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EH&S: Environmental Affairs Division

Management

  • Kate Phin

    Kate Phin

    Environmental Affairs Manager – Manage environmental pollution prevention and regulatory compliance programs concerned with discharges and emissions to air, soil, surface and groundwater, and the ocean; manage hazardous materials, hazardous wastes, community Right-to-Know programs, and OSHA testing of eyewash/shower stations and chemical fume hoods; co-chair the Sustainable Operations and Environmental Working Group to reduce the use of natural resources and manufactured materials on campus. After-hours emergency responder.

    Phone: (858) 534-1563 Cell: (858) 583-1720 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: kmphin@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 417

  • Andrew Le

    Andrew Le

    Environmental Affairs Analyst – Provide administrative, financial, and technical support for the Environmental Affairs manager and division; assist with Environmental Affair programs and projects.

    Phone: (858) 534-5890 E-mail: anl039@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 471

CUPA Compliance/Hazardous Materials Business Plan

  • Tod Ferguson

    Tod Ferguson

    Hazardous Materials Business Plan Manager – Manage permitting of hazardous materials activities, develop hazardous materials contingency plans, oversee the coordination and training of hazardous materials first responders, manage aboveground tanks, underground tanks, and contaminated sites. After-hours emergency responder. B.S. Business Management, M.S. Homeland Security, Certified Radiation Protection Technologist

    Phone: (858) 534-9745 Cell: (858) 583-2225 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: tferguson@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 414

  • Jennifer Woods

    Jennifer Woods

    Off-Site Facility Coordinator – Implement and coordinate environmental compliance programs at off-campus facilities in accordance with CUPA (Certified Unified Program Agency) regulations. After-hours emergency responder.

    Phone: (858) 822-3237 Cell: (858) 692-6617 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: jwoods@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 471

  • Kevin Libby

    Kevin Libby

    Hazardous Materials Business Plan Assistant | EH&S Specialist – Responsible for the development and maintenance of HMBP maps and environmental inspections to support UC San Diego’s industrial relations, public safety, hazardous materials and environment protection programs. Additional responsibilities include maintaining and calibrating hazardous materials emergency response equipment and monitoring devices.

    Phone (858) 246-1572 Cell (858) 688-1079 Fax (858) 534-1564 E-Mail klibby@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 474.

  • Ray (Ivan) Montano

    Ray (Ivan) Montano

    Principal EH&S Technician – Collects and maintains data for Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP), Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), conducts chemical inventory of research and teaching laboratories shops, maintenance and custodial areas.

    Phone: (858) 534-6118 Cell: (858) 295-9391 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: rimontano@ucsd.edu  Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 471

  • James Booth

    James Booth

    Senior EH&S Technician – Maintain laboratory first-aid kit program and eyewash/shower stations; assist with implementation and maintenance of HMBP requirements.

    Phone: (858) 246-0639 Cell: (619) 379-5145 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: jbooth@ucsd.edu  Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 471

Environmental Protection

  •  Valerie Fanning

    Valerie Fanning

    Environmental Compliance Officer – Responsible for UCSD's Industrial Discharge Permit, Sanitary Sewer Management Plan, air pollution control, and greenhouse gas reporting and inventory; environmental reporting to local, state, and federal agencies; serve on UCSD's Sustainability and Operations Environmental Work Group; teach the Environmental Stewardship class required for the UCSD Department Safety Coordinator Certificate Program. After-hours emergency responder. Credentials:  B.S. Chemistry, UC San Diego

    Phone: (858) 534-9695 Cell: (858) 583-3254 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: vfanning@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 415

  • Kimberly O'Connell

    Kimberly O'Connell

    EH&S Specialist – Manage environmental compliance programs related to stormwater pollution prevention, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits, water quality, and refrigerants; provide environmental compliance and pollution prevention training and assistance to faculty and staff. After-hours emergency responder. Credentials: B.A. Environmental Studies, UC Santa Barbara 

    Phone: (858) 534-6018 Cell: (858) 583-3259 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: koconnell@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 416

  • Sam Petersen

    Sam Petersen

    EH&S Specialist – Implement compliance for air, stormwater, and industrial discharge pollution prevention programs and regulations; liaison with UCSD staff to ensure university compliance with all applicable environmental regulations and responsibilities. After-hours emergency responder. 

    Phone: (858) 534-9985 Cell: (858) 583-3298 FAX: (858) 534-1564 E-mail: sjpetersen@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 469
  • Amanda Loeper

    Amanda Loeper

    EH&S Specialist – Provide support to programs related to stormwater pollution prevention, water quality, sanitary sewer management, industrial discharge, air pollution, and environmental reporting. After-hours emergency responder. Credentials:  B.S. Environmental Systems, UC San Diego

    Phone: (858) 246-1148 E-mail: ajloeper@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0089 Office location: Pepper Canyon Hall, Room 471

Hazardous Waste/Environmental Management Facility/ChemCycle

  • Richard Snow

    Richard Snow

    Hazardous Materials Manager – Manage EH&S Environmental Management Facility and UCSD's hazardous waste program. After-hours emergency responder.

    Phone: (858) 534-9984 Cell: (858) 583-3269 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: rsnow@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F

  • Valerie Ransome

    Valerie Ransome

    Hazardous Materials Assistant – Provides administrative support for EH&S Environmental Management Facility and Hazardous Waste Program. 

    Phone: (858) 534-2753 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: vransome@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F

  • Agustin Palos

    Agustin Palos

    Hazardous Materials Operations Supervisor – Manage hazardous waste processes; maintain chemical waste database, shipping, profiling, and QA/QC chemical labpack sheets. Site Safety Officer and after-hours emergency responder.

    Phone: (858) 534-9759 Cell: (858) 583-3264 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: apalos@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F

  • Mark Gonzales

    Mark Gonzales

    Hazardous Materials Operations Supervisor – Manage hazardous waste collections and processes; maintain chemical waste database, chemical segregation, QA/QC chemical lab-pack reports, hazardous waste profiles, labeling and manifesting hazardous waste. After-hours emergency responder.

    Phone: (858) 822-2737 Cell: (858) 583-3299 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: msg002@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F

  • Justin Bitter

    Justin Bitter

    Hazardous Materials Principal Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 534-6143 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: jbitter@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F
  • Oliver Fajardo

    Oliver Fajardo

    Hazardous Materials Principal Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 822-6949 Cell: (858) 692-5947 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: ofajardo@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F

  • Sergio Macias

    Sergio Macias

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 822-2499 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: svmacias@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F
  •  Juan (JC) Sanchez

    Juan (JC) Sanchez

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 246-1955 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: j1sanchez@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F
  • Cheyne Durham

    Cheyne Durham

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 295-9819 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: cdurham@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F

  • Daniel Neesen

    Daniel Neesen

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 295-9822 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: dneesen@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F

  • Roberto E. Moreno

    Roberto E. Moreno

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 295-9395 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: r7moreno@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F
  • Pablo Arana

    Pablo Arana

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 295-9404 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: parana@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F
  • Michael Cerdinio

    Michael Cerdinio

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 583-3286 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: mcerdinio@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F
  • Jose Flores

    Jose Flores

    Hazardous Materials Technician – Hazardous waste collection and processing.

    Phone: (858) 583-3252 FAX: (858) 534-9708 E-mail: j7flores@ucsd.edu Mail Code: 0958 Office location: Campus Services Center, Building F