Porter Staff Directory


    ADMINISTRATION

  • Sean Keilen

    Provost

    Sean Keilen

    (831) 459-3700, keilen@ucsc.edu

    Welcome to Porter College! My name is Sean Keilen, and I am the College Provost. As Porter's academic administrator, I supervise the College's academic programs: the Core course and other courses in the college curriculum; academic advising, standing, and integrity; fellowship and project grants; college honors and distinction; and graduation.

    Office: Porter College Office, D Building, Room 104

  • Kathy Cooney

    Interim Senior Director College Student Life

    Kathy Cooney

    (831) 459-5255, kmcooney@ucsc.edu

    Hello and welcome to Porter College. My name is Kathy Cooney, Interim Senior Director College Student Life (SDCSL)  for Porter and Kresge Colleges. I oversee student life and administration which include a variety of areas such as residence life, college programs, budget, and facilities. Get involved inside and outside of the classroom. Be an active participant in all that is Porter College. I look forward to meeting you. 

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301


  • ACADEMIC OFFICE

  • Sean Keilen

    Provost

    Sean Keilen

    (831) 459-3700, keilen@ucsc.edu

    Welcome to Porter College! My name is Sean Keilen, and I am the College Provost. As Porter's academic administrator, I supervise the College's academic programs: the Core course and other courses in the college curriculum; academic advising, standing, and integrity; fellowship and project grants; college honors and distinction; and graduation.

    Office: Porter College Office, D Building, Room 104

     

  • Leah Browne

    College Academic Manager

    Leah Browne

    (831) 459-2564, lbrowne@ucsc.edu

    Hello! I provide administrative and academic support to the Provost. I manage the scheduling of the Core Course; PRTR 1, hire lecturers, secure classroom and tutorial space, and maintain other Porter courses administratively throughout the academic year. I also oversee the application processes for Porter's wide range of grant, fellowship, and scholarship programs.

    Office: Porter College Office, D Building, Room 104

     


  • ACADEMIC ADVISING

  • Sarah Shane-Vasquez

    Porter & Kresge Lead Academic Preceptor

    Sarah Shane-Vasquez

    831-459-4013, PorterAdviser@ucsc.edu

  • Senior College Advisor

    Janelyn A. Magaña

    (831) 459-5819, jamay1@ucsc.edu

    Hello! My name is Janelyn Magaña and I am an Academic Adviser for Porter College. I am a proud UC Santa Cruz alum and first-generation college graduate. I'm excited to support your academic advising needs, navigate the university and encourage you to use all the resources offered to you here at UCSC! 

    Office: Porter College Office, D Building, Room 104

     

  • Kristyn Crouse

    Academic Preceptor

    Kristyn Crouse

    (831) 459-2273,  kccrouse@ucsc.edu

  • Bob Giges

    Academic Preceptor

    Bob Giges

    (831) 459-2864, otom@ucsc.edu

    Hi, my name is Bob Giges, and I’m one of the academic preceptors at Porter College. I’m also a former UCSC transfer student with both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Santa Cruz.  I’m happy to help you with any and all academic advising issues as you discover, define, and navigate your way through your UCSC journey. Stop by or make an appointment so we can talk about your potential plans.

    Office: Porter College Office, D Building, Room 104

  • College Assistant & Mailroom Supervisor

    Erika Hearon

    Erika Hearon

    (831) 459-2273, elhearon@ucsc.edu

    Hi. My name is Erika Hearon (she/her/hers) and I am the Receptionist for the College Advising Office and the Supervisor for the Porter Mailroom. I attended U.C.S.C. in Community Studies with an emphasis on Public Health.  My background is in public health, social services and housing.  I love reading and camping in the woods.

    Office: Porter College Office, D Building, Room 104


  • STUDENT LIFE AND HOUSING OFFICE

  • Kathy Cooney

    Interim Senior Director College Student Life

    Kathy Cooney

    (831) 459-5255, kmcooney@ucsc.edu

    Hello and welcome to Porter College. My name is Kathy Cooney, Interim Senior Director College Student Life (SDCSL)  for Porter and Kresge Colleges. I oversee student life and administration which include a variety of areas such as residence life, college programs, budget, and facilities. Get involved inside and outside of the classroom. Be an active participant in all that is Porter College. I look forward to meeting you. 

