Meet the Administrative Team

The Office Assistant team (OAs for short) are our welcoming team. As they head up the reception desk, they are generally the first point of contact for students, instructors, and the public reaching out to the DRC. They schedule appointments to meet with Career staff, assist in routing incoming documents, as well as answer questions and connect people to resources to provide accommodations.

Have questions for an OA? Email us at drc@ucsc.edu

Office Assistant Team

Office Assistant Supervisors

Office Assistant Supervisors

Maria C.

Maria C.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

College Affiliation: Merrill
Major: Politics/Latin American and Latino Studies

Hello, my name is Maria (she/her/hers). My major is Politics/Latin American and Latino Studies and I am affiliated with Merrill College. I am a front desk office assistant at the DRC and I enjoy being here because I get to help students access the resources they need to be successful on an academic and personal level at UCSC.

 

Savannah C.

Savannah C.

Pronouns: she/her

College Affiliation: Oakes
Major: Intensive Psychology and Cognitive Science 
Expected to Graduate: Spring 2022
Hometown: San Diego

My name is Savannah and I am a senior at UCSC. My goal is to be able to be a Clinical Psychologist and more specifically to be able to work with children in the field. Working at the DRC has allowed me to grow in the ways I think about what accessibility means. Being an Office Assistant has allowed me to help students access resources necessary for their higher education.

Amelia M.

Amelia M.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

College: Rachel Carson College
Major: Environmental Science with a minor in Sustainability Studies
Hometown: Antioch, CA

Hi! My name is Amelia (she/her) and I’m a transfer student studying Environmental Sciences and Sustainability Studies. I’m from the Bay Area and prior to UCSC I attended college out of state where I lived in Washington for over 2 years. I love helping anyone I meet in any way that I can, which is part of the reason I decided to join the DRC. Outside of work and school, I love to be outdoors and enjoy making new friends and hanging out with people

Lead Office Assistants

Lead Office Assistants

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Kimroop B. 

Pronouns: she/her/hers
College: John R. Lewis

Major: Sociology with Global Information and Social Enterprise Studies Intensive Concentration

Hello everyone! My name is Kimroop (she/her) and this is my second year at UCSC studying Sociology and Global Information and Social Enterprise Studies. I enjoy helping others and creating an environment that is safe and useful to all!  Fun Fact: I love playing tennis!

 

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Brian S.

Pronouns: he/him/him

College: Merrill College
Major: Latin American Studies and Education with a minor in History
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Hello Everyone! My name is Brian S. and my pronouns are He/Him/His. I am currently a fourth year and graduating in Spring 2022! I am affiliated with Merrill College and I am from Los Angeles. I am double majoring in Latin American and Latino Studies and Education with a minor in History. I enjoy spending time with friends and family as well as visiting different coffee shops! 

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Office Assistants

Office Assistants

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Kaitlyn G.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

College Affiliation: College 9
Major: Psychology
Expected to Graduate: Fall 2022
Hometown: Ventura County, CA

Hi! My name is Kaitlyn and I am a first-generation college student from Ventura County, California. I am majoring in Psychology, and affiliated with College 9.  After graduating, I hope to continue with Grad school and pursue a career in Clinical Psychology. My favorite part of working at the DRC is getting to meet new students every day, and being a small part of the work done here to ensure everyone has access and support with their education. Outside of school and work I enjoy reading, walking down West Cliff, and traveling. 

 

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Emily Yang

Pronouns: she/her

College Affiliation: Cowell College
Major: Psychology

Hi everyone! My name is Emily, and I am currently a third-year student (class of 2024!) studying Psychology. I am on the receiving side of DRC myself, and I thought it'd be amazing to be on the helping/giving side of it as well. Apart from helping others, I love to travel and spend time with my family and friends!

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Web Team

Web Development Supervisors

Web Development Supervisors

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Web Development Interns

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