Director Veteran Services Center University of California, Irvine
Director Veterans Resource Center California State University, Los Angeles
Senior Program and Research Manager Veterans Programs American Council on Education
Radio Operator and Maintainer HHC, 49th Quartermaster Group United States Army
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Higher Education and Organizational Change University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Arts (M.A.) Higher Education and Organizational Change University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Latin American and Latino Studies University of California, Santa Cruz
Simón Londoño, M.Ed.
Assistant Director Veteran Services Center University of California, Irvine
Assistant Director Student Involvement & Leadership Saint Mary’s College of California
Advisor (Graduate Intern) Student Organizations, Leadership and Engagement (SOLE) University of California, Los Angeles
Leadership Development Advisor (Graduate Intern) Office of Residential Life University of California, Los Angeles
Logistics Specialist and Supply Work-Center Supervisor Naval Mobile Construction Battalion One United States Navy
Master of Education (M.Ed.) Student Affairs in Higher Education University of California, Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Economics University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Lindsay Lee Bennet Peer Navigator
Affiliation: UCI Army ROTC Cadet Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Urban Studies Professional Interests: Commissioning into the US Army Past Time Activities: Baking, Exercising, Watching True Crime and Anime.
Andre Castro Peer Navigator
Preferred Name: Andre Affiliation: Navy Veteran Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Social Ecology, Political Science Professional Interests: Social Impact Strategist; PhD, Political Theory; Law School Past Time Activities: Podcasts, Painting, Volleyball, Basketball, Reading Favorite Quote: "First they came for them, and I did not speak out- Because I was not them. Then they came for the others, and I did not speak out - because I was not them. Then they came for me- and there was no one left to speak for me."
Kyle Liam Peer Advisor
Affiliation: US Navy Dependent Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Politcal Science Professional Interests: Intelligence Officer (U.S. Navy) Past Time Activities: Reading, Drawing, Games, Learning Japanese, Marksmanship, Favorite Quote: “If you can’t dazzle them with your brilliance, baffle them with your BS.” - W.C. Fields
Erin Meredith Peer Advisor
Affiliation: Dependent of US Navy Veteran Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Criminology, Law and Society B.A. Professional Interests: helping underprivileged youth, making education more available and equal Past Time Activities:Playing volleyball, meditation and other forms of self care, going to music festivals and concerts, and catching up on my favorite shows. Favorite Quote: "One day you're seventeen and planning for someday, and then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today, and that someday is yesterday and this is your life"
Garrett Murrieta Peer Advisor
Affiliation:Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Criminology, Law & Society Professional Interests: Law enforcement, Psychology Past Time Activities: Movies, Paintball, Concerts, Beach Favorite Quote: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take" Wayne Gretzky, Michael Scott, Garrett Murrieta
Matthew Olitoquit Peer Advisor
Affiliation: US Navy Dependent Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Informatics Professional Interests: I'm just trying to graduate first. Past Time Activities: Music, socializing with friends, reading, sleeping, video games, cooking, vibing. Favorite Quote: "Why have two kids when you can have two corgis?"
RigelKent Paden Peer Advisor
Preferred Name: Kent, Panda Affiliation: US Air Force Veteran Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Drama with a focus in acting Professional Interests: Acting (Stage and Screen) Past Time Activities: wood carving, riding my motorcycle, watching movies, playing video games, listening to audio books Favorite Quote: “Some people are like slinkies. No true purpose in life, but will always put a smile on your face when you push them down a flight of stairs”
Isabelle Santos Peer Advisor
Affiliation: US Navy Dependent Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Pharmaceutical Science Professional Interests: Administration and Medicine Past Time Activities: Journaling, Calligraphy, and Self Care Favorite Quote: "At the end of the day, we can endure much more than we think we can" ~ Frida Kahlo
Joe Yecco Peer Navigator
Affiliation:USMC Veteran Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Mathematics Professional Interests: Mathematical Logic and Mathematical Biology Past Time Activities:I enjoy backpacking, cooking, weightlifting, photography, reading books Favorite Quote: "Leaders make things happen"- Lt Col McClam