Office of the Dean of Students
Avis Hinkson
Avis Hinkson
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Dean Hinkson oversees the Dean of Students office, governing: student affairs, campus life, residence halls, the dining program, Career Development Office, Smith Campus Center, programs like KSPC, Asian American Resource Center, Draper Center for Community Partnerships, Queer Resource Center, the Title IX coordinator and related support services, the Women’s Union, Outdoor Education Center and policy and non-academic compliance matters. With more than three decades of higher education experience, including at Barnard College and UC Berkeley, she was an associate dean of admissions at Pomona from 1990-1994.

(909) 621-8017
Sue McCarthy
Title IX Coordinator/Clery Officer and Associate Dean

Dean McCarthy’s responsibilities include the oversight of Title IX complaints and investigations, institutional policies, programs, student support, along with the development of prevention education and training. Prior to Pomona, McCarthy served as University of Illinois at Chicago’s Title IX Coordinator and for many years she served as the assistant director and, later, director of the Women's Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. McCarthy received her B.A. from Augustana College, her M.Ed. in counseling from Lynchburg College, and has been certified as a civil rights investigator.

(909) 621-8017
Tacy Arwari
Tracy Arwari
Senior Associate Dean of Academic and Personal Success

The Senior Associate Dean of Students for Student Personal Success and Wellness provides support and counseling for students across all class years via the Class Dean model. The Senior Associate Dean oversees the “on-call deans” system, on-call assessment team, and training for staff, faculty, and students on proactively identifying, responding to, and supporting students in distress. She also supports faculty development related to diversity and mental health issues; serves as liaison to Student Health Services, and Monsour Counseling, Health Education Outreach; sits - Title IX Task Force, and chairs the JED Campus Mental Health Task Force and the ADA Audit Task Force.

(909) 607-2147
Celina Rosas
Executive Assistant to Vice President and Dean of Students
Alexander Hall

The Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students provides support services for the Student Affairs division, while providing administrative and financial budgetary support for the Dean of Students office.  As well as coordinates and oversees student enrollment in SHIP; coordinates special events, and retreats for the Student Affairs division; managing the Vice Presidents schedule/calendar and making travel arrangements. She also organizes materials while providing support for SAC, the Management Team, and the Student Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees.

(909) 621-8017
Rita Shaw
Rita Shaw
Student Services Program Coordinator
Alexander Hall 102

The Student Services Program Coordinator provides a variety of support services for Student Affairs Division and the Dean of Students Office. She supports Associate Dean Ricardo Townes and the Student Mentor Programs. She processes dean certification requests and inter-campus parking requests. Ms. Shaw provides support to Title IX Coordinator Sue McCarthy, and is a Teal Dot Program trainer. 

(909) 621-8017
Paola Beas
Paola Ruiz-Beas
Assistant Dean

The Assistant Dean of Students for the first year class provides holistic support centered around academic success as well as supporting students by linking them to resources and referrals both on- and off-campus. They also collaborates with diverse programs within Student Affairs such as first year orientation, student mentoring groups and the Wellness Peers.

(909) 621-8017
Merryann Bishop
Merryann Bishop
Administrative Assistant, Dean of Students

The Administrative Coordinator provides budgetary support for the Dean of Students Office, which includes processing invoices, reimbursements and student payroll. She processes Emergency Grant Funding, and the McCann Loans.

(909) 607-9354
Jenny Kimbell
Administrative Coordinator, Dean of Students

The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support for the Senior Associate Dean, which includes managing the schedule/calendar, making travel arrangements, processing leaves of absence and other administrative needs.  She assists students in setting up disability accommodations, serves as administrative support on the Academic Standards Committee and provides budgetary support for Co-Curricular Funding which includes processing reimbursements and student payroll. 

(909) 621-8017
Anthony Ferreria
Anthony Ferreria
Assistant Dean of Students

The Assistant Dean of Students – Second Year oversees support for the second year class.  Providing support around academic success as well as linking students to resources and referrals both on and off campus. They also work with students from all classes to coordinate their Leave of Absences.

(909) 621-8017
Janine Blackmur
Receptionist, Dean of Students

The Receptionist for the Dean of Students office is responsible for handling front office reception and administrative duties. She also supports Assistant Dean of Students Paola Ruiz-Beas and Assistant Dean of Students Anthony Ferreria.

