Bernadette Abucayan

photo: Bernadette Abucayan

Position Title
Program Coordinator

Retiree Center


Bernadette joined the Retiree Center in 2018 as Program Coordinator at the Retiree Center’s location on the UC Davis Health campus. She will, however, also support and attend numerous retiree events on the Davis campus.

Bernadette has worked at UC Davis for more than 13 years. During the past 11 years she has served as the Faculty Senate Analyst in the UC Davis School of Medicine’s Dean’s office where she provided operational management to the Faculty Senate office as well as the Vice Chancellor and Dean’s office. In addition, Bernadette served as an executive member of the Staff Assembly and also served as Vice Chair of the Asian Pacific American System-wide Alliance (APASA) at UC Davis Health. She also recently co-founded “the Pantry” at the UC Davis School of Medicine. The Pantry provides non-perishable food items or personal care item for UC Davis Medical Students or anyone with food insecurity at UCDH.