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 https://ucanr.zendesk.com, Phone 530-750-1212
Conducts media relations, social media and digital communications to promote the work of UC ANR. Provides branding tools such as PowerPoint templates, business card designs, downloadable logos and more in the Communications Toolkit.
Key Contact: Linda Forbes, Strategic Communications Director
News and Information Outreach
- Media relations – news releases & providing expert sources
- Food, Green and Healthy Communities blogs
- Social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, TikTok
- Training in media relations, videography, branding and more
Pam Kan-Rice, Assistant Director, News and Information Outreach
Mike Hsu, Senior Public Information Representative
Doralicia Garay, Social Media Strategist
Ethan Ireland, Senior Videographer
Saoimanu Sope, Digital Communications Specialist
News and Information Outreach in Spanish
News and Information Outreach in Spanish provides media and community outreach in Spanish, as well as translation/narration and videography services.
Key contact: Ricardo 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 contact: Rachel Lee, Director of Publishing; Executive Editor, California Agriculture
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: Sree Mada, Chief Information Officer
Help Support/Feature Requests: https://ucanr.zendesk.com