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CARE Advisory Board (CCRT)

CARE has a robust advisory board, known as a Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT)

Mission Statement

The CARE Advisory Board will review, innovate and implement services, policies, prevention strategies and protocols for sexual violence, domestic and dating violence, and stalking in the UC Merced community.

Membership of the Board includes

  • Associated Students of UC Merced
  • Athletics UC Merced
-Marie Supanich, Assistant Director 
  • Bobcat Advising Center, UC Merced
-Dr. Michelle Roppeau, Director of First Year & Undeclared Advising
  • Campus Advocacy, Resources and Education Office
-Yesenia Curiel, Director
-Rose Ly, Campus Advocate
-Carlo Vasquez, Prevention Intern
  • City of Merced Police Department
-Norman Andrade, Chief of Police
  • Communications, UC Merced
-Brenda Ortiz, Senior Public Information Officer
  • Counseling and Psychological Services, UC Merced
-Dr. Tania Gonzalez, Assistant Director
  • Deputy District Attorney's Office*
-Nicole Silviera
  • Graduate Student Association Representatives
-Alexandra Pabst, Graduate Student
-Joshua Semergian, Graduate Student
  • Health Services, UC Merced
-Dr. Brandon Boggs, Medical Director
-Kristin Hlubik, Health Promotion Coordinator
-Dr. Michelle Brinkop, Staff Physician
  • Merced College*
-Jill Vierra, Counselor
-Donya Avila, Nurse
  • Merced County*
-Susie Bubenchik, Victim Witness Advocate
  • Mercy Hospital*
-Philip Brown, Emergency Services Director
  • Office of Campus Climate, UC Merced
-De Acker, Director
  • Office of Compliance, UC Merced
-Michael Salvador, Director
-Joan Rich, Response Team Coordinator and CCRT Chair
  • Residence Life
-Dallas Carter, Coordinator Of Residential and Academic Initiatives
-Vanessa Hauser, Associate Director
  • Sociology Department, UC Merced
-Nella Van Dyke, Sociology Professor
  • Student Affairs, UC Merced
-Charles Nies, Vice Chancellor
  • Student Life and Conduct
-Le'Trice Curl, Director
  • UC Merced Police Department
-Chou Her, Chief of Police
-Kari Gomes, Sergeant
-Tamela Adkins, Support/Emergency Services Manager
  • Valley Crisis Center*
-Araceli Hernandez, Prevention Specialist
-Chee Yang, Director

* Community Resource