Area Offices

The Earth & Environmental Sciences Area office staff listed on this page are your points of contact for general front office questions and Area and Division management topics. Directory listings to find EESA staff by Departments and points of contact within the EESA Operations Staff Only website are also available. EESA’s main Area Office is located on the third floor of Building 74. Other EESA administrative offices are located in Buildings 70A and 84. To access a complete EESA Personnel Roster, go to Our People page.

Area Office Staff

Position Name Bldg. Rm. Phone
Associate Lab Director, EESA Susan Hubbard 84 0322 (510) 486-5266
Administrator to the ALD Melanie Kincaid 84 0320 (510) 486-5131
Operations Manager Lisa Kelly 84 0324 (510) 486-5041
Research Administration Manager Carol Valladao 74 0316H (510) 486-5781
Business Manager Peter K. Lau 74 0310 (510) 486-5570
Budget/Finance Grace Miller 74 0316Q (510) 486-6726
Human Resources Tracy Bigelow 74 0106 (510) 486-6065
Safety Coordinator Vivi Fissekidou 74B 0103 (510) 486-5610
Communications Manager Maryann Villavert 74 0314 (510) 486-7357

Climate & Ecosystem Sciences Division Office Staff

Position Name Bldg. Rm. Phone
Division Director Bill Collins 84 0330 (510) 495-2407
Division Deputy Eoin Brodie 70A 3317E (510) 486-6584
Administrator to the Division Director Kim Sopher 84 0365 (510) 486-6866
Research Administration Lead Rosie Davis 84 0373 (510) 486-7496
Senior Advisor Margaret Torn 84 0340 (510) 495-2223

Energy Geosciences Division Office Staff

Position Name Bldg. Rm. Phone
Division Director Jens Birkholzer 74 0310 (510) 486-7314
Administrator to the Division Director Cindy Tilton 74 0316S (510) 486-5347
Research Administration Lead Carol Valladao 74 0316H (510) 486-5781

Staff By Location

If you need to help with a specific workplace topic (travel, purchasing, time reporting, proposal development, etc.), go to the the EESA Operations Staff Only website and locate the Who to Contact directory. You can also contact the Front Office Staff for immediate questions.

Front Office Location Administrative Contact Bldg. Rm. Phone
84 Kim Sopher 84 0365 (510) 486-6866
74 Valarie Espinoza-Ross 74 0316L (510) 486-6455
70A Karen Elliott 70A 3317A (510) 486-7659

Staff By Area Departments

You can also find the entire EESA Personnel Roster by going to Our People page.

Department Department Head / Administrative Lead Bldg. Rm. Phone
Climate Sciences Sebastien Biraud / Valarie Espinoza-Ross 74 0316L (510) 486-5234
Ecology Romy Chakraborty / Karen Elliott 70A 3317A (510) 486-7659
Geochemistry Carl Steefel / Sara Hefty 74 0316M (510) 486-4271
Geophysics Thomas Daley / Sara Hefty 74 0316M (510) 486-4271
Hydrogeology Barry Freifeld / Sara Hefty 74 0316M (510) 486-4271