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 (Academic Senate Representative)
Ivor EmmanuelDirector, Berkeley International Office
Angela FordAssociate Director, Sponsored Projects Office
James FordChief of Staff, Division of Academic Planning
Eric GiegerichDirector, Industry Alliances Office
Nicolas GoldSenior Contracts Administrator- New Academic Ventures (NAV-B)
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 LuoProfessor of Cell and Developmental Biology (Academic Senate Representative)
Jordan JacobsPolicy and Strategy Advisor, Vice Chancellor for Research
Nancy McKinneyAssociate Vice Chancellor, Advancement Operations
Pamela F. MillerExecutive Director, Sponsored Projects Office
Paulo MonteiroVice Chair for Technical Support and Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Academic Senate Representative)
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
Kairi WilliamsAssistant Vice Chancellor, Research Administration and Compliance (RAC)

2021 IACG Meeting Dates

  • January 21, 2021
  • February 17, 2021
  • March 18, 2021
  • April 15, 2021
  • May 20, 2021
  • June 17, 2021
  • July 15, 2021
  • August 19, 2021
  • September 16, 2021
  • October 21, 2021
  • November 18, 2021
  • December 16, 2021

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