Administrative Staff

Department Chair Mike Oskin
Department CAO Corinne Esser
Main Office 2119 Earth and Physical Sciences Building
phone: 1 (530) 752-0350; fax: 1 (530) 752-0951; geology@ucdavis.edu

David Barnes
Safety Officer/Facilities
debarnes@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-1505 
Greg Baxter
Thin Sections
gmbaxter@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-1864 
Nick Botto
Electron Microprobe Specialist
nwbotto@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-6582 
Bill Broadley
KeckCAVES Information Architect
bill@cse.ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0547 
Corinne Esser
Chief Administrative Officer
caesser@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-3668 
Janice Fong
Illustration/Web Design
jcfong@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-6775 
Gayle Grasmick
Financial Analyst
gmgrasmick@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-5694 
Mandy Hanou
Student Services Advisor
mlhanou@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Alyssa Henry
Research Assistant to Professor Vermeij 8:30-12 pm
Financial Assistant 1-5 pm
amhenry@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2234
1 (530) 752-2206
Terri Knight
KeckCAVES Cluster Programmer
tlknight@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0547 
Nancy Mackay-Taylor
Front Desk
nmackaytaylor@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Emily Marwedel
IT Desktop Support
eamarwedel@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9600 
Noemi Olvera
Payroll/Purchasing
jerolvera@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2201 
Acacia Steimer-Wilson
Academic Personnel
aswilson@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
Edith Vermeij
Staff Research Associate
ezvermeij@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2234 
Kengshi Yang
IT Server & Network Administration
tkyang@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421

Staff Duties

For more information or assistance on: Contact:  
 
Academic personnel matters
    Acacia/Corinne
gel-merits@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
Accounts payable
    Noemi
gel-purchasing@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2201 
Annual budget planning
    Corinne
gel-cao@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-3668 
Benefits
    Noemi/Corinne
gel-hr@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2201 
Building access
    Kengshi
gel-keys@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Building maintenance and repairs
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Classroom reservations
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Commencement ordering (caps/gowns/hoods)
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Computer accounts
    Emily
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9600 
Computer hardware and software support
    Emily
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9600 
Conference room reservations
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Contract, grant and departmental budgets & accounting
    Gayle
gel-accounting@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-5694 
Copier operation
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Course evaluation
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
 
Cyber-safety guidelines and compliance
    Kengshi
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Direct charges
    Noemi
gel-purchasing@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2201 
Enrollment
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Entertainment reimbursement
    Nancy/Corinne
gel-travel@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Equipment inventory
    Greg
gel-equipment@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-1864 
Facilities manager
    David/Greg
gel-labsafety@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-1505 
Faculty merits and promotions
    Acacia/Corinne
gel-merits@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
Faculty recruitment
    Acacia/Corinne
gel-merits@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
FedEx
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Firewall configuration
    Kengshi
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Grade changes and incomplete grades
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Graduate matters
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Grant budget preparation and administration
    Gayle
gel-accounting@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-5694 
Honoraria
    Noemi/Corinne
gel-hr@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2201 
Illustration/design for faculty and research publications, department displays
    Janice
gel-illustrator@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-6775 
Instruction planning
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Key distribution
    Kengshi
gel-keys@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Keycards
    Kengshi
gel-keys@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Keypad codes
    Kengshi
gel-keys@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Labels for assignment drop-off boxes: 1304 EPS
    Janice
gel-illustrator@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-6775 
Liaison to L&S Deans’ Office
    Corinne
gel-cao@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-3668 
Mail distribution
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Management, leadership and oversight for admin unit
    Corinne
gel-cao@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-3668 
Merits and promotions, faculty
    Acacia/Corinne
gel-merits@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
Obsolete equipment and salvage
    Greg
gel-equipment@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-1864 
Office supply inventory
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Paycheck distribution
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Payroll and personnel
    Noemi/Corinne
gel-hr@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2201 
Petrographic thin sections and polished sections
    Greg
gel-thinsections@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-1864 
Purchasing, invoices, packing slips
    Noemi
gel-purchasing@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-2201 
Recharge units
    Gayle
gel-accounting@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-5694 
Research lab safety guidelines and compliance
    David/Greg
gel-labsafety@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-1505 
Sabbatical requests
    Acacia/Corinne
gel-merits@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
Safety coordinator
    David/Greg
gel-labsafety@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 754-1505 
Seminars and brown bags
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Server and network administration
    Kengshi
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Short-term leave requests, faculty
    Acacia/Corinne
gel-merits@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
Student matters
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Supplies
    Nancy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Telephone directory updates
    Nancy/Kengshi
gel-phones@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Telephones
    Nancy/Kengshi
gel-phones@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Textbook orders
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Things not listed
    Nancy/Mandy
gel-business@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Travel advances, vouchers and reports
    Nancy/Corinne
gel-travel@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-0350 
Undergraduate matters
    Mandy
gel-advisers@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9100 
Video adapters and cables
    Emily
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9600 
Video projector and screen repairs
    Kengshi
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Video projector check-out
    Emily
gel-ithelp@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-9600 
Visas and work permits
    Acacia/Corinne
gel-merits@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-8107 
Web pages
    Janice
gel-webmaster@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-6775 
Web server administration
    Kengshi
gel-webmaster@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Website access controls
    Kengshi
gel-webmaster@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-7421 
Website design and consulting
    Janice
gel-webmaster@ucdavis.edu
1 (530) 752-6775