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Student Development and Leadership

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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.

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 Volunteer 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?

  • Staff Contact for any volunteer programs, and main authorized signer for volunteer hour verification forms.

Where is my desk? Ucen 2523

When is a good time to drop in? Monday-Friday 8am-3pm or make an appointment

Holly Mayes - Legislative Liason

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  • The Internal Affairs Committee for the Senate
  • External Affairs Committee for the Senate,
  • Committee on Committees.

What can I do for students? I assist and advise students with interpreting and adding to the legal code, as well as assisting students with becoming involved & finding leadership opportunities within A.S. What other duties do I have? Maintaining the most up-to-date version of the legal code and providing minutes training. Where is my desk? Associated Students Main Office UCEN 1523 (1st Floor) When is a good time to drop in? Regular office hours (8am-5pm), but feel free to email or call as meetings or other duties might take me away from my office  

Allina Mojarro – Community Education Outreach Coordinator


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Who do I advise?

  • America Reads/ America Counts
  • CAB Alternative Breaks

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


Kendra Sandoval - Director of Community Affairs, Student Development and Leadership

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Who do I advise?

  • Lobby Corps
  • Global Gauchos Committee

What can I do for students? I support you in your unique path. Be it building out your vision for sustainable community. Delving into the depths of wanting to serve through elected leadership and or investing in yourself through leadership development. You are one of a kind and so is your journey! 

What other duties do I have: Being a Director means I am lucky to be able to work and meet with lots of staff and students doing all kinds of things, from setting up workshops to attending meetings and supporting decision making to listening deeply and holding space for the brilliant work and people that are AS.

Where is my desk? I am in the AS Admin office, 2nd floor of the MCC building – down the hall from CAB.

When is a good time to drop in? I  have office hours from 4p-5p M & W and 2p-4p Fridays. Email is best for setting up appointments. Feel free to email me or stop in for any reason at all.

Sarah Siedschlag – Environmental Programs Advisor


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Who do I advise?

  • Bike Committee
  • Coastal Fund
  • Environmental Affairs Board
  • Human Rights Board
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