College of Engineering Dean’s Office Staff

Engineering Undergraduate Office


Dean’s Office Administration



Administration – 1042 Kemper 


Jennifer Curtis, Dean 530-752-0554
Jessie Catacutan, Executive Assistant Dean, Administration and Finance 530-752-3158
Daniel Black, Research and Education Strategic Decision Analyst 530-754-8944
Manju Kaul, Chief Financial Analyst 530-754-8725

Administrative Support – 1042 Kemper


Carrie Chown, Dean’s Executive Analyst 530-752-7725
Rachel Geier, Associate Dean and Budget Support Assistant 530-752-5924
Elsa Rojas Perez, Executive Support Assistant 530-752-7642

Academic Personnel and Planning – 1042 Kemper


Felix Wu, Associate Dean, Academic Personnel and Planning 530-754-7748
Melanie Christensen, Faculty Development Analyst 530-752-4980

Center for Nano- and Micro-Manufacturing (CNM2) – 1209 Kemper


Yusha Bey, Senior Development Engineer  530-752-9831
Chan Ho Kim, Associate Development Engineer 530-752-9831
Paula Lee, Administrative Assistant 530-752-9831
Ed Myers, Senior Development Engineer 530-752-9831

Development and External Relations – 2027 Academic Surge


Melinda Seevers, Assistant Dean, Development and External Relations 530-752-7412
Grace Greenwich, Senior Director of Development 530-304-5423
Sarah L Hodge, Assistant Director of Development 530-752-4724
Linda Tsang, Development Assistant 530-752-3849
Doug Wright, Assistant Director, Major Gifts 530-752-9052

Engineering Student Design Center – 1220 Bainer 


Mike Akahori, Student Shop Supervisor 530-752-1109
Sherry Batin, Student Shop Assistant Development Engineer 530-752-1109
David Kehlet, Student Shop Assistant Development Engineer 530-752-1109
Shawn Malone, Student Shop Assistant Development Engineer 530-752-1109

Engineering Student Startup Center (ESSC) – 1124 Bainer


Liz Tang, Director of Engineering Student Start up Center 530-752-6161

Engineering Undergraduate Office – 1050 Kemper


Jim Schaaf, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Studies 530-752-0556
Julie Burgal, Undergraduate Advisor 530-752-0557
Tanya Culliver-Whitlow, Director of LEADR Program 530-754-6556
Jordan Dade, International Student Advisor 530-752-8009
Nancy Davis, Undergraduate Advisor 530-725-7195
Laura Hackett, LEADR Program Advisor 530-752-8848
Lisa Laughter, First-Year Academic Advisor 530-752-9345
Chris Le, Counselor 530-752-1979
Mary Ramirez, Director of Outreach and Recruitment 530-752-3316
David Spight, Director of Undergraduate Affairs 530-752-4075
Terri Zamora, Student Advising Assistant 530-752-1979
Academic Peer Advisors 530-752-0553

Facilities and Safety – 2051 Academic Surge


Case van Dam, Associate Dean, Facilities and Capital Planning 530-752-7741
Scott Cooling, Project Manager 530-219-7060
Justin Hall, Manager of Small Projects 530-752-5637
Stephani Shone, Logistics Coordinator 530-752-3053
COE Receiving (1334-A Bainer)  530-752-4921

Human Resources and Purchasing Shared Services Unit – 2160 Kemper

Lisa Gaby, Manager, Shared Services 530-752-6691
Denise Bray, Purchasing/AP Specialist 530-752-4047
Melanie Burt-Schipke, Purchasing/AP Specialist 530-752-0394
Irma Cerna, Purchasing/AP Specialist  530-752-9776
Maryann Chavez, Payroll/HR Specialist 530-752-9865
Pia Flory, Purchasing/AP Lead 530-752-1653
Theresa Mcwayne, Purchasing/AP Specialist 530-752-3870
Diane Peterson, Payroll/HR Specialist 530-754-5404
Kathleen Sanchez, Purchasing/AP Specialist 530-752-7433
Lucy Whyte, Payroll/HR Specialist 530-752-9214

Information Technology Shared Services – 2021 Academic Surge


Steve Pigg, Executive Director, Information Technology 530-752-6012
Heidi Arnold, Systems Administrator 530-752-6465
Dean Bunn, Web Applications Developer 530-752-7742
Ben Clark, Systems Administrator 530-752-7615
Ken Jones, Manager 530-754-6857
Zaid Khan, Desktop Support 530-752-9939
John Kralik, Systems Administrator 530-754-6449
Babak Moghadam, Systems Administrator 530-752-0848
Jennifer Quynn, Learning & Assessment Specialist 530-752-4934

Marketing, Communications and Events – 1042 Kemper


Director of Marketing and Communications (Vacant)  
Bonnie Dickson, Communications Specialist 530-400-4012
Francesca Ross, Event Coordinator 530-754-9666

Research and Graduate Studies – 1042 Kemper


Jean VanderGheynst, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies  530-752-1650
Alin Wakefield, Research & Graduate Studies Development Coordinator  530-752-1650

For corrections please email the content manager.