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Development Staff

Our Giving Team
 

 INDIVIDUAL GIVING


Lee Ann Jansen
  • LEE ANN JANSEN
  • Leads the Advancement team in support of the philanthropic efforts for the School.
    Major, principal and planned gifts.

Assistant Dean of Advancement

Office: 530-752-0122  |  Cell: 530-219-3098  |  lajansen@ucdavis.edu

 

Shari Kawelo
  • SHARI KAWELO
  • Major, principal and planned gifts.
    Dean’s Leadership Council.
    Philanthropic liaison to the school’s research initiative.

Managing Executive Director of Development

Office: 530-752-1115  |  Cell: 530-219-9844  |  sekawelo@ucdavis.edu

 

Sasha Wirth
  • SASHA WIRTH
  • Major, principal and planned gifts.
    Philanthropic liaison to UCVMC – Southern California, Livestock & Field Services Center, Center for Companion Animal Health, and Center for Equine Health

Executive Director of Development

Office: 530-754-5873  |  Cell: 530-383-1273  |  sswirth@ucdavis.edu

 

Molly Burko
  • MOLLY BUKRO
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Sr. Director of Development for Grateful Clients

Office: 530-754-4273  |  Cell: 773-209-7086  |  mbukro@ucdavis.edu

 

Angela Reynolds
  • ANGELA REYNOLDS
  • Major, principal and planned gifts.
    Philanthropic liaison to the One Health Institute and Access to Care service.

Senior Director of Development

Office: 530-752-6261  |  Cell: 530-304-1615  |  acreynolds@ucdavis.edu

 

Christine Vargas
  • CHRISTINE VARGAS
  • Major, principal and planned gifts.
    Philanthropic liaison

Director of Development

Office: 530-752-3840  |  Cell: 530-304-7467  |  cmvargas@ucdavis.edu

 


GIFT ADMINISTRATION & PROCESSING


Hnouzong Her
  • HNOUZONG HER
  • Manage administration of principal, major, and estate gifts.
    Questions about your gift, contact me.

Director of Philanthropy Operations

Office: 530-752-5717  |  Cell: 530-574-5539  |  hher@ucdavis.edu

 

Dominique Laqui
  • DOMINIQUE LAQUI
  • Manage and coordinate annual giving programs. 
    Oversee gift processing operations.

Director of Annual Programs

Office: 530-754-5297  |  Cell: 530-574-2032  |  drlaqui@ucdavis.edu

 

Martha Zaragoza
  • MARTHA OROZCO ZARAGOZA
  • Processes gifts and donations. 
    Do you have a question about making a gift online? Contact me!

Gifts Specialist 

Office: 530-752-3566  |  mforozco@ucdavis.edu

 

Ker Cha
  • KER CHA
  • Pet memorial programs: Companion Animal Memorial Fund, Equine Tribute and Memorial Fund, CCAH Brick, and CCAH Forever Friends. 
    Have a question about a pet memorial program? Contact me!

Annual Campaigns Coordinator

Office: 530-752-0841  |  kercha@ucdavis.edu

 

 

ALUMNI RELATIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS


Kristy Peterson
  • KRISTY PETERSON
  • Directs alumni engagement, outreach and volunteer leadership. Directs the programs, marketing and production of events.

Senior Director of Alumni Relations & Special Events

Office: 530-752-0595  |  Cell: 530-400-8959  |  kepeterson@ucdavis.edu

 

Samantha ‘Sam’ Campbell
  • SAMANTHA 'SAM' CAMPBELL
  • Event logistics, day-of coordination, and special meeting support.

Special Events Manager

Office: 530-752-6489  |  Cell: 530-219-0182  |  smcampbell@ucdavis.edu

 

 

EXTERNAL RELATIONS


 

Bethany Knudsen
  • BETHANY KNUDSEN
  • Create, implement, and manage stewardship programs that relay impact.
    Have a question about your endowment report? Contact me!

Stewardship Coordinator

Office: 530-752-1588  |  Cell: 530-219-9306  |  bgknudsen@ucdavis.edu

 

Cessna Refland
  • CESSNA REFSLAND
  • Pet memorial programs: Companion Animal Memorial Fund, Equine Tribute and Memorial Fund, CCAH Brick, and CCAH Forever Friends. 
    Have a question about a pet memorial program? Contact me!

Executive Support

Office: 530-754-0398  |  cdrefsland@ucdavis.edu