Community Advisory Group

 The Community Advisory Group was formed by the TRC to assist faculty members and graduate students in disseminating and translating their research into practice. Their input is central to main research studies. 

Ben Duran Ed.D

President, PPL Pros

community member danette

Danette Atalig-Flores

Quality Improvement Coordinator, Central California Alliance for Health


community member meisenheimer

Brian Meisenheimer

Director of Pupil Services, Merced City School District 

community member Nava

Idelfonso Nava

Principal, Planada Elementary School

Joe Ramirez

Vice President Retail Market Manager, Rabobank

Mary-Michal Rawling

Director of Governmental Affairs, Golden Valley Health Centers

Gaye Riggs

Retired Assistant Superintendent, Early Education 

community member tatiana

Tatiana Vizcaíno Stewart

Hub Manager, Building Healthy Communities Merced

Ashlee Williams

Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity, Westside Merced County

community member tsia

Tsia Xiong

Executive Director, Merced Organzing Project

Nancy Young-Bergman

Produce on the Go