Building Oversight Committees

The following campus buildings have constituted Building Oversight Committees and are approved for specific indoor activities as noted.  Not all buildings are approved for all purposes.  Please check with your building contact(s) for operating and access guidelines specific to your building.  

If your building does not yet appear on this list, please contact your dean or department chair, or VC Research for VCRO units.

Updated April 9, 2021

EXPERIMENTAL LAB BUILDINGS

Building Main Contact Approved Space Use

Barker Hall

Georjana Barnes, Endowed Chair, MCB
Greg Vitan, Building Operations
Mark Jenkinson, Director of Administration, IB, MCB, BDS

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Berkeley Way West

Rich Ivry, Professor, Psychology
Alex Mastrangeli, Manager, Psychology
Emily Schwarz, CFO, Public Health
Alex Luna, CAO, GSE

Lab;
Remote Instruction;
Indoor instructional pilot

Birge Hall

Frances Hellman, Dean, Math & Physical Sciences
Anthony Vitan, Director of Facilities, Division of Math & Physical Sciences

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Calvin Lab (Simons Institute)

William Humnicky, Director of Operations and Planning

April 2021 - Outdoor research pilot;
not open for indoor yet

Campbell Hall

Frances Hellman, Dean, Math & Physical Sciences
Anthony Vitan, Director of Facilities, Division of Math & Physical Sciences

Lab;
Remote Instruction; Indoor instructional pilot

Cory Hall

Karl Van Bibber, Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Logan Baldini, Building Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Davis Hall

Karl Van Bibber, Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Jackie Garcia, Building Coordinator

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Donner Lab

TBD (contact VCRO at researchrecovery@berkeley.edu)

April 2021 - Research by VCRO Exceptional Approval only - needs to go through opening process.

Etcheverry Hall

Karl Van Bibber, Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Reggie Madison, Interim Building Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction; Indoor instructional pilot

Giauque Laboratory

Facilities Management

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Gilman Hall

Facilities Management

Remote Instruction

Hearst Memorial Mining Building (HMMB)

Karl Van Bibber, Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Jennifer Teverbaugh, Building Facilities

Lab;
Remote Instruction;
Indoor instructional pilot

Hesse Hall

Karl Van Bibber, Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Reggie Madison, Interim Building Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Hildebrand Hall

Facilities Management

Lab;
Remote Instruction;
Library Services

Hilgard Hall

Whendee Silver, Chair (EEB), ESPM
Tony Gamez, Facilities Manager
Nicole Lowy, Manager ESPM

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Innovative Genomics Institute Building

John Dueber, Professor, Bioengineering
IGIB Facilities
Ariana Hirsh, Lab Operations Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Koshland Hall

John Coates, Chair, PMB
Tony Gamez, Facilities Manager
Donald Rio, Co-Chair, MCB
Brian Joseph, L&S Shop Services Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Latimer Hall

Facilities Management

Lab;
Remote Instruction;
Indoor instructional pilot

LeConte Hall
Physics Building

Frances Hellman, Dean, Math & Physical Sciences
Anthony Vitan, Director of Facilities, Division of Math & Physical Sciences

Lab;
Remote Instruction;
Library Services

Lawrence Hall of Science

Kalie Secco, Chief of Staff, Director's Office
Cory Welch, Facilities & IT Manager

Experimental Lab & curriculum prep

Lewis Hall

Facilities Management

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Li Ka Shing Center

Randy Schekman, Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Sarah Pecora, Building Manager
Mark Jenkinson, Director of Administration, IB, MCB, BDS

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Minor Hall and Addition

Rowland Taylor, Chair, Vision Science Graduate Program, Optometry
Monica Porter, Senior Assistant Dean of Operations

Lab;
Remote Instruction

McCone Hall

Frances Hellman, Dean, Math & Physical Sciences
Anthony Vitan, Director of Facilities, Division of Math & Physical Sciences

Lab;
Remote Instruction;
Library Services

Morgan Hall

Hei Sook Sul, Chair, NST
Tony Gamez, Facilities Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Mulford Hall

Paolo D'Odorico, Professor, ESPM
Tony Gamez, Facilities Manager
Nicole Lowy, Manager ESPM

Lab;
Remote Instruction

O'Brien Hall

Karl Van Bibber, Executive Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Jackie Garcia, Building Coordinator

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Oxford Tract

Nick Mills, Professor, ESPM
Tony Gamez, Facilities Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Richmond Field Station

Scott Shackleton, Assistant Dean, College of Engineering

Labs & Essential Research;
Library Services

Space Sciences Lab

Steve Beckwith, Director

Experimental labs

Stanley Hall

Susan Marqusee, Director, QB3
Harry Stark, Director of Facilities and Engineering, QB3
Donna Hendrix, Manager, QB3

Lab;
Remote Instruction;
Indoor instructional pilot

Sutardja Dai Hall

Costas Spanos, Director, CITRIS
Domenico Caramagno, Director of Facilities and Operations

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Tan Hall

Facilities Management

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Valley Life Sciences Building

Michael Boots, Professor, Integrative Biology
Derek Apodaca, Director, Building Services and Safety
Mark Jenkinson, Director of Administration, IB, MCB, BDS

Lab;
Remote Instruction; Library Services

Wellman Hall

Rodrigo Almeida, Chair, Plant Pathology, ESPM
Tony Gamez, Facilities Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

