People

DavidDavid Holmes
SASC Director

SH 3431H

805-893-3237
davidholmes@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties

  • All management functions related to the operations of administrative support and services of the SASC (Student Services and Academic Services units) provided to South Hall HFA departments and programs in the areas of Academic Personnel, Financial/Budget, Student Services, Contract and Grant administration, Purchasing, IT, Space, Development and Alumni Relations, Safety, Policy and Procedures, etc.

MayraMayra Magaña
Manager, SASC (Financial & Academic Personnel Services Unit)

SH 3431C

805-893-3864
mmagana@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties

  • Managerial oversight of Academic Services Unit of the SASC
  • Financial and academic personnel policy and procedures
  • Academic appointments and payroll
  • Financial/academic personnel staff supervisor

MartinMartin Stokes
Manager, SASC (Student Services Unit)

SH 3432G

805-893-2708
mstokes@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties

  • Managerial oversight of Student Services Unit of the SASC
  • Student services policy and procedures
  • Curriculum planning and course scheduling
  • TA/Associate/Reader appointments and payroll
  • Student services staff supervisor

SASC Front Desk

Yasmin Gutierrez

Instructional Program Assistant

Front desk SH 3432

805-893-7488
ygutierrez@hfa.ucsb.edu 

Duties - All Departments

  • Visitor parking arrangements
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Room and media equipment reservations
  • Website updates and questions
  • Technical assistance (e.g., copiers, printers)
  • Faculty email list administrator (Writing Program only)
  • Textbook and desk copy orders
  • Office hours listings
  • Keys
  • Office supplies, business cards
  • Door codes

[if Yasmin is unavailable, please contact Meg at x7489 for immediate needs.]

Meg

Meg Wilson
Instructional Program Assistant

Front desk SH 3431

805-893-7489
mwilson@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - All Departments

  • Textbook and desk copy orders
  • Office hours listings
  • Keys
  • Mail boxes
  • Office supplies, business cards
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Room and media equipment reservations
  • Website updates and questions
  • Technical assistance (e.g., copiers, printers)
  • Door codes

[if Meg is unavailable, please contact Yasmin at x7488 for immediate needs.]

English for Multilingual Students Program/SASC

JosieJosie Patterson
EMS Business Officer/SASC Analyst

SH 3431A

805-893-7258
jpatterson@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties- EMS and SASC

  • All administrative support for the EMS Program
  • Student advising for EMS Program
  • International student TA evaluations
  • ELPE and AWPE placements for EMS students
  • Course scheduling
  • Budget and financial management
  • Academic personnel
  • All other EMS-related inquiries
  • SASC Academic Personnel, Finance, & Budget assistance

Graduate Advisors

Mary Rae Andrea Ellickson
Staff Graduate Advisor

SH 3432F

805-893-2639
aellickson@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - English Department

  • Graduate student recruitment and admissions
  • Graduate student progress checks
  • Graduate student advising
  • TA coordinator: recruitment, payroll, fee remissions
  • Graduate committee consultant
  • Student awards
  • Graduate stipends
  • Block grant/graduate funding support
  • Graduate email list administrator

Cheryl Saum
Staff Graduate Advisor

SH 3432E

805-893-7490
csaum@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - Linguistics and Philosophy Departments

  • Graduate student recruitment and admissions
  • Graduate student progress checks
  • Graduate student advising
  • TA coordinator: recruitment, payroll, fee remissions
  • Graduate committee consultant
  • Student awards
  • Graduate stipends
  • Block grant/graduate funding support
  • Graduate email list administrator

Undergraduate Advisors

Brian ErnstBrian Ernst
Staff Undergraduate Advisor

SH 3432B

805-893-4710
bernst@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - English Department

  • Undergraduate student major, minor, and program advising
  • Undergraduate student petitions for major requirements
  • Specializations
  • Course scheduling
  • Add code and wait list administrator
  • Undergraduate E-mail list administrator
  • Undergraduate contests and awards
  • Commencement/graduation planning

Samantha Samantha Little 
Staff Undergraduate Advisor

SH 3432C

805-893-3776
slittle@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties- Linguistics and Philosophy Departments

  • Undergraduate student major, minor, and program advising
  • Undergraduate student petitions for major requirements
  • Approval codes
  • University and department undergrad awards
  • Course scheduling and wait-lists
  • Seminar room scheduling (COURSES only)
  • Undergrad listserve and alumni info

