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
Deputy of Operations Lisa Kelly 84 0324 (510) 486-5041
Research Administration Manager Carol Valladao 74 0306 (510) 486-5781
Business Manager Peter K. Lau 74 0310 (510) 486-5570
Budget/Finance Sahar Iranipour 74 0316P (510) 486-4804
Human Resources Tracy Bigelow 84 0373 (510) 486-6065
Safety Coordinator Vivi Fissekidou 74B 0103 (510) 486-5610
Communications Manager Ali Douraghy 84 0328 (510) 486-4638

Climate & Ecosystem Sciences Division Office Staff

Position Name Bldg. Rm. Phone
Division Director Bill Collins 84 0206 (510) 495-2407
Division Deputy Eoin Brodie 70A 3317E (510) 486-6584
Administrator to the Division Director Kim Sopher 84 0202 (510) 486-6866
Research Administration Lead Rosie Davis 84 0202 (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 0306 (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 0202 (510) 486-6866
70A Rebecca Shubin 70A 03317A (510) 486-5234
74 Christine Ramos 74 0316L (510) 486-6455

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 / Rebecca Shubin 70A 3317A (510) 486-5234
Ecology Romy Chakraborty / Rebecca Shubin 70A 3317A (510) 486-5234
Geochemistry Carl Steefel / Christine Ramos 74 0316L (510) 486-6455
Geophysics Jonathan Ajo-Franklin / Christine Ramos 74 0316L (510) 486-6455
Hydrogeology Barry Freifeld / Christine Ramos 74 0316L (510) 486-6455