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Marisela Márquez - Executive Director

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Responsible for all fiscal management, staff personnel and legal matters of a complex student government organization with an annual budget of over $9 million and comprising elected student executive officers and legislative council, appointed student boards and committees, advisory and administrative staff, business enterprises, and student services. Oversees the enforcement of all Associated Students policies and procedures. Oversees election of and serves as principal advisor to elected student Executive Officers and Legislative Council; advises student boards and committees such as A.S. Judicial Council. Serves as advocate of Associated Students interests and concerns.

Leah Bartos - Journalism Advisor

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Who do I advise? The Bottom Line

What can I do for students? I provide guidance in reporting and writing the news, journalism ethics, interview techniques, source development, and investigative reporting.

What other duties do I have? Creating press releases for other AS organizations.

Where is my desk? AS Annex (Room 141-B)

When is a good time to drop in? 9 am to 1 pm, Monday through Friday; email or call for additional appointment times.

Carmen Bautista – Computer Network Technologist


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Campus Committees: Web Standards Committee

What can you do for students?

  • Desktop Support: Install, configure and maintain software and hardware for systems in the Associated Students network.
  • Web Programming: Collaborate with a team of staff and students to coordinate website planning and development to accommodate the interests of student needs
  • Server Administration: Provide students and staff with accounts, calendaring needs, system backups, web functionality, email service and network needs

What other duties do you have? Provide Training for Career or Student Staff as needed

Where is your desk? UCEN 2533

When is a good time to drop in? Regular business hours

Jayne Bittner – Isla Vista Office Assistant

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What can I do for students?

  • Help inform them about the Pardall Center and UCIV
  • Help them use Pardall Center resources

What other duties do you have?

  • Assist the Isla Vista Community Advisor
  • Assist the UCIV team

Where is my desk? The Pardall Center, first floor

When is a good time to drop in?  My summer hours are M-F 1-5 p.m.

Ted Coe – KCSB Advisor

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Who do I advise? 91.9 KCSB-FM’s Executive Committee and KCSB-FM student and non-student volunteers, more generally.

Campus committees: Numerous KCSB committees/subcommittees; A.S. and KCSB hiring committees.

What can I do for students? I advise on a range of concerns: KCSB operations, volunteer coordination, organizational development, special-projects/events coordination; community and public relations, promotions and marketing (especially through written and online-platforms); radio production; public-service programming and announcements; media/entertainment industry careers; and community-media issues.

What other duties do I have? A.S. awards committee, philanthropic giving, budget preparation assistance for student organizations.

Where is my desk? 1055 Storke Communication Building (under Storke Tower).

When is a good time to drop in? Monday afternoons, most any time on Tuesdays-Fridays, but preferably email or call for an appointment, as meetings or other duties might take me away from my desk.

Andy Doerr – Research Specialist

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What can I do for students?

  • Editor A.S. Annual Reports, including A.S. Flashback at: flashback.as.ucsb.edu
  • Media Center Coordinator
  • Creative Media Unit team member
  • Staff liaison to Gaucho Photography club
  • Photo and video documentation and archiving
  • Maintain archive of A.S. in local press
  • Update email lists on the A.S. server
  • Historical research projects

What other duties do I have?

  • Department Safety Representative
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Ergonomics

Where is my desk? AS Annex, Building 434 Room 141

When is a good time to drop in? Normal business hours

Marilyn Dukes – Assistant Director of Student Programs, Events and Services

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Who do I advise?

  • AS Program Board
  • Womyn’s Commission
  • Take Back the Night
  • Herstory
  • Rally Committee

Campus committees:

  • Professional Development Committee for Associated Students staff
  • UCen Governance Board
  • UCen Programming Committee
  • UCen Marketing
  • ECen Advisory Board
  • Major Events
  • UCSB Operational Effectiveness Workgroup
  • UCOP Student Liability Workgroup

What can I do for students? Program planning, contract information, risk management/insurance information

What other duties do I have?

