UCI Veteran Services Center

Staff

Professional Staff

Adeli




adelí durón
Director
VA Certifying Official

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Professional Interests: student veterans, non-traditional students, students of color, Hispanic Serving Institution efforts, DREAMers, Chicanx/Lantix and intersecionality
Past Time Activities: eating salted popcorn, spending time with my family, attending concerts and visiting museums and galleries

Empathy | Individualization | Communication | Relator | Woo

jane

Jane D. Killer
Assistant Director
VA Certifying Official

Affiliation: Veteran, U.S. Army Reserve
Graduate Degree:
 
M.S., Counseling: Student Development in Higher Education, California State University, Long Beach
Undergraduate Degree: B.S, Microbiology, Minor in Chemistry, California State University, Long Beach
Professional Interests
Student Affairs--student veterans, college mental health, counseling, peer education, peer-to-peer programs, spirituality, mentoring, personal development, training & supervison
Past Time Activities
Meditation & self-reflection, journaling, planning get-togethers, spending time with my family and loved ones, listening to country music, and tandem bike-riding with my husband
Favorite Quote: "Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." - Mother Teresa

Marc



Marc Siler
Program Coordinator
VA Certifying Official

Affiliation: Dependent, U.S. Navy
Undergraduate Degree: 
B.A., Business Economics, University of California Irvine
Professional Interests
Graphic design, marketing, social media
Past Time Activities
Watching sports, attending festivals and concerts, grabbing a drink with friends

Student Staff

adrianmarquez

Adrian Marquez
Peer Advisor
Social & Multimedia Specialist

Affiliation: Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps
Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Material Science Engineering
Professional Interests: Renewable energy
Past Time Activities: Fishing, Music Festivals, Video games, Travel, Fencing, Soccer, Happy Hour, Family Celebrations, Tutoring 
Favorite Quote: Be the change you want to see in the world

angelene

Angelene Manalo
Peer Advisor
Events & Outreach Specialist

Affiliation: Dependent, U.S. Air Force 
Degree Program: Computer Science, B.S.
Professional Interests: Website/web application development and managament 
Past Time Activities: Photography, video games, and movies

chauncy

Chauncy Sapien
Peer Advisor
Events & Outreach Specialist

Affiliation: Veteran, U.S. Marine Corps
Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: Software Engineering
Professional Interests: Graduate and obtain a job in my industry
Past Time Activities: Fitness and Sports
Favorite Quote: Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.

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Chris Santiago
Peer Advisor

Affiliation: Dependent
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hannah

Hannah Limon
Peer Advisor
Social & Multimedia Specialist

Affiliation: Dependent, U.S. Navy
Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: B.A. Drama / Film & Media Studies
Professional Interests: Broadcasting, Digital Media, Reporting, Screenwriting / TV Writing, Theatre Arts (Acting, Dance, Directing, Improvisation, Stage Management), Videography
Past Time Activities: Being an unofficial foodie, Cat enthusiast, Dancing, Movies and TV shows, Playing the organ, Reading, Singing in choir, Video games
Favorite Quote: 'Faith means being sure of the things we hope for and knowing that something is real even if we do not see it.' (Hebrews 11:1 NCV)

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Kirsten Ponce
Peer Advisor
Events & Outreach Specialist

Affiliation: Dependent, U.S. Army
Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program: 
Professional Interests: Becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Past Time Activities: Playing Volleyball
Favorite Quote: I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.