© 2019 by NCURA Region VI.

OFFICERS & COMMITTEES
 

Chair

Treasurer

Secretary

Amanda Snyder

University of Washington

Manilyn Matau

University of California, Irvine

Erika Blossom

University of California, Irvine

Vanessa Quiroz Hotz

University of Washington

Krista Roznovsky

Stanford University

Chair-Elect

Secretary-Elect

The Region VI Officers are the Chair, Chair-Elect, the Treasurer, the Treasurer-Elect (if applicable in given year), the Secretary, and the Secretary-Elect, which are all elected positions.  The Chair and Secretary positions are two-year positions, where the member serves for one year in the Officer-Elect position, and one year in the Officer position.  The Treasurer is a three-year position, where the member serves for one year in the Treasurer-Elect position, and two years in the Treasurer position.

 

Chair

Chair-Elect

Immediate Past Chair

Treasurer

Tresurer-Elect

Secretary

Secretary-Elect

Elected RAC Member

Elected RAC Member

Appointed RAC Member

Appointed RAC Member

Amanda Snyder, University of Washington

Vanessa Quiroz Hotz, University of Washington

Kevin Stewart, University of California, Santa Barbara

Manilyn Matau, University of California, Irvine

N/A

Erika Blossom, University of California, Irvine

Krista Roznovsky, Stanford University

Noam Pines, University of California, Berkeley (Term ends 12-31-19)

Erika Waday, University of Nevada, Reno (Term ends 12-31-20)

Gavyn Clasemann-Ryan, Stanford University (Term ends 12-31-19)

Nancy Lewis, University of California, Irvine (Term ends 12-31-20)

The Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) advises the Chair on regional business, develops strategies for regional activities, evaluates regional issues, and serves as a general sounding board for the Chair and the membership. 

 

The RAC consists of up to eleven members, where the Region VI Chair serves as RAC Chair.  All of the Region VI Officers are members, as well as the Immediate Past Chair and four members at-large.  Every year, one at-large RAC member is elected by the Region membership and one RAC member is appointed by the Region VI Chair.  All at-large members serve two-year terms beginning January 1. 

Chair

Members

Lisa Wottrich, SRI International

Csilla Csaplár, Stanford University
Kim Eudy, University of Southern California
Nancy Lewis, University of California, Irvine
Samantha Aleshire, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

The Nominating & Elections Committee is responsible for managing the nominations and elections for the elected positions for Region VI.  The Committee verifies each candidate’s willingness to serve and certifies the slate of candidates for each office or Board seat.

Chair

Members

Csilla Csaplár, Stanford University

 

Vanessa Azevedo, University of California, Merced

Erika Garcia, California Institute of Technology

Billy Gellepis, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Vanessa Quiroz Hotz, University of Washington

The Awards & Recognition Committee is responsible for the Region VI volunteer recognition program and travel awards given by Region VI to support attendance at various NCURA meetings and conferences.  The purpose of the Award & Recognition Program is to enhance professional development, and to recognize those individuals and groups who have made special and noteworthy contributions to research administration and to NCURA Region VI.  

Chair

Members

Melissa Mullen, California State University, Office of the Chancellor

 

Theresa Caban, Kaiser Permanente

Erika Garcia, California Institute of Technology

Derick Jones, Lundquist Institute
Nancy Lewis, University of California, Irvine
Samantha Westcott, California Institute of Technology
Amanda Snyder, University of Washington​

The Education & Professional Development Committee (EPDC) is responsible for identifying, creating and administering educational and professional development opportunities for Region VI research administrators, and for the administration of the LeadMe professional mentorship program. 

The LeadMe Program Chairs are members of the EPDC. 

Chair

Members

Michiko Taniguchi Pane, Stanford University

Laura Register, Stanford University
Megan Dietrich Stanford University
Sandra Stevens Hunt, University of California, Irvine​

The overarching purpose of the Region VI Membership & Volunteer Committee is to welcome, facilitate, recruit and engage the membership in its participation of regional activities through a mix of advisory and hands-on work.

Chair

Members

Kevin Stewart, University of California, Santa Barbara

Amanda Snyder, University of Washington
Diana Vigil-Stevens, University of California, Irvine
Erika Blossom, University of California, Irvine
Laura Register, Stanford University
Mara Rivet, University of Washington

The Website Committee is an ad hoc committee created in 2018 to create, update and manage the new Region VI website. In 2019 the Region VI website made the full transition from being reliant on hosting and programming from colleagues at Washington State University to being managed through regional leadership & volunteers.

Chair

Members

Vanessa Quiroz Hotz, University of Washington

 

Lisa Wottrich, SRI International
Manilyn Matau, University of California, Irvine
Erika Blossom, University of California, Irvine

The Region VI Site Selection Committee is an ad hoc committee created in 2019 to allow in part for site selection proceedings begin sufficiently in advance to allow for strategic assessment, analysis and decisions to be made for the site of future regional meetings.

Board of Directors

Nominating & Leadership Committee

Professional Development Committee

Select Committee on Global Affairs

Derick Jones, Lundquist Institute

Samantha Westcott, California Institute of Technology (Vice Chair)

Csilla Csaplár, Stanford University

 

Nicole Joyce, University of California, San Diego


Katherine Ho, Stanford University