Weill Hall (LSA)

David Raulet, Professor, MCB
Mark Jenkinson, Director of Administration, IBMC
Barbara Duncan, Building Manager

Lab;
Remote Instruction

 

ADDITIONAL VCRO RESEARCH UNIT BUILDINGS:

Building Main Contact Approved Space Use

2521 Channing 

(IRLE)

Barb Campbell, Assistant Director, IRLE

Exceptional research; building not yet open

2251 College Building

(Archeological Research Facility)

Nicholas Tripcevich, Lab Manager, ARF

Exceptional research; building not yet open

 

ACADEMIC BUILDINGS

Building Main Contact Approved Space Use

1893 Le Roy

Sandi Ketchpel, CAO, School of Social Public Policy
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
Essential Operations;
Indoor In-person Instructional Pilot

2240 Piedmont

Lisa Ferrari, Project Manager, School of Law
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Anthropology and Art Practice building (formerly Kroeber Hall)

Amy Robinson, Assistant Executive Dean, L&S
Max Auffhammer, Associate Dean, Social Sciences
Ruben Mejia, LSFO Facilities
Brian Joseph, LSFO Facilities
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
Library services

Bauer Wurster Hall

Mike Bond, Facilities Director, College of Environmental Design
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
Essential Operations;
Library Services

Calvin Lab (Simons Institute)

William Humnicky, Director of Operations and Planning

April 2021 - Outdoor research pilot;
not open for indoor yet

Cheit Hall 

Courtney Chandler, CAO/BOC Haas
Phil Mahoney, Associate CIO & Facilities
Gerardo Campos, Building Manager
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

 

Chou Hall

Courtney Chandler, CAO/BOC Haas
Phil Mahoney, Associate CIO & Facilities
Gerardo Campos, Building Manager
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

Research;
Essential Operations; 
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
Indoor In-person Instructional Pilot

Dwinelle Hall

Anna Weidman, CAO, Division of Arts & Humanities
Michael Mascuch, Chair, Department of Rhetoric
Ruben Mejia, LSFO Facilities
Brian Joseph, LSFO Facilities
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Evans Hall

Brian Underwood, Manager, Department of Mathematics
Laura Slakey, Manager, Department of Statistics
Jasan Fuji, Building Manager
Ruben Mejia, LSFO Facilities
Brian Joseph, LSFO Facilities
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
GA classroom utilization for remote instruction; Library Services

GPBB

Nick Mills, Associate Dean, RCNR
Tony Gamez, Facilities Director

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Gerson Faculty Building (Haas)

Courtney Chandler, CAO/BOC Haas
Phil Mahoney, Associate CIO & Facilities
Gerardo Campos, Building Manager
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

 

Giannini Hall

Lee Borrowman, CAO, RCNR
Nick Mills, Associate Dean, RCNR
Tony Gamez, Facilities Director
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Haas Student Services Bldg

Courtney Chandler, CAO/BOC Haas
Phil Mahoney, Associate CIO & Facilities
Gerardo Campos, Building Manager
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

 

Haviland Hall

Dana Kowalski, CAO, School of Social Welfare
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
Library Services

Hearst Field Annex

Alyssa Mariscal, Office of the Registrar
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Indoor in-person instruction in GA classroom

Hearst Memorial Gym

Steven Murray, Director, Physical Education Program
Brent Atkinson, Facilities Manager, Physical Education Program
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Hertz Hall

Mark Shaw, Manager, Department of Music
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Indoor in-person instructional pilot

Jacobs Hall

Scott Shackleton
JPCAB Liaison: Elizabeth Brashers

Limited research only;
rest of building not yet open

Law Building

Lisa Ferrari, Project Manager, School of Law
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

McEnerney Hall

Ed Campion
Richard Andrews
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

McLaughlin Hall

Scott Schackleton
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Morrison Hall

Mark Shaw, Manager, Department of Music
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
Student practice space

Moses Hall

TBD
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Not yet open

North Gate Hall

Annette Garcia, CAO, School of Journalism
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Simon Hall

Lisa Ferrari, Project Manager, School of Law
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

Research;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery

Social Sciences Building (formerly Barrows)

Amy Robinson, CAO, L&S
Max Auffhammer, Associate Dean, Social Sciences
Ruben Mejia, LSFO Facilities
Brian Joseph, LSFO Facilities
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Core facility;
Essential Operations;
Instructional Prep & Remote Delivery;
KALX

South Hall

TBD
JPCAB Liaison: Courtney Chandler

Not yet open

Stephens Hall

Joan Kask, Manager ISSP
Max Auffhammer, Associate Dean, Social Sciences
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Opening pending

Wheeler Hall

Anna Weidman, CAO, Division of Arts & Humanities
Steven Justice, Chair, English Department
Linda Fitzgerald, Manager, English Department
JPCAB Liaison: Amy Robinson

Research;
Essential operations;
Instructional prep & remote delivery

 

ADDITIONAL BUILDINGS:

Building Main Contact Approved Space Use

BAMPFA

JPCAB Liaison: Seamus Wilmot

 

Zellerbach Hall

Andy Kraus
JPCAB Liaison: Seamus Wilmot

 

Recreational Sports Facility

JPCAB Liaison: Seamus Wilmot