Kresge Staff Directory

Kresge's Main Office: (831) 459-2071; Fax: (831) 459-5377 kresgecollegeoffice@ucsc.edu (general questions)

Kresge Provost (book appointment): email the College Academic Manager lwillend@ucsc.edu; Contact Provost Fernando directly at kresgeprovost@ucsc.edu

Kresge Academics & Advising: (831) 459-2071 kresgeadvising@ucsc.edu

Kresge Programs Office/Activities: (831) 459-3925

Kresge Housing: (831) 459-4433 kresgehousing@ucsc.edu

Kresge Maintenance Office: (831) 459-3985 fixit.ucsc.edu

To book meeting, entertainment or conference spaces:

  • Mayanthi Fernando

    Provost, Kresge College

    Mayanthi Fernando

    Contact: (831) 459-4512, kresgeprovost@ucsc.edu
    Office: College Office

     Summer/Fall Office Hours
     TBD (no appointment necessary)

    I work with faculty, staff, and students to make Kresge both a home and a destination for intrepid learner; helps develop a curriculum that nurtures student passions and instills values of intellectual integrity and free inquiry; collaborates with advisors to support and strengthen our academic community and provide the support students needs to succeed, connects with Kresge’s ‘extended family’ of supporters and donors to envision a powerful future for the college.
  • Mike Yamauchi-Gleason

    Senior Director College Student Life

    Mike Yamauchi-Gleason

    Contact: (831) 459-5015, myg@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301A

    I oversee all of the Student Life functions of the College (e.g.,residential, programming, facilities, and budgets). I’m a strong student advocate and ally, and I’m a good person to seek out if you don’t know who to go to.

     


  • Kresge Academic Office

  • Sarah Shane-Vasquez

    Kresge & Porter Lead Academic Preceptor

    Sarah Shane-Vasquez

    Contact: (831) 459-4673, kresgeadvising@ucsc.edu
    Office: College Office

    I oversee the Kresge and Porter Advising Offices, and work collaboratively with staff and faculty throughout the campus to help ensure the best resources are available to both Kresge and Porter students, from their first orientation meetings, to graduation and beyond. As an adviser, I help students navigate the University’s policies and procedures, find good answers to challenging questions, and find a sense of belonging and purpose at UCSC.

  • Casey Daubert

    Senior College Advisor

    Casey Daubert

    Contact: (831) 459-4722, kresgeadvising@ucsc.edu
    Office: College Office

    Greetings Slugs! I'm Casey Daubert, the Senior College Advisor for Kresge College. I'm here to help you feel welcome, guide you through your college experience by actively listening to your goals, aspirations and at times helping you process new challenges that present themselves. Feel free to connect with me for questions on academic policy & procedures, major exploration, or to share how your quarter has been going and to just say hi! I'm proud to be working with you and I encourage you to reach out to the Kresge team when you need our assistance. 
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    Academic Adviser

    Thao Mai

    Contact: (831) 459-4432, kresgeadvising@ucsc.edu
    Office: College Office

    I advise students on their academic progress, academic difficulty and empower them to make thoughtful and well-informed decisions related to their academic endeavors.

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    College Assistant & Mailroom Supervisor

    Corey Dobson

    Contact: (831) 459-2071, kresgecollegeoffice@ucsc.edu
    Office: College Office

    Hello there! My role is Kresge Mailroom Manager and receptionist at our College Advising Office. Please contact me with any mail related questions, or to book an advising appointment. Cheers!  

  • Labris Willendorf

    College Academic Manager

    Labris Willendorf

    Contact: (831) 459-4792, lwillend@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge 162 (2nd floor College Office)

    I collaboratively plan and implement Kresge’s academic life, from course scheduling and faculty hiring to event planning. You can also reach out to me with questions about student scholarships that are Kresge-specific, and I also help Kresge student organizations with purchase orders and other financial processes. I coordinate Kresge’s social media presence.


  • Student Life and Housing Office

  • Kathy Cooney

    Associate Director College Student Life

    Kathy Cooney

    Contact: (831) 459-5255, kmcooney@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301A

    As the Associate Director College Student Life, my role is to make sure that you all are having a safe enjoyable time during your time living with us. I work Collaboratively with the Coordinators for Residential Education, Housing Coordinator, Housing Office Manager, and various offices on campus to assist in the development and organization of housing assignments, student conduct, student programs, safety and security of all of you, and much more. Ultimately my goal is creating an environment that is inclusive and where you all can succeed academically and personally.

