Angie Arteaga, Chair
Class of 2012
Angie earned her M.Ed. in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from USC in 2014 and graduated from CSUSB in 2012 with her B.A. in Communications-Public Relations. She currently serves as the Internship Career Counselor at the CSUSB Career Center and enjoys working with students to help them identify potential majors and careers through exploration. As an undergraduate, Angie was heavily involved on-campus as a student leader. She worked as the Student Assistant for the Coussoulis Arena for three years, was an active member of Zeta Tau Alpha fraternity, and served as a Hall Coordinator and Resident Assistant for the Department of Housing and Residential Education. Angie also serves as a member of Kiwanis of Greater San Bernardino and enjoys spending time with her husband and son.
Aurora Vilchis, Vice Chair
Class of ’08 & ‘13
Aurora Vilchis began her journey at CSUSB as an undergraduate student majoring in Sociology with a minor in Chicano/a studies. Her first employment opportunity at CSUSB was as a student assistant during her freshman year and then became a full-time employee just prior to earning her bachelor’s. Aurora also earned her master’s degree and became an alumna for a second time. Earning her Master of Science in Education, Counseling and Guidance degree allowed her to advance in her professional life; she has had the opportunity to work in various roles at CSUSB. Giving back to CSUSB is important to Aurora; she enjoys volunteering her time in university organizations such as the Association of Latino Faculty, Staff and Students (ALFSS), Latino Education Advocacy Days (LEAD) and is very excited to serve on the board for the Faculty/Staff Alumni Chapter. Aurora currently works in Undergraduate Studies and is the Coordinator for the Early Start and Coyote First STEP program, which supports incoming first time freshman in a summer program designed to better prepare them in math and English. Aurora is enrolled in CSUSB’s doctoral program in Educational Leadership; she plans to complete her program in December of 2019.
Class of '07, '17
Mary-Christine Ulatan-Robles works as the Budget Manager and Assistant to the Athletics Director. She has been with the Athletic Department since February 2013 after she spent 5 ½ years serving the Vice President’s Office for Student Affairs.
Mary graduated from CSUSB in 2007 with her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nutrition and Food Science, with a minor in Business Administration. She is a member of the first CSUSB Employee MPA Cohort, and graduated with her Master’s of Public Administration in spring 2017. Mary has served on the 2012-13 executive board of the Association for Latino Faculty, Staff and Students, as well as assisted in the planning and organization of the annual Latino Graduation ceremony. In addition, she has worked with the LEAD organization at CSUSB and served as the Treasurer/Fundraiser Chair for the CSUSB Children’s Center Parent Advisory Committee. Mary is currently serving as the Club Advisor for Alpha Omega. Mary now serves as the Treasurer for the Faculty/Staff Alumni Chapter Board. Mary resides in San Bernardino with her husband, two daughters, and three dogs.
Shontel Zamora, Secretary
Class of '08 & '17
Events Analyst, Parking & Transportation
I have worked at CSUSB since 2005 when I started as a Student Assistant for the Faculty/Student Mentoring Program. Since then I have also worked as a Student Assistant for Commuter Services, Information Services, and Parking Services. During my time at CSUSB I obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice with a minor in Pre-Law and a Paralegal Certificate. I continued my education by obtaining my Master’s Degree in Public Administration. Overall, CSUSB has been a huge part of life for nearly 14 years and I can’t picture my life any other way! Go ‘Yotes!
Class of '16 & '18
Graduate Teaching Associate, Department of Communications
Ariana works as a Graduate Teaching Associate in the Communications Department at CSUSB. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication with a Concentration in Media Studies and a Minor in Film Studies. She served as a Staff Writer for the Coyote Chronicle and remained heavily involved on campus with organizations like ASI, Lamda Pi Eta, the Women’s Soccer Club, and more. She also received her Master’s Degree from CSUSB in Communication Studies while serving as the President of the Transcultural Commons Collective. Her interests is to explore media representations of Latinas and hopes to identify how social media platforms that can create opportunities of recognition for marginalized groups.
Class of '15
Ashleigh Covarrubias was born and raised in the High Desert. She is a proud alumna, current graduate student and full-time staff member at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB). She graduated from CSUSB in 2015 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and is planning to return in Fall 2018 for her Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with an emphasis on non-profit leadership for sustainability and environmental policy & education. Since 2015, she has served as the Prospect Research Coordinator and recently received a promotion as Backup Gift Processor (in training) for the Office of Development within the University Advancement Division at CSUSB.
