September 9, 2011


Dear Colleagues:

In follow-up to my memo of May 20, I am writing to update you on the formation of the search advisory committee for our campus's next Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs. This committee will be chaired by David Marshall, Executive Dean of our College of Letters & Science and Dean of Humanities & Fine Arts. The committee membership is listed below.
I thank all those who have been part of the consultation process in the formation of this committee. I also thank each of our committee members for their willingness to contribute their time, wisdom, and expertise to help our campus with this vital task.


Henry T. Yang

Search Advisory Committee for Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs
David Marshall, Chair; Executive Dean, College of Letters & Science; Dean, Humanities & Fine Arts
Peter Allen, Director of Marketing & Publications, College of Engineering
Ingrid Banks, Associate Professor, Black Studies
Richard Church, Associate Dean of Science; Professor, Geography
Frank Doyle, Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering; Director, Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies; Professor, Chemical Engineering
Maria Herrera-Sobek, Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Academic Policy; Professor, Chicana and Chicano Studies
Richard Hutton, Executive Director, Carsey-Wolf Center; Adjunct Professor, Film and Media Studies
Stacey Janik, Executive Director of Communications, Office of the Chancellor
Pamela Lopker, UC Santa Barbara Foundation Board of Trustees
Erika Martin, Associated Students representative; University News Editor, Daily Nexus
Graduate Students Association representative – to be determined
Wade Clark Roof, Director, Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life; Professor, Religious Studies
Cynthia Stohl, Professor, Communication
Susan Tai, UC Santa Barbara Foundation Board of Trustees
George Thurlow, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni Affairs

Ex officio:
Ricardo Alcaíno, Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment/Title IX Compliance