Dean's Staff

Located in Humanities 211, the Dean's Office is open 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. For questions and appointments, stop by the office or call (657)278-3528. 

Dean Sheryl Fontaine

Sheryl Fontaine

Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Associate Dean Jessica Yirush Stern

Jessica Yirush Stern

Associate Dean for Student Relations

Associate Dean Patricia A. Pérez

Patricia A. Pérez

Associate Dean for Faculty

Assistant Dean Brittney Hofer Swanson

Brittney Hofer Swanson

Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services

Business Manager Pat Balderas

Pat Balderas

Business Manager

Staff Member Janet Aguirre-Rocco

Janet Aguirre-Rocco

Administrative Support Assistant

Staff Member Pia Claudio

Pia Claudio

Development Coordinator

Staff Member Jaycee Cover

Jaycee Cover

Experiential Learning Specialist

Raymond smilingRaymond Gandara

Retention Specialist

Staff Member Emilia Gaskell

Emilia Gaskell

Assistant to the Dean

Staff Member Natalie Gharibian

Natalie Gharibian

Research Grant Specialist

Melody smiling

Melody Lim

Career Specialist

Staff Member Danielle Majam-Finch

Danielle Majam-Finch

Program Coordinator and Advisor, HSS Online Degree Completion Program


Senior DIrector of Development Melissa Martinez

Melissa Martinez

Senior Director of Development

Staff Member Ciara Mosca

Ciara Mosca


Staff Member Natalie Oliva

Natalie Oliva

Advisor – History, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Women and Gender Studies

Reyna Perez, Graphic Designer

Reyna Pérez

Graphic Designer

Staff Member Joanna RoweJoanna Rowe

Administrative Resources Manager

Blanca Ruiz smilingBlanca Ruiz

Administrative Support Coordinator

Staff Member Adriana SifuentesAdriana Sifuentes

Administrative Support Assistant for the Student Success Center

Staff Member Sean Tait

Sean Taitt

College Advisor

Staff Member Cindy Togami

Cindy Togami

Administrative Analyst/Specialist

Staff Member Alan Van Fleet

Alan Van Fleet

Lead Graphic Designer

Staff Member Julianne Vartanian

Julianne Vartanian

Retention Specialist

Kale Yi

Data Analyst