College Program Manager
(916) 339-3424 x25
Katie Moose, MA is the College Program Coordinator and has been working in tobacco control since 2012. During that time, she has worked as a Local Tobacco Control Program Evaluator, also providing Evaluation Technical Assistance for the Tobacco Control Evaluation Center, and as a Program Consultant for the California Tobacco Control Program. She has experience coordinating statewide tobacco control conferences, writing final evaluation reports, developing tobacco control grant applications, and conducting trainings and webinars on a variety of tobacco control-related topics. As the College Program Coordinator for CYAN, she will be providing in-depth technical assistance and training to colleges and universities that are interested in creating smoke and/or tobacco-free campuses.
College Program Coordinator
(916) 339-3424 x21
Salvador (Sal) Ramirez is the College Program Coordinator focusing on smoke/tobacco-free policy compliance and enforcement. A California native, published author and youth advocate for health justice, Sal brings unique knowledge in the spectrum of community-based engagement and enjoys recounting stories from his service in the Peace Corps. Sal has worked in New York City with the This Free Life campaign, which helps LGBT young adults live tobacco-free, by providing outreach education on issues such as tobacco’s culture of poverty and the industry targeting of young adults.
Pegah has great experience working in the non-profit healthcare sector where her roles have included working with diverse communities on health issues at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Northern California, and grassroots organizing and assisting with the planning and implementation of California State Lobby Days for the American Cancer Society. Prior to her role at CYAN, Pegah worked nationally in Washington, DC where she continued her role in cancer advocacy for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Her alma mater include California State University, Sacramento where she earned her undergraduate degree in Government and International Relations and Georgetown University where she earned a Certificate in International Affairs. She is currently a graduate student pursuing her MPH degree from University of California, Berkeley.