Senior Staff (Directors)

Christina Teller

L&S Assistant Director

Title: Assistant Director, L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising

About Chistina

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
October 2014

Education:
B.A. Psychology, UCLA
M.A. Education, UC Berkeley
Ed.D. Organization & Leadership, University of San Francisco

Isela Peña-Rager

L&S Assistant Director

Title: Assistant Director, L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising

About Isela

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in: 
2017 and then again in 2020!

Maria DePalma

L&S Assistant Director

Title: Assistant Director, L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising

About Maria

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
May 2000

What is your approach to advising?
I hope to assist students in developing solid decision-making skills that empower them to achieve their educational goals. I do so by encouraging and guiding students as they define and develop realistic and attainable educational plans.

Mecca Shakoor-Cook

L&S Assistant Director

Title: Assistant Director, L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising

About Mecca

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in
January 2020

What is your approach to advising?
I want to provide a supportive, comfortable environment where students can communicate their concerns and know I am there to support them, explain policy, and provide options with a clear discussion of the pros and cons.

Education

Philaine Seher

L&S Assistant Director

Title: Assistant Director, L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising

About Philaine

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
October 2011


What is your approach to advising?
I seek to provide students with the information and tools necessary to make decisions, thereby empowering them to pursue their dreams.


Education:
MS Counseling, San Francisco State University, 2011
BA English, UC Berkeley, 2007

Roseanne Fong

Director, L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising

Title: Director, L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising