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April Staff Spotlight

The CHABSS Staff Spotlight was created to engender greater fellowship and camaraderie amongst the staff of the college. Each month the college will shine a light on a staff member, treat them to lunch and feature them on the college website. Brought to you by the CHABSS Dean's Office in collaboration with the Staff Development Workgroup.

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Please take a moment to learn more about our colleague: Krista Gutierrez. We encourage you to reach out to Krista throughout the month to recognize her contribution to the college and University via email, telephone or in person.

Krista Gutierrez

Krista Gutierrez

Administrative Support Coordinator, Political Science and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Departments

Years at CSUSM? Six.

What is your short term goal? Spend as much time with my kids and grandson as possible.

What is your long term goal? To be financially sound and retire or win the lotto.

What is your greatest accomplishment (personal or professional)? Being married for almost 25 years and raising 3 boys.

What is favorite movie? A Few Good Men; Shawshank Redemption

What is your favorite food? Rigatoni’s-most anything Italian, of course. :-)

What is your favorite book? The Affair

What are your hobbies? Going to the desert; hanging out with the family.

Tell us about your family. My husband, Joe; three boys: Blake, Jake and Brad; my daughter-in-law, Jamie; and my three-month-old grandson, Logan. Oh yes, can’t forget Jake and Brad’s girlfriends, Allie and Randee.

What is the proudest/happiest moment of your life? Proudest:the birth of my kids; Happiest: anytime I see them.

What is your favorite thing about working at CSUSM? The friends I have made here (you know who you are).

What would you like to do when you retire? Get some R&R and see the world!

Who is the most famous person you ever met? Neil Patrick Harris in his Doogie Howser, M.D. days.