University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources
University of California
University of California, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Centennial Staff Profiles

David Lewis

Location
UCCE Marin & Napa Counties
Title
Director/Watershed Management Advisor
Time with ANR
15 Years
Typical Day

No day is the same. One day I am in the field walking a ranch and doing research in a stream. The next day I am meeting with community members to develop solutions and organize programs. Of course sometimes I have to push some paper but the variety in the ways in which I serve is welcome.

Most Memorable Moment

There is one almost every week. They are the moments when the information we provide is useful to a rancher, partner organization, or group of short course participants. It happens on a farm, over the phone, through email, and in the classroom.

What I love Most About Working for ANR

The people - those we serve and partner with, our county counterparts, and our colleagues. We work collaboratively to find solutions to the challenges facing California.

My Story

I served in Peace Corps in Niger from 1989 to 1991. There I learned first hand how access to information and the role of community development could make a difference in people's lives. When I returned and began graduate school at Davis, I was fortunate enough to work with Cooperative Extension Specialists and Professors and see the opportunity to make research and science contributions at the grass roots level.

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Here's to another 100 years of science and service!

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