Communication Services & Information Technology
University of California
Communication Services & Information Technology

Service Overview

Government and Community Relations

Guides UC ANR employees in how to effectively communicate with government and community officials. 

Key contact: Anne Megaro, Government Relations and Community Relations Director 

Information Technology Infrastructure

Provides desktop support, email account creation, and network infrastructure for the division.

Help Desk Support: Web, Phone 530-750-1212


Provides branding tools such as PowerPoint templates, business card designs, downloadable logos and more at the ANR Branding Toolkit website.

Key Contact: Cynthia Kintigh, Marketing Director 

News and Information Outreach

  • Media relations – news releases & providing expert sources
  • Food & Green blogs – food-related stories & natural resources stories
  • Social media – Facebook, Twitter
  • Media relations training – upon request

Key contacts: Pam Kan-Rice, Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach, and Jeannette Warnert, Public Information Representative

News and Information Outreach in Spanish

News and Information Outreach in Spanish provides media and community outreach in Spanish, as well as translation/narration services. 

Key contactRicardo Vela, Program Manager

Publishing and Visual Services

Develops and markets peer-reviewed ANR publications and California Agriculture journal and provides graphic design, photography and videography services to ANR. 

Key contactJim Downing, Director of Publishing; Executive Editor, California Agriculture

Web Development

Manages over 50 applications, including Site Builder, our web content management system, the Survey Tool, and Collaborative Tools. Also provides custom application development, website development assistance and consultation.

Key contact: Dave Krause, Manager of Web Development and Applications Programming

Help Support/Feature Requests

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