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

Lily Phanthachack

Fresno County UCCE
Program Representative II
Time with ANR
8 Years 6 Months
Typical Day

Nutrition Program Coordinator. Typical day:1. Check emails/phone messages, google docs.2. Go out to assigned school site to provide nutrition education lessons in the classrooms.3. Collect data/paperwork.4. Return to office to document events.5. Work on assigned projects if any.

Most Memorable Moment

When I first started in 2005, I had many training opportunities such as essential facilitation, crucial conversations, organizing and managing priorities, and other training's pertaining to my scope of work. I felt important and appreciated to know that the entity was preparing me for my position.Working on projects.

What I love Most About Working for ANR

The research, evaluation, data, analyzing outcomes, project & relationship management ,and working with amazing people in the community we serve; especially our collaborators.Favorite Projects: Taking lead and monitoring project and results2005-2008--Live Life, Live Health Physical Activity Forum2006-07--Photovoice 2008-09--Creating postcards & calendars using Publisher.2008-10--Summer Lifestyle Fitness Camp with Parks and Recreations 2013-present--Bakman Food Preference Project

My Story

Pre-Physical Therapy student in college. I worked as a Physical Therapy aide for 5 years interested in a career change.Student out of college looking for a career position related to Kinesiolgy-Exercise Physiology. In 2005, I was hired as the Physical Activity Coordinator for Network for a Healthy Ca. formerly known as the 5-a-day program at UCCE in Fresno County . The position was brand new.What I enjoyed most about the position was being able to work with the state office to set guidelines and foundations for the position. Working with organizations to provide physical activity and resources and training's was appreciated by the organizations who lacked these resources. In addition to my role as the Physical Activity Coordinator, I also assisted the state in gathering data, documentation, and kicking off the pilot Worksite Wellness Program.Over the years, I learned that I enjoyed my job most when I am allowed to explore new ideas/projects/opportunities related to research, evaluations, analyzing outcomes.


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