Stevenson College Staff


    Administration

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    Matt O'Hara

    Provost

    mdohara@ucsc.edu 

    Office: Administrative Building, Office #106

    The Provost is the chief academic officer of the college, who, in conjunction with the faculty, is responsible for all academic programs and courses, advising, academic standing, and academic honors and awards. The Provost sponsors numerous academic and cultural programs and courses throughout the year, as well as faculty and student projects.

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    Learn more about Provost O"Hara

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    Sarah Woodside Bury

    Senior Director, College Student Life

    (831) 459-3642, sarahcw@ucsc.edu

    Appointments: (831) 459-2660

    Office: Cowell Administrative Building, Office #114

    My focus is to work closely with faculty, staff, and students to create the best possible living and learning community at Stevenson College.  My main areas of responsibility are college programs, residential life and housing, facilities and fiscal management.  If you have any questions or concerns, please stop by, call or email.  I look forward to hearing your thoughts about life at Stevenson College.

    Sarah Christine Woodside Bury (she/her/hers) is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Sociology and Spanish and completed her Masters degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Colorado State University.  She came to UC Santa Cruz in 2001 to help start UCSC's two newest Colleges, College Nine and John R. Lewis College, due to their compelling and imperative themes.  While at UCSC, Sarah has served as a CRE, CPC, and AD both at Colleges Nine and Ten and Crown College.  Now, she has the honor to support and co-lead (along with the Provosts) College Nine, John R. Lewis College, Stevenson College, and Cowell College.  One of Sarah's most memorable professional experiences outside of UCSC was when she helped to start the international floating university, aptly named The Scholar Ship, which sailed with 250 students, representing 45 different nations, visiting 16 different countries around the globe.  Sarah has a deep commitment to doing her part to make the world a more peaceful, sustainable, socially just and equitable place.  More personally, she is the proud Mama of Alexander (her son) and Nima (her 5 year old dog), both of whom you may see around campus.
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    LeAnna Willis

    Associate Director, College Student Life

    (831) 459-3834, LeAnna.Willis@ucsc.edu

    Office: Cowell & Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office #15

    Howdy Slugs! As the Associate Director, College Student Life,  I work collaboratively with the Coordinators for Residential Education, Housing Coordinator, Housing Office Manager, and various offices on campus to assist in the development and organization of housing assignments, student conduct, student programs, safety and security of all of you, and much more. I am always available to respond to any questions or concerns you may have, so please don't hesitate to email me.

    LeAnna Willis (she/her/they) is an enigmatic and caring, knowledge practitioner with over 10 years of higher education experience in diversity, equity, & inclusion, residential life, and student development and leadership. They have a wealth of knowledge in working with diverse populations and fighting for representation and inclusion across multiple levels and spaces. LeAnna is considered a mentor and teacher who breathes positivity and affirmations into everyone they encounter. Originally from the east coast LeAnna has utilized the wide scale of the education field to work all over the country, having held positions in Salem, MA, San Marcos, TX, Indianapolis IN, and Champaign, IL, before making their way westward. LeAnna holds a Master of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs from Salem State University and as a lifelong learner is always looking to further their education. In their free time, LeAnna enjoys D&D, all things MCU, Korean Dramas, reading, cosplaying, and racking up new crafting projects. 
  • Budget Analyst

    Jon Keesey

    Budget Analyst

    (831) 459-4006, jkeesey@ucsc.edu

    Office: Stevenson Administrative Building, Office #112

     My name is Jon Keesey and I am a Budget Analyst at Cowell and Stevenson Colleges. I help manage the financial operations at both colleges, monitoring budgets and transactions and ensuring that the University’s fiscal policies are being followed.

  • Gustavo Nolazco

    Assistant to the Senior Director, College Student Life

    (831) 459-2660, gus@ucsc.edu

    Office: Cowell Administrative Building, Office #115

    As the Assistant to the Senior Director, College Student Life, I provide administrative support to the Senior Director, College Student Life for both Cowell and Stevenson Colleges.  I am located in the Cowell Academic Building, First Floor. I look forward to speaking with you on the phone, or drop in and say hello.

