Department Chairs and Managers

CA&ES Dean's Office

Penny Herbert Chair 530-752-1608
Brian McEligot  Chief Administrative Officer  530-752-3603

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Rachael Goodhue  Chair 530-754-7812
Aaron Smith Vice Chair 530-752-2138
Ed Taylor Vice Chair 530-564-0443
Elle Barnes Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-9995

Animal Science

James Murray Chair 530-752-1252
Pablo Ross Vice Chair 530-771-7225
Anne Todgham Vice Chair 530-752-1897
Kelly Wade Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-4695

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Bryan Jenkins Chair 530-752-0103

David Slaughter

Vice Chair 530-752-5553
Jennifer Radke  Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-1947

Entomology and Nematology

Steve Nadler Chair 530-752-0492
Joanna Chiu Vice Chair 530-752-1839
Nora Orozco Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-3711

Environmental Science and Policy

Ted Grosholz Interim Chair 530-752-9151
Marissa Basket Vice Chair 530-752-1579
Ellen Barnes Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-6370

Environmental Toxicology

Robert Rice Chair 530-754-5192
Patricia Oteiza Vice Chair 530-754-6074
Chris Crum   Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-6584

Food Science and Technology

Linda Harris Chair 530-752-2358
Chris Simmons Vice Chair  530-752-2109
Nitin Nitin Vice Chair  530-752-6208
Jennifer Radke   Chief Administrative Officer  530-752-1947

Human Ecology

Leigh Ann Simmons Chair 530-752-0511

N. Claire Napawan

Vice Chair


Adrienne Nishina Vice Chair 530-752-7003
Ellen Barnes Chief Administrative Officer 530-752-1127

Land, Air, and Water Resources

Will Horwath Chair 530-752-2199
Paul Ullrich Vice Chair 530-400-9817
Shu-Hua Chen Vice Chair 530-752-1822
Chris Crum Chief Administrative Officer 530-752-6584


Francene Steinberg Chair 530-752-0160
Fawaz Haj Vice Chair 530-752-3214
Kelly Wade Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-1598

Plant Pathology

Dave Rizzo Chair 530-752-4269
Nora Orozco Chief Administrative Officer  530-752-3711

Plant Sciences

Gail Taylor Chair 530-752-9165
Matthew Gilbert Vice Chair 530-752-7846
Maell Melotto Vice Chair 530-752-1747
Bruce Linquist Vice Chair 530-752-3125
Dee Madderra Chief Administrative Officer 530-752-6584

Viticulture and Enology

David Block Chair 530-752-0381
Jennider Radke  Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-1947

Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Nann Fangue  Chair 530-752-4997
Dirk Van Vuren Vice Chair 530-752-4181
Chris Crum  Chief Administrative Officer   530-752-6584