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Pacifica Graduate Institute Directory

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Mailing Address:
Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Rd.
Carpinteria, California 93013

Press/Media Inquiries:
Heidi Townshend
Director of External Affairs
htownshend@pacifica.edu
805.879.7374

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Academic Staff Directory

Clinical Psychology

Program Chair & Accreditation Coordinator
Oksana Yakushko, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 181
805.565.9896 Fax

Director of Training
Elizabeth Schewe, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 174
805.565.5796 Fax

Program Administrator
David Paul Leighton
805.969.3626 Ext. 124
805.565.5796 Fax

Clinical Training Coordinator
Wendy Copca, MS
805.969.3626 Ext. 191
805.565.5796 Fax

Student Affairs and Accreditation Coordinator
Susan Evergreen Hericks, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 153
805.565.5796 Fax

Research Coordinator
Oksana Yakushko, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 181
805.565.9896 Fax

Research Coordinator
Michael Sipiora, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 189
805.565.9896 Fax

Depth Psychology

Program Chair
Mary Watkins, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 332

Chair, Somatic Studies Specialization
Rae Johnson, Ph.D., RSMT
805.969.3626 Ext. 359

Co-Associate Chair, Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology Specialization
Nuria Ciofalo, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 340
805.695.0458 Fax

Co-Associate Chair, Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology Specialization
Susan James, Ph.D.
805.969.3626
805.695.0458 Fax

Program Administrator and Program Administrator Lead
Nina Falls
805.969.3626 Ext. 317
805.695.0458 Fax

Community/Ecological Fieldwork & Research Coordinator
Mary Watkins, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 332
805.695.0458 Fax

Depth Psychology Research Coordinator
Jennifer Selig, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 336

Somatic Studies Specialization Research Coordinator
Rae Johnson, Ph.D., RSMT
805.969.3626 Ext. 359

Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology Specialization Research Coordinator
Susan James, Ph.D.
805.969.3626
805.695.0458 Fax

Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices

Specialization Chair
Juliet Rohde-Brown, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 139
805.565.5796 Fax

Program Administrator
Nick Sabatino
805.969.3626 Ext. 118
805.565.5796 Fax

Research Coordinator
Elizabeth Nelson, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 178
805.565.1932 Fax

Research Coordinator
Sabine Oishi, Ph.D.
smoishi2010@gmail.com

Hybrid Programs

Chair, Jungian and Archetypal Studies Specialization
Keiron Le Grice, Ph.D.
805.969.3626
805.565.1936 Fax

Chair, Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life
Susan Rowland, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 316
805.565.1936 Fax

Program Administrator
Sue Gary
805.969.3626 Ext. 339
805.879.8270 Fax

Jungian and Archetypal Studies Specialization Research Coordinator
Jennifer Selig, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 336
805.565.1936 Fax

Mythological Studies

Program Chair
Evans Lansing Smith, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 146
805.565.9896 Fax

Associate Program Chair
Patrick Mahaffey, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 109
805.565.1932 Fax

Program Administrator
Meghan Sandoval
805.969.3626 Ext. 125
805.565.1932 Fax

Counseling Psychology

Program Chair
Matthew Bennett, Psy.D.
805.879.7375

Program Co-Chair
Jemma Elliot, M.A., L.M.F.T., L.P.C.C.
805.879.7376

Director of Clinical Training
Lou Ann Wallner, M.A., M.F.T.
805.879.7333
805.879.7388 Fax

Clinical Practicum Associate II, C & W Tracks
Cynthia Fredericksen, M.A., L.M.F.T.
805.879.7383
805.879.7388 Fax

Clinical Practicum Associate II, D & V Tracks
Michele Wolf, M.A., L.M.F.T.
805.879.7360
805.879.7388 Fax

Clinical Practicum Coordinator, All Tracks
Tania Parra Marin,
805.879.7379
805.879.7388 Fax

Director of Research
Gioia Jacobson, M.A., L.M.F.T.
805.879.7376
805.879.8270 Fax

Research Coordinator
Thomas Steffora, M.A., LMFT
805.879.7382
805.879.8270 Fax

Program Administrator for Track C & D
Joanne Lopez Hayden
805.879.7358 Ext. 358
805.879.8270 Fax

