Washington Center

Meet Our Team


UCDC Leadership & Academic Services

Professor Helen Shapiro

Executive Director

Kolby Keo

Special Asst. to the Executive Director & Alumni Affairs

Professor Jennifer Diascro

Faculty/Associate Academic Director

Professor Marc Sandalow

Faculty/Associate Academic Director

Professor Mike Danielson

Faculty/Associate Academic Director

Professor James Desveaux

Faculty/Associate Director, UCLA CAPPP

Sabrin Said

Administrator of Academic Services

Cheriz Cajita

Communications Specialist

Program Administration Team

Alfreda Brock

Senior Program Administrator

Chantal Quintero

Senior Program Administrator

Karina Castellanos

Program Administrator


Building & Housing Services

Mac Hamlett

Manager, Building and Housing Services

Alverta Scott

Coordinator, Auxiliary Services

ResLife Team

Josh Brimmeier

Director of Student Services

Debbie Deas

Assistant Director of Student Services

Matthew Klein

Coordinator of Student Development

Young Chan Lim

Coordinator of Student Development

Alisha Tesfalem

Coordinator of Student Development

Business & Information Services

Rodger Rak

Manager, Business and Information Services

Mary Byrne

Senior Budget Analyst

Melissa Kasimatis

Budget Analyst

IT Team

Michael Sesay

Chief Technology Officer

Ehab Razaq

Network Infrastructure Engineer

Dale Cobb

Network Services Administrator

Steven Young

Network Systems Administrator