Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Staff

The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge staff specializing in Research Development, Strategic Relations and Communications create opportunities to bring together UCLA faculty and researchers and external stakeholders to co-develop research agendas, design interventions and yield effective, accelerated knowledge translation with meaningful societal impacts in urban sustainability.

Eric Hoek


Eric Hoek

Faculty Director

 

Cassie Rauser


Cassie Rauser

Executive Director

 

 

 

Jennifer Craer Headshot


Jennifer Craer

Director, Research Development

 

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Jonathan Van Dyke

Communications and Public Relations Manager

Rebecca Shipe


Rebecca Shipe

Instructor, Undergraduate Research Scholars Program

 

 

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Sophie Katz

Proposal Development Manager

 

 

 

 

 

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Sharon Chang

Director of Development

 

 

 

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Scott Hassler

Foundation Relations and Corporate Philanthropy Liaison

Rachel Scott Foster


Rachel Scott Foster

Associate Director of Development

 

 

Rachel Singleton

Rachel Singleton

Information Analyst

 

 

 

Yasmina Yusuf

Yasmina Yusuf

Teaching Assistant and Graduate Student Researcher

 

 

 

Karen Dutko


Karen
Dutko

Digital Content Assistant

Katerina Jowid


Katerina Jowid

Digital Content
Assistant
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Ahalya Sabaratnam


Ahalya Sabaratnam

Data Management Assistant

 

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Yua Watanabe

Graphic Designer