Molly Bechtel, Chair-Elect

Molly Bechtel

Position Title
Molly Bechtel, Chair-Elect

Description of the Chair-Elect Position:

The Chair-elect serves as the second in command on Staff Assembly and spends one year preparing to step into the Chair role. In addition to serving as the Chair when the Chair is unavailable, the Chair-elect oversees the various subcommittees that Staff Assembly facilitates throughout the year.


Molly Bechtel supports outreach and engagement in the College of Engineering for Development and External Relations, part of the Dean’s Office. Molly has been with UC Davis since 2014, and has worked within the UC system since 2009. Her responsibilities include event planning and facilitation and alumni engagement strategy.

Born and raised in Northern California, Molly is a proud Aggie. Molly joined Staff Assembly in 2017 as a member of the Citations of Excellence Committee. She is active with the Status of Women at Davis Administrative Advisory Committee and recent graduate of the Administrative Officers for the Future program.

In her spare time, Molly likes to travel, go wine tasting, eat good food, and read.