Staff

Corinne Esser

Corinne Esser
Chief Administrative Officer, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
caesser@ucdavis.edu; (530) 752-3668

Corinne Esser is assisting CalTeach/MAST with the coordination of the financial needs of the program. Past work experiences include UC ANR Cooperative Extension Statewide 4H Program and Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program, UC Davis Extramural Funds Accounting, California Dairy Research Foundation, Del Monte Corp, USDA Agricultural Research Service and Quaker Oats Co.

Gayle Grasmick

Gayle Grasmick
Financial Analyst, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
gmgrasmick@ucdavis.edu; (530) 754-5694

Gayle Grasmick manages grants and associated financial activities including payroll, purchasing, travel, and reimbursements. She also provides budgetary and post award guidance to faculty, staff and students.

Mandy Hanou

Mandy Hanou
Staff AdvisorDepartment of Earth and Planetary Sciences
mlhanou@ucdavis.edu(530) 752-9100

Mandy Hanou is the advisor for the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, which houses the Marine and Coastal Science major (in addition to Geology). She also advises graduate students in Geology. 

Mandy attended UC Davis as an undergraduate student where she majored in Human Development and minored in Communication. As a proud alum of UC Davis, she's thrilled to continue working here helping other students make the most of their college experience. 

In her spare time, Mandy loves traveling the world and cooking.

Stefanie Smart

Stefanie Smart
Program Coordinator for CalTeach/MAST
slsmart@ucdavis.edu; (530) 754-9621

Stefanie Smart is the Program Coordinator for CalTeach/MAST. She attended UC Davis as an undergraduate, earning her degree in Spanish with minors in Math and Education. She is also an alumna of the MAST program and is very happy to be able to further support the program.

Additionally, Stefanie is the Program Coordinator for UC Davis COSMOS, a STEM summer camp for high school students. She is always happy to talk about either of these programs and the benefits they offer.