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Meet The Staff

counseling staff

Department Chair

Georgina Masoni Garcia, M.S. 

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

Department Supervisor

Josolyn Hill, Ed.D.


Faculty:

Ahmed (Rasheed) Aden, M.S.

HUBU, Personal Growth

Other languages spoken:  Somali

Abdimalik Buul, Ed.D.

*On Leave - Special assignment with the

CCC Chancellor's Office

Elsa Cristina Carrillo, M.A.

Guided Pathways Co-Coordinator

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Pronouns:  she/her/hers/ella

Erin Charlens, Ed.D.

*On Sabbaticlal - Fall 2022 Semester; will return in January 2023

UMOJA, Personal Growth

Edwin Hiel, M.S., M.A.

Other languages spoken: Spanish              

Pronouns:  he/him/his

Nora Hinsley, M.S.

International Students, Military/Veterans

Other languages spoken:  Khmer

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

Marc Hollman, M.A.

Athletics Counselor

Andre Jones, M.A.

City Scholars, Personal Growth

Bernice Lorenzo, Ed.D.

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

Jose Luis Perez, Ed.D.

Puente, Personal Growth

Crystal Rodriguez, M.S, PPSC

Promise, East Village Middle College High School

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

Sandy Sada, M.A.

Personal Growth

Other languages spoken:

Arabic, Aramaic (Chaldean)

Andre Sanz, M.A.

Personal Growth, Title V

Carlos Sanz Memorial Scholarship               

Pronouns:  he/him/his

Steve Schommer, M.S., LMFT

Personal Growth

Pronouns:  he/him/his

Perla Vizcarra, M.A.

AFT Guild

Other languages spoken:  Spanish            

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

Jacqueline Willet, M.S.

Military/Veterans

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

 

Rudy Zamora, M.A.

Honors, Military/Veterans

 

Adjunct Faculty:

Shelly Barajas-Leyva

Personal Growth, Upward Bound

 

Kalon Bell, M.A.

UMOJA

Pronouns:  he/him/his

Ismael Carrillo, M.A.

Other languages spoken: Spanish

Pronouns: he/him/él

Sandi Duraid, M.A.

Other languages spoken: Arabic

Pronouns: she/her/hers/هي

Oscar Duran, M.S.

City Scholars

Other languages spoken: Spanish

Pronouns: he/him/his

Jose Enriquez, M.S.

Peer Program

Other languages spoken: Spanish

Pronouns: he/him/his

Salvador Flor, M.S.

Eddie Franco, M.Ed.

HUBU

Other languages spoken: Spanish

Pronouns: he/him/his

Jacqueline Gomez, M.Ed.

Other languages spoken: Spanish

Pronouns: she/her/hers/ella

Angela Hernandez, M.S.

Kyaw Zin Htet, M.S.

Other languages spoken: Burmese

Pronouns: he/him/his

Lina Kern, M.S.

Promise

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Charles (Khahalifa) King, M.A.

Personal Growth

Nadia Lopez-Moreno, M.Ed.

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Pronouns:  she/her/hers/ella 

Daniel Mendoza, M.A.

Transfer Center

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Pronouns:  he/him/his

Caryn L Pass, M.A. 

Personal Growth

Raquel Peshkepia Veluz, M.S.

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

Lucy Plascencia, M.S.

HeartInMind Coordinator

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Pronouns:  she/they

Arnel Tan, M.A.

Pronouns: he/him/his

Melody Valencia, M.A. 

Transfer Center Coordinator

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Katherine Vilchez, M.S.

Other languages spoken:  Spanish

Pronouns:  she/her/hers

Saman Yaghmaee, Ed.D.

Other languages spoken:  Farsi 

Derrick Young, M.A.  

Classified Professionals:

John Gradilla, M.S.

General Counseling

Pronouns:  he/him/his

Patricia Pugnier

Evaluations & General Counseling 

 

Nisreen Rofaeel, B.A.

General Counseling

Other languages spoken:  Arabic, Aramaic (Chaldean)