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Welcome UC ANR Staff

Lunch and Learns: Thanks for Coming!

Collage of photos from SAC Lunch and Learns in 2024
Our sincere thanks to the many folks who joined Staff Assembly Council members at "Lunch and Learn" sessions at South Coast Research and Extension Center (March 28), Kearney REC (April 11) and Hopland REC (May 2).

We hope you gained some insights on how UC ANR Staff Assembly is working to enhance the employee experience for all, through our Wellness Reimbursement Program, Educational Reimbursement Program, Ambassadors Program and more.

SAC members Christine Davidson, Dohee Kim, Sue Lake and Saoimanu Sope met with staff at South Coast;  Saoi and Mike Hsu visited Kearney, and Mike and Andrea Warner made the trip to Hopland.

Staff Assembly Council would like to acknowledge and thank the following people for their fantastic support in arranging and providing programming for the Lunch and Learns:  

South Coast: Luca Carmignani, Rita Clemons, Darren Haver, Grant Johnson, Tammy Majcherek, Keith Nathaniel, Chris Shogren, Gerry Spinelli 

Kearney: Terri Gonzalez, Marcie Holmes-Baker, Ryan Puckett, Atef Swelam

Hopland: John Bailey, Hannah Bird, Greg Solberg

Staff Assembly Council Highlights FY22-23

Thank you, members of the Staff Assembly, for your ideas and support during the past year! The Staff Assembly Council continues to grow and strengthen our programming to help all staff work better, live better and create the best possible UC ANR culture and environment.

Some of the highlights of FY22-23 include:

  • Delivered over $8,600 in education reimbursements
  • Delivered almost $7,000 in wellness reimbursements
  • Delivered over $4,000 in employee experiences through a new Employee Experience and Engagement Challenge, via the Ambassadors Program
  • Launched a new monthly Staff Assembly e-newsletter, The Current
  • Coordinated a fun baseball game outing during the Statewide Conference

Download summary below for more details.

Summary of FY22-23 (ppt)

SAC News