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    Morgan Miller

    Cowell and Stevenson Reservation Coordinator

    (831) 502-8466, cwst-reservationscoordinator@ucsc.edu

    Office: Stevenson Administrative Building, Office #112

    As the Reservations Coordinator for Cowell and Stevenson Colleges, I am the main point of contact for all reservations and inquiries regarding the Stevenson Event Center.  I manage most of the reservable rooms at the two colleges and oversee the Cowell and Stevenson Tech Crew.  Contact me for any information about our reservable rooms.  If you are interested in holding a class or planning an event here at Cowell and Stevenson, email me and we’ll work together to make your class or event a success!

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    Mary Montgomery

    College Academic Manager 

    (831) 459-1026, mmontgom@ucsc.edu

    Office: Administrative Building, Office #110

    As Stevenson's College Academic Manger (CAM), I managae the Provost's Office where we coordinate the College's awards, courses, instructors, and programs. I work with the Provost on matters regarding acdemic integrity too. Please reach out with any questions via email or phone.

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    Shraddha Waghela

    College Academic Manager 

    swaghela@ucsc.edu

    Office: Administrative Building, Office #110

    Hello! My name is Shraddha Waghela. As the Cross Campus CAM I provide support at the Provost's office for both Stevenson and Rachel Carson College. Within Stevenson, I work with Mary in handling Academic Integrity and our part of the website. Please feel free to reach out with questions or concerns via email!


  • Advising

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    Marie Yoo

    Academic Preceptor

    (831) 459-5262, stevensonadvising@ucsc.edu

    Office: Administrative Building, Office #118-B

    As an adviser, I provide assistance in academic planning, administrative policies, and procedures and assist students in utilizing the resources and opportunities available on campus. I also work collaboratively with staff of various units to develop and implement events and programs geared to enhancing academic and personal success.

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    Judy Nguyen

    Academic Advisor

    (831) 459-2588, stevensonadvising@ucsc.edu

    My name is Judy Nguyen (she/her/hers) and I am a slug through and through. I am a Kresge College alumna who graduated with a BA in English Language Literature and a minor in Education. I went on to complete my graduate degree at San Jose State in Counselor Education before returning to UC Santa Cruz this time as a member of the UCSC staff. Although I’ve worn many hats over the years since then, the most fulfilling ones were where I got to support our students. As a college advisor, I am happy to continue providing support to our proud Banana Slugs!

     

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    Sandra Ramirez

    Academic Advisor

    (831) 459-4474, stevensonadvising@ucsc.edu

    Greetings! My name is Sandra Ramirez (she/her). My work is driven by student success, retention, graduation, and visibility. I have a passion for working with and alongside college students, which led to my career in higher education. 

    I am a UCSC alumna and received my B.A. in Spanish Studies and Latin American & Latino Studies combined with Sociology. My trajectory at UCSC has included various student and professional roles within student orgs, the Resource Centers, STARS, the Honors Program, and other campus offices.

     

     

     

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    Christi Voenell

    College Assistant

    (831) 459-2020, stcollege@ucsc.edu

    Office: Administrative Building, Office #111

    When you have a general question, come and see me in the College Office. As the College Assistant, Mail Services Supervisor and UCSC alum, I am familiar with College and University services and can be a valuable resource for you. I am here to help you schedule appointments with our advisors, as well as find your way around our college.