Program Administrator for Track L, W & Online Courses
Sybille Wesner-Salperto
805.879.7315 Ext. 315
805.879.8270 Fax

Student Affairs Coordinator
Oralia Limón
805.879.7370
805.879.8270 Fax

Administrative Coordinator
Ebony Coburn, Ph. D.
805.879.7369
805.879.8270 Fax

Dissertations

Dissertation Office Director
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 308
805.565.1932 Fax
cchalquist@pacifica.edu

Academic Director of Dissertation Policy
Elizabeth Nelson, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 178
805.565.9896 Fax

Senior Dissertation Administrator
Robyn Cass
805.969.3626 Ext. 122
805.565.9896 Fax

Dissertation Administrator
Rachel Reeve
805.969.3626 Ext. 138
805.565.9896 Fax

Administrative Staff Directory

CEO-President, and Provost
Joseph Cambray, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 183
805.879.8270 Fax

Associate Provost
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 308
805.565.1932 Fax
cchalquist@pacifica.edu

Vice Provost
Pat Katsky, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 172
805.565.1932 Fax

Associate Director of Academic Affairs
Lauren Lastra, MPA
805.969.3626 Ext. 134
805.565.1932 Fax

Academic Affairs Office

Academic Affairs Associate
Nick Sabatino
805.969.3626 Ext. 118
805.565.5796 Fax

Disabilities Coordinator
Meghan Saxton Sandoval
805.969.3626 Ext. 125
805.565.1932 Fax

Office of the Chancellor

Chancellor
Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D.

Director of Alumni Relations
Dianne Travis-Teague
805.969.3626 Ext. 303
805.879.8270 Fax

Director of External Affairs
Heidi Townshend, MBA
805.969.3626 Ext. 374
805.695.0498 Fax

Office of the General Counsel

General Counsel
Franklyn S. Michaelson
805.969.3626 Ext. 105

Business Office

Chief Financial Officer – Consultant
Catherine Pauletto
805.969.3626 Ext. 176
805.695.0676 Fax

Student Accounts Administrator
Mary Haney
805.969.3626 Ext. 188
805.565.3320 Fax

Accounting Manager
Dale McMurray
805.969.3626 Ext. 142
805.565.3320 Fax

Accounting Manager
Bruce Benton
805.969.3626 Ext. 194
805.565.3320 Fax

Accounting Analyst I
Jena Farrow
805.969.3626 Ext. 177
805.565.3320 Fax

Accounting Analyst II
Esther Gutierrez
805.969.3626 Ext. 160
805.565.3320 Fax

Office of Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid
Tracie Teague
805.679.6137
805.565.9887 Fax

Financial Aid Coordinator II
Amanda Greene
805.679.6136
805.565.9887 Fax

Financial Aid Coordinator II
Sabrina Wilson
805.679.6159
805.565.9887 Fax

Office of Admissions

Admissions Operations Officer
Krystyna Knight
805.969.3626 Ext. 305
805.879.7391 Fax
kknight@pacifica.edu

Admissions Advisor
Deborah Cluff, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 306
805.879.7391 Fax
dcluff@pacifica.edu

Admissions Advisor
Jainie Miranda, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 307
805.879.7391 Fax
jmiranda@pacifica.edu

Admissions Advisor
Lori Myers, M.S.
805.969.3626 Ext. 320
805.879.7391 Fax
lmyers@pacifica.edu

Admissions Administrator
Jamie Roberts
805.969.3626 Ext. 337
805.879.7391 Fax
JRoberts@pacifica.edu

Admissions Assistant
Lauren Baker, M.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 313
805.879.7391 Fax
LBaker@pacifica.edu

Admissions Assistant
Luis Hernandez
805.969.3626 Ext. 355
805.879.7391 Fax
LHernandez@pacifica.edu

Admissions Manager
Lyndsey Kenefick
805.969.3626 Ext. 325
805.879.7391 Fax
lkenefick@pacifica.edu