  • Work on contracting for the department and insurance issues for the department.
  • Supervise the Sr. Artist
  • I do event planning with registered student organizations as requested and read admissions applications during Winter Quarter for the Office of Admissions.

Where is my desk? 1519C–First floor inside the AS Program Board office

When is a good time to drop in? In the mornings–I have a lot of meetings, so e-mailing me in advance is helpful.

JudyAnn Dutcher – Web Developer


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Campus committees:

  • Web Standards Committee
  • Chancellor’s Staff Advisory Council (CSAC)

What can I do for students?

  • Web design and development for AS groups
  • Business Card creation for AS groups
  • Teach Adobe Suite and WordPress to AS students
  • Promote AS activities through AS social media outlets

What other duties do I have? Print design projects as needed

Where is my desk? AS Annex

When is a good time to drop in? 8AM-noon M-F

Eric Fredricey – KCSB FM Chief Engineer

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Who do I advise? KCSB staff, station volunteers (students and community), yearly KCSB assistant engineer

What can I do for students? I train, educate and assist with professional broadcast techniques / best practices, station operations, volunteer engineering opportunities (minor projects), multimedia production, general live media (tv included) broadcasting procedures and to have fun with a great form of communication

What other duties do I have? Help students to understand KCSB independent radio is a community legacy, emergency information release medium, legitimate form of communication and as a creative outlet.

Where is my desk? KCSB engineering room, next to KCSB in the stroke communications plaza courtyard. room 1029

When is a good time to drop in? Check the engineering room (1029) or the station (room 1025 / 1015) and if not, that means I am up at the transmitter site making sure the region can hear KCSB. If you need to schedule a meeting, email or call ext. 3921.

Ruth Garcia Guevara – Community Volunteer Coordinator

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Who do I advise?

  • Community Affairs Board
  • Isla Vista Community Relations Committee
  • Elections
  • Childcare Grants
  • Community Affairs Board Foundation

Campus committees: Campus Elections Committee

What can I do for students?

  • Advise students in volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Volunteer, non profit and community development resources
  • Primary contact for AS elections

What other duties do I have?

  • Assist with America Reads/Counts program
  • CAB Alternative breaks staff contact

Where is my desk? Ucen 2523

When is a good time to drop in? Business hours, or make an appointment

Rayshaun Grimes - A.S. Cashier Coordinator

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Who do you advise? I directly supervise a few key student mangers and Cashiers and Event Ticketsellers who sell Notes and Course Readers from A.S.Publications and provide ticket sellers for events for Athletic Events, the Music Department, Theater and Dance Department, and many Office of Student Life (OSL) sponsored  events.

What can I do for students?

  • We sell discounted Movie Tickets, provide I CLICK rentals, rentals of extra computer laptop batteries, manage A.S.Bike Shop income, and process Short Term Emergency Loans.
  • I can keep working on increasing the number of students sharing in all the events that my department  helps sell tickets for to enrich their college experience.
  • I also will provide support  to my student managers while enriching the customer service  experience.

Where is my desk? Inside  the AS Cashiers Office 1st Floor Associated Students across from UCEN Corwin Pavillion
When is a good time to meet? M-F 9a-12p

Rodolfo Herrera - Foodbank Coordinator and Student Engagement Advisor

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Who do I advise?

  • Food Bank
  • SIRCC
  • SCORE
  • Human Rights Board
  • QCOMM
  • Student Lobby

What can I do for students? Advise on Nutrition, food insecurity and Social Justice while navigating Campus and County resources.

What other duties do I have? Oversee the Associated Students Foodbank.

Where is my desk? UCEN room 3175 (3rd Floor) located inside of the AS Foodbank.

When is a good time to drop in? Come visit any time between 9am and 5 pm, and please e-mail if you would like to schedule an appointment in advance.

Adam Jahnke – Bike Shop Coordinator

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Who do I advise?

  • I advise students at the AS Bike Shop

What can I do for students?

  • I am here to help provide the UCSB community with a full service bicycle shop.
  • Provide space and advice to students and staff looking to repair their own bicycles.

Where is my desk? I am located in trailer #324. Were right next to the pool and bus loop.

