Conference Plus: Staff Bios & Contact Information

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Jackie Campbell, CPCE
Associate Director

Jackie Campbell, Associate Director of Conferences, comes to UC San Diego with over a decade of experience with Hornblower Cruises and Events. Her experience in sales and full-service event planning is only paralleled by the excitement, passion, and high-level of customer service she extends to both colleagues and clients. Jackie recently served a three-year term as the President for the San Diego Chapter of the National Association of Catering and Events and continues to be actively involved in our vibrant San Diego hospitality community. To contact Jackie, please email

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Davell Jackson-Brown
Operations Manager

Davell has been with Conference Services since 1997, but she has been an integral part of the Housing • Dining • Hospitality team for 27 years, starting in Dining and moving her way up through administration while experiencing every facet of the department’s operations. Her passion for the campus is apparent in her relationships with other UC San Diego divisions, her involvement with various campus committees, and her winning numerous diversity and customer service awards. Excellent customer service is her number one priority—find out by contacting her for your next conference or meeting! To contact Davell, please email

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Anita Treviño Neubarth
Business Development Manager

Anita joined Conference Services after leading the sales team for UC San Diego Catering for 11 years. She is known for her creativity when producing events, including unique menu development, set design and flawless execution on every project. She has a trained eye for detail, extensive knowledge of the campus, and understands how to deliver the client’s overall vision, making her an exceptional addition to the Conference team. Prior to joining UC San Diego, Anita worked for 25 years in the hotel and resort industry, opening properties such as L’Auberge Del Mar Hotel and Resort, Fairbanks Ranch Country Club and Cal-a-Vie Health Resort, while serving as the Director of Catering and Conference Services and National Sales Manager. To contact Anita, please email

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Marilyn Samm-Smith, CMP, CMM
Conference Specialist

Marilyn began her career at UC San Diego as a professional event planner over 17 years ago, and has coordinated and managed summer conferences and events for 11 years. Marilyn has achieved the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Certification in Meeting Management (CMM) industry designations and is an active member of Meeting Professionals International. Her work experience combined with her professionalism and excellent customer service results in highly satisfied conferences year after year. To contact Marilyn, please email

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Suzette Olguin
Conference Specialist

Suzette has been with Housing • Dining • Hospitality since 2002, starting in the Triton Cash office and transitioning to Conference Services in 2006. In addition to coordinating conferences, she acts as the IT liaison in the effort to streamline paperwork and procedures in the office. She has an affinity for music, board games, dogs—and great customer service! To contact Suzette, please email

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Jamie Atkinson
Conference Coordinator

Jamie has been with Conference Services since 2008. Jamie completed his bachelor’s degree in Communications and Computer Information Office Systems in 2005 from the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau before moving to sunny San Diego. While in Juneau, Jamie was very involved in the campus community planning activities and numerous leadership and academic conferences. Jamie has been involved with planning and executing conferences and events ever since. In San Diego, one of his favorite events he has coordinated is enjoying hors d'oeuvres at Shamu Close Up and Dining with Shamu at SeaWorld. He looks forward to making your conference a memorable one at UC San Diego! To contact Jamie, please email

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Charlotte Curtis
Conference Coordinator

Charlotte is both a Conference Coordinator and Alumna of UC San Diego. Known for her exceptional customer service and attention to detail, she is dedicated to giving you the best experience possible! She first joined Housing • Dining • Hospitality in 2006 and has been with Conference Services since 2011. Charlotte is also an artist by education and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of California, San Diego where she studied Visual Arts & Human Development. To contact Charlotte, please email

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Tiffany Plengsangtip
Conference Assistant

Tiffany joined the Conference Services Team in March 2014. She graduated from SDSU with a degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management and has been working in the hotel industry for the past five years. She has worked at both the Front Desk and Sales and is very passionate about customer service. In her free time she loves to travel, golf, and attend SDSU basketball games. To contact Tiffany, please email

You can also reach UC San Diego Conference Services toll-free at 866.388.8273, or locally at 858.534.4220.

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