Office of the Registrar

Registrar
Francine Matas, M.S.
805.969.3626 Ext. 165
805.565.3804 Fax

Associate Registrar
Amy Bristol
805.969.3626 Ext. 154
805.565.3804 Fax

Registrar Coordinator
Robert Case
805.969.3626 Ext. 198
805.565.3804 Fax

Institutional Advancement and Public Relations

Press/Media Inquiries:
Heidi Townshend
Director of External Affairs
htownshend@pacifica.edu
805.879.7374

Webmaster / Marketing 
John Ziegler
805.969.3626 Ext. 131
805.969.1686 Fax

Institutional Learning

Institutional Learning Analyst
Bill Billet, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 128
805.879.8270 Fax

Information Technology and Library Services

Sr. Director of Institutional Technology and Library Operations
Alain Dussert, MLIS
805.969.3626 Ext. 143
805.969.1686 Fax

Lead Educational Technology Administrator
Phi Yost
805.969.3626 Ext. 312
805.879.8270 Fax

Instructional Technologist
Sara DeArmond
805.969.3626 Ext. 367
805.879.8270 Fax

Library Services Coordinator
Diana Zakhour
805.969.3626 Ext. 169
805.969.1686 Fax
circulation@pacifica.edu

Lead Reference & Instruction Librarian
Mark Kelly, MLS
805.969.3626 Ext. 144
805.969.1686 Fax

Special Collections and Reference Librarian
Richard Buchen, M.L.S.
805.969.3626 Ext. 133
805.969.1686 Fax

Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Bintal Patel
805.969.3626 Ext. 115
805.969.1686 Fax

Circulation Assistants
Jason Bays
Addison Sani
805.969.3626 Ext. 115 & 169
805.969.1686 Fax
circulation@pacifica.edu

Information Technology Manager
Tim Fritz
805.969.3626 Ext. 102
805.565.5796 Fax

PC/LAN Engineer
Gamal Ali
805.969.3626 Ext. 157

Help Desk Analyst
Gavin Arnold
805.969.3626 Ext. 314
805.879.8270 Fax

Help Desk Analyst
Santos Artiaga
805.969.3626 Ext. 365
805.879.8270 Fax

Database Administrator
Griff Jones
805.969.3626
805.565.5796 Fax

Bookstore

Bookstore Manager
Lisa Runyen
805.969.3626 Ext. 327
805.879.7270 Fax

Administrative Services Coordinator
Katie Sorensen
805.969.3626 Ext. 373
805.879.7270 Fax

Operations

Director of Guest Services & Retreat Operations
Heather Slade
805.969.3626 Ext. 310
805.879.7392 Fax

Student Housing

Guest Services Coordinator
Nicole Kitzmann
805.969.3626 Ext. 368
805.695.0458 Fax
nkitzmann@pacifica.edu

Reception Supervisor
Sara Anna Fenu
805.969.3626 Ext. 301
805.565.1932 Fax

Head Housekeeping, Lambert Campus
Saul Zermeno
805.969.3626 Ext. 156
805.565.1932 Fax

Head Housekeeping, Ladera Campus
Arcelia Hernandez
805.708.9089
805.879.8270 Fax

Organic Farm
Jason Lesh
805.453.4966
farmcartorganics@gmail.com

Reception

Lambert Campus
Jeannette Day
805.969.3626 Ext. 101
805.565.1932 Fax

Ladera Campus
Susan MacDonald – evenings
805.969.3626 Ext. 301
805.879.8270 Fax

Lambert Campus – Weekend
Diana Ornelas
805.969.3626 Ext. 101
805.565.1932 Fax

Ladera Campus – Weekend
TBD
805.969.3626 Ext. 301
805.879.8270 Fax

Transportation, Safety and Security

Facilities Manager
Jose Juan Zermeno
805.969.3626 Ext. 114
805.565.1932 Fax

Lambert and Ladera Campus Shuttle Service
805.896.1887
805.896.1888
805.869.1886

Human Resources

Director of Human Resources
Norma Mesa
805.969.3626 Ext. 158
805.565.8983 Fax

Human Resources Coordinator/Payroll
Susan Shane
805.969.3626 Ext. 148
805.565.8983 Fax