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, Colette McClellan, Jennifer Soto-Banks, Ina Aparicio, Eileen Spiegel, Mastoora Hamid 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 Jacqueline Zimbalist x 4616 Provides direct support for the Student Life Director and provides student club and Campus Life Squad support
Student Dev. Office Assistant Vacant x 4616 Provides support for the Student Life office and director and student club support
Project Specialist Mayra Garcia x 4616 Provides support for the Student Development Office and Campus Life Squad
Student Help Kiki Bjerke x4616 Provides support for the Student Development Office

 

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 Gabrielle 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 Mena Zamani  x4443 Provides support to the Articulation Officer.


General Counseling Services

 

Position Employee Responsibilities
Department Chair Sarah Chang x6077 Oversees curriculum development, hire, train & evaluate part-time faculty. Conduct Program Review & Student Learning Outcomes.
Generalist Counselor

Maryam Azary x4682                       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 x4472
Laura Toscano x6189 Kathy Tuominen-Lenny x4435                         Lisa Tran x4963          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, Ladi Boustani, Ruth Datu, Camille DeSopo, Alejandro Hurtado, Erin Long, Christine Lopez-Ediss, Rachel Marchioni, Carol May, Mary McCarthy, Brent McLaren, Jesus Montoya, Lynn Nusbaum-Haines, Kaylan Rasch, Maria Rios, Selene Roman, Cindy Sorensen, Deb Watt 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.


Student Success Support Program

Position Employee Responsibilities
Student Success Support Program Coordinator Vacant x4284 Coordinates activities and day-to-day operations of Student Success Support Program; 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 Student Success Support Program Coordinator and program.
Senior Student
Success Support Program Specialist

Jeff Long x6861 Darren England x4986 Rick Chan x4274 Natasha Noriega-Goodwin x6173

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 /Student Success Support Program Vacant 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 Donna Senda x4233 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; assists with Foster Youth; coordinates CHAFEE Grant Program.
Financial Aid Specialist Dennis Stachelski x4867 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; assists Veterans.
Financial Aid Specialist Katelynn Cope x6280 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; assists with financial aid outreach events and coordinate FA student ambassador schedules.
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; coordinates CCCG Program.
Financial Aid Specialist Claire Tracy x6279 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; assists with Cash Card program.
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 Cal Grant and FTSSG programs; completes R2T4 calculations and reports.

 

Division of Student Equity and Special Programs

 

Position Employee Responsibilities
 Dean/504 Officer

Georgina Guy x4738

Oversees Disabled Student Programs and Services, Extended Opportunities Program and Services, Veterans Education and Transition Services (VETS), Transfer Center, CARE, CalWORKs, Foster Youth, SPS Instruction, grant funded programs and 504 Officer
Sr. Administrative Assistant - Teresa Camacho x4619 Administrative and clerical support to the Student Equity and Special Programs (SE & SP) Division
Student Equity Manager Vacant Oversees the budget and operations of the Student Equity Program (SEP)
Sr. Administrative Assistant (SEP) Georgina (Gina) Martinez x6243 Administrative and clerical support to the Student Equity Program Manager. 

  

Career and Re-Entry Center

 

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director of Career and Re-Entry Center Rita Soultanian x6245 To serve as Director of the Career and Re-Entry Center; plan, develop, organize, coordinate, implement, schedule, direct, evaluate, and improve all assigned programs, services, operations and related student support services.
Re-Entry Center Specialist Sholeh Alizadeh x4611 Assists continuing and returning to college students with admissions and registration procedures; 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 to various instructional courses.
Career Services Technician Juan De la Cruz x4929

Provides instructional and clerical support, orientations, and assists student using facility in career research. Arranges workshops & direct student support with regards to Career and Re-Entry Services.

Counseling Office Assistant Christina Bolin x4692 Provides front desk coverage; develops assessment packets; assists student with technical assessment issues; assists with orientation.
Office Assistant (Sub) Brenda Lozano x6175 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 for EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Efren Rangel x4376 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 (Sub)  Jessica Caldwell  x6176 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs
EOPS/CARE Counselor Vacant x4953 Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement
CalWORKs Counselor Maria Castellanos x6896 Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement
Part-Time EOPS/CARE & CalWORKs Counselor Jeff Hannibal, 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
Project Specialist
EOPS/CARE/CalWORKS
Four (4) x4620, x4621 EOPS/CARE/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.
DSPS Counselor Zina Boratynec x4319 Provides disability-related counseling--academic, personal and career; determines eligibility and appropriate accommodations for all disabilities other than LD;
LD Specialist 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 Kristy Naccarato x4601
 
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 Tina Shaffie x4337 Provides disability related counseling – academic, personal and career; determines eligibility and appropriate accommodations for all disabilities other than LC.
Part-time DSPS Counselor

Denise Bon x6220   Brenda Fitzgeorge x4312
Loma Hopkins x4779
Kate Tewes x 4225

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 (Sub) Christopher Williams  Alice Mazaiwana x4249 Serves as receptionist, schedules faculty appointments; provides assistance with registration; tracks student appointments.
Alternate Media Specialist Mike Sauter x4359 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 Shiroma 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
Terrie Butorac x4328
Jayne Klunder 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 Two (2) x4328 Clerical support.
TPP Project Specialist Katelyn King x6100 Maintains database for the Teacher Preparation Pipeline-STEM/CTE programs, assists with events, phone calls to students.
TPP Project Facilitator Barbara Saur x6100 Assists with the Teacher Prepartion Pipeline-STEM/CTE grant duties
CLASE Transfer Mentor Program Alumni Mentors Deyanira Gonzalez      Maritza Granados        Aurora Hernandez          (949) 348-6187 Assist with activities and events for the CLASE mentor program such as university tours and support groups. Serve as mentors to students interested in transferring.


Veterans Education & Transition Services (VETS)

 

Position Employee Responsibilities
Coordinator/Counselor

Terence Nelson   X4473

Oversees staff and program planning
Veteran / Generalist Counselor Kolin Williams x4652 Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling for veterans & generalist students. Teaches Boots to Books course
P.T.Counselors Frances Hawkins   Paris Peck
Brooke Sauter  x4253
Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling for  veterans and generalist students
VETS Program Outreach Specialist  Brooke Sauter x4418 Provides case management, follow-up services outreach activities, and general duties for VETS Program
VETS Program Office Assistant (Sub) Vacant Assist with front office duties, schedules appointments, works with student veterans within the VETS program
Project Specialist  Two (2) Work with student veterans & community members within the VETS Program/Center & participates in outreach activities