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DREAMer Resource Office (DRO) Team

Fina Espino


Fina Espino

DREAMer Resource Office Coordinator
(760) 750-4863

Hello! My name is Fina and I joined the DRO in 2019. Prior to my role here I have worked with the U.S Immigration Policy Center at UCSD and with the UndocuResearch Project and am also a CSUSM alumni. As the Coordinator for the DREAMer Resource Office I will be your advocate and am here to ensure that all students have the opportunity and support to successfully meet their academic goals.

2023-2024 DREAMer Peer Mentors


Jarelly Lopez

DREAMer Resource Office Peer Mentor

Hello, my name is Jarelley Lopez and I use she/her pronouns. I am a first generation college student majoring in Kinesiology. I take pride in being an ally to the undocumented community and member of the DRO team. Being part of the team, I want to be able to advocate and support the undocumented students to the best of my abilities. I would like to be part of their safe space and sense of belonging.


Juan Sanchez

DREAMer Resource Office Peer Mentor

Hello, my name is Juan Sanchez. My pronouns are he/him I am an environmental studies major. I'm excited to be able to help students in any way I can. I look forward to meeting everyone and assisting in whichever way possible.

Nayelie Peer mentor

Nayelie Ortiz

DREAMer Resource Office Peer Mentor

Hello, my name is Nayelie Ortiz and I use she/her/ella pronouns. I am first generation student majoring in sociology with an emphasis on child,youth,and family. As a member of the DRO (DREAMer Resource Office) team I hope to support and be an ally to the undocumented students. Higher education is important, and I look forward to providing resources and assisting students to reach their goals in their higher education.


Noa Wright

DREAMer Resource Office Peer Mentor

Hello, my name is Noa and I use he/him pronouns. I am a sophmore majoring in Art, Media & Design. I joined DREAMer Resource office (DRO) because I wanted to help out my fellow peers in whatever way that I can, as well as give back to the community while I am here at Cal State San Marcos. I look forward to my time here, and hope to assist the students that need our help.


Paula Serrano

DREAMer Resource Office Peer Mentor

Hello, my name is Paula Serrano Tovar. My gender pronouns are She/Her/Hers/Ella. I am currently a fourth-year student double majoring in Economics and Global Studies with a minor in Spanish. My goals are to learn how to be a better ally and create a safe, inclusive, and positive space for our undocumented and mixed-status community with the necessary tools, resources, and support to students and their loved ones to help them in their academic journey. I am excited and grateful to be part of the Dreamer Resource Office, to help, and advocate for the undocumented and mixed-status community!


2023-2024 DREAMer Ambassadors

DaliaDalia Mariano

DREAMer Resource Office Ambassador

Hi everyone, my name is Dalia Mariano. My pronouns are hers/her/ella. I am a first-generation student in my second-year majoring in Criminology. To pursue my career in entrepreneurship I joined the Dreamers Resource Office because I wanted to involve myself in an organization where I felt I belonged. I grew up not being too comfortable and now I feel so confident and proud of my culture. Working with the DRO my goal is to make all undocu and mixed status students feel very comfortable to show their roots and not fear about it. Show them all the necessary resources and make them feel there welcomed everywhere and anywhere they are.

JenniferJennifer Jarquin 

DREAMer Resource Office Ambassador

Hi everyone! My name is Jennifer Jarquin. I am a new volunteer at the dream resource center. I joined DRO for the experience of having the opportunity to make a positive impact on campus and overall help our undocumented community. I come from an immigrant background so DRO’s mission is very close to my heart. So, my goal is to really promote empathy, and compassion both on campus and off campus as well as help in any way possible.   I'm also a first-generation college student majoring in psychology. I hope to continue using my major in the future to help others on a larger organizational basis. I look forward to seeing you all around.

Jonthan Jonatan Flores

DREAMer Resource Office Ambassador

Hey, my name is Jonatan Flores. My pronouns are he/him. I’m majoring in Electrical Engineering. I hope to be able to provide the best resources for our undocumented community. My goal is to shed light to the possible paths against the barriers the community face. As a first generation college student, I hope to encourage the pursuit of higher education especially in STEM.

Jose V

Jose Vivanco Villasenor

DREAMer Resource Office Ambassador

I’m Jose Vivanco and I am the first in my family to go to any sort of college. My pronouns are He/Him/His. I love cats. I have a calico named Ruby, she is 1 year old and a half. I used to have a Bunny but had to give him to a new home. I am a Business major with an idea of Accounting as the emphasis. I want to use my B.A to open up my own Real Estate brokerage and eventually get into investing into companies. I am looking forward to help others with any questions they may have regarding DRO. What I hope to learn or takeaway is how to be more social without worrying what others may think of me.

Lorna Lorna Martinez 

DREAMer Resource Office Ambassador

Hello, my name is Lorna Martinez and I am a volunteer at the dream resource center. I am a first-gen latina student majoring in psychology and excited to be part of the dream resource center. My favorite things to do in my free time is read, watch shows, and spend time with friends and family. I joined DRO because I want to students on campus to feel safe and encouraged towards their higher educational goals, especially those who I dentify as undocumented or first-generation students.

Martha Martha Aguirre Garnica

DREAMer Resource Office Ambassador

Hello, my name is Martha Aguirre Garnica and I use she/her pronouns. I am a transfer student from Palomar College and I am currently a fourth-year majoring in psychology. My goal is to advocate for undocumented students and those in mixed-status families. I think it is important to create a safe space for students in which the staff are capable of providing resources and support as they navigate their way through higher education. I am excited to provide any support as my time at the DRO begins!