When is a good time to drop in? 10-5 Monday-Thursday. 10-3 Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday

Aaron Jones – Assistant Director for Community Affairs, Student Engagement and Advocacy

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Who do I advise? Directly, I advise: Academic Affairs Board (AAB)

As the ADCA, I am also the manager responsible for the following areas that are directly advised by Allina, Diana, Ruth:

  • Community Affairs Board (CAB)
  • Coastal Fund
  • Environmental Affairs Board (EAB)
  • Bicycle Improvement Keeps Everyone Safe (BIKES)
  • IV Community Relations Committee (IVCRC)
  • IV Tenants Union (IVTU)
  • America Reads/America Counts Tutorial Program.

As well, I am the staff lead on local matters, working specifically with the External Vice President for Local Affairs on a variety of inter-related community matters.

Campus committees:

  • Campus Elections Committee
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Awareness Task Force
  • Center for Black Studies Advisory Committee
  • An occasional campus-wide search committee or two.

What can I do for students? I am a campus, community historical resource for students. Remember Morgan Freeman’s character in the movie Shawshank Redemption?

What other duties do I have? I am the staff point person on matters dealing with AS space assessment, allocation and advancement.

Where is my desk? UCen Room 2523B

When is a good time to drop in? I’m in and out of the office frequently, so it’s best to call or email to set a time to meet. Otherwise, I’m around.

LaDonte King – Assistant Director for Government Affairs

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Who do I advise? 

  • A.S. Senate
  • Executive Officers
  • Committee on Committees
  • Constitution and By-Laws
  • S.C.O.R.E.
  • Student Lobby
  • Queer Commission
  • Student Initiated Recruitment and Retention Center
  • Human Rights Board

Campus committees: A.S. / O.S.L. Student Leader Retreat

What can I do for students? As a UCSB alum (2001) and UCSB staff member (2004-2008, present) I can help students in transitioning and acclimating to the UCSB campus and student experience.

What other duties do I have?

  • Assist and advise Executive Officers with orientation and training for their staffs
  • Provide orientation and training programs for the Senate
  • Design and implement workshops focusing on student development, leadership and group dynamics
  • Teach students techniques for conflict mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution

Where is my desk? Associated Students Main Office UCEN 1523 (1st Floor)

When is a good time to drop in? Drop in anytime during the day [9-5pm] and feel free to call or e-mail me to set up a time to meet.

Jennifer Kiser - Assistant Director for Independent Media (KCSB & The Bottom Line)

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Who do I advise? I support the Advisors for KCSB Radio and The Bottom Line and the students running KCSB 91.9 FM. I also serve as a liaison between KCSB Radio staff and other Associated Students entities.

 

What can I do for students?

  • Listen and inspire them to do their best work.
  • Guide them through community radio logistics, FCC requirements and content issues.
  • Support them in creating a sound communications operation.
  • Write, edit and record in a pinch.
  • Recognize and promote their efforts through social media.

Where is my desk? I am located in the back office of the Blue Rooms of the Storke Student Communications Building #589 aka Storke Tower.

When is a good time to drop in? My office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment.

Sean Lieberman – Assistant Director for Technology

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Who do I advise? Tech Committee

Campus committees: Professional Development Committee (Student Affairs)

What can I do for students?

  • Advise on computer/networking needs
  • Create email/calendaring accounts
  • Help plan out and structure complex web development projects for student groups

What other duties do I have?

  • Photographer
  • Campuswide Events/Ticketing System lead
  • Webmaster

Where is my desk? UCEN 2519

When is a good time to drop in? regular business hours

Cindy Lopez – Assistant Director for Finance and Budgets

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Who do I advise:

  • Finance & Business Committee
  • Investments Committee

What can I do for students:
I can help students with their AS account and answer questions regarding the financial structure of AS.

