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Changemaker Steering Committee

The Changemaker Steering Committee provides guidance and oversight for all Changemaker initatiaves at UC San Diego 2021-2021 members include:

  • Lisa Adams, Associate Chair, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Ellen Beck, Director, UCSD Student-Run Free Clinic Project
  • Daniel Alfaro - Program Manager, UC San Diego Undocumented Student Services
  • Mandy Bratton, Executive Director, Center for Global Sustainable Development, Changemaker Institute Director
  • Dr.  Stacey Brydges -Lecturer, Chemistry/Biochemistry
  • Dorado, Dulce Director of the International Students & Programs Office
  • Brian Goldfarb, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Communication
  • Wendy Hunter Barker, Assistant Dean for Strategy and Operations, Rady School of Management, Changemaker Institute Director
  • Diana Kanchanasuwan, Event & Program Manager, Rady School of Management
  • Patty Mahaffey, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Student Life, Campus Change Leader
  • Emily Marx Trask, Executive Director, Center for Student Involvement
  • Mia Minnes, Associate Teaching Professor & Vice Chair for Undergraduate Education, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • David Ruiter, Faculty Director, Teaching + Learning CommonsChangemaker Institute Director
  • Sonia Steinway, UCSD Entrepreneur in Residence, Principal Artemis Connection
  • Sean Travers Ed, DCampus Diversity Officer & Director, LGBT Resource Center A Unit of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Tim Schwartz - Executive Director, California Institute for Innovation and Development
  • Paul Yu, Provost, Revelle College

Working Committees

The Changemaker Steering Committee is supported by several sub- or working committees. These are
established by the Steering Committee to enable focused effort in specific areas identified as important.

  • Curricular: Develop a Changemaker Curriculum toward a minor, major, and each of the 7 colleges.
  • Co-curricular: Implements Co-Curricular Record to develop traditions and initiatives to infuse changemaking throughout campus.
  • Communications and Marketing: Ensures use of Changemaker messaging by senior campus leaders, and promoting central campus knowledge of events, news, and other opportunities for promoting Changemaker Campus visibility to both campus and external audiences.
    • Wendy Hunter-Barker, Assistant Dean for Strategy and Operations, Rady School of Management, Changemaker Institute Director
    • Andy Hoffman, Community Service Program Manager & Student Organizations Advisor
    • Rachel Hommel, Marketing Strategist
    • Diana Kanchanasuwan, Program Manager, Center for Social Innovation and Impact
    • Amanda Rubalcava, Content Strategist
    • Amy Lipsitz, Director of Social Media Strategy
    • Laurel Nelson, Assistant Director, Teaching + Learning Commons
    • Luiza Tanoue Troncoso Peres, Social Media and Marketing Analyst
  • Changemaker Week Events: Promotes and manages all activities related to Changemaker week events taking place in mid-January. 
    • Destany Charles, Project Coordinator, Student Life
    • Frida Pineda Alvear, Associate Director of Communication & Leadership and Community Service, Center for Student Involvement
    • Grace Fuller, Manager of International Student Experience & Engagement, International Students & Programs Office
    • Laurel Nelson, Assistant Director, Teaching + Learning Commons
    • Mario Garibay, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Muir College
    • Patty Mahaffey, Assistant Vice Chancellor,  Student Life