International Activities Coordination Group (IACG)

The International Activities Coordination Group (IACG) is composed of members who advise on, or are engaged in, planning international activities.

The IACG keeps senior administration informed of internationalization efforts across campus, coordinates high-level campus global initiatives, and develops international activity guidelines for campus.

For more information about Berkeley's international activity policies, guidelines, and resources, please visit UC Berkeley's Guidelines for Developing International Activities.

For questions related to campus international activity or the IACG, please contact

International Activity Coordination Group Members

NameTitle and Department
Lisa Alvarez-CohenChair, Vice Provost of Academic Planning & Senior International Officer
Karl van BibberExecutive Associate Dean & Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering
Elizabeth BrashersChief of Staff, Vice Chancellor for Research
Julie ConnerAssociate Campus Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs
Gina DalyDirector of Federal Relations, Government and Community Relations
Laila T DeBerryInterim Campus Risk Manager/Delegations of Authority & Conflict of Interest Coordinator
Matthew DeJongAssistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ivor EmmanuelDirector, Berkeley International Office
Angela FordAssociate Director, Sponsored Projects Office
James FordChief of Staff, Division of Academic Planning
Eric GiegerichDirector, Industry Alliances Office
Alaisha HellmanExport Control Officer
Michele HuffDirector, Business Contracts & Brand Protection (BCBP)
Mio Katayama OwensAssistant Dean, International and Executive Programs, College of Natural Resources
Katrina KoskiGlobal Engagement Coordinator, Global Engagement Office
Yvette Lane-NewtonDirector, Visiting Scholar and Postdoc Affairs
Kunxin LuoAcademic Senate Representative
Jordan JacobsPolicy and Strategy Advisor, Vice Chancellor for Research
Nancy McKinneyAssociate Vice Chancellor, Advancement Operations
Pamela F. MillerInterim Assistant Vice Chancellor, Research Administration and Compliance
Paulo MonteiroVice Chair for Technical Support and Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Rick RussoDean, SSALL & Associate Vice Chancellor, Undergraduate Education
Matthew SherburneDirector, International Partnerships, College of Engineering
Scott ShiremanAssociate Dean & Chief Operating Officer, UC Berkeley Extension
Ashley SpinelliSenior Global Engagement Specialist, Global Engagement Office
Chris TreadwayAssistant Chancellor, Government and Community Relations
Alice TsaiGlobal Engagement Specialist, Global Engagement Office

2020 IACG Meeting Dates

  • February 20, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • April 16, 2020
  • May 21, 2020
  • June 18, 2020
  • July 16, 2020
  • August 20, 2020
  • September 17, 2020
  • October 15, 2020
  • November 19, 2020
  • December 17, 2020

*Dates are subject to change due to scheduling conflicts. Please contact with questions.