What other duties do I have:

  • Attend all Finance & Business Committee meetings
  • Track all lock-in fees that come to Associated Students
  • Oversee the annual budget process
  • Oversee AS financial system
  • Manage AS bank accounts and investments
  • Manage AS Administration Office

Where is my desk: AS Administration Office, Room 2537E

Chelsea Lyon – Art Director

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Who do you advise: I advise the student graphic artist and videographer.

What can you do for students? I design graphics for A.S. boards, commissions, committees, and units, including posters, t-shirt designs, logos, advertisements, etc. Students may request graphic design services by filling out the form at http://support.as.ucsb.edu/design_order.php. I also teach design workshops each quarter at the A.S. Media Center (located in the A.S. Annex), and I supervise the student graphic artists and videographer.

Where is your desk? A.S. Annex, Building 434

When is a good time to drop in? 8:30am-5pm M-F, or you may email me to set up a meeting.

Allina Mojarro – Community Education Outreach Coordinator

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Who do I advise?

  • America Reads/ America Counts
  • CAB Alternative Breaks
  • Interim CFF (Community Financial Fund) Advisor

What can I do for students? 

  • I specialize in training undergraduate tutors that support learning in local elementary schools and after school programs in Isla Vista, Goleta, and Santa Barbara  schools. 
  • I provide monthly educational trainings to tutors, and help place volunteers in local school and community sites.  
  • I can help you find volunteer opportunities on and off campus, youth programming and many others. 
  • Come into the CAB office and ask about Alternative Breaks, CAB, CFF, and pretty much all things AS. 

What other duties do I have? 

  • I am the Green Dot liaison for Associated Students. 
  • I coordinate Green Dot Bystander Violence Prevention workshops for AS, as well as conduct workshops for staff and students on campus by request. 
  • I am a member of the Dream Scholar Resource Team. 

Where is my desk? Community Affairs Board (CAB) Office UCEN 2523

When is a good time to drop in? M-F 9 am – 4 pm. Email is best for setting up appointments

Irina Nikoleava – Recordkeeping Specialist

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What can I do for students?

  • Coordinate travel arrangements
  • Review Minutes and post budgets
  • Monitor activity of more than 25 Boards, Committees and Commissions
  • Process Emergency Loans

What other duties do I have? 

  • Process payments
  • Other Record Keeping Duties
  • Maintain EOP Database

Where is my desk? AS Administration, rm. 2537C

When is a good time to drop in? Anytime from 8:30-5pm, Mon-Fri

Mathew Norton – Assistant Director for Business Services

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Who do I advise?

  • The Associated Students Office of the Controller

What can I do for students?

  • Advise on new Business Ideas and connect with related campus resources.
  • Provide guidance regarding services already available through Associated Students.

What other duties do I have?
Oversee all of the Associated Students Business Services including: Publications, Bike Shop, Food Bank, Recycling, Department of Public Worms, Cashiers and Ticket Office and other new services as need.

Where is my desk? AS Administration Office, Room 2537A

When is a good time to drop in? Since I am overseeing services all over campus, I may not be sitting in my office, it would be best to e-mail me to schedule an appointment in advance.

Lisa Osborn - News & Public Affairs Director

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Who do I advise? The KCSB volunteer news team and associate news directors, KCSB sports director & sports reporters

What can I do for students?

  • Support and train KCSB reporters, anchors and staff
  • Offer advice/information about how to get involved with the KCSB news & sports team
  • Offer tips for reporting & anchoring newscasts,
  • Share insights on career options in the radio & media industry

What other duties do you have?

  • oversee the content and production of the KCSB newscast
  • develop and conduct news training programs
  • oversee and make recommendations on spoken-word public affairs shows airing on or under consideration at KCSB
  • compile & maintain public file

Where is my desk? Storke Communications Building, under Storke Tower, Room 1001

When is a good time to drop in? Usual business hours; it’s helpful to email me ahead of time to make an appointment, as I’m sometimes on deadline or away from my desk

Gabriella Piazza – Administration Office Coordinator

 

 

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What can I do for students? I can help students with their AS account.

What other duties do I have?

