Kresge Staff Directory

Welcome! Kresge College staff are made up of various units that help keep things running. Here is a quick guide to who to contact:

Kresge's Main Office: (831) 459-2071; Fax: (831) 459-5377 (general questions)

Kresge Provost (book appointment): email the College Academic Programs Coordinator; (contact directly):

Kresge Academics & Advising: (831) 459-2071

Kresge Programs Office/Activities: (831) 459-4434

Kresge Housing: (831) 459-4433

Kresge Maintenance Office: (831) 459-3985

To book meeting, entertainment or conference spaces:

  • Ben Leeds Carson

    Provost, Kresge College

    Ben Leeds Carson

    Contact: (831) 459-4512,
    Office: College Office

    Fall 2017 Provost office hours: Tuesdays and Fridays 2-3pm

    and by appointment

  • Mike Yamauchi-Gleason

    College Administrative Officer

    Mike Yamauchi-Gleason

    Contact: (831) 459-5015,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-306A

  • Kresge Academic Office

  • Beth Hernandez-Jason

    College Academic Programs Coordinator

    Beth Hernandez-Jason

    Contact: (831) 459-4792,
    Office: Kresge 162 (2nd floor College Office)

  • Kalin McGraw

    Academic Preceptor

    Kalin McGraw

    Contact: (831) 459-4722,
    Office: College Office

  • Sarah Shane-Vasquez

    Academic Adviser

    Sarah Shane-Vasquez

    Contact: (831) 459-4673,
    Office: College Office
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    Academic Adviser


    Contact: (831) 459-4432,
    Office: College Office
  • DeShonne Keller

    College Assistant

    DeShonne Keller

    Contact: (831) 459-2071,
    Office: College Office

  • David Shaw

    David Shaw

    Advisor for Student Sustainability Projects

    Office: Kresge 170

  • Kresge Business Office

  • Sue Roth

    Sue Roth

    Assistant to the CAO

    Contact: (831) 459-2467,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-306

  • Mary Sierra

    Mary Sierra

    Budget Analyst

    Contact: (831) 459-2037,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-306B

  • Kresge Programs Office

  • Pam Ackerman

    Pam Ackerman

    College Programs Coordinator

    Contact: (831) 459-4434,
    Office: Programs Office

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    Christian Gaines

    Assistant College Programs Coordinator

    Contact: (831) 459-3925, 
    Office: Programs Office

  • Student Life and Housing Office

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    Kathy Cooney

    Associate College Administrative Officer

    Contact: (831) 459-5255,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-305B

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    D. J. Bell

    Housing Coordinator

    Contact: (831) 459-5282,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301

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    LaStarr Fisk

    Residential Life & Housing Office Coordinator

    Contact: 831-459-2746/459-4433
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301
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    Co-Ordinator for Conduct & Education

    Contact: (831) 459-1493
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-302B
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    Janet Nava Cardenas

    Coordinator of Residential Education

    Contact: (831) 459-3262,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-303A

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    Jenn Hamilton

    Coordinator of Residential Education

    Contact: (831) 459-5759,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-302A
  • Savanah Headley

    Savanah Headley

    Coordinator of Residential Education

    Contact: (831) 459-1074,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-304A
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    Courtney Fisk

    Coordinator of Residential Education

    Contact: (831) 502-7124,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-303A

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    Marcos Villanueva

    Coordinator of Residential Education

    Contact: (831) 459-1493,
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-302A
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    Nicole Albaum

    Community Safety Officer Supervisor

    Contact: (831) 459-5545,
    Office: Porter College, D-105

  • Groundskeeping, Maintenance, and Affiliates

  • Katharina Pierini

    Katharina Pierini


    Contact: (831) 459-2157,
    Office: Groundskeeper Shop

  • Emilie Cate

    Emilie Cate

    Staff Psychologist, CAPS

    Contact: (831) 459-2753, 
    Office: Kresge College Office 162

    Visits by appointment only via CAPS (831) 459-2628

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    John Cronin

    Central Facilities Asset Coordinator

    Contact: 831-212-5066,

  • Ian Mitchell

    Ian Mitchell

    Senior Building Maintenance Worker

    Office: Maintenance Shop

  • Mussie Gebreyouhans

    Mussie Gebreyouhans

    Senior Building Maintenance Worker

    Office: Maintenance Shop

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    Coordinator, STARS at Kresge

    Contact: (831) 459-5886
    Office: STARS at Kresge Office

  • David Steinmann

    David Steinmann

    Food Service Manager, Owl's Nest Cafe & Porter/Kresge Dining Hall

    Contact: (831) 459-4773,
    Offices: Owl's Nest Cafe/Porter-Kresge Dining Hall