Who's Who in Student Services

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR 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   Barbara Sendaba
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.
Assistant Manager   Vacant Assists the manager to manage, direct and coordinate the activities of the center.
Senior Child Care Instructional Specialist x4248 Assists the Child Development Center director.
Administrative Assistant Nicholas Schmidt
X4582
General secretarial and clerical support of staff and programs.
Child Care Instructional Specialists

Deborah Dautel,
Alicia Dunmeyer,
Lucia Duran-Herwehe,
Julia Gilman,
Katrina Macasaet,
Collette McClellan,
Shawn Norman
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 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
Tina Freeland,
Lisa Schnetizki
x4606
Provides clinical supervision to counseling interns and personal counseling services to currently enrolled students.
Clinical Intern 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 Natalie Hart
x4616
Provides support for the Student Life office and directo

 

DIVISION OF COUNSELING SERVICES

Position Employee Responsibilities
Dean Jerilyn Chuman
X4573
Oversees Articulation Department, General Counseling Services, Matriculation Department and Instructional Programs of Applied Psychology.
Senior Administrative Assistants Catherine Ayad
X4807
Gabby 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 Applied Psychology 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 Applied Psychology courses.
Generalist Counselor Doug Barr
x4317
Paula Jacobs
X4886
Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement, serves as counseling liaison for nursing students; instructor of Applied Psychology courses.
Generalist
Counselor    
Pam Barr
X4491
Sarah Chang
X6077
Mike Engels
X6886
D. Francisco
X4471
S.Nussenbaum
X4460
Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement; instructor of Applied Psychology courses.
Generalist
Counselor
Bilingual-Spanish
Marianna DeSaracho
x4476
Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement; instructor of Applied Psychology 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 Applied psychology courses.  Serves as counseling liaison for athletes.
Generalist Counselor Jan Ventura
x4454
Provides academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling and advisement; instructor of Applied Psychology courses, and Career Transitions 2+2 coordinator.
Part-Time Counselor M. Afshari
W. Astley
H. Casey
S. Christensen
C. DeSopo
M. Escalante
P. Espinosa
E. Garcia
M. Gustafson
P. Luong
K. McCann
M. McCarthy
R. Morgan
L. Nusbaum-Hines
C. Ross
C. Sorensen
L. Tran
D. Weber
During heavy registration and counseling cycles, assist in providing academic, career, transfer and personal counseling and advisement sessions as needed.   Serves as instructor of Applied psychology courses.
Part-Time
Counselor
J. Alford
J. Guerrero
B. Jacobsen
D. Minder
R. Potratz
A. Romero
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
Gloria Martin
X4569
Provides administrative support to Matriculation Coordinator and program.
Senior Matriculation Specialist Vacant x4274
Darren England
X4986
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 Jane Rosenkrans
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
Fariba Dai
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 Christian Alvarado
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
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 Direct Loan Program.

 

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 Opportunity 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 x4620
Kathy Tuominen-Lenney x4620
Laura Toscano x4648
Phong Luong x4648
Hollis Casey x4648

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 Paniaqua 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.

 

Veterans 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.