Meet the Staff

The counselors and staff are here to help you. Whether you are trying to decide on a major, needing clarification on remaining general education (GE) or graduation requirements, looking for a part-time job or internship, or interviewing for your first professional job after graduation, we've got you covered.

Larry Bliss Toni Brown Toni Brown Toni Brown
Larry Bliss
Toni Brown
Office Manager,
Event Coordinator
Connie Figueroa
LizBeth Huerta
Receptionist (Lobby)

Career Services

Sylvia Head Edward Beanes
Sylvia Head
Employer Relations
Edward Beanes
Career Counselor,

Academic Advising

Joanna Cady-Aguilar Shannon Croskan Christina Bluck Evelia Jimenez Toni Brown
Joanna Cady-Aguilar
Academic Counselor
Shannon Croskan
PACE Advisor
Christina Bluck
Academic/Career Counselor
(5th Yr Cohort)
Evelia Jimenez
Academic Advisor
(Academic Probation)
Aaron Placke
Academic Advisor (IAP)
Tuyen Ngyen Sam Tran Michele Hingst Mo Her
Tuyen Nguyen
Academic Advisor for
Online Programs (UGRD)
Sam Tran
Academic Advisor,
International (UGRD)
Michele Hingst
Academic/Career Counselor
Mo Her
Academic Advisor (IAP)

Academic and Career Counselors (College Liaisons)

AACE has assigned academic and career counselors to work closely with the College of Business and Economics, College of Education & Allied Studies, College of Letters, Arts & Social Science, and the College of Science. NOTE: Although AACE counselors are assigned to your college, students should still see their major advisor for questions about their program requirements. Who’s Your Advisor? Find out below.

College of Business & Economics (CBE)

John Cahill Photo George Hanna
John Cahill
Academic/Career Counselor
+ Fellowships (All Students)
George Hanna

College of Education & Allied Studies (CEAS
(+ Liberal Studies Major)

Joy Vickers

College of Letters, Arts and Social Science (CLASS)

Heather Gardley Terry Peppin
Heather Gardley
Terry Peppin

College of Science (CSCI)

Alan Lemus Susana Moraga
Alan Lemus
Susana Moraga

Peer Advising Leaders (PALs)

Peer Advising Leaders (PALs) are experienced students who offer the perspective of someone who has been where you are now. Peer Advisors are located in the AACE lobby in SA 2300. They are available daily to answer quick questions. Peer Advisors can also assist you in navigating online registration, show you how to access your Degree Audit Report (DAR) and also give you some ideas on how to write a resume and cover letter. Finally, PALs can guide you on how to make the most of your college experience. Connect with PALs at or

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Peer Advising Leaders

Peer Advising Leaders

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