Our Team

Academic Advisors

Bobbie Galaz
Bobbie Galaz
Academic Advisor

Bobbie is an alumna of Cal State LA holding a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree in psychology. Bobbie has been serving the students and faculty of Cal State LA for over ten years. In this time, she has served as psychology department advisor, a general advisor for the UAAC (University Academic Advisement Center), Infrastructure Subcommittee for Semester Conversion, a vocational assessor for a non-profit organization, and has also taught for the College of Health and Human Services: HHS 101. Currently, she coordinates the Probation and Disqualification Procedures for the NSSAAC. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family. 

Quine Jones
Academic Advisor
jeremy
Jeremy Sermeno
Academic Advisor

Jeremy is an alumnus of Cal State LA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and public relations. He started off at Cal State LA in Fall of 2010 where he then was working as a student assistant for the Cashiers and Disbursement office. Jeremy graduated in Fall of 2012 and started working as a full-time staff member here on campus for the Graduation Office as a Graduation Evaluator in January of 2013. He discovered a passion in helping out students and applied here to the NSS Advisement Center where he is now a part of our NSS Advisement team. Jeremy strives to keep our students on track toward graduating and will continue to assist them in all their educational needs. On his spare time, Jeremy enjoys exercising and being around his family and friends, but most importantly he loves spending time with his beautiful daughter and taking her to the movies. 

Rick Urban
Rick Urban
Academic Advisor

Rick Urban is an alumnus of Cal State LA.  He received his Bachelor's of Arts and went on to earn a Master's from the University.  Rick has worked for the University for some time in many different capacities:  He has worked in the College of Arts and Letters as a faculty advisement specialist and worked in their advisement center before coming to the NSS Advisement Center.  Since Rick’s background is in the Social Sciences, he has much knowledge to give students that are interested in pursuing a higher education degree.  Rick is also a successful entrepreneur who does E-Commerce with his free time.  Rick is currently finishing up a Master’s degree in Education Technology Leadership.  A fun fact about Rick is that he always donates to good causes and gives back to the community.

 

Maritza Sondhi
Academic Advisor

Operations

Mikey
Michael Sizemore
Intake and Operations Coordinator

Mike graduated with honors in sociology at Cal State LA.  Mike is the intake and operations coordinator for the NSS Advisement Center.  Mike loves talking with students and helping them find the right person to talk to.  Mike has been at Cal State LA for over 10 years and looks forward to serving student's needs.

Shaunteria Guerrier
Student Assistant