Jul 11, 2020  
2018-19 Cal Maritime Catalog 
2018-19 Cal Maritime Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Offices

Office of the President

President RADM Thomas A. Cropper
President’s Executive Assistant Tari Houston-Collin
Associate Vice President, University Affairs & Chief of Staff Brigham Timpson
Assistant Director, University Affairs & Special Assistant to the President Jennifer Hembree

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Susan Opp
Provost’s Confidential Assistant Jessica McGinley
Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs Graham Benton
Director, International Studies Ryan Dudley Wade
Director, Academic Simulation Programs Samuel R. Pecota
Director, USCG Licensing Programs Michael Kazek
Director, Institutional Research Gary Moser

Academic Deans and Chairs

Dean, School of Engineering Dr. Francelina Neto
Dean, School of Letters and Science Dr. Kevin Mandernack
Dean, School of Maritime Tansportation, Logistics and Management Dr. Donald Maier
Chair, Culture and Communication Julianne Chisholm
Chair, Engineering Technology Michael Strange
Chair, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs Assis Malaquias
Chair, International Business and Logistics Nipoli Kamdar
Chair, Marine Transportation Steven D. Browne
Chair, Mechanical Engineering Nader Bagheri
Chair and Officer-in-Charge, Naval Science LT Dustin Mueller
Chair, Sciences and Mathematics Cynthia Trevisan

Admissions and Outreach

Director Marc McGee
Assistant Director Michael Tressel

Financial Aid

Director Priscilla Muha


Dean Michele Van Hoeck

Registrar’s Office

Registrar Julia L. Odom

Sponsored Projects and Extended Learning

Dean, Extended Learning vacant
Director, MSSC and Extension Services Veronica Boe
Director, Golden Bear Research Center William Davidson
Associate Director, Golden Bear Research Center Richard Muller

Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance

Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer Franz Lozano
Executive Assistant Catherine Beard

Enterprise Services

Associate Vice President, Enterprise Services Mark Goodrich
Director, Conference and Events Krysta Kasinski
Director, Dining Services Orlando Torres
Associate Director, Dining Services Mark Cosca
Manager, Bookstore Andre Jimenez

Facilities Management

Associate Vice President, Facilities & Operations vacant
Director, Facilities Management Christopher Cohea
Director, Facilities Planning Tom Van Pelt

Fiscal Services and Budget

Controller vacant
Accounting Manager vacant
Director, Contract Services and Procurement Lorrie Dineen-Thackeray
Director, Safety and Risk Management Marianne Spotorno
Director, Budget Andrew Som
Senior Budget Analyst Sylvia Kipp

Human Resources

Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, and Administration Ingrid Williams, Ed.D.

Information Technology

Interim Chief Information Officer Phoebe Kwan

Police Services

Police Chief and Director of Public Safety Donny Gordon
Police Lieutenant Tom Hart

Office of Marine Programs

Director, Marine Programs and Commanding Officer, Training Ship Golden Bear Capt. Sam Pecota
Chief Engineer, Training Ship Golden Bear John Coyle
Chief Mate, Training Ship Golden Bear John Finch
Waterfront Manager Robert Brown

Office of the Vice President for Advancement

Vice President for University Advancement Robert Arp
Executive Assistant Sharon Culpepper
Director, Public Affairs and Communications Robert King
Director, University Special Events Chelsea McClain
Director, Annual Giving and Alumni Relations Eric Cooper
Director, Advancement Services Katherine Baird
Senior Development Officer Melissa Cohea

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Stan Hebert
Provost’s Confidential Assistant Jessica McGinley


Director Marvin Christopher
Associate Athletic Director Patrick Hollister
Sports Coordinator and Head Men’s Basketball Coach Brendan Rooney
Aquatics Supervisor Tina Marie Rossi

Student Development

Dean of Students James Dalske
Assistant Dean, Student Engagement Kristen Tener
Director, Student Activities Josie Alexander
Judicial Officer Roger Scranton

Career Services

Director Wendy Higgins

Student Health Center

Director Bruce Wilbur, MD
Counseling and Physiological Services Ian Wallace, Ph.D.
Disability Services Coordinator Siobhan Case


Associate Director, Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) Elaine Kociolek
Coordinator, Community Engagement and Ambassador’s Club JoEllen Myslik
Office Manager Gaema Obenchain

Office of the Commandant of Cadets

Commandant of Cadets vacant