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Student Affairs Professional. Doctor. Life Long Learner. A Little Nerdy.

Education

Claremont Graduate University, PhD Higher Education & Student Affairs Administration, 2014

Dissertation: Vassar Vets: The Experience of Men at a Women's College

Humboldt State University, MA Education, 2008
Thesis: "Environmental and Psychological Influences of Residential Commons Spaces on University Students"

Vassar College, BA Science, Technology & Society, 2004

Professional Experience

Cal State Long Beach - Dean of Students, 2017 - present

UC Irvine  - Director of Palo Verde, Graduate Housing, 2013 - 2017

Pomona College - Director of Student Programs & Director of Residence Life, 2012 - 2013

Cal Poly Pomona - Area Coordinator, 2008 - 2012

Humboldt State University - Residence Life Coordinator, 2004-2008

Vassar College - Alumni Admissions Interviewer, 2005 - present

Teaching Experience

UC Irvine - Thrive@UCI, First Year Experience Course, Fall 2015 - Present

Cal Poly Pomona - Freshman Year Experience, Computer Science, Fall 2008, Fall 2009

Humboldt State University  - Various Leadership Courses, Fall 2005 - Spring 2008

Humboldt State University - Freshmen Interest Groups, Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007

 Committees & Service

  • NASPA Region VI SoCal Executive Board, 2016 - Present
  • NASPA Region VI WISA mentor, 2016 - Present
  • WoW Women of WACUHO, 2013-present (Chair 2013 - 2015)
  • Equity & Diversity Awareness Committee, WACUHO, 2009 - 2013 (Chair 2012-13)
  • Programs Committee, WACUHO, 2009-2012
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs Committee, Cal Poly Pomona, 2008-2012
  • SSEP Executive Director Search Committee, Cal Poly Pomona, 2009
  • Staff Council, Humboldt State University, 2007-2008
  • EOP Search Committee, Humboldt State University, 2007
  • API Graduation Ceremony, Humboldt State University, 2006-2008
  • Dialogue on Race, Humboldt State University, 2005-2008

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Woman of WACUHO, WACUHO 2017
  • NASPA Region VI Innovative Program Award, NASPA Region VI, 2015
  • Diversity & Affirmative Action Award, WACUHO, 2010
  • Women for Change Award, Cal Poly Pomona, 2010
  • University Housing Services STAR Award, Cal Poly Pomona, 2008-2012
  • Division of Student Affairs Rookie of the Year, Cal Poly Pomona, 2009
  • NRHH Advisor of the Month, Humboldt State University, 2006
  • NRHH Advisor of the Year Nomination, Humboldt State University, 2005
  • Programming Team of the Year, Vassar College, 2004
  • Programming Team of the Year, Vassar College, 2002

Skills & Certificates

Software Skills:   Microsoft Windows and MAC OS Platforms, Microsoft Office Suite, Apple iLife, Filemaker Pro, Eudora, ProgDB, Final Cut Pro, SCT Banner, Blackboard, HMS Odyssey, Collegiate Link, Campus Labs, Compliance Assist

Certificates: Certified Mediator, First Aid, CPR, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Red Cross Shelter Manager, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Safe Zone Ally, Undocu-Ally, Defensive Driver

Languages: Conversational French

Professional Memberships

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
Association for the Student of Higher Education (ASHE)
Western Association of College & University Housing Officers (WACUHO)