Loraine Hernandez-Covello

Loraine Hernandez-Covello Photo

Position Title
Advocacy Relations and Communications Manager

  • Government and Community Relations, Office of the Chancellor

As Advocacy Relations and Communications Manager for Government and Community Relations at UC Davis, Loraine works to identify, engage and mobilize third party volunteer advocates to support UC Davis and UC budget and legislative priorities.   

Loraine coordinates UC Davis participation in system wide advocacy communications campaigns and also develops and manages communications collateral, content and applications to enhance the service experience for internal and external constituents. Loraine is also responsible for developing and managing GCR’s information tracking systems, databases and web tools for advocacy, and improving business systems.

As the primary campus liaison to UC Davis’ longest running support group, University Farm Circle, Loraine serves as an ex-officio board member and partners to support the organization’s mission of Friendship, Enrichment and Scholarship as it relates to staff, faculty and students. 

An alum of UC Davis, Loraine joined UC Davis administration in 2003, since serving on campus wide project teams and holding previous positions as Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for University Relations, Manager for the UC Davis Foundation and Manager for the Chancellor's Board of Advisors.

Prior to UC Davis, Loraine served as an Associate Relationship Manager for Franklin Templeton Investments where she also completed the Management Trainee Program specializing in business operations and system conversions, retirement services and staff development.