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, Title IX Team member
Health Center Nurse Lead Charge Nurse:  Sandra Kudza Provides clinical nursing care to students. Provides first aid for on-campus injuries to employees and visitors
Health Center Registed Nurse Mary Pancoe, Maureen Dempsey, Diana Muro, Taylor Arborgast 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 duties.
Health Assistant Cheryl Regan x4606 Schedules appointments for all SHS Healthcare providers.  Performs administrative duties. 
Family Practice M.D. Dr. Ralph Farinella, Dr. Katie Doering x4606 Provides general medical care to currently enrolled students
     
Psychological Health Services Supervisor Lisa Schenitzki x4690 Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Supervises the Psychological Health Services intern program.  Provides psychological assessment and crisis intervention services to students.  Part of Title IX Team.
Clinical Psychologist PT

Phillip Stephen Pines x4606,

Dr. Christine Lillja 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
CDC Site Supervisor Krisanna McCord x4582 Assists the CDC Dean with direct oversight to the CDC Center on a daily basis. 
Administrative Assistant Tracey Magyar x4582 General administrative support of staff and programs
Child Care Instructional Specialists Karen Ulrich, Cindy Kilduff, Julia Gilman, Jennifer Soto-Banks, Ina Aparicio, Mastoora Hamid, Colette McCellan Perform a variety of duties involved in planning and implementing instructional and recreational activities appropriate of the needs and skills of the children
CDC Aide Maria Juarez, Julianna Sanchez, Ashley Berry, Katie Zuag, Susan Fulbright Assists the  Child Development Center Specialists in the classroom. 


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
     

 

 

Division of Counseling Services  

Position Employee Responsibilities
 Dean

 Dr. 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, Maryam Azary x4682
Sharon Nussenbaum x4460
Paris Peck x6888, Jennifer Rachman x4472, Laura Toscano x6189, Kathy Tuominen-Lenny x4435, Lisa Tran x4963, Jan Ventura x4454, Erin Long x4471
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, Alejandra Hurtado,  Christine Lopez-Ediss, Carol May, Mary McCarthy, Jesus Montoya, Maria Rios,  Cindy Sorensen, Deb Watt, Emad Aloka, Carolina Bonitatis, Deborah Chau, Kelli Lyons, Elisa Manese, Marisa Perez-Amorde, Cassandra Terrazas, Taylor Tirona 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  Dr. 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 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
Matriculation Specialist Christina Bolin x4692 Reviews transcripts from high schools, colleges, and universities to determine alternative placement in basic skills classes.  Assists with 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 Marco Madariaga Benvides x6247 Provides front desk coverage and assists with student technical issues
Office Assistant Vacant 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

Title IX Investigator

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, Title IX Investigator
Senior Administrative Assistant Teresa Camacho x4619 Administrative and clerical support to the Student Equity and Special Programs (SE & SP) Division
Senior Administrative Assistant (SEP) Georgina (Gina) Martinez x6243 Administrative and clerical support to the Student Equity Program 

 

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services and CalWORKS Program

 

Position Employee Responsibilities
Coordinator for EOPS/CARE 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 programs
Senior Administrative 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 Counselors Maria Hanson x4953  Coordination of the CalWORKS/TANF programs.  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, x4953, Hochin Moon x6296, Kirstin Heben x6296, Amy Strange x4622 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 Joanna Plaza-Uriostegui x4275 Provides students with information on college program and services; Tracks MIS data


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
Senior Administrative Assistant Jessica Caldwell x4930 Administrative and clerical support for coordinator and programs
DSPS Counselor

Zina Boratynec x4319,

Tina Shaffie 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 Brent Murray x6085, Kristy Naccarato x460, Nicole Samuels x60851 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 Office Assistant Regina Shiroma x4424 Assists with Accommodating Testing; Retrieves and helps with follow-up on medical documentation; Supports the Student Education Contract project
DSPS Specialist - LD Darline Arroyo x4246 Assists, schedules Learning Disability assessments and related appointments. 
DSPS Specialist - DHH Sylvia Barley x4238 Organizes sign language interpreters and captioning schedules. 
DSPS Specialist Marlene Sais x4915 Follows up on and processes medical documents with students and professional medicals personnel.  MIS reports and record management for records in DSPS/SARS.
DSPS Specialist Diuana Lloyd x6181 Assists and oversees students in Accommodated Testing Center
Counseling Office Assistant Christopher Williams x4249 Schedules and tracks faculty and student DSPS appointments
Alt. Media Specialist Mike Sauter x4359 Provides and coordinates alt media  software, hardware, support and documentation.  Develops accessible text materials in electronic and other formats.
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
Transfer Center Counselor Roya Aminzadeh x6101 Provides academic career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement; Specializes in university and college transfer policies and agreements.
Part-Time Counselor Jenniferr Golden x6103, Terrie Butorac x6102, Alexa Enamorado x4328, Lauren Maki x4328, Miki
Mikolajczak x4468, Arlene Vargas x6249, Elizabeth Weiss x4259
Rocio Zamudio x4328
Provides academic career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement; Specializes in university and college transfer policies and agreements.
Senior 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
Program Technician CLASE Transfer Mentor Program John Hartman (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
Counseling Office Assistant

Phillip Sanchez x4252

Vacant

Assist with front office duties, schedules appointments, works with student veterans within the VETS program