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • Kathy Cooney

    Associate Director College Student Life (DCSL)

    Kathy Cooney

    831-459-5255, kmcooney@ucsc.edu

    I am the Associate Director College Student Life (ADCSL), which means that I oversee all the Residential Life and Housing functions for Porter and Kresge Colleges in addition to managing the student conduct process for our students. I work closely with the Residential Life team, intervene on community issues and am available for appointments with students and staff. I look forward to meeting you.

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • Natasha Katznelson

    Housing Coordinator

    Natasha Katznelson

    (831) 459-4433,  PorterHousing@ucsc.edu

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

     

  • Laurick Calanno

    Residential Life & Housing Office Coordinator

    Laurick Calanno

    (831) 459-4433, lcalanno@ucsc.edu

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • Angela Drury

    Assistant Director, Residential Education

    Angela Drury

    (831) 459-1493, aidrury@ucsc.edu

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • TBA

    Coordinator for Conduct & Education

    TBA

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • Jaclyn Rojo

    Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE)

    Jaclyn Rojo

    jmrojo@ucsc.edu 

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • Lewis Jacques

    Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE)

    Lewis Jacques

    lpjacque@ucsc.edu

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • Elliot Levin

    Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE)

    Elliot Levin

     

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

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    Coordinator for Residential Education (CRE)

    TBA

    (831) 459-1074

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301


  • ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS

  • James Blaine

    College Programs Coordinator (CPC)

    James Blaine

    (831) 459-4758, jblaine@ucsc.edu

    Hello, my name is James Blaine and I am the College Programs Coordinator. I work with staff and students to plan programs and activities that are of interest to students and the college community. I enjoy working with students and feel privileged be able to provide opportunities for engagement outside of the classroom. Click on the Porter Activities tab to find out more about the Student Activities office. I look forward to meeting and working with you.

    Office: Porter College, D Building, Room 143

  • TBA

    Assistant College Programs Coordinator (ACPC)

    TBA

    (831) 459-2857, portacpc@ucsc.edu

    Office: Porter College, D Building, Room 143

    Voice mail & email are being monitored on a daily basis.


  • PORTER BUSINESS OFFICE

  • TBA

    Assistant to the Senior Director College Student Life

    TBA

    (831) 459-2467

    Welcome to Porter College! I am the Assistant to the SDCSL and serve both Porter and Kresge Colleges.  I look forward to speaking with you on the phone, or drop in and say hello.

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301

  • Mary Sierra

    Budget Analyst

    Mary Sierra

    (831) 459-2037, mjsierra@ucsc.edu

    My name is Mary Sierra and I am the Financial Coordinator for Porter and Kresge Colleges. I take care of all the details of purchasing and analyzing expenditures at the two colleges. I make sure that the expenditures are charged to the correct accounts, also insuring that all proper guidelines are being followed during every step of the process. I do look forward to meeting you.

    Office: Kresge Apartment, J Building, Room 301


  • COUNSELING SERVICES

  • Elena Herrera

    Counseling Psychologist 

    Elena Herrera

    (831) 459-2572, eherrer9@ucsc.edu
     

  • TBA

    Counseling Psychologist

    TBA

    (831) 502-7190


  • DINING SERVICES

  • Dan Tokar

    Porter/Kresge Dining Hall 

    Dan Tokar

    (831) 459-4773, diningp_k-group@ucsc.edu


  • MAINTENANCE AND GROUNDS CREW

  • Devin Sodt

    Senior Building Maintenance Worker Supervisor

    Devin Sodt

    Submit a CruzFix

  • Lucas Grams

    Senior Building Maintenance Worker

    Lucas Grams

    Submit a CruzFix

  • Whitney Mitchell

    Groundskeeper

    Whitney Mitchell

    Submit a CruzFix