Executive Assistant Dean
CA&ES Dean's Office
Penny Herbert accepted the position as CA&ES Executive Assistant Dean on January 1, 2016.
“I am honored to serve in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,” Herbert said. “As a veteran of the UC system, I’m delighted to bring my experience in working with talented students, faculty, staff and leadership in support of the college's finances.”
The executive assistant dean is the lead financial and administrative officer for the college, and oversees the business and financial operation of the college. Herbert provides leadership for college resource management and planning, and dealing with a wide range of issues such as policy, budget models, resource allocation, initiatives and organizational structure. The executive assistant dean also has primary responsibility for CA&ES financial planning and analyses in support of the operating and capital budgets. In addition, she manages the college’s budget and financial services, facilities planning, information technology, business services and general administration.