Who's Who in Student Services


Office of the Vice President of Student Services

Position Employee Responsibilities

Vice President for Student Services Title IX Officer

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 and serves as the Title IX Officer
Executive Assistant Leanne Bean x4566 Serves as support to the Vice President for Student Services


Wellness, Social Services, and Child Development Center

Position Employee Responsibilities
Dean Jeanne Harris-Caldwell x4607 Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Student Health Center, Social Services, and Child Development Site; 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 Dean
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 Licensed Clinical Psychologist;  Oversees all Psychological Health Services, provides psychological assessment and crisis intervention services to students; Responsible for training and clinical supervision of doctoral level interns
Clinical Psychologist PT Phillip Stephen Pines x4606 Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Provides psychological assessment and crisis intervention services to students. 


 Child Development Center

Position Employee Responsibilities
Dean Jeanne Harris-Caldwell x4606 Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Child Development Center
Senior Child Care Specialist Shawn Norman x 4248 Assists the Child Development Center Dean
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 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 x4616 Provides direct support for the Student Life Director and provides student club and Campus Life Squad support
Student Dev. Office Assistant Vacant x4616 Provides support for the Student Life office and director and student club support
Project Specialist Vacant x4616 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 Gabrielle Landingham x4961 Administrative and clerical support to the Dean of Counseling Services.
Department Chair Sarah Chang x6077 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 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, 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 


Articulation

Position Employee Responsibilities
Articulation Officer Aimee Tran x6213 Supports articulation and transfer agreements
Articulation Specialist Mena Zamani  x4443 Provides support to the Articulation Officer


Student Success Support Program

Position Employee Responsibilities
Student Success Support Program  Penny Skaff x4573 Coordinates activities and day-to-day operations of Student Success Support Program
Senior Administrative Assistant Rola Murtado  x4569 Provides administrative support to Student Success Support Program 
Senior Student
Success Support Specialist

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

Proctors and conducts English, reading, and math, ESL, assessments to incoming students. Reviews transcripts from other colleges and universities and 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

 

Career and Re-Entry Center

Position Employee Responsibilities
Director/Career & Re-Entry Center Rita Soultranian x6245 Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the Career and Re-Entry Center   
Re-Entry Center Specialist Sholeh Alizadeh x4611 Assists continuing and returning to college students with A & R procedures, workshops, women's conference, facilitates annual department scholarships
Career Guidance Specialist Don Mineo x4965 Provides career guidance, assessments, orientations, class visits and assists student in obtaining college information 
Career Services Technician Juan De la Cruz x4929 Provides instructional and clerical support, orientations, arranges workshops and student support
Counseling Office Assistant Christina Bolin x4692 Provides front desk coverage and assists with student technical issues
Office Assistant Brenda Lozano (sub) x6175 Provides front desk coverage and assists with student technical issues

 

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 James Feigert 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 Specialist I Andria Metcalf x4637 Assist with application and registration for international students.
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

 

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 (PT) Donata 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; retrieves FAFSA applications.
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 Vacant x4862 Provides technical support to office staff; processes disbursements coordinated Federal Perkins Loan Program; internal auditor for FA
Financial Aid Specialist Tina Dang x4861 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid, coordinates Direct Loan Program; coordinates CCCG Program.
Financial Aid Specialist (PT) Claire Tracy x6279 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; assists with Cash Card program; assists with scholarship program.
Financial Aid Specialist Andrea McGinley x6224 Verifies financial aid documents; awards financial aid; coordinates federal work study program; assists with Promise Program.
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 

 

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 Nancy Titterud x6176 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs
EOPS/CARE Counselor Orlantha Nin  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 Maria Castellanos, 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 Vacant 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 Jessica Caldwell x4930 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs
DSPS Counselor

Zina Boratynec x4319, Tina Shaffe x 4337

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 advisement in learning strategies
Part-Time LD Specialist Kristy Naccarato x4601 Provides learning disability assessments, educational guidance, monitoring of LD student progress and individual advisement in learning strategies
DSPS Instructor/Special Services Department 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.)

Part-time DSPS Counselor

Denise Bon x6220, Loma     
Hopkins x4779, Kate
Tewes x 4225
Provides disability related counseling-academic, personal and career
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 Vacant 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, Miki
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 (1) 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 Preparation Pipeline-STEM/CTE grant duties
CLASE Transfer Mentor Program Alumni Mentors 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; Provides academic, career counseling for veterans
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, Brooke Sauter  x4253 Provides academic, career, transfer and personal counseling for  veterans and generalist students

VETS Program Outreach Specialist

Vacant x4418 Provides case management, follow-up services outreach activities, and general duties for VETS Program
VETS Program Office Assistant  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