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DISABLED STUDENTS PROGRAMS & SERVICES
STAFF DIRECTORY


CