Meet the EOP Staff

The career staff are professional staff members who have earned advanced degrees in higher education. The career staff supervise the peer staff and support the coordination of programs and services offered from EOP.

Staff

Julie Agosto-King

Julie Agosto-King, M.Ed., (she/her/hers)

  • Director Center for Opportunity Scholar Success
  • Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services
  • Hometown: Bronx, New York
  • Long Island University, Post campus - Bachelors of Fine Arts with a concentration in Public Relations
  • City University of New York – Baruch College Master’s of Science in Higher Education Administration
  • Identities: Afro-Latinx, First Generation college graduate
  • Hobbies: Watching marathons of sitcoms, and power walking
Lauren Cristobal

Lauren Cristobal, M.A. (she/her/hers)

  • González Pre-Law and STEP Advisor
  • Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services
  • Hometown: Vallejo, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, UC Davis
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, University of Southern California
  • Identities: Filipinx American, First-Gen, Ciswoman of color
  • Hobbies: I enjoy writing, practicing yoga, watching Korean dramas and variety shows, and spending time with my loved ones.
Jon De Paul Dunbar

Jon De Paul Dunbar, L.C.S.W. (he/him/his)

  • Community Counselor
  • Student Health and Counseling Services
  • Hometown: Sacramento, California
  • Cosumnes River College (Community College - Transfer)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
  • Masters in Social Work (MSW), California State University, Sacramento
  • Identities: Black Queer Man, Veteran, Geek
  • Hobbies: Hiking, writing, reading, going to the movies, amusement parks, comic book fanatic, anime and manga
Valerie Garcia

Valerie Garcia, M.A.

  • Guardian Scholars Coordinator
  • Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services
  • Hometown: Mountain View, CA
  • BS, Kinesiology with an emphasis in teaching, San Jose State University
  • MA, Kinesiology with an emphasis in sports psychology, St. Mary’s College
  • Identities: First-Gen, Ciswoman of color
  • Hobbies: Outside of work, I enjoy hanging out with my 3 teenager daughters and watching them play sports, I coach a travel softball team, and I love going for walks and watching movies
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Amanda Houston

  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services
  • Hometown: Woodland, CA
  • Woodland Community College, Associates in Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Hobbies: Outside of work you may find me playing golf, softball, volleyball or enjoy some time outdoors with my family.
Christina Jackson

Christina Jackson, M.Ed. (she/her/hers)

  • EOP Retention Specialist
  • Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services
  • Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Masters in Higher Education Administration both earned at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Allendale, Michigan.
  • Identities: Cis-women Black American First-Gen
  • Hobbies: Outside of work I enjoy creative writing and motivational speaking and time spent with loved ones.
Zelene Molina

Zelene Molina, M.A., (she/her/hers)

  • STEP Program Coordinator
  • Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services
  • Hometown: Hayward, CA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and RAZA Studies from San Francisco State University
  • Master of Arts in Higher Educational Leadership from Sacramento State
  • Identities: Cis-woman, Latina, and First-Gen
  • Hobbies: Outside of work I enjoy reading, gardening, and spending time with loved ones.
Christopher Pangelina

Christopher Pangelina, M.A. (he/him/his, they/them/theirs)

  • EOP Retention Specialist
  • Office of Educational Opportunity and Enrichment Services
  • Hometown: Hayward, CA
  • Bachelors of Arts in American Studies from UC Berkeley
  • Masters in Postsecondary Educational Leadership with a specialization in Student Affairs from San Diego State University
  • Identities: Multiracial, Queer Man of Color and First-Gen
  • Hobbies: Outside of work I dance Hula at Ka Waikahe Lani Maile & Halau Kahulaliwai and I also enjoy going on hikes with friends.