MEET THE STAFF

Administrators: 
 

Eileen Kogl Camfield
Title: Interim Director of University Writing Programs
Birthday: May 26th
Hometown: Napa, CA
Favorite Book: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
Something you would not know by looking at me: In another life I would be an archeologist.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Hiking in the Colorado Rockies.
 
Melanie Hash
Title: Coordinator of the Student Writing Center
Hometown:
Stockton, CA
Favorite Book:
Watership Down by Richard Adams
Something you would not know by looking at me:
I love watching cheesy Japanese monster movies.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:
Reading, watching movies, or hanging out with family and friends.    
                                                                    



Writing Mentors: (not in alphabetical order)
 
Kelsey Alban
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Senior
Educational Background: Elementary Education
Birthday: February 25th 
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA 
Favorite Book: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, 1984 by George Orwell
Something you would not know by looking at me: I love chai tea and staying in my pajamas all day! 
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Doing homework and watching Law and Order.
 

Ashneet Dhillon
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Sophomore
Educational Background: Biology, minor in French
Birthday:  July 14th
Hometown:  Modesto, CA
Favorite Book:  the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling & The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Something you would not know by looking at me:  I love baking and photography!
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Swimming, painting, having fun with friends, or relaxing in p.j.'s.

Simon Harris
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Junior
Educational Background: English
Birthday:  December 28th
Hometown:  Incheon City, South Korea (raised near Chicago, IL)
Favorite Book:  One Hundred Years of Solitude by
Gabriel García Márquez
Something you would not know by looking at me:
  I legally changed my name to "Simon Harris," after my favorite English teacher from high school.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:  Playing tennis at the courts by the bridge!

 
Danielle Procope
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Senior
Educational Background:  English & Philosophy double-major with minors in Sociology and Ethnic Studies
Birthday: November 28th 
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Favorite Book: Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison and Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
Something you would not know by looking at me: I'm left handed.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Watching re-runs of A Different World.

 
Elizabeth Pearson
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Senior
Educational Background:  Elementary Education
Birthday: November 7th
Hometown: Sunnyvale, CA
Favorite Book: The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen 
Something you would not know by looking at me: I took voice lessons for 6 years. 
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Hanging out with friends, doing homework, or watching tv. 
 
Heidi Chung
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Graduate Student
Educational Background: PharmD/MBA 2017
Birthday: September 10th
Hometown: Cypress, CA
Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Something you would not know by looking at me: I like hiking and camping.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Doodling at home.
 

Isabel Seekatz
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Junior
Educational Background: Music Management / Sound Production
Birthday: March 28th
Hometown: Redding, CA
Favorite Book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein 
Something you would not know by looking at me: I can lick my elbow.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Practicing my violin or at the gym.
 
Jennifer Williams
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Junior
Educational Background: Business with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and Marketing 
Birthday: December 2nd
Hometown: Modesto, California 
Something you would not know by looking at me: I have danced for 15 years; I love the performing arts. 
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: with my family and friends, spontaneously traveling, or photographing life.
 Liz Rapoza
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Sophomore
Educational Background: English
Birthday: October 27th
Hometown: Sonora, CA
Favorite Book:
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Something you would not know by looking at me:
I am an adrenaline junkie.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Hanging out with my Tri Delta sisters or on Pinterest.

 
Andrea Hernández
Title: Drop-in Writing Mentor
Year in School: Senior
Educational Background: Sociology/Spanish
Birthday: January 23rd
Hometown: Redwood City, CA
Favorite Book: Beloved by Toni Morrison
Something you would not know by looking at me: I adore thunder storms.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: At home in my sweats, listening to music.
 
Hillary Pritchard
Title: Drop-In Mentor
Year in School: Junior
Educational Background: Political Science
Birthday:  July 31st
Hometown:  Alameda, CA
Favorite Book: the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Something you would not know by looking at me:  I am a huge Disney fan.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:  Listening to Luke Bryan.
 
Laurel Klafehn
Title: Drop-In Mentor
Year in School: Sophomore
Educational Background: Spanish and Development + Cultural Change
Birthday:  April 17th
Hometown:  Denver, CO
Favorite Book: Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut or A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
Something you would not know by looking at me:  I love underground Hip-Hop.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:  Working at Outback Steakhouse.

 
Joy Clark
Title: Classroom-Based Mentor
Year in School: Senior
Educational Background: Theatre Arts
Birthday:  March 3rd
Hometown:  Stockton, CA
Favorite Book:  Les
Misérables by Victor Hugo
Something you would not know by looking at me:  I can touch my tongue to my nose.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:  Hanging out with my Tri Delta sisters, or singing and dancing onstage!
 
Kelsey Belomy
Title: Classroom Writing Mentor
Year in School: Junior
Educational Background: English, Minors in Gender and Ethnic Studies
Birthday: April 28th
Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Favorite Book: Emma
by Jane Austen
Something you would not know by looking at me
: My car is named Yoda.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Living in the GHES Center.       
 
Katelyn Docherty
Title: Classroom Writing Mentor
Year in School:
Educational Background:
Birthday:
Hometown:
Favorite Book: 

Something you would not know by looking at me

If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:
 
Jasmine Carter
Title: Classroom Writing Mentor
Year in School: Senior
Educational Background: Sociology
Birthday: October 12th
Hometown: McDonough, GA
Favorite Book:
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Something you would not know by looking at me
:  My ultimate career goal is to become a pediatrician and work for Doctors Without Borders :)
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me: Crafting up a storm...I love to craft!

 Eva Choi
Title: Classroom-Based Mentor
Year in School:
Educational Background:
Birthday: 
Hometown: 
Favorite Book: 
Something you would not know by looking at me: 
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:
 Tiffany Field
Title: Classroom-Based Mentor
Year in School: Sophomore
Educational Background: Diversified, School of Education
Birthday:  January 1st
Hometown:  Stockton, CA
Favorite Book:  the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Something you would not know by looking at me:  I can touch my thumb to my wrist.
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:  At home watching movies.
 
 Sydnie Reyes
Title: Classroom Writing Mentor
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Something you would not know by looking at me: 
If I were not at the writing center, you would find me:


Previous Writing Mentors: 

  • Angie Seals
  • Stephanie Razo
  • Reina Gonzales
  • Adreanna Rodriguez 
  • Amanda Cabral
  • Fiona Grover
  • Petra Anderson
  • Stacie Gao
  • Matthew Hurley
  • Bryan Brassfield
  • Sarah Chronister
  • Marissa Ito
  • Lindsay Kipnis
  • Sandy Ono
  • Lindsey Hom
  • Laura Yang
  • Adam Bates
  • Lawrence Ham
  • Katie Griffith
  • Ashley Bonda
  • Ashveen Dhillon
  • Jillian Hall
  • Curran McCauley
  • Amy Dupont
  • Iliana Carranza
  • Brendan Turrell
  • Sarah George
  • Matthew Tener
  • Leora Pollock



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