     

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    Housing Coordinator

    Natasha Katznelson

    Contact: (831) 459-4433, nkatznelson@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301A

    I help students secure housing in an effort to foster a sense of belonging and community with opportunities for their success.

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    Residential Life & Housing Office Coordinator

    Laurick Calanno

    Contact: 459-4433, lcalanno@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301A

    Housing questions? I can help! I manage all residential key access and help keep residents safe. I also serve as the housing office manager.

     

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    Assistant Director, Residential Education

    Angela Drury

    Contact: 459-1493, ajdrury@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-302

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    Coordinator of Residential Education

    Nikquania Gamble

    Contact: (831) 502-7124, ngamble@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301

     

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    Coordinator of Residential Education

    Erika Moore

    Contact: (831) 459-5759, edmoore@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301

     

     

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    Co-Ordinator for Conduct and Education

    Antoine Bracy

    Contact: (831) 459-3262, acbracy@ucsc.edu

    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301


  • Programs & Student Activities

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    College Programs Coordinator

    Mia Victoria

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

    Hi there! My name is Francesca Mia C. Victoria, and I usually go by Mia. I am a Merrill alum, majored in Business Management Economics. Previously worked at Crown and Merrill Colleges as an ACPC, where I've advised an annual charity benefit dance committee and co-advised the Merrill Pottery Co-Op. I´m enthusiastic about joining the team and look forward to meeting everyone in person. 

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    Assistant College Programs Coordinator

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    Contact: (831) 459-3925, kresgeacpc@ucsc.edu 
    Office: Programs Office

    Hello! I am Kresge’s Assistant College Programs Coordinator. I work in the Programs office with our student Program Assistants to put on events and activities for students throughout the quarter, like College Night. I hope to build a better sense of community at Kresge through our events and I look forward to seeing you at some of them. Check out our ‘Activities’ tab to find out more! 


  • Kresge Business Office

  • Sue Roth

    Assistant to the Senior Director College Student Life

    Sue Roth

    Contact: (831) 459-2467, sroth@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301

    I am the administrative assistant to the Porter/Kresge Senior Director, College Student Life with the Porter/Kresge Community. If I cannot help you directly or answer your questions, I will direct you to someone who can.

  • Mary Sierra

    Budget Analyst

    Mary Sierra

    Contact: (831) 459-2037, mjsierra@ucsc.edu
    Office: Kresge Apartment J-301

    I’m the Business Administrator for Porter & Kresge Colleges. I take care of all the details of purchasing, I analyze expenditures (and income), and make sure all proper guidelines are being followed during every step of the process.


  • Groundskeeping, Maintenance, and Affiliates

  • Katharina Pierini

    Groundskeeper

    Katharina Pierini

    Contact: (831) 459-2157, kpierini@ucsc.edu
    Office: Groundskeeper Shop

    I am the gardener/groundskeeper here at Kresge. If you see me around feel free to say “hi”; if you need help with something I might be able to help or direct you to someone who can.

  • Devin Sodt

    Senior Building Maintenance Worker Supervisor

    Devin Sodt

    Contact: fixit.ucsc.edu

     

  • Ian Mitchell

    Senior Building Maintenance Worker

    Ian Mitchell

    Contact: fixit.ucsc.edu
    Office: Maintenance Shop

    I help maintain the facilities here at Kresge. I like to think that I am a familiar face that students will feel comfortable speaking to about anything.

  • Mussie Gebreyouhans

    Senior Building Maintenance Worker

    Mussie Gebreyouhans

    Contact: fixit@ucsc.edu
    Office: Maintenance Shop

    My role is carrying out routine scheduled maintenance work, responding to reports of equipment faults, and diagnosing other breakdowns and problems.

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    Director, STARS at Kresge

    Sara Radoff

    Contact: (831) 459-4968, saradoff@ucsc.edu
    Office: STARS at Kresge Office

    My passion in life is working to transform educational policies and practices to make them more socially just. My core values include developing caring relationships with students, colleagues, and friends, seeking out opportunities for collaboration and connection, and unapologetically challenging systems of oppression. I am dedicated to serving students and supporting their success. Prior to joining STARS, I  served as the Academic Preceptor at Oakes College. Before that, I worked in international education and community development work. I received a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Montana, and a M.A. from the University of British Columbia, specializing in Society, Culture, and Politics in Education.

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    Food Service Manager, Porter/Kresge Dining Hall

    Mirjam Kuusik

    Contact: (831) 459-4773, mkuusik@ucsc.edu
    Offices: Porter-Kresge Dining Hall

    I am your access to food World. Have a question about the Porter/Kresge Dining Hall --- I am your person!