No office hours

Spring 2021

Section 4651 of COUN92
Introduction to Group Counseling -- : Jan 20 - May 19 2021
This section has mandatory a Zoom lecture on Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Section 7173 of AODS90
Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Studies -- : Jan 21 - May 20 2021
This section has a mandatory Zoom lecture on Thursdays from 6:00p.m.-9:00p.m. Details will be given by the Instructor before class begins.

Fall 2020

Section 0371 of AODS93
Rehabilitation of Alcohol & Drug Problems -- : Aug 17 - Dec 11 2020
The above is offered fully online and Monday is the mandatory class meeting from 6-8:50pm for the first 45 minutes minimum. Please sign into Canvas for additional details after registering. Students in the Human Services program - this will be the last semester AODS 93 will be offered.

Section 0602 of COUN53
Strategies for College Success -- : Aug 17 - Dec 09 2020
This section is recommended for students interested in health sciences or in the HOPE program (Nursing, LVN, Rad Tech, Dental Hygiene, etc.) and is offered fully online. There are mandatory class meetings via zoom twice a week on Monday and Wednesday from 12-130 pm; please sign-in to Canvas for additional details after registering. Each student must stay in attendance for every meeting at least one hour.After registering for this class, click on the section number to find any available online course material.

Summer 2020

Section 8486 of COUN390
Transition to College for First-Generation College Students -- : Aug 10 - Aug 12 2020
The above section is part of a one week intensive Summer Readiness Program for new students. The Summer Readiness Program is for potential EOPS students.

Online Counseling and Instruction:  Please contact me at for Zoom Appointments or Phone Appointments

Mon: 10-11:30 and 2-3pm

Tue: 10-3:30 pm

Wed: 10-11:30 and 2-3:30

Thur: 10-11:30 and 1-2


Master of Science at CSU Sacramento
Bachelor of Arts at CSU Sacramento

Academic Experience

High School Outreach Counselor in Sacramento for Luther Burbank High School, Grant High School, Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School
High School Counselor at Woodland High School
Counselor at Yuba College (Woodland Campus)
Athletic Advisor/Counselor at Cosumnes River College 1993 - 97
Full - time Counselor at Santa Rosa Junior College since 1997
*Puente Coordinator/Counselor
*Co-Coordinator of Human Services Certificate/Degree
*ESL Counselor
*EOPS Counselor

*Native-American Awareness 

*HOPE Counselor
*Learning Communities Instructor

Professional Areas of Interest

*Transfer and Higher Education issues related to all students especially those from non-traditional and first generation families
*Substance Abuse and family issues
*Human Services Preparation
*Parole and ex-felons services
*Immigrant services

Re-Entry services for Adults

* Health Sciences

Professional Involvement and Community Service

Member of Board for Sacramento Black Alcoholism Center(Sobriety Brings About Change-SBAC)
Member of American Counselors Association
Member of American Counselors Addictions and Offenders Association
Member of Board of Directors for Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Member of Human Services Advisory Board Member

Member of EOPS Advisory Board Member

Member of Latinx Faculty/Staff Association

Faculty Advisor for Native American Student Council



Presentations and Publications

Presenter for Northern California Puente Regional Summit; UC Santa Cruz
Presenter Statewide Puente Counselors Summit; San Diego,CA
Presenter for Grant Union Hispanic Task Force Student Conference; Sacramento, CA