Administration Team

We are a creative, experienced, and passionate team dedicated to supporting our learning community of students, faculty, and alumni.

Krystel Alston

Student Service & Records Manager

Diana Asaad, EdD

Chief Operating Officer

Clair Baca

Associate Vice President of Institutional & Student Effectiveness

Emily Battaglia

Associate Director of Program Expansion

Lucía González

Senior Manager, People and Business Operations

Pamela J. Gordon

Managing Director, PGS Consults

Neelam Hadaf

Outreach & Admissions Specialist

Cecily Joseph

Advisor, Initiative for Equity and Social Justice

Rachel Loud

Associate Director of Development and Alumni Affairs

Elizabeth Maw


Alyson Mike, EdD

Director of Instructional Design and Online Learning

Amanda Opperman, PhD

Associate Vice President of Enrollment and Financial Aid

Dariush Rafinejad, PhD

Professor and Interim Academic Dean

Merry Richter

Director of Marketing and Communications

Jennifer Yu

Finance Director