Past Education highlights: Glendale College, Cal State Univ. Stanislaus
Past Professional Experience: Financial Consultant
Favorite Quote: “It’s not the years, it’s the mileage”. – Indiana Jones
What motivates me in the work of building accessible learning and spaces for interaction for students: My sister, born with multiple disabilities and the struggles we faced growing up.
Proudest moment or accomplishment at the DRC: Being allowed to work for this department.
Palomar Professor who inspires me and why: Bob Alidae (Mathematics) His unwavering commitment to student success.
What I most love about the DRC: The true sense of family and our common commitment to students, versus personal gain.
What I love most about Palomar: The incredible people I meet.
One thing I have learned over the pandemic: How adaptable we all are.
What is key to creating community at Palomar: Kindness and humility.
What does a campus or world built with UDL at the forefront look like: One that lifts up each individual before it has to.