College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences


Administrative Staff

Angel Escobar
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Research Administrator

Tel: (951) 827-2344

Contract/Grant Pre- & Post-Award Activities

Ashley Hix
Ashley Hix

Chair's Assistant/ Travel Coordinator

Tel: (951) 827-5192

Travel, Calendaring, and Listservs

Breanne K Juarez
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Lead Research Administrator

Tel: (951) 827-5806

Contract/Grant Pre- & Post- Award Activities

Cynthia Mena
Cynthia Mena

Officially retiring 6/30/22

Cherie Pierce
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Interim Financial Operations Manager

Tel: (951) 827-3006

Operational Supervision, Fund Administration, System Access, Backup support to FAO

Kathy Redd
Kathy Redd

Director-CNAS GSAC and EMC

CNAS Graduate Stdt Affairs Ctr

Tel: (951) 827-5621

Entomology Grad Program Contact

Bill Sutton
Bill Sutton

Purchasing/Facility Specialist

Tel: (951) 827-5704

Procurement, Facilities, Equipment Management

Wendi Tapia
Wendi Tapia

Financial and Administrative Officer

Tel:  (951) 827-5807

Budget/Reporting, Policy Interpretation/Compliance, Exceptional Approvals 

Robin Testa
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Financial Analyst I

Tel: (951) 827-5294

Payroll/Appointment Extensions, Reconciliation, Training Reminders

Gian Ledesma
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Front Desk

Tel: (951) 827-5714

Receiving, Petty Cash, Key Custodian, Conference Room Reservations


Administration Office, Entomology Bldg. 

Office Hours

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm



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