The Office of Development and External Relations coordinates programs that work together to support philanthropic gifts to the College of Engineering, communicate its accomplishments and aspirations, and actively engage alumni and the community in the life of the College and UC Davis.

Leigh Ann Hartman
Leigh Ann Hartman
Assistant Dean, Development and External Relations
Office Phone: 530-304-8256


Molly Bechtel Molly Bechtel
Outreach and Engagement Coordinator
Office Phone: 530-752-0848 

Lamia Hajani
Development Assistant
Office Phone: 530-752-3849



Craig Jackson
Senior Director of Development



Alison Metzger-Jones
External Relations Manager
Office Phone: 530-752-8131


Kristy Peterson
Associate Director of Development
Office Phone: 530-754-1086