Staff

Nicole Wood serves as Advising Analyst for the unit. She manages advising communications, performs outreach, oversees unit-specific projects and programs (e.g., professional development), and collaborates on strategic planning for academic advising; Nicole is your best contact to help with programmatic questions, facilitate requests for sharing information, and address issues related to advising initiatives. Prior to UE, Nicole coordinated global health programs for the School of Medicine and before that she worked as a recruitment consultant in the creative industry in Sydney, Australia. She holds a BA in Communication from UC Santa Barbara.  

Andrea Duff serves as Advising Assistant for the unit. She manages the Executive Director’s calendar, supports the core advising committees, manages advising listservs, processes financial transactions, and assists the unit generally; Andrea is your best contact for things like requesting workshop supplies, adding a contact to a listserv, scheduling appointments, or suggesting an agenda item for a committee meeting. Prior to UE, Andrea worked in the School of Law assisting faculty and before that she spent seven and a half years working for Nugget Market, including four years in the corporate office. She holds a BA in English from UC Davis.