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UC-CORO Northern Cohort 2019
Provided by Cohort Member Darnele Wright

Our Experience

Members of the cohort experienced growth during the program. Highlighted areas include:

  1. Acquired and strengthened leadership tools
  2. Enhanced abilities of self-awareness, communication, collaboration, systems thinking
  3. Deepened connection with peers & among network of UC Leaders
  4. Increased know-how on initating positive change & innovation
  5. Improved working relationships that yield collaborative partnerships taking into account competing points of view
  6. Increased ability to support UC in fulfilling its missions of research, education and public service respectful of UC consensus driven culture and drive to adopt best practices needed for success.

Cohort Participants

# Name Title Location Division, School or Department
1 Amy Shlossman Executive Director UCSF Office of CEO
2 Ashley White Director of Communications LBNL Advanced Light Source
3 Branden Brough Division Deputy LBNL Molecular Foundry
4 Curtis Plotkin Director, Environmental Health & Safety UCD Fnance, Operations and Administration
5 Darnele Wright Deputy Campus Counsel UCSF Office of Legal Affairs
6 Elena Jiang Chief Financial Officer UCB Administration
7 Emily Schwarz Assistant Dean & Chief Financial Officer UCB School of Public Health
8 Helen Cademartori Deputy of Operations, Computing Sciences and Computational Research LBNL Computing Sciences
9 Jim Dougherty Director, Audit & Management Advisory Services UCSC Business and Administrative Services
10 Jim Downing Director of Publishing UC ANR UC Agriculture and Natural Resources
11 Judy Martin-Holland Associate Dean, Diversity, Inclusion & Community Outreach UCSF School of Nursing
12 Ken Hoar Executive Director, National Lab Operations UCOP UCOP
13 Kirsten Stevenson Senior Campus Counsel UCD Office of the Chancellor and Provost
14 Kurt Schnier Professor of Economics UCM Department of Economics and Business Management
15 Marcus Frost Director of Leadership, Donor Engagement UCSC University Relations
16 Nyoki Sacramento Assistant Vice Chancellor UCSF Office of Diversity & Outreach
17 Ola Popoola Director, Reporting & Analytics UCOP Institutional Research and Academic Planning
18 Roy Rai Assustant Dean, Medical Education UCD School of Medicine
19 Shara Rasmussen Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer UCD Compliance Department
20 Sue Ebeler Professor & Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Programs UCD College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
21 Valerie Leppert Professor UCM Materials Science and Engineering
22 Valerie Shelton Senior Counsel, Litigation UCOP Office of the General Counsel
23 Zina Slaughter Director, UC SHIP UCOP Risk Services