Loves UCSB because “of our students! While the beauty of UCSB's campus is breathtaking, my interactions with our students is what makes coming to work fun!”
Enjoys cats, e-biking, and sewing projects
Favorite book is A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin


 

Raquel Ramos

Raquel Ramos

McNair Scholars Program
rramos@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because…“I want to be connected to the campus and be a part of the change that elevates the staff morale. I am interested in using my skills to create a more inclusive campus for all staff. I would also like to expand my professional network and skills.”
Loves UCSB because “Of the beautiful campus and location as well as the diversity of the student and staff community.”
Enjoys eating my way around the world, reading, yoga, hiking, running, wine and beer tasting.
Favorite book is There are too many. But here are a few; The Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling, The Anne of Green Gables series by L.M. Montgomery, "Becoming" by Michelle Obama, "We Should All Be Feminist" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates, "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker, "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini, and "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck.


 

Rachel Souza

Rachel Souza

Chemical Engineering
rsouza@ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I wanted to get involved on campus, and CSAC seems like the perfect way to expand my network, and be a part of the discussion of bigger issues.”
Loves UCSB because “It is a beautiful campus full of interesting people.”
Enjoys learning/trying new things. Hanging out with my dog!
Favorite book is The Little Prince.


 

Leila Thomas

Leila Thomas

Contracts – Business and Financial Services
leila.thomas@bfs.ucsb.edu

Joined CSAC because… “I want to be a part of positive change on campus.”
Loves UCSB because “of the location, the staff, and my department.”
Enjoys my work. I love being able to help all UCSB departments. I also love walking the beach with my dog; gardening; skiing and listening to music and podcasts.
Favorite book is Usually whatever I read last, I also love the New Yorker, NatGeo and Oprah Magazine.


Non-Voting Members

Melinda Crawford
HR Representative

melinda.crawford@hr.ucsb.edu

Diane O’Brien
Staff Support

diane.obrien@ucsb.edu