Cooperative Specialist Advisory Committee

The Cooperative Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) serves as a liaison between Cooperative Extension (CE) specialists and leadership of the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) and UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). The SAC represents the interests and concerns of CE specialists to better serve California’s diverse communities and to enhance interactions between CA&ES and ANR.

This committee meets monthly with CA&ES deans and quarterly with ANR leadership.

Name Role Title Department

Keith Taylor


Assistant Professor of CE

Human Ecology  

Jackson Gross


Assistant Professor of CE, Aquaculture

Animal Science

Linda J. Harris


Professor of CE, Food Safety

Food Science and Technology

Mark E. Lundy


Associate Professor of CE, Grain Cropping Systems

Plant Science

Alireza Pourreza


Assistant Professor of CE, Digital Agriculture

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Matthew Fidelibus


Professor of CE

Viticulture and Enology

Brittney Goodrich


Assistant Professor of CE

Agricultural and Resource Economics