Unit Director: Erika Maria Hapa

Erika Maria Hapa is a fourth year Human Development major determined to make differences, no matter how small or big, in the community and in the world. She feels blessed to have the opportunity to be The Pantry’s Unit Director as she has been involved since her first year at UC Davis. Erika considers The Pantry as her humble abode on campus and is ready to make sure that all operations and relations run successfully to fulfill our mission of assisting students while they attain their higher education. You can contact Erika at ebhapa@ucdavis.edu

Assistant Director: Maria Angelica Wong Chang

A third year student in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Maria has been working at The Pantry since 2013. What was once a volunteer opportunity has now become a driving force in her life as a student at UC Davis. She hopes that, as a scientist, her research may be applied towards improving different social issues, especially food insecurity at the agricultural level. You can contact Maria at mwongchang@ucdavis.edu

Director of Internal Operations: Jessica Bee

Jessica is a third year Biological Sciences major with an emphasis in NPB. Her career goal is to become a pharmacist. She enjoys hiking, eating, and hanging out with friends. The Pantry is Jessica’s home away from home! You can contact Jessica at jebee@ucdavis.edu

Director of External Affairs: Shannen Nguyen

Shannen Nguyen is the External Director at The Pantry. She is a Senior majoring in Managerial Economics. Aside from being a student, Shannen is a Senior Resident Advisor with Student Housing. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, and sleeping. You can contact Shannen at sannguyen@ucdavis.edu

Intern to the Unit Director: Ruth Liou

Ruth Liou is one of the interns to the Unit Director. She is a second year pursuing a major in Human Development and a minor in Education. The Pantry holds a special place in her heart as a place that makes UCD so special in its strength as a community. In her spare time, Ruth enjoys cooking, playing the piano, and babysitting her nieces. You can contact Ruth at raliou@ucdavis.edu

Intern to the Unit Director: Rosa Maria Martinez

Rosa Maria is a second year Human Development major, minoring in Political Science and Education. Her career goals are to become a pediatric nurse and a superintendent. Joining The Pantry team was inevitable for her because her is people people. Her past experience as a student leader of clubs gives her the kick and motivation she needs to succeed at her position. You can contact Rosa Maria at rmamartinez@ucdavis.edu

Intern to the Assistant Director: Robyn Saiki

Robyn Saiki is a fourth-year Math and Biology double major, and an intern to the Assistant Director at The Pantry. She is also the Fundraising Chair for the Davis Aggie Lions Club. You can find her tutoring at the SASC or drumming with Davis’ on-campus Taiko group. You can contact Robyn at rmsaiki@ucdavis.edu

Intern to the Assistant Director: Caroline Hsieh

Caroline is an intern for the Assistant Director. She is a second year Cell Biology major and would love to one day work in a research lab. Come say hi! You can contact Caroline at cahsieh@ucdavis.edu

Intern to the Director of Internal Operations: Bianca Angela Miguel

Bianca is a third year Psychobio major. She’s working towards becoming a dentist. She loves travelling, dogs, and The Pantry. Aside from being an intern for The Pantry, she is also the President of Delta Epsilon Mu. You can contact Bianca at bmiguel@ucdavis.edu

Intern to the Director of Internal Operations: Justin Hu

Justin is a third year Biological Sciences major with an emphasis in Marine Biology. His career goal is to become a dentist. He enjoys playing basketball, fishing, and spending time with family. You can contact Justin at jushu@ucdavis.edu

Design Intern: Clarabella Li

Clarabella is a third year at UC Davis majoring in Chemistry with a Forensics emphasis. She hails from the Bay Area. She is a lover of the arts and enjoys spending her free time drawing and fixing up things to be “prettier.” She became involved with The Pantry through volunteer work last year and really liked how The Pantry was completely student run and out to help other students. As the current design intern for The Pantry (under External Outreach), she is the one you go to with any ideas, question, or concerns (hopefully none) about flyers and Pantry related designs. You can contact Clarabella at cljli@ucdavis.edu

Marketing Intern to the Director of External Outreach: Bharathi Gandi

Bharathi is a fourth year Nutrition Science major and is super passionate about feeding people. She believes that no one should be skipping meals or go to sleep hungry. The Pantry easily became one of her favorite experiences at UCD because of the direct interactions with the students in need and the lovely Pantry staff. Bharathi is hoping to mitigate world hunger in the near future. You can contact Bharathi at bgandi@ucdavis.edu