Faculty and Staff


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Interim Dean, College of Environmental Design

Lauren Bricker, Ph.D., a professor of architecture for 20 years, is the Interim Dean of the College of Environmental Design. She is also the current director of the ENV Archives-Special Collections, a role she will continue during her one-year interim appointment. Bricker's expertise and professional activities focus on historic preservation. She is the past chair of the State Historical Resources Commission in California, and co-founder of the Committee on the Cultural Resources of the Modern Age.

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Associate Dean, College of Environmental Design

Alyssa Lang began her tenure as the Associate Dean of the College of Environmental Design in June 2018 as an interim appointment. She previously served as the Associate Chair at the Department of Art. As a professional designer since 1994, she has worked in several professional environments, ranging from a small advertising agency, to a large international consulting firm, culminating in the creation of her own design studio, Little Utopia Design.


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Student Success Coordinator/GE Advisor

Teresa Castaneda is the general education (GE) academic advisor at the College of Environmental Design.

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Retention and Graduation Specialist

Elizabeth Guevara-Laxamana, M.Ed., is a Retention and Graduation Specialist at the College of Environmental Design. A valuable resource available to students at the ENV Student Success & Advising Center, she works with those facing academic difficulties to achieve their graduation goals.

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Instructional Services Technician III (ENV Model Shop)

Delmer Guillen is the Instructional Services Technician III at the ENV Model Shop (Bldg. 45-103). He earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona.

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Career Specialist and Cal Poly Pomona Career Center Liaison to the College of Environmental Design

Alisande "Alie" Ivie is a Career Specialist and Liaison to the College of Environmental Design.

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ENV Service Lab Coordinator (ENV Print Lab)

Wasantha Ketagodage Don coordinates and manages the ENV Service Bureau (Print Lab) for the College of Environmental Design. After moving to the United States in 2006, he went back to school and earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Cal Poly Pomona.

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Evening Instructional Support Technician and Safety Coordinator

Paul provides instruction support to both the Architecture Fabrication Lab and the College of Environmental Design Model Shop.

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Senior Director of Development, College of Environmental Design

As the the college's senior director of development and liaison to Cal Poly Pomona's Office of Advancement, Jenkins Shannon is the lead in all forms of fundraising for the College of Environmental Design and its departments. She takes the lead in corporate and foundation fundraising, scholarships, endowed faculty chairs, travel fellowships for students and planned giving.

Site Administrator, Staff, Webmaster

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Media & External Affairs Coordinator

Samantha Gonzaga coordinates internal and external communications for the College of Environmental Design. She has more than 10 years of experience as a news journalist, reporting and writing for regional daily newspapers, magazines and trade publications.

Staff, Webmaster

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Administrative Support Assistant

Tracy Yao is the Adminstrative Support Assistant in the Dean's Office at the College of Environmental Design.