Mesa Student Services Council
Mesa Student Services Council

Mesa Student Services Council


Mesa Student Services Council serves as the primary forum through which information is shared and dialogue is fostered around:

• Student Services issues, programs, and services.
• Best Student Services practices that promote student success, equity, and learning outcomes.
• College goals and Student Services’ role in accomplishing them.

Type: Operational

Reports to: President's Cabinet (PCAB), Student Services

Meets: The Mesa Student Services Council meets on the third Wednesday of Sept-Nov and Feb-April from 2:00pm to 4:00pm  |  View Agendas & Minutes


  1. Strengthen pathways in Student Services to promote access, learning, success, and engagement for our diverse student population.
  2. Systematically use data to inform decision-making in Student Services.
  3. Advance innovative methods of service delivery to students, including the use of technology.
  4. Enhance the effectiveness of partnerships and collaborations.
  5. Promote and support professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
  6. Promote a safe learning environment for students and employees.

Membership 2023-2024

  • (1) Vice President, Student Services
  • Larry Maxey
    Vice President, Student Services
  • (1) Dean, Student Affairs
    (1) Dean, Student Development
    (1) Dean, Student Success & Equity
  • Ailene Crakes
    Dean, Student Development
  • Leticia Diaz
    Dean, Student Success & Equity
  • Victoria Miller
    Dean, Student Affairs
  • (3) Representatives
  • Karla Trutna
    Director, Extended Opportunity Programs & Services
  • Suzanne Khambata
    Director, Student Health Services
  • Claudia Perkins
    Disciplinary, Site Compliancee, and 504 Officer
  • (7) Representatives
  • Ivonne Alvarez
    Director, Admissions, Veterans, Records
  • Karina Sandoval
    Supervisor I, Admissions
  • Pilar Ezeta-Rodriguez
    Supervisor, Financial Aid
  • Lynn Dang
    Supervisor, Accounting
  • Jose Hueso
    Supervisor, Veterans and Records
  • Charlie Lieu
    College Technical Analyst
  • Olivia Picolla
    Supervisor, Transfer, Career, Evaluations
  • Andrew Tanjuaquio
    Supervisor, Counseling
  • (5) Representatives
  • Marisa Alioto
    Faculty, Counseling; Co-Coordinator, Mesa Pathways
  • Grace Aumoeualogo
    Coordinator, CalWORKs
  • Robyn Bolden
    Faculty Coordinator,
    Black Leadership Fellows
  • Nellie Dougherty
    Chair, EOPS & Special Programs
  • Anne Hedekin
    Faculty Coordinator, Transfer
  • Erika Higginbotham
    Faculty Coordinator, DSPS
  • Lucio Lira
    Faculty Coordinator, Pride Center
  • Cynthia Rico
    Chair, Counseling
  • Jennifer Park
    Acting Coordinator, Outreach & Assessment, Promise, Testing & Assessment
  • (2) Representatives
  • Johanna Aleman
    Officer, Student Support Services
  • Saúl Quiroz
    Officer, Financial Aid
  • Agustin Rivera, Jr.
    Officer, Student Support Services
  • (1) President, Associated Students
    (1) Vice President, Associated Students
  • Ixchel Valencia Diaz
    President, Associated Students
  • Brianna Jeppson
    Vice President, Associated Students
  • (1) Academic Senate Representative
    (1) Classified Senate Representative
    Representative, Academic Senate
    Representative, Classified Senate
  • (1) Representative
  • Ryan Shumaker
    Dean, Exercise Sciences, Health Education, Dance, and Athletics
  • (3) Representatives
  • Kyung Ae Jun
    Research and Planning Analyst
  • Mark Manasse
    Faculty Coordinator, Tutoring/MT2C
  • Charles Shimazaki
    Project Assistant, Mesa Journeys

Additional Information

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* MSSC Webpage Representative:  Trina Larson