  • Student Activities

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    Christina Audas

    College Programs Coordinator

    (831) 459-3108, caudas@ucsc.edu

    Office: Stevenson 188-A (Stevenson Leadership and Activities Center)

    Hola! I am a proud UCSC alum of Bolivian and US descent who celebrates my multicultural and multilingual heritages. My life and work experiences have taken me to North, Central & South America, East Asia, and Europe. I have served in such positions as University Spanish Language instructor, ESL instructor for International Students, Spanish Language Interpreter, Coordinator for Latinx Student Services, and Performing Musical Artist. I strive to engage with others in ways  that center equity, collaboration, creativity, critical consciousness, joy, diverse cultural expressions, and our shared humanity. One of my greatest teachers has been the experiences of working with students to encourage and advocate for the development of their empowerment, cultural awareness, compassion, and leadership in social justice. I am grateful in knowing that just as I have had a profound impact on the lives of many, I have also been deeply transformed by the lives of so many.  Some of my favorite activities include exploring new places with my family, creating music, listening to live music, learning about other cultures, reading, being at the ocean, and dancing (¡Wepa!).  What an honor to come "home" to UCSC and to serve as College Programs Coordinator as part of the Stevenson College student life team!

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    Anne Freiwald

    Assistant College Programs Coordinator

    (831) 459-3729, annefreiwald@ucsc.edu

    Office: Stevenson 188-A (Programs Office)

    As the Assistant College Programs Coordinator and Back-up Event Center Manager, my duties include supporting the Stevenson Programs staff, advising students on programming and providing back-up for the Stevenson Event Center Manager.  I can talk to you about academic and residential life at the university, so please drop in to the Programs Office.


  • Residential Life

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    Janine Silvis

    Assistant Director for Residential Education

    (831) 459-1836, janine.silvis@ucsc.edu

    Office: Cowell & Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office

    Janine Silvis is the Assistant Director for Residential Education. In their role, Janine supervises other professional staff and contribute to the development and implementation of curricular initiatives that address educational needs and enhance awareness of socially relevant issues for residential students. 
     
    Janine was born and raised in Tracy, California and has a passion for social justice, a loud voice, a commitment to humor, and probably more eye makeup than most people. Before arriving at UCSC, Janine has served four years as a full-time residence life professional at UCLA, UC Berkeley, and the University of Oregon. Janine obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Critical Race, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Humboldt State University and a Masters degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of Vermont. Over the years, Janine has developed a passion for restorative justice, sexual assault prevention, residential curriculum development, and student of color advocacy. Outside of work, you can find Janine usually getting a manicure done to match their San Jose Shark’s hockey jersey.
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    Jack Kinder

    Coordinator For Residential Education

    Responsible for the Residential Houses

    (831) 459-1836, jkinder@ucsc.edu

    Office: Cowell & Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office #7

    Jack Kinder (He/Him) is the Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE). In his role, Jack is responsible for supervising all aspects of residential life at Stevenson College. He provides direct support services to both the residential quads and apartment communities. Ramón, Stacy, and I coordinate the training and selection of the Resident Advisers, adjudicate student conduct cases, and provide enriching educational, multicultural, and social opportunities for students. Jack also has the responsibility for counseling, advising, conflict management, and on-call response. Please stop by the Residential Life and Housing Office under the Cowell/Stevenson Dining Hall to get support and assistance for all residential life questions and concerns. 

    Jack was born and raised down the hill in Sunnyvale, California and loves his Bay Area sports teams (Go Giants!). Jack obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Media & Cultural Studies from the University of California, Riverside and a Masters degree in Higher Education Counseling and Student Affairs from the California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo. His passions surround trauma-informed care, restorative justice, and social identity development. 

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    Stacey Faulk

    Coordinator For Residential Education

    Responsible for Stevenson Apartments 

    (831) 459-5072, sfaulk@ucsc.edu

    Office: Cowell & Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office #10

    I am responsible for supervising all aspects of Residential Life at Stevenson and Cowell. I provide direct support services to in the residential quads and in the apartments. Blake and I coordinate the training and selection of your Resident Advisers, adjudicate student conduct cases, and provide educational, multicultural, and social opportunities for students. We also have a responsibility for counseling, advising, conflict management, and on-call responsibilities. Stop by the Residential Life and Housing office under the Cowell/Stevenson Dining Hall to get support and assistance for all residential life issues.