(909) 621-8017
Asian American Resource Center
Mike Manalo-Pedro
Associate Dean and Director of the Asian American Resource Center
Smith Campus Center
Asena Taione-Filihia
Assistant Director of the Asian American Resource Center
Smith Campus Center
Sarah Miralles
Sarah Lynn Miralles
7C AAPI Advisory Board (AdBoard) Coordinator
Smith Campus Center
Career Development Office
Angel Bradley
Angel Bradley
Administrative Assistant, Pre-Health Advising & Fellowships
(909) 607-8947
Lauren Cardenas
Lauren Cardenas
Assistant Director of the CDO, Experiential Learning & Career Advising
(909) 621-8144
James Donnelly
James Donnelly
Marketing Coordinator of the CDO
(909) 621-8144
Susanne Filback
Susanne Filback
Assistant Director of the CDO, Prelaw & Career Advisor
(909) 621-8144
Alicia Frescas
Alicia Diaz
Office Manager of the CDO
(909) 621-8034
Wanda Gibson
Wanda Gibson
Sr. Associate Director of the CDO, Career Counseling & Programs; Assistant Dean of Students
(909) 621-8144
Paul Hardister
Paul Hardister
Associate Director of the CDO, Employer Relations & Experiential Programs
(909) 607-7905
Jason Jeffrey
Jason Jeffrey
Assistant Director of the CDO, Fellowships and Career Advising
(909) 607- 8408
Kerry Martin
Kerry Martin
Assistant Director of the CDO, Alumni Services
(909) 621-8144
Kat Wang
Kat Wang
Associate Director of Pre-Health and Career Advising
(909) 607-8948
Draper Center
Sefa Aina
Sefa Aina
Associate Dean and Director of the Draper Center
(909) 607-1810
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Andres Aguilar
Post Baccalaureate Fellow, Educational Outreach Programs
(909) 607-1810
April Mayes
April J. Mayes
Associate Professor of History; Chair of History
(909) 607-2919
Jose Luis Ramirez
Jose Luis Ramirez Jr.
Assistant Director of the Draper Center, Community Engagement
(909) 607-8571
Jessica Rashidi
Jessica Rashidi
Program Assistant for the Draper Center
(909) 607-8575
Stephanie Rios
Stephanie Rios
Assistant Director of the Draper Center, Educational Outreach
(909) 607-0725
Office of Housing and Residence Life
Frank Bedoya
Frank Bedoya
Sr. Associate Dean of Campus Life and Director of Housing and Operations
(909) 607-2239
Carmen Brown
Carmen Brown
Residence Life Coordinator
(909) 621-8185
Jasa Cocke
Jasa Cocke
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
(909) 607-8763
Josh Eisenberg
Associate Dean of Students & Dean of Campus Life
Steven Jubert
Steven Jubert
Associate Dean of Campus Life and Director of Residential Life
(909) 621-8256
Jessica Nickerson
Jess Nickerson
Residence Life Coordinator
(909) 621-8183
Joel Petty
Joel Petty
Residence Life Coordinator
(909) 607-1718
Hugo Yepez
Hugo Yepez
Residence Life Coordinator
(909) 607-4124
Outdoor Education Center
Martin Crawford
Martin Crawford
Director of Outdoor Education
(909) 607-8607
Christina Weyant
Chris Weyant
Outdoor Education Coordinator
(909) 607-2531
Queer Resource Center
Manuel A. Diaz
Assistant Dean of Students and Director, Queer Resource Center
Walton Commons
(909) 607-1269
Pharalyn Crozier
Assistant Director, Queer Resource Center
Walton Commons
(909) 607-7693
Smith Campus Center & Student Programs
Ellie Ash-Balá
Ellie Ash-Balá
Associate Dean of Campus Life and Director of the Smith Campus Center
(909) 621-8611
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Sean Dixon
Graduate Assistant of the Smith Campus Center
(909) 607-2268
John Lopes
John Lopes
Assistant Director of Smith Campus Center
(909) 621-8610
Chris Lucero
Chris Lucero
Manager of the Coop Fountain
(909) 607-3293
Denise Machin
Denise Machin
Assistant Director and Ballroom Dance Instructor
(909) 621-8610
Brenda Schmit
Brenda Schmit
Manager of Retail Services
(909) 621-8984
Susan Sellons
Susan Sellons
ASPC Administrative Coordinator
(909) 607-2268
Erica Tyron
Erica Tyron
Director of Student Media
(909) 621-8157
Debbie Wilson
(909) 607-2224
Student Mentoring and Leadership
Ric Townes
M. Ricardo Townes
Associate Dean, Student Mentoring and Leadership
Smith Campus Center 214
(909) 621-8376