  • Process all requisitions and manages Fund Accounts System
  • Supervise and train students in AS Admin, AS Annex and the AS Main offices

Where is my desk? AS Administration Office, Room 2537C

When is a good time to drop in? My office hours are from 7:30am to 4:30pm. Feel free to call me or drop by.

Diana Collins Puente – Isla Vista Community Advisor

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Who do I advise?

  • Commission on Disability Equality (CODE)
  • Commission on Student Well-Being (COSWB)
  •  Public Safety Commission (PSC)
  • Isla Vista Tenants Union (IVTU)

What can I do for students?

I serve as a resource for students and the broader community on “all things Isla Vista”. I serve as a liaison between Associated Students and the Isla Vista community, including local organizations, UCSB faculty and staff, local government officials, local business owners and the directors of local non-profits and service organizations. I document, support and assess the work of A.S. students in the local community, particularly in Isla Vista, and facilitate student development. I manage the daily operations of the Pardall Center and supervise all student staff.

Where is my desk? My office is located on the second floor of the Pardall Center in Isla Vista.

When is a good time to drop in?  Drop-ins are always welcome, however, I spend a lot of time in and out of the office, so arranging a time to come by is helpful.

Denise Rinaldi – Assistant Director for Human Resources and External Communication

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Who do I advise? Lead for the External Communications team

What can I do for students?

  • Provide information about job descriptions and Human Resources
  • Provide information and update for the Legal Code
  • Annual Awards process

What other duties do I have? Special Projects of many kinds, Media Center

Where is my desk? Upstairs in the Administration Office

When is a good time to drop in? I am generally in the office from 7:30 am until 3pm

Ed Schatz – Director of Technical Assistance and Internal Operations

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What can I do for students?

  • Provide guidance on policies, procedures, agreements/contracts, and assist with identifying potential stakeholders for projects across the Associated Students department.

What other duties do I have? Help ensure:

  • Compliance with A.S. and University regulations
  • Efficiency of current systems and use of resources
  • High level of Service effectiveness
  • Internal controls and processes are in place and current

Where is my desk? AS Administration Office, Room 2537B

When is a good time to drop in? Since my meeting schedule can vary, it is preferable that you e-mail in advance for an appointment.

Jessie Schmitt – Recycling and Compost Program Coordinator

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Campus committees:

  • Food Security Working Group
  • Edible Campus Project

Who do I advise?

  • AS Recycling
  • Department of Public Worms
  • Zero Waste Committee

What can I do for students?

  • Provide information about waste reduction, composting and sustainability
  • Advise students on outreach, program development and event planning

What other duties do I have? Supervise daily operations for AS Recycling and DPW collections

Where is my desk? Facilites Building 437A x Room 153
When is a good time to drop in? I am often in different areas of the campus throughout the day so send me an email to set up a time to meet!

Sarah Siedschlag – Environmental Programs Advisor

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Who do I advise?

  • Bike Committee
  • Coastal Fund
  • Environmental Affairs Board
  • Zero Waste Committee

What can I do for students?

  • Connect students with environmental and sustainability resources on campus
  • Provide perspective and information on environmental issues and possible solutions

Where is my desk? Coastal Fund & Bikes office, UCen 2521
When is a good time to drop in? It’s best to contact me via email and set up a meeting time; I am often in different areas of campus throughout the day

Coraline Vercruysse – HR & Payroll Analyst

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Campus Committees: Staff Professional Development Committee

What can you do for students ?

  • Primary payroll administrator for career and student staff of AS
  • New hire and re-hire employee orientation in AS
  • Benefits Representative
  • Kronos timekeeper
  • Oversee key area & security
  • Support in recruitment and hiring process

What other duties do you have?  French native speaker

Where is your desk? Administration 2537D

When is a good time to drop in?  Usual business hours (8am-5pm)

Kathleen Versola – Assistant Publications Coordinator

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What can I do for students? Take care of all their printing and bindery needs.

What other duties do I have? I’m also in charge of Maintenance for 6 buildings and taking care of all Department Furniture needs.

Where is my desk? AS Pubs office UCen 1531

When is a good time to drop in? M-F business hours or email

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