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    Myrian Luis

    Coordinator for Conduct and Education (CCE)

    (831) 459-4377, mgluis@ucsc.edu

    Office: Cowell & Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office #10

    I am an Indigenous Zapotec Woman having roots in Salinas, California. I grew up in a traditional agrarian family from Oaxaca, Mexico.  I graduated from UCSC (Class of 2000) with a BA in US History and continued my education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I graduated with a Masters in Education. I am responsible for adjudicating student conduct cases, and providing on and off campus resources.  I am also the Hearing Coordinator for Conduct and Title IX hearings.  If you have any questions about the conduct process feel free to meet with me. 

     

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    Jed Milroy

    Housing Coordinator

    (831) 459-2173, jmilroy@ucsc.edu

    Office: Cowell & Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office #6

    I assist the Associate Director and coordinate roommate assignments, meal plan changes, room switches, key replacements, check-in and check-out procedures, house inspections, and general office assistance. If you have housing concerns, please stop by the Residential Life and Housing Office, in Cowell & Stevenson Student Life Office #6.

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    Gabriela Alaniz

    Office Coordinator, Cowell and Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office

    (831) 459-5688, gealaniz@ucsc.edu 

    Office: Cowell & Stevenson Residential Life and Housing Office 

    The Residential Life and Housing Office is here to support the academic goals of the students in a positive learning and living environment.  Our office is located below the dining hall and provides a variety of services to the residents. We can answer housing questions and also refer you to other campus offices.   If you have housing concerns, please stop by the Residential Life and Housing Office, in Cowell & Stevenson Student Life Office #6.


  • Maintenance and Facility Management

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    Coffee House Manager

    (831) 459-2433,

    Office: Stevenson 188-B

    I supervise the day-to-day operation of the Stevenson Coffee House. I have 25-30 student employees that serve specialty coffees, homemade baked goods soups, salads, and sandwiches at very reasonable prices. The Coffee House is home to lively music, informal student/faculty interactions, biweekly art shows and more. I can be reached for catering, comments, compliments and any feedback Monday through Friday at (831) 459-2433.

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    Contact: fixit.ucsc.edu

    The Maintenance Staff at the college work diligently to keep everything working well.  If it needs fixing, please submit a "fix-it" ticket at fixit.ucsc.edu

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    Israel Dawson

    Groundskeeper

    (831) 459-5125, idawson@ucsc.edu

    I am responsible for maintaining the grounds at Stevenson and keeping the grassy knoll green and beautiful flowers blooming throughout Stevenson. If you have any question you can contact me at (831) 459-5125.


  • Counseling Services

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    Vacant

    Counseling Psychologist 

    (831) 459-5883, @ucsc.edu

    To make the first appointment and for crises, call CAPS at (831) 459-2628

    Office: Administrative Building, Office # 271

  • EOP Academic Counselor

    EOP Academic Counselor

    For support contact the EOP Office

    email: eop@ucsc.edu phone: (831) 459-2296 


    EOP Academic Counselors are available by appointment to meet individually with you to discuss personal and academic issues. We can connect you with appropriate resources, as well as counsel you through your personal concerns that may be negatively effecting your academic success. So please reachout for assistance!


  • Community Safety Officer Supervisor

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    The CSOs are here to guarantee and ensure your privacy and well being by enforcing college and university policies at night. We are available for any and all emergencies which may occur from 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., seven days a week, including holidays. If you need any type of assistance or just need a resource for many of your campus questions call (831) 459-2100 (7:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.) and a CSO will be radio dispatched to you.

  • No alternative textThe CSOs are here to guarantee and ensure your privacy and well being by enforcing college and university policies at night. We are available for any and all emergencies which may occur from 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., seven days a week, including holidays. If you need any type of assistance or just need a resource for many of your campus questions call (831) 459-2100 (7:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.) and a CSO will be radio dispatched to you.
  • No alternative textThe CSOs are here to guarantee and ensure your privacy and well being by enforcing college and university policies at night. We are available for any and all emergencies which may occur from 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., seven days a week, including holidays. If you need any type of assistance or just need a resource for many of your campus questions call (831) 459-2100 (7:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.) and a CSO will be radio dispatched to you.