Student Outreach Counselors

Cal State East Bay's Student Outreach counselors assist interested high school and community college students with admission information, the application process, financial aid options, and more.


To ask questions or meet with a counselor

Use the Chat with Us feature at the bottom of the page to get answers to your immediate questions, or to request an appointment with your counselor. You will be contacted to set an appointment time that works for you.

The territories that are listed below are for academic advising. For all events, presentations, and workshop requests, please contact

Note: Counselor service areas listed by county include all high schools and community colleges in that county served by the representative unless otherwise noted.

Outreach Counselors

Gabriela Lomeli

Service Area: San Francisco Peninsula (Excluding Santa Clara County), San Mateo, and Palo Alto Area High Schools. City College of San Francisco, Cañada College, College of San Mateo, and Skyline College.


Gaby was born in Fresno, CA, and raised in Madera Ranchos in the Central Valley. She loves helping students find their passions in life and supporting them in taking the steps to reach their life-long goals. Gaby received her B.A. in Sociology and minored in Education and Applied Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She received her M.S. degree in Counseling and holds a PPS credential from San Francisco State University. Gaby puts her students first and enjoys providing support in their process of applying to Cal State East Bay. She is passionate about social justice and strives to help students to pursue their educational and career goals through CSU East Bay. She partners with high school and college counselors to ensure that students can transition into CSU East Bay with ease. She likes to go hiking in nature, travel, listen to true crime podcasts, spend time with family, and go on walks with her miniature dachshund.


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Portrait of Jamee Robbins

Jamee Robbins - Lead Counselor and Transfer Specialist

Service Area: Contra Costa Community College District, Diablo Valley College, Solano/Napa/Sonoma County Community Colleges, Santa Clara Community Colleges, Los Rios Community College District (Sac), San Joaquin Delta College, & Las Positas College; and inquiries about the Cal State East Bay Concord Center

Originally from Antioch, CA, Jamee attended college out of state (Rocky Mountain College in Billings, MT), where she played soccer and received her B.S. in Business Management. She also has her M.S. in Business from the University of South Dakota.  Jamee is a dedicated college counselor whose goal is to help students achieve success in the college process. Jamee has a wide range of experience counseling transfer students and is passionate about working with community college students, helping them identify their personal and educational goals. She has a personable, genuine approach when interacting with students and looks forward to providing the guidance you need to succeed.  Jamee is a dog lover. On the weekends, she enjoys doing something with her two dogs outdoors.


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Portrait of Jorge Flores

Jorge Flores

Service Area: Freedom High School, Heritage High School, Santa Clara High Schools, Pittsburg & Antioch USD, Liberty High School, Central Valley High Schools.


Jorge was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and raised in Union City, CA. He attended James Logan High School and Los Medanos College.  He earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts with a minor in Ethnic Studies from Cal State East Bay. As a first-generation college graduate, he strongly believes in the importance of post-secondary education and the power it yields toward the betterment of society. After more than two decades of working and coaching in high school, he continues to volunteer as a youth football coach. He thrives in mentoring high school and transfer students in their pursuit of higher education.


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Marc Strong

Service Area: East Bay Community Colleges and High Schools - College of Alameda, Berkeley City College, Merritt College. All high schools in Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Albany, El Cerrito, Emeryville, Pinole, Hercules, and the City of Alameda.

Marc studied at San Francisco State University and received his B.A. in international relations. He also has an M.A. in political science from Howard University. Marc enjoys advising students about admission and helping them identify their career choice by highlighting Cal State East Bay's many major subject offerings. He advises students to find a mentor or internship to build real-world job skills prior to graduation, a job search, or pursuing graduate education. Marc enjoys Lake Merritt in Oakland, art house movie theaters, and dining out in San Francisco, his college stomping grounds.


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Nancy Trinh

Service Area: Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, Imperial County, San Bernardino County, Riverside County, San Diego County

 Nancy Trinh grew up in Long Beach, CA. She attended UCLA for her undergraduate degree in Sociology and English. She also completed her M.Ed. in Higher Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. Nancy has over 10 years of professional experience in student affairs including academic advising, undergraduate and graduate admissions, and outreach & recruitment. She enjoys connecting students, families and the greater community to higher education. She strongly believes in providing college access to students of all backgrounds and experiences. Nancy is passionate about guiding students to find their own educational and career pathways. In her free time, she enjoys listening to Kpop music and true crime podcasts, as well as spending time with her husband and their 2 kids. 


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California State University East Bay’s student outreach and admission selection policies and procedures are committed to and adhere to the Standard of the Principles of Good Practice of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. Cal State East Bay is a proud member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).