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First-Generation Programs Staff

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Quaylan Allen, Ph.D.

Director, Associate Professor
Reeves Hall 238
714) 628-2752
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Jacqueline Aparicio, M.S.

Graduate Student Coordinator
DeMille Hall 160L
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Daniel Noriega, M.A.

Graduate Student Coordinator
DeMille Hall 160L
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Clarissa Cordova

Student Assistant
DeMille Hall 160L
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Alex Leon Oliva

Student Assistant
DeMille Hall 160L
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Maya Yesharim

Student Assistant
DeMille Hall 160L

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First-Generation Programs Advisory Board


Christian Aguilar

Office of Admissions

Marisol Arredondo

Institutional Research and Decision Support

James Brown

Attallah College of Educational Studies

Gabriela Castaneda

Argyros School of Business & Economics

Jonathan Charres

Office of the Registrar

Clarissa Cordova

First-Gen Ambassadors

Chelsea Dempsey 

Office of Financial Aid

Janine DuMontelle 

Office of Legal Affairs

Ky Kugler  

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Sara LaBelle 

School of Communication

Nina LeNoir 

Provost Office

Oliver Lopez Najera 

Schmid College of Science and Technology

Lisette Martinez

Dean of Students Office

Olivia Mello

The First-Generation Mentor Program

Becky Schlafer 

Student Business Services
Elaine Schwartz

Schmid College of Science and Technology

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For general questions regarding First-Generation Programs and first-generation student resources, please contact us at firstgen@chapman.edu