Ashleigh was first employed at CSUSB in 2012 as a student research assistant in the Department of Geological Sciences throughout her undergraduate career, supporting Dr. Sally McGill with her studies on both the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults. Additionally, during her time as a student, Ashleigh participated in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) with the Keck Geology Consortium through Pomona College, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and Macalester College in Minnesota. During her internship within Glacier National Park, she and a handful of other scholars had the opportunity to spend two weeks at field camp for their senior projects. Furthermore, her undergraduate senior thesis “Geomorphologic and Paleo-Environmental Change in Glacier National Park: The Mineralogical and Chemical Composition of Sediment from Lower Grinnell Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana” was published as a short contribution by the Keck Geology Consortium for the Twenty-Eighth Annual Keck Research Symposium In Geology in 2015.
When Ashleigh is not working, you can find her often hiking & backpacking through the Sierra Nevada, camping in the mountains with her dog, traveling to remote locations for geological features, bouldering out in Joshua Tree National Park or preparing for her next big adventure.
Patrick Flaherty is currently a Lecturer with the Department of Management. Patrick received his BA and his MBA from CSUSB. Patrick is also currently an Adjunct Professor with Chapman University and California Baptist University. Patrick has over 20 years in the Human Resources outsourcing industry and recently founded Inland Empire HR, a HR Consultancy firm in the Inland Empire. IEHR focuses on small-to-medium sized companies, assisting them in compliance issues, employment relationship direction and other areas critical to building the HR Strategy. Patrick is an avid bowler and he loves to travel.
Class of '12 & '16
Operations Specialist, ITS – Telecommunications & Network Services
Lonelle has served as a full time employee at CSUSB since November of 2000 and is currently working as an Operations Specialist out of the famous world-class customer service department of Information and Technology Services (specially in Telecommunications and Network Services). She has graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in June 2009 and also received a Master’s Degree in 2012. She has served as a Girl Scout Leader for more than 8 years and loves to volunteer in both of her children’s classes. Lonelle continues to serve the campus she loves by applying her knowledge and expertise to the Faculty/Staff Alumni Chapter Board at CSUSB.
Class of '16
Before Jake had the pleasure of working as the Government and Community Relations Specialist for the CSUSB President’s Office, he had the opportunity to work as Legislative Correspondent for Congressman Sean P. Duffy. Jake has also spent a few months working with Global Leaders Fellow in Washington D.C. Yet, all of Jake’s outstanding achievements began as a CSUSB student where Jake graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a Minor in Public Administration from CSUSB in 2016. Jake has also recently begun his Masters in Public Administration at CSUSB. Jake understands the importance of volunteering and community, which is why he not only serves as a board member for the Faculty/Staff Alumni Chapter, but also on the Latino Alumni Chapter. You can also find him coordinating the CSUSB team during the annual San Bernardino Turkey Trot where community members run on Thanksgiving morning to raise money for the city’s Community Emergency Response Team.
Class of '01& '11
Lorena Segovia works full-time as an Academic Advisor for the Criminal Justice Program for the Professional and Continuing Eduation (PACE) under the College of Extended and Global Education. Lorena works to help provide learning opportunities for individuals at all stages of life by helping them achieve their education goals through flexible schedules and finanically efficient programs. She also strives to make the campus a safer place as she volunteers to actively serve with the Emergency Evacuation Team for first-timecampus as an Area Marshal. She loves spending time time with family and friends and enjoys the outdoors. She is a very acomplished runner as she has completed an array of marathons over several years, but above all is an avid football fan always rooting for her #1 team the San Francisco 49ers.
Class of '06
Joselyn Yap is the Administrative Support Coordinator at the Office of Community Engagement since 2016. Joselyn previously worked at the Office of Public Affairs (now Strategic Communication) for more than 10 years. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in Liberal Studies with a minor in Psychology in 2006 at CSUSB. She volunteers as a Building Marshal with the CSUSB Emergency Evacuation Team and serves as committee member for the Employee Appreciation Picnic committee; as well as a sub-committee member for the Staff Development Center. Joselyn enjoys getting CSUSB students engaged by volunteering and making a positive difference in our community and in the world. A fun fact to know about Joselyn is that she helped established the Obershaw DEN food pantry at CSUSB with the Office of Community Engagement. She’s also an avid Pinterest user, loves DIY projects and traveling.