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.
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 Assistant Nicholas Schmidt X4582 General secretarial and clerical support of staff and programs.
Child Care Instructional Specialists Deborah Dautel, Lucia Duran-Herwehe, Julia Gilman, Colette McClellan, Jennifer Soto-Banks Lucia Duran-Herwehe, Julia Gilman, Colette McClellan, Jennifer Soto-Banks 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 Nurse Debby Vail, Jana Kaffer, Stacie Ryan, Judith Kofford, Stephanie Gates, Allison Loria 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. Joan Fishman, Sonya Murray, Ralph Farinella, Brian Haskins 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.
*Clinical Psychologist P/T Academic Jennifer Nguyen, Lisa Schnetizki x4606 Provides clinical supervision to counseling interns and personal counseling services to currently enrolled students.
Clinical Intern Counselor Counselor John Timberlake, Chris Sample, Brigham Scott, Chad Kelland, Ladi Boustani, Stephen Pines, Doris Muchirahondo Provide clinical counseling, psychological assessment, and crisis intervention services.

Student Life

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director Audra DiPadova 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 Erin Long x4290 Provides direct support for the Student Life Director and advises the various student clubs.
Student Dev. Assistant Vacant x4616 Provides support for the Student Life office and director

 

Division of Counseling Services

Position Employee Responsibilities
Dean Jerilyn Chuman 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 Vacant X6104 Coordinates the integration of technology into counseling support services.
Articulation Specialist Hochin Moon 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 Steve Handa x4472 Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement; instructor of Counseling courses.
Generalist Counselor Bilingual-Farsi Maryam Azary X4682 Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement, serves as Crisis Intervention Team coordinator; instructor of Counseling courses.
Generalist Counselor Doug Barr x4317 Paula Jacobs X4886 Sarah Chang X6077 Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement, serves as counseling liaison for nursing students; instructor of Counseling courses.
Generalist Counselor Pam Barr X4491 Mike Engels X6886 D. Francisco X4471 S.Nussenbaum X4460 Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement; instructor of Counseling courses.
Generalist Counselor Bilingual-Spanish Marianna DeSaracho x4476 Efren Rangel X4938 Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement; instructor of Counseling courses; coordinates the integration of technology into counseling support services.
Generalist Counselor /Athletic Mike Long x4511 Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement and serves as an instructor of Counseling courses. Serves as counseling liaison for athletes.
Generalist Counselor Jan Ventura x4454 Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement; instructor of Counseling courses, and Career Transitions 2+2 coordinator.
Part-Time Counselor M. Afshari W. Astley, H. Casey, S. Christensen, C. DeSopo, C. Araujo, P. Espinosa, J. Golden, M. Gustafson, P. Luong, K. McCann, M. McCarthy, R. Morgan, L. Nusbaum-Hines, S. Kihara, C. Sorensen, L. Tran, A. Mucciaro, A. Nguyen, s. Nieves-Lucas, A. Tovar, D. Watt During heavy registration and counseling cycles, assist in providing academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement sessions as needed. Serves as instructor of Counseling courses.
Part-Time Counselor J. Alford, J. Guerrero, B. Jacobsen, D. Minder, R. Potratz, L. Toscano During heavy registration and counseling cycles, assists in providing academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement.
Counseling Office Assistant Arthur Araiza X4393 Justine Amadeus 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
Matriculation Coordinator Penny Skaff 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 Alison Emmil-Lugo (sub) 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
Interim 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 Lee Anne Leithem x4355 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.
Campus Information Operator Sandra Malagon Answers College telephone questions and forwards calls to the appropriate department.

International Student Program

Position Employee Responsibilities
International Student Program Specialist Sonja Lopez-Arnak 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
Interim Director Ruth Higgins 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 Javier Williams 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 Ruth Higgins 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 Terence Nelson x4473 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.
Sr. Administrative Assistant Brooke Sauter 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/ Acting Director Terence Nelson 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 Officer 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 Rainia Hamad 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 Maryam Afshari x4575 Provides front desk coverage; develops assessment packets; assists students with technical assessment issues; assists with orientation.
Office Assistant Megan Casillas X4575 Provides front desk coverage; develops assessment packets; assists students with basic assessment issues including online; assists with orientation. Provides evening support.

