Who's Who in Student Services

Office of the Vice President of Student Services

Position Employee Responsibilities
Vice President for Student Services Juan Avalos x4566 Oversees Division of Counseling Services, Division of Enrollment Services, Division of Transfer, Career & Special Programs, Child Development Center, Student Health Center and Student Life. Serves as discrimination complaints officer and designee for student discipline. Title IX Officer
Executive Assistant Leanne Bean x4566 Serves as support to the Vice President for Student Services.

Child Development Center

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director Lisa Cavallaro x4302 Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Child Development Center.
Senior Child Care Instructional Specialist Shawn Norman x4248 Assists the Child Development Center director.
Administrative Assistant Tracey Magyar x4582 General secretarial and clerical support of staff and programs.
Child Care Instructional Specialists Deborah Dautel, Lucia Duran-Herwehe, Julia Gilman, Cindy Kilduff, Colette McClellan, Jennifer Soto-Banks, Felissa Silva, Karen Ullrich Perform a variety of duties involved in planning and implementing instructional and recreational activities appropriate of the needs and skills of the children

Student Health Center

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director Jeanne Harris-Caldwell x4607 Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Student Health Center; site coordinator for Bloodborne Pathogen Program; AED Program Coordinator.
Health Center Nurse Lead Charge Nurse:  Sandra Kudza, Mary Pancoe, Maureen Dempsey, Michael Huenemann, Stacie Ryan x4606 Provides clinical nursing care to students. Provides first aid for on-campus injuries to employees and visitors.
Senior Health Office Assistant Robyn Wilson x4606 Serves as front office receptionist. Schedules appointments for all SHS healthcare providers. Performs administrative secretarial duties for the SHS director.
Health Office Assistant Cheryl Regan x4606 Serves as front office receptionist. Schedules appointments for all SHS health care providers.
Family Practice M.D. Dr. Ralph Farinella, Dr. Sonya Murray x4606 Provides general medical care to currently enrolled students.
Gynecologist George Kallins, Terese Harris x4606 Provides medical women’s health services to currently enrolled students.
Psychological Health Services Supervisor Lisa Schenitzki x4690 Provides clinical supervision to counseling interns and personal counseling services to currently enrolled students.
Clinical Psychologist P/T Phillip Stephen Pines x4606 Provide clinical supervision to counseling interns and personal counseling services to currently enrolled students.

Student Development

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director Christopher Hargraves x4213 Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Student Life Program including developing students leadership skills; directly advises the Associated Student Government (ASG).
Senior Admin Assistant Vacant x4290 Provides direct support for the Student Life Director and advises the various student clubs.
Program Technician Emily Maynard x4616 Provides support for the Student Life office and director
Project Specialist Jennifer Ramirez x 4616 Provides support for the Student Development Office and Campus Life Squad
     

 

Division of Counseling Services

Position Employee Responsibilities
 Dean

 Penelope Skaff x4573

Oversees Articulation Department, General Counseling Services, Matriculation Department and Instructional Programs of Counseling.
Senior Administrative Assistants Catherine Ayad x4807 Gabie Landingham x4961 Administrative and clerical support to the Dean of Counseling Services.


Articulation

Position Employee Responsibilities
Articulation Officer Aimee Tran x6213 Coordinates the integration of technology into counseling support services.
Articulation Specialist Vacant x4435 Provides support to the Articulation Officer.
Articulation Office Assistant Vacant x4570 Performs clerical, technical and editorial functions to create and maintain all articulation with four-year institutions.


