People

Chair and Vice Chair

Mackenzie Field - Chair, She/her/hers

  • Fourth Year Environmental Science and Management Major, Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Minor
Mackenzie is a third-year from Irvine majoring in Environmental Science and Management. She joined EPPC because she want to work alongside other environmental advocates at UC Davis and is interested in pursuing a career in environmental justice in the future. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, camping, and roller skating (poorly).

Kelly Abey - Vice Chair, She/her/hers

  • Third Year Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning & Sustainable Environmental Design Double Major
Kelly is from the Bay Area, specifically San Rafael. She joined EPPC to get more involved in the Davis campus and community environmental efforts. She wants to focus on sustainable city and regional planning in her upcoming years at Davis. In her free time, you can find Kelly painting, playing spikeball, running, camping, or doing any activity in the great outdoors.

Commissioners

Mateo Alliende, He/him/his

  • Fourth Year Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Major, International Agricultural Development Minor
Mateo joined EPPC because he wanted to be a part of the student government and its efforts towards a more sustainable UC Davis. He is pursuing a future in environmental policy, focusing specifically on conservation management on an international scale. If Mateo could, he would always be in the mountains where he can climb rocks, go backpacking, and shred the ski slopes.

Mina Bedogne, She/her/hers

  • Fourth Year Environmental Science and Management Major
Mina joined EPPC to explore the intersection of environmental science and policy and promote sustainable practices on campus. A proponent of all things outdoors, she also interns as a waterway steward at the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden and a shepherd for the UC Davis Sheepmowers. When she’s not in waders or participating in restoration projects, you’ll find her attempting to be a good student at the library’s standing desks, reading and listening to podcasts at Lake Spafford, or wandering around downtown and campus (just for the fun of it).

Daphne Crother, She/her/hers

  • Third Year Political Science – Public Service Major, History Minor
Daphne joined EPPC as she is interested in environmental policy and aiding in making UC Davis a more sustainable school. In her future, she wants to attend law school and practice environmental law. During her free time, she loves to bike off campus, go on hiking trips, and visit national parks!

Meron Gebre, She/her/hers

  • Second Year Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Major
Meron joined the EPPC to become more involved within sustainability efforts on campus and to learn more about environmental justice. In the future, she wants to become an environmental lawyer. She enjoys swimming, making collages, and reading.

Leo Hecht, He/him/his

  • Second Year Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Major, GIS Minor
Leo joined EPPC to become more involved in campus sustainability and to help enact positive changes to ensure environmental issues that affect students most at Davis are being addressed. He currently interns at the UC Davis student farm and is planning on pursuing a career in agricultural and environmental policy. In his free time, he enjoys painting and playing music.

Ben Hodgson, He/him/his

  • Third Year Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Major
Ben is a third year from San Rafael in the Bay Area majoring in Environmental Policy Analysis & Planning. He is passionate about advocating for a just transition to a sustainable future at UC Davis and beyond. In his free time, he likes to hike, read, and cook!

Annie Kanjamala, She/her/hers

  • Second Year Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Major
Annie joined EPPC because she is interested in making sustainable changes on campus to help Aggies. She is interested in the intersection of sustainability, food security and environmental justice. Aside from the EPPC, Annie is a shift lead at the ASUCD Pantry and in her free time she enjoys listening to her Spotify Discover Weekly and making earrings.

Sarah Pando, She/her/hers

  • Fourth Year Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning Major, Native American Studies Minor
Sarah joined EPPC to work with a group of people who share the same passion towards making UC Davis a more environmentally-friendly campus. She also currently works as a co-lead at the Aggie Reuse Store to promote sustainable consumption. On her free time she enjoys thrifting, painting, and taking walks around the arboretum.