Extended Opportuity Programs and Services

Position Employee Responsibilities
Coordinator for EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Georgina Guy 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 Teresa Camacho x4619 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs.
EOPS/CARE Counselor x4953 Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement.
Part-Time EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Counselor Jeff Hannibal, x4620 Efren Rangel x4207 Kathy Tuominen-Lenney x4207 Laura Toscano x4620 Hollis Casey x4620 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 Maria Hanson x4275 Provides students with information on college program and services; tracks MIS data.
Project Specialist   Front office assistant.
CalWORKs Project Specialist (2)   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 Leanne Bean x4930 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs.
Adapted Kinesiology Instructor/KNEA Chair Mike Bennett x4761 Provides instruction in adapted physical fitness, water exercise, strength mobility and coordination training, adapted swimming classes; teaches on- and off-campus adapted physical education.
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 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 Mindi Wolf X4291 VACANT 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 Loma Hopkins 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 X4312 Connie Jackson X4885 Tina Shaffie X4337 Provides disability related counseling-academic, personal and career.
Adapted kinesiology Instructor Ron Hastings X4679 Pam Paterson Julie Thomas X4761 Provides instruction in adapted physical fitness, water exercise, strength, mobility and coordination training, adapted swimming classes. Teaches on- and off- campus adapted physical education courses.
DSPS P.T. Instructor Jose Arroyo, Ann Novick X4885 Provides writing instruction and fundamental math courses.
Faculty/Counselor Tina Shaffie X4337 Provides disability-related counseling, LD assessment and ADHD assessment.
Disabled Student Program Specialist Sylvia Barley X4238 Organizes sign language interpreters, real-time captioning schedules, accommodated testing, note takers and assistive listening devices; schedules tests for accommodated testing.
Disabled Student Program Specialist Marie Bowman x4246 Assists, monitors, and schedules learning disability assessments and related appointments. Aides with students and parents explaining processes and procedures.
Counseling Office Assistant Kathy Schultz x4249 Serves as receptionist, schedules faculty appointments; provides assistance with registration; tracks student appointments.
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.
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 Vacant X4424 Provides backup for staff and primarily assists with the accommodated testing program.
Office Assistant (P/T) VACANT Retrieves and helps with follow-up on medical documentation; supports the Student Education Contract project.
Adapted Kinesiology Office Assistant Marilyn Lantz X4679 Assists disabled students w/ registration and completion of mandatory forms; assists with clerical support in the Adapted Kinesiology program.
Kinesiology Aides (13)   Assists disabled students and mentors student interns in Adapted Kinesiology classes.
Interpreters (31)   Interprets for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Captionist (3)   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 Sara Nievas-Lucas x4259, Jayne Klunder X4258, Jennifer Forsterx4328, Jennifer Rachman, Jorge Guerrero, Miki Mikolajczak 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 Office Assistant X4292 Duplicates and distributes materials; maintains master calendar of Transfer Center activities; assists in the preparation of reports and marketing materials; pulls transcripts; coordinates activities for college rep visits; maintains databases of students’ college of choice, university representatives and Transfer Center utilization.
Project Specialist David Schlesinger Clerical support.
Project Specialist (TTP Grant Funded) Jeri Magnetta Secretarial support.

Veterens Education & Transition Services (VETS)

Position Employee Responsibilities
Dean / Director 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.
CTE Perkins Counselor (Grant Funded) Rebecca Morgan, Eric Garcia, Brenda Fitzgeorge X4252 Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling for CTE focused veterans & generalist students.
Project Specialist (3) Jason Conway Greg Clemons Phillip Sanchez Work with student veterans & community members within the VETS Program/Center & participates in outreach activities.