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Undergraduate Academic Advising Council Committees

Agenda Committee

In coordination with the DUE, the Agenda Committee is responsible for the planning and development of agenda items for UAAC monthly meetings and for the electronic distribution of meeting agendas. The committee meets regularly as needed throughout the academic year.  Five members serve staggered three-year terms.


2020-21 Members
Mya Hines Muir College Co-Chair
Andrea Willis Computer Science & Engineering Co-Chair
Christina Durbin Rady School of Management
Jennifer Homrich Teaching + Learning Commons
Shawnessy Negrotto Sixth College

Committee on Committees

The Committee on Committees is responsible for the annual call of UAAC committee assignments, which typically occurs in the Spring.  It is the responsibility of the Committee on Committees to ensure that every UAAC Committee has as broad a representation from diverse units.  The committee also solicits nominations to appoint UAAC members to existing campus committees, and maintains the uaac-l listserv and website member listing.  Three members serve staggered three-year terms.

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2020-21 Members
Hannah McCurdy  Sixth College Chair
Emmeline Domingo OASIS
Elizabeth Miller Marshall College

Training and Professional Development Committee

In coordination with the DUE, the Training and Professional Development committee is responsible for researching, evaluating, and advertising currently available training and professional development opportunities to UAAC members, as well as recommending and assisting in the development of future training initiatives. The committee meets regularly throughout the academic year and may include ex officio members as needed. Seven members serve staggered three-year terms.


2020-21 Members
Daniel Carrillo Teaching + Learning Commons
Juan Figueroa Warren College
Jesselan Nehls Revelle College
Melanie Ronten Education Studies
Megan Varela Biological Sciences

Electronic Information Committee

The purpose of the AAEIC is to:

  • Provide a forum for consultation and dissemination of campus technology initiatives impacting Academic Advising at UC San Diego.
  • Assist and facilitate in bringing the technology needs of the Academic Advising Community to technology and administrative leaders.
  • Act as a resource and communication hub for Academic Advisors with regards to technology and engage with the advising community to determine training and professional development needs as related to technology.
  • Act as a resource for technology project implementations specific to the UC San Diego Advising community.


2020-21 Members
Veronica Abreu Computer Science & Engineering Co-Chair
Sophia Davidson Marshall College Co-Chair
Amado Berrios Warren College
Cha Esguerra   Graduate Advisor
Carrie McMahon   Registrar’s Office Representative
Toni Moore Physics
Dina Rodgers Family Medicine & Public Health
Cyrus Steele Seventh College
Jacqueline Tam Graduate Advisor
Jonathan Whitman ITS- Business Technology Services

Advising Handbook Subcommittee

The UAAC Advising Handbook Subcommittee is responsible for updating and maintaining the Academic Advising Handbook for all College and Department/Program advisors on Confluence as well as suggesting best practices across units regarding College and Department/Program procedures. The committee is required to communicate with both T&PD and EIC at least once a year regarding any updates (training or electronic) that need to be made to the Advising Handbook.  Five members serve staggered three-year terms.

2020-21 Members
Natalie Ikker Political Science Co-Chair
Cindy Hsu Muir College Co-Chair
Erin Morey International Studies
Alyssa Patricio Muir College
Andre Thompson OASIS