General Counseling Services

Position Employee Responsibilities
Department Chair Vacant Oversees curriculum development, hire, train & evaluate part-time faculty. Conduct Program Review & Student Learning Outcomes.
Generalist Counselor Doug Barr x4317 
Hollis Casey x4938
Marianna DeSaracho x4476
Mike Engels x6886
David Francisco x4471
Michelle Gustafson x4940
Sharon Nussenbaum x4460
Paris Peck x6888
Jennifer Rachman
Laura Toscano x6189
Kathy Tuominen-Lenny x 4435
Jan Ventura x4454
Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement, can serve as counseling instructor of Counseling courses.
Generalist Counselor /Athletic Mike Long x4511
Sheryl Christensen x4285
Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement and serves as an instructor of Counseling courses. Serves as counseling liaison for athletes.
Part-Time Counselor Maryam Afshari,
Joanne Benschop
Ladi Boustani
Ruth Datu
Camille DeSopo
Melissa Hughes
Alejandro Hurtado
Erin Long
Christine Lopez-Ediss
Janeth Maniarre
Provides academic, career, and personal counseling and advisement; instructors of counseling courses.
Counseling Office Assistant Arthur Araiza x4393 
David Gonzalez x4801
Responsible for front desk duties.
Senior Counseling Office Assistant Carla Conn x4226 Responsible for front desk duties. Serves as SARS system administrator.


Matriculation

Position Employee Responsibilities
Interim Matriculation Coordinator Lisa Tran x4284 Coordinates activities and day-to-day operations of Matriculation; provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement and serves as instructor of Applied Psychology courses.
Senior Administrative Assistant Rola Murtado  x4569 Provides administrative support to Matriculation Coordinator and program.
Senior Matriculation Specialist Jeff Long x4274 Darren England x4986 Rick Chan 4274 Proctors English, reading, and math assessments to incoming students. Conducts ESL assessments and orientation sessions for ESL students. Reviews transcripts from other colleges and universities as well as high schools to determine alternative placement in basic skills classes. Assists with the Early Alert and probation programs.
Counseling Office Assistant /Matriculation Natasha Noriega-Goodwin x4269 Responsible for front desk duties.

 

Division of Enrollment Services

Position Employee Responsibilities
Dean Christian Alvarado x4340 Oversees Admissions & Records, Financial Assistance & Scholarships, International Student Office, Outreach Department and Campus Operator.
Sr. Administrative Assistant Bilingual-Spanish Lurdes Casillas x4341 Administrative and clerical support to the Dean of Enrollment Services.

Admissions & Records

Position Employee Responsibilities
Registrar Joyce Semanik x4342 Supervises admissions and records staff and operations, including registration, grade collection, and student petitions; prepares college 320 report to the state.
A&R Specialist 1 Bilingual-Spanish Grisel Heredia x4543 Alicia Olvera x4353 Performs telephone and lobby duties.
A & R Evaluator Elva Araiza x4612
Jeanne Barnhill x4345
Julie Pahan x4346
Evelia Ramirez x4685
Responsible for processing evaluations for degrees, Certificates and OSAS.
Senior A & R Specialist Shirley Gauthier
x4360
Vacant x4351
Doris Muchirahondo x4356
Vacant x4287
Process student general petitions, high school student applications, residency; off campus & Emeritus Institute registration.
A & R Specialist II Donald Powell x4361 Responsible for transcript & enrollment/degree verification production for (A-L). Production for (M-Z).
A & R Specialist I 62.5% Kathy Messick x4702 Scans records, distributes mail, and provides telephone coverage.
A & R Specialist I Nancy Fiacco x4350 Serves as lobby representative and assists with data processing.
A & R Specialist I Kathy McGann x4408 Serves as evening counter representative.
A&R Systems Specialist Craig Connor x4343 Technical Lead: Provides information input, report generation and web page maintenance.
A&R Specialist II My Truong x4352 Processes grade record information and student data changes.

International Student Program

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director, International Student Program Angela Yang x4602 Processes requests for admission by international students.
International Student
Program Specialist
Vacant x4602 Processes requests for admission by international students
A&R Specialist 1 Andria Metcalf x4637 Assist with application and registration for international students.

