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
Jyl BaldwinAssociate Director, Sponsored Projects Office
Elizabeth BrashersChief of Staff, Vice Chancellor for Research
Alice Chia-Hua TsaiGlobal Engagement Specialist, Global Engagement Office
Julie ConnerAssociate Campus Counsel, Office of Legal Affairs
Laila T DeBerryInterim Campus Risk Manager/Delegations of Authority & Conflict of Interest Coordinator
Darek DeFreeceManaging Director, New Academic Ventures at Berkeley
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)
David JeuAssistant Vice Chancellor, International Relations
Mio Katayama OwensAssistant Dean, International and Executive Programs, College of Natural Resources
Kunxin LuoAcademic Senate Representative
Rick RussoDean, SSALL & Associate Vice Chancellor, Undergraduate Education
Patrick SchlesingerAssistant Vice Chancellor, Research Administration and Compliance
Ashley SpinelliSenior Global Engagement Specialist, Global Engagement Office
Anthony St. GeorgeAssistant Dean, International and Corporate Partnerships, College of Engineering
Inderjit TakharGlobal Engagement Assistant, Global Engagement Office
Chris TreadwayAssistant Chancellor, Government and Community Relations

2019 IACG Meeting Dates

  • February 21, 2019
  • March 21, 2019
  • April 18, 2019
  • June 20, 2019
  • July 18, 2019
  • August 15, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • October 17, 2019
  • November 21, 2019