Demitra Good  Demitra Good 
Staff Undergraduate Advisor

SH 3432D

805-893-2613
demitragood@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties- Writing Program

  • ACE course enrollment
  • Undergraduate student advising for the Minor in Professional Writing
  • Questions regarding UCSB and WP policies, procedures, and requirements
  • General Education Area A questions and placements
  • Course substitutions (community colleges, CSUs, UCs and EAP)
  • Prerequisite checking and clearance
  • Beginning-of-quarter drops for non-attendance

Financial and Budget Coordinators

  Ryan Kelley

Financial and Budget Coordinator

SH 3431G

805-893-3475

ryankelley@hfa.ucsb.edu 
 

Duties - Linguistics, Philosophy and Writing Program

  • Business meeting, entertainment, travel, and miscellaneous reimbursements
  • Undergraduate and graduate RA hires (hourly)
  • Time sheets and payroll for hourly employees
  • Graduate stipends (non-block grant)
  • Undergraduate stipends
  • Financial reports

photo of Brenda RuizBrenda Ruiz
Financial and Budget Coordinator

SH 3431F

805-893-7826
bruiz@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - English

  • Business meeting, entertainment, travel, and miscellaneous reimbursements
  • Undergraduate and graduate RA hires (hourly)
  • Time sheets and payroll for hourly employees
  • Graduate stipends (non-block grant)
  • Undergraduate stipends
  • Financial reports

Academic Personnel Coordinators

Marian Marian Baker
Academic Personnel Coordinator

SH 3431B

805-893-7151
mbaker@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - Linguistics and Philosophy Departments

  • Personnel policy and procedures
  • Faculty recruitment and appointments
  • Ladder faculty merits, promotions, career steps, retentions, appraisals
  • Non-Senate faculty re-appointments, excellence reviews, merits
  • Payroll, additional compensation, and contracts
  • Sabbatical and other leaves
  • Donor acknowledgment
  • Faculty email list administrator
  • Visiting scholars
  • New faculty email, UCSBNetID, orientation

 

Gretchelle Gretchelle Tuazon
Academic Personnel Coordinator

SH 3431D

805-893-3479
gtuazon@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - English Department and Writing Program

  • Personnel policy and procedures
  • Faculty recruitment and appointments
  • Ladder faculty merits, promotions, career steps, retentions, appraisals
  • Non-Senate faculty re-appointments, excellence reviews, merits
  • Payroll, additional compensation, and contracts
  • Sabbatical and other leaves
  • Donor acknowledgment
  • Faculty email list administrator (English only)
  • New faculty email, UCSBNetID, orientation
  • Website updates (back-up)

Technical Support

Websites
Websites

sasc-webupdates@hfa.ucsb.edu

Duties - All Departments

  • Website maintenance, updates, and questions

BrianBrian Reynolds
Network Systems Administrator

SH 3431J

805-893-4135
reynolds@english.ucsb.edu

Duties - English Department and SASC Staff

  • Maintenance of servers
  • Maintenance of department, lab, and center computers
  • All functions related to IT
  • Media equipment assistance
  • Security/door code oversight

SASC Administrative Assistants (Work Study)

Orla Ruane

Administrative Assistant

SH 3431

Duties- All SASC Departments

  • General assistance to the SASC Financial Team
  • Posting processed transactions into GUS
  • Photocopying of financial packets
  • Preparation of financial spreadsheets
  • Generates financial reports

 

Jacquelyn Guillen 

Administrative Assistant

Duties- All SASC Departments

  • General office clerical and administrative duties
  • Departmental supply replenishing and printer function checks
  • Filing and file creation and maintenance
  • Photocopying, mail Services, administrative errands, and flyer Posting
  • Data Entry, database and/or Record maintenance
  • Assists SASC staff with administrative and/or clerical tasks
  • Teaching Evaluation assistance and special projects
  • Teaching Evaluation assistance and special projects

Alma Topete 

Administrative Assistant

Duties- All SASC Departments

  • General office clerical and administrative duties
  • Departmental supply replenishing and printer function checks
  • Filing and file creation and maintenance
  • Photocopying, mail Services, administrative errands, and flyer Posting
  • Data Entry, database and/or Record maintenance
  • Assists SASC staff with administrative and/or clerical tasks
  • Teaching Evaluation assistance and special projects
  • Teaching Evaluation assistance and special projects