Staff List

Office of the Vice Chancellor,
Planning and Budget

Daniel M. Feitelberg
Senior Advisor to the Chancellor, Planning and Budget
dfeitelberg2@ucmerced.edu

Phone: (209) 228-4430

Veronica Mendez
Interim Vice Chancellor
vmendez7@ucmerced.edu
Phone: (209) 228-2452

Jackie Hernandez
Executive Support Team Manager
Phone: (209) 228-4764
jhernandez328@ucmerced.edu

Bernadette Mello
Executive Assistant
Phone: (209) 229-4430
bmello2@ucmerced.edu

Finance Group

The Finance Group is responsible for managing the development of UC Merced's operating budget and capital budget

Donna Jones
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Finance
djones34@ucmerced.edu

Romi Kaur
Director, Capital and Long Range Planning
rkaur55@ucmerced.edu
(209) 228-2413

Budget Office

Regina Ranoa
Associate Director, Budget
rranoa@ucmerced.edu

Wilson Chalabi
Budget Analyst
wchalabi@ucmerced.edu
Phone: (209) 228-4373

Kelli Maxey
Financial Analyst
kmaxey@ucmerced.edu

 

Planning and Real Estate Services

Planning and Real Estate Services Group is responsible for all campus real estate development and transaction support. It administers the acquisition and disposition of real property, the development of new campus buildings and asset management for leased space

Joanie Leidich
Administrative Assistant
jleidich@ucmerced.edu
(209) 228-4043

 

Physical and Environmental Planning

Phillip Woods
Director, Physical and Environmental Planning
pwoods3@ucmerced.edu
(209) 228-4481

Francesca Cannizzo
Biologist
fcannizzo2@ucmerced.edu
(209) 201-8349

Space Planning

Margaret Saunders
Director of Space Planning and Analysis
msaunders4@ucmerced.edu

Irwin Band
Principal Planner, Space Management
iband@ucmerced.edu
(209) 228-4702

Ramona Dai'Re
Educational Facilities Planner, Space Management
rdaire@ucmerced.edu
(209) 228-2918
 

Institutional Research and Decision Support

Institutional Research and Decision Support provides research and decision support services for senior management and clients across UC Merced.

Chris Speckens
IR Systems Manager
cspeckens@ucmerced.edu
Phone: (209) 228-7658

Steve Chatham
Principal Research Analyst
schatman4@ucmerced.edu
Phone: (209) 228-2321S

Gary Lowe
Principal Research Analyst
glowe2@ucmerced.edu
Phone: (209) 228-4500

Cinnamon Danube
Principal Research Analyst
cdanube@ucmerced.edu
Phone: (209) 228-6982

Shyam Padmanabhan
ODS Programmer Analyst
schatman4@ucmerced.edu
Phone: (209) 228-4765