Staff

Staff

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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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Instructional Support Technician and Safety Coordinator

Johnny Chen is the Instructional Support Technician II and Safety Coordinator overseeing the Architecture Fabrication Lab (Bldg. 89A-110) and the ENV Model Shop (Bldg. 45-103).

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Senior College Budget Analyst

Under the direction of the Dean and Associate Dean, Becky Cheng prepares the yearly budget and reconciles State and Foundation accounts. She prepares lecturers' contracts and participates in their College orientation.

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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 Support Technician (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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Administrative Support Assistant

Fathima Halim suppports office operations in the Dean's Office at the College of Environmental Design. Her duties include room scheduling; clerical and facilities support; and providing staff support to the college's Senior Director of Development.

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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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Executive Assistant to the Dean and Associate Dean

Frances Loya provides administrative support to the Dean and Associate Dean, and serves as the lead of the Dean's Office at the College of Environmental Design. She was the recipient of the 2016-17 Annual Staff of the Year Award and the 2017 Reach Beyond Award from Cal Poly Pomona's Center for Community Engagement.

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Instructional Support Technician (Instructional Services)

Edna Quichocho is the Instructional Support Technician operating the Instructional Services Bureau (7-215A), a center for supplies, self-serve copying, binding, and small equipment rentals of cameras, digital projectors.

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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.

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Dean, College of Environmental Design

Michael Woo brings a unique background in public service, urban planning, and place-making to his role as Dean of the College of Environmental Design. Now the longest-serving dean at Cal Poly Pomona, Woo oversees Cal Poly Pomona's degree programs in architecture, art history, interior architecture, landscape architecture, regenerative studies, visual communication design, and urban and regional planning.

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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.

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Professor
Interim Associate Dean, College of Environmental Design

Alyssa Lang began her tenure as the Interim Associate Dean of the College of Environmental Design in June 2018. 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.