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The Staff Center Committee (SCC) is made up of a broad representation of staff groups on campus. Feel free to direct questions and feedback to your staff representative or to the Staff Center directly at

The CSUSM Staff Center Committee has three primary charges: 

  1. Define the mission and vision of the Center.
  2. Recommend Center services and resources to meet current staff needs to begin September 2020. Services/resources may include providing opportunities for social interaction, peer support and professional development, wellbeing programs, and referrals to on-campus and off-campus resources.
  3. Develop a plan with recommendations for long-term service delivery.

Staff Center Committee

Current Committee Members

Center/Committee Representatives


Committee Member


Staff Center Susan O'Connor Interim Director
SAND Ahmbra Austin SAND Chair
CSUSM Corporation Representative
Representing Committee Member Title
CSUSM Corp Human Resources Marcia Agnew Human Resources Generalist
Division Representatives
Representing Committee Member Title
Academic Affairs Kris Roberts Administrative Support Coordinator, Planning & Academic Resources
Finance & Administrative Services Lesley Rankin Assistant to the Vice President
Office of the President Cheryl Landin Decision Support Analyst
Community Engagement
Student Affairs Rachel Wilson Assistant Athletic Trainer, Athletics
University Advancement Lauren Moreno Event Planner
Faculty Staff Association Representatives
Representing Committee Member Title
BFSA Talisha St. John President
LAFS Perla Rivas Secretary
APIDA Christine Lee President
Staff Union Representatives
Representing Committee Member Title
CSUEU Vanessa Vincent President
Mike Geck Chief Steward
APC Valerie Zambrano Ramirez Chapter Steward
Teamsters Jayce Yardley Shop Steward
SUPA Timothy Dow President
Human Resources
Representing Committee Member Title
Human Resources & CSUSM Wellness Programs Courtney Tamone HR Analyst
AVP Human Resources Kent Porter Interim AVP, HR & Payroll Services


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