Financial Assistance & Scholarships

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director Amber Gallagher x4865 Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Financial Assistance and Scholarship programs.
Administrative Assistant Kim Rezvani x4866 Provides administrative support to Director of Financial Assistance & Scholarships.
Financial Aid Specialist Patti Rocklin x4863 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; process scholarship payments.
Financial Aid Specialist Vacant x4864 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; assists with Foster Youth.
Financial Aid Specialist Dennis Stachelski x4867 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; assists Veterans.
Senior Financial Aid Specialist x4862 Completes due diligence process for Federal Perkins loans. Provides questions and answers to KnowledgeBase web site. Coordinates Powerfaids and financial aid and California web grant systems. Serves as internal auditor for FA office. Provides technical support for the return of Title IV funds.
Financial Aid Specialist Tina Dang x4861 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid, coordinates Direct Loan Program.
Financial Aid Specialist Natalie Timpson x6279 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; coordinates Loan Default prevention.
Financial Aid Specialist Andrea McGinley x6224 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; coordinates federal work study program; assists with athletes.
Financial Aid Specialist Phuong Vu x4857 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; coordinates.

 

Division of Transfer, Career and Special Programs

 
Position Employee Responsibilities
 Dean

Georgina Guy x4738

Oversees Career and Re-Entry Center, Disabled Student Programs and Services, Extended Opportunities Program and Services, Adapted Kinesiology, Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS), Transfer Center, CARE, CalWORKs, SPS Instruction and grant funded programs.  504 Officer
Sr. Administrative Assistant - O.U.C. Sub-Teresa Camacho x4418 Administrative and clerical support to the Division and Dean of Transfer, Career and Special Programs Division.

Career and Re-Entry Center

 
Position Employee Responsibilities
Dean Georgina Guy  x4473 Coordinates activities and day-to-day operations.
Re-Entry Center Specialist Alizadeh, Sholeh x4611 Assists continuing and returning to college students with admissions and registration procedures and removing their barriers to continue their education; coordinates workshops and group activities, women’s conference and facilitates annual scholarships to qualified re-entry students.
 Career Guidance  Specialist Don Mineo x4965 Provides career guidance services, including assessments; assists students in obtaining college information to assist them in decision making; provides Career and RE-Entry Center orientations and class visits various instructional courses.
Career Services Technician Juan De La Cruz  x4929 Provides Instructional and clerical support, orientations and assists student using the facility in career research. Arranges workshops & direct student support with regards to Career & Re-Entry Services.
Counseling Office Assistant Christina Bolin 
x4575
Provides front desk coverage; develops assessment packets; assists students with technical assessment issues; assists with orientation.
Office Assistant Brenda Lozano
x4575
Provides front desk coverage; develops assessment packets; assists students with basic assessment issues including online; assists with orientation. Provides evening support.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services

 
Position Employee Responsibilities
Coordinator (Sub) for EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Efren Rangel x4738 Oversees all aspects of department day-to-day management (faculty & staff) including counseling services and student support; develops operational policies; submits annual programs and coordinates EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs programs;
Sr. Admin. Assistant O.U.C. Vacant  x4619 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs.
EOPS/CARE Counselor   Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement.
Part-Time EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Counselor Jeff Hannibal, x4620 
Maria Castellanos x4648
Maria Hanson x4207
Hochin Moon x4829
Kirstin Tuccinardi x4622
Amy Strange x4207
Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement.
EOPS Specialist Lori Parra x4829 Assists potential and eligible EOPS/CARE students with admissions, registration and EOPS processes.
EOPS Specialist Adalberto Rodriguez
 x4275
Provides students with information on college program and services; tracks MIS data.
     
CalWORKs Project Specialist   CalWORKs clerical activities.

