CSSI Advisory Boards

The CREATE STEM Success Initiative has two leadership Boards: an Internal Board representing stakeholders from campus, and an External Board representing stakeholders from school districts, community colleges, and informal education organizations. See here for a list of our current Board members; contact us at create@ucsd.edu to learn more.

CSSI External Community Advisory Board

  • Francisco Escobedo

    Superintendent
    Chula Vista Elementary School District
  • Cheryl Hibbeln

    Executive Director of Secondary Schools
    San Diego Unified School District

  • Gary Jacobs

    Managing Director
    Jacobs LLC
  • Cindy Marten

    Superintendent
    San Diego Unified School District
  • Mike Reese

    Dean, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Exercise Science & Wellness
    Grossmont College
  • Roman Del Rosario

    Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
    Sweetwater Union High School District
  • Devin Vodicka

    Superintendent
    Vista Unified School District

CSSI Internal (UC San Diego) Advisory Board

  • Edward Abeyta

    Associate Dean
    Community Engagement and Pre-Collegiate Programs
    Director, K-16 Programs
    Extension, UC San Diego

  • Frances Contreras

    Associate Vice Chancellor
    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
    Associate Professor, Department of Education Studies, UC San Diego

  • Pamela Cosman

    Professor
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego
  • Alan J. Daly

    Professor and Chair
    Department of Education Studies, UC San Diego
  • Amanda Datnow

    Associate Dean
    Social Sciences Division
    Professor, Department of Education Studies, UC San Diego

  • Michael L. Norman

    Director
    San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego
  • Cheryl Peach

    Director
    Scripps Educational Alliances
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
  • Ramesh Rao

    Director
    Qualcomm Institute / CalIT2, UC San Diego Division
    Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering 
    Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego

  • Jeff Remmel

    Professor
    Department of Mathematics, UC San Diego

  • Charles Tu

    Professor
    Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego

  • Gabriele Wienhausen

    Faculty Director, Teaching + Learning Commons

    Senior Teaching Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology Section
    Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego