First-generation faculty and staff

Feel free to reach out to these faculty and staff, who were first-generation college students themselves. They have volunteered to share their experiences.

Brenda Alling
Director of Marketing and Communications

Renny Christopher
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Karen Diller
Library Director

Sean Duffey
Adjunct Professor of Accounting

Julia Getchell
Director of Human Resources

Eric Scott
Director for Student Development

Nikki Hinshaw
Assistant Director of Student Involvement

Connie Kim Yen Nguyen-Truong
Associate Professor of Nursing

Thabiti Lewis
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

JoAnn LoSavio
Assistant Professor of History, Career Track
Roots of Contemporary Issues (RCI/ROOTS) Coordinator, Vancouver

Dan Overbay
Academic Coordinator, College of Education

Katherine C. Rodela
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion for Faculty and Staff Development
College of Education

Rohny Saylors
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Eric Scott
Director for Student Development

Domanic Thomas
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment

April Tovar
Financial Aid & Scholarships Manager

Catherine Van Son
Associate Professor of Nursing

Jose Vazquez
Assistant Professor, Career Track
Physics & Astronomy Department
Lab website

Nolan Yaws-Gonzalez
Business Growth MAP Manager