Disabled Student Program and Services

 
Position Employee Responsibilities
DSPS Coordinator/ Counselor Ardith Lynch x4750 Oversees all aspects of departmental day-to-day management (faculty and staff); serves as campus and off-campus agency liaison, coordinates and administers services and instruction per ADA/504; representative to region DSPS coordinators groups.
Sr. Administrative Assistant Elle Dubois x4930 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs.
Counselor Zina Boratynec x4319 Maryam Azary x4885 Provides disability-related counseling--academic, personal and career; determines eligibility and appropriate accommodations for all disabilities other than LD;
LD Specialist Kim d’Arcy x4206
Ann Marie Breslin x4291
Provides learning disability assessments, educational guidance, monitoring of LD student progress and individual advisements in learning strategies; coordinates the LD Practicum program.
Part-Time LD Specialist Breanna Daniels x 4601
Ivoryee Martin x6085
Brent Murray x 6085
Provides learning disability assessments, educational guidance, monitoring of LD student progress and individual advisements in learning strategies.
DSPS Instructor/Special Services Chair Mike Hoggatt x6057 Provides strategic and basic instruction for students with disabilities in classes and the adapted computer lab (math, English, spelling, learning strategies etc.).
DSPS Counselor Vacant x4779 Provides disability related counseling – academic, personal and career; determines eligibility and appropriate accommodations for all disabilities other than LC.
Part-time DSPS Counselor Brenda Fitzgeorge x4885 Tina Shaffie x4337
Denise Bon x6220
Loma Hopkins x4779
Kate Tewes x 4425
Provides disability related counseling-academic, personal and career.
DSPS P.T. Instructor Tracy Teregis x6057
Brian Howell x6057
Provides writing instruction and fundamental math courses.
Disabled Student Program Specialist Sylvia Barley x 4238 Organizes sign language interpreters, real-time captioning schedules, note takers and assistive listening devices.
Disabled Student Program Specialist Darline Arroyo x4246 Assists, monitors, and schedules learning disability assessments and related appointments. Aides with students and parents explaining processes and procedures.
Disabled Student Program Specialist Diana Lloyd x 6181 Assists students in the Accommodated Testing Center.  Oversees (ATC) the logistics of the ATC
Disabled Student
Program Specialist
Marlene Sais x4915
Follows up on documentation and procedural issues with off-campus medical professionals; processes medical documentation; reconciles MIS reports; generates DSPS priority registration list; responsible for records management for DSPS and SARS.
Counseling Office Assistant Kathy Schultz x4249 Serves as receptionist, schedules faculty appointments; provides assistance with registration; tracks student appointments.
Alternate Media Specialist Mike Sauter x4539 Provides and coordinates alternative media, including software and hardware application support and documentation; develops accessible text materials in electronic and other formats.
Program Assistant Mike Parra x4679 Provides clerical support for staff and primarily assists with the KNEA program.
Office Assistant (P/T) Regina Shirma x4424 Assists with Accommodating Testing.  Retrieves and helps with follow-up on medical documentation; supports the Student Education Contract project.
Interpreters   Interprets for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Captionist   Provides real time captioning for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

Transfer Center

 
Position Employee Responsibilities
Coordinator / Counselor Orlantha Nin x4258 Coordinates day-to-day activities, budget and services related to the Transfer Center and transfer functions. Counsels students.
Part-Time Counselor Roya Aminzadeh x6101
Jennifer Golden x6103
Frances Hawkins x4328
Jayne Klunde x6103
Mike Mikolajczak x4468
Arlene Vargas x4328
Elizabeth Weiss x4259
Rocio Zamudio x4328
Provides academic career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement. Specializes in university and college transfer policies and agreements.
Sr.Transfer Center Specialist Barbara Benavides x4423 Transfer Center clerical and administrative support; provides technical support to students and assists during presentations and one-on-one sessions.
Transfer Center Specialist Judi Pohl x4486 Clerical support; schedules class visits and counseling appointments.
Office Assistant Rosann Rios x4292 Duplicates and distributes materials; pulls transcripts; schedules appointments, and answers phones
Project Specialist Vacant Clerical support.
Project Specialist (TTP Grant Funded) Vacant Secretarial support.

Veterans Education & Transition Services (VETS)

 
Position Employee Responsibilities
Coordinator/Counselor

Terence Nelson   X4473

Oversees staff and program planning.
Veteran / Generalist Counselor Kolin Williams Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling for veterans & generalist students. Teaches Boots to Books course.
P.T.Counselors Frances Hawkins, Paris Peck Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling for  veterans and generalist students.
VETS Program Outreach Specialist Brooke Sauter  
Project Specialist  Phillip Sanchez Work with student veterans & community members within the VETS Program/Center & participates in outreach activities.