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Palm Desert Campus Leadership Team


 

 

Dr. Jake Zhu
Dean
PDC Dean's Office 
Email
909-537-8101

 

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Dr. Avisinia Rodriguez
Interim Assistant Dean of Student Engagement
Palm Desert Campus 
Email
909-537-8253
 

Tamera Galvin
PDC Budget Analyst
Palm Desert Campus 
Email
909-537-8106

 

Francisco Castro
Interim Director of Campus Operations
Palm Desert Campus 
Email
909-537-8223
 

Jazmin Vera
Assistant to the Dean 
Palm Desert Campus 
Email
909-537-8109

Dr. Joseph Tormey
Director of Hospitality Management 
Marketing Department
Email
909-537-8213
 

Robert Garcia
Interim Assistant Director, Information Technology 
Palm Desert Campus
Email
909-537-5449 / 951-543-2875
 

Angela Allen
Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute(OLLI)
Palm Desert Campus
Email
909-537-8248

Peter Sturgeon
Interim Senior Director of Philanthropy, Palm Desert Campus
University Advancement - Philanthropic Giving
Email
909-537-8116

 

 

 

Palm Desert Campus Staff


 

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs is driven by the core values of the university, our areas of focus center on the success of our diverse and growing student body and supporting the esteemed educators who enrich and inspire them.

Joanna Banda
Admin. Support Asst. II
Payroll & Procurement 
Email
909-537-8152

 

 

Carolina Meza
Coordinator, Student Success Studio
Email
909-537-8201
 

Ruth Howell
SSP III/Advising & Registration PDC
Advising & Academic Services
Email
909-537-81120

Dr. Risa Lumley
Librarian
Library- Library Reference
Email
909-537-8112

Johanna Martinez
Admin. Support Coordinator
PDC Associate Dean's Office
Email
909-537-8251
 

Oscar Moreno Castro
Academic Advisor
Advising & Academic Services
Email
909-537-8203

Juan Murillo-Perez
Archivist/Library Services Specialist II
Library/Water Resource Institute
Email
909-537-8104


 

Johnna Norris
ASC II/Administrative Support Coordinator
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
Email
909-537-8270
 

Edith K. Passi
Financial Aid Advisor
Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
Email
909-537-8143
 

Marc Wittlif
Administrative Support Coordinator I
Nursing Department
Email
909-537-812

Administration and Finance

The mission of the Division of Administration and Finance is to provide quality and effective fiscal, physical, and support services and to ensure a safe and congenial environment for the university community.

Francisco Castro
Facilities Project Supervisor
Facilities Services - Building Maintenance
Email
909-537-8130
 

 

Jorge Esparza
Facilities Worker
Facilities Services - Building Maintenance
Email
909-537-8174
 

Edgar Gama
Community Service Specialist
Parking and Transportation Services
Email
909-537-3726
 

Katrina McDowell
Community Service Specialist
Parking and Transportation Services
Email
909-537-8131
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Information Technology Services

The mission of Information Technology Services is to support student, faculty and staff success by providing world class customer service, fostering faculty-led innovation and research, and enhancing operational efficiency through the effective use of information technologies.

John Harrell
Information Technology Consultant
Information Technology Services (ITS)
Email
909-537-8113
 

 

Gil Trevino
Equipment Systems Specialist
Information Technology Services (ITS)
Email
909-537-8133
 

Cary Tyler
Equipment Systems Specialist
Information Technology Services (ITS)
Palm Desert Campus 
Email
909-537-8244
 

Earl Wilson
Network Analyst
Information Technology Services (ITS)
Palm Desert Campus 
Email
909-537-8119
 

 

 

 

 

 

Student Affairs

Student Affairs enriches the Cal State San Bernardino experience outside of the classroom. This division engages students in activities in both the campus and surrounding community. Student Affairs offers support to students in need and creates an environment that enhances their experience

Natalie Cleary
Student Services Professional
PDC Den
Email
909-537-3993
 

 

Cecile Dahlquist, MN, FNP, Ed.D.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Palm Desert Campus Student Health Center
Email
909-527-8177

Christian Espinoza
Educational Coach
Undocumented Student Success Center (USSC)
Email
909-537-5937

 

Jaime Espinoza
Veterans Success Advisor/School Certifying Official
Veterans Success Center
Email
909-537-7196

Oscar Fonseca
Career Counselor
Career Center
Email
909-537-8243
 

Rosie Garza
Physical and Visual Disabilities Specialist
Services to Students with Disabilities (SSD)
Email
909-537-8117

Jairo Leon
Director
Undocumented Student Success Center (USSC)
Email
909-537-5937

Susan Lilly, M.S., LMFT
Counselor
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 
Email
909-537-5040

Sandra Perez 
Registered Nurse
Student Health Center
Email
909-537-5241
 

Agustin Ramirez
Director
Veterans Success Center
Email
909-537-5195

Tyler Swanson
PDC Employment & Job Development Coord. 
Workability IV
Email
909-537-8146
 

University Advancement

Arturo Cabrera
AAS/ Events Specialist
Special Events & Guest Services
Email
909-537-7353

 

Michelle Newman
Philanthropic Support Associate
University Philanthropy
Email
909-537-8140
 

Michael Singer
Public Affairs/Communication Specialist
Office of Strategic Communication
Email
909-537-8107
 

Deborah Logan
Corporate and Foundation Philanthropy Specialist
University Philanthropy
Email
909-537-8814