Meet the VRC Staff
MELISSA J. ROMO
Programs & Services Coordinator
Department Role: Organizes department programs and serivces that increase engagement and provides connection to resources on- and off-campus.
Education: Currently pursuing Masters of Social Work, Adult Mental Health and Wellness, USC. B.A. in Communications with minor in Human Services, CSUF.
Fun Fact: Melissa finds relaxation in the creative arts. Her hobbies include graphic design, photography and enjoys honing her marksmanship skills.
Contact Melissa: email@example.com
SHANNEN ALLADO, M.S.
Department Role: Certifying benefits and communicates with VA and university on behalf of students.
Education: M.S. in Education with concentration in Higher Education, CSUF. B.A. in Public Health Policy with minors in Education and Asian American Studies, UCI.
Contact Shannen: firstname.lastname@example.org
MALOFOU SAGIAO JR.
Educational Access Coordinator
Department Role: Outreaches to community colleges and military installations to provide information about transferring to four-year institutions.
Education: Currently pursuing Masters in Social Work with an emphasis in Military Families, USC. B.S. in Human Services, CSUF. A.A. in Human Services, Cypress College.
Fun Fact: Malo is one of 12 children in a family of 15. He has 8 sisters, 3 brothers, mom and dad and Wicket (dog). He is of Samoan and Hawaiian heritage.
Contact Malo: email@example.com
Department Role: Assists department staff with day to day administrative duties and supports the student staff with their roles and responsibilities.
Education: B.A. in American Studies with minor in Comparative Religion, CSUF.
Fun Fact: Nicole enjoys, hiking, being outdoors, yoga and spending time with family and friends. She has a strong belief in the value of health and wellness and has a heart for helping others.
Contact Nicole: firstname.lastname@example.org
Veteran Student Services Coordinator
Department Role: Serve students in transitional support and assist the department in the development and organization of existing programs and services.
Education: B.S., CSUF (e: 2018), Associates of General Studies, Central Texas College.
Fun Fact: Kaelin is a self-proclaimed adventurer whose hobby is taking up new hobbies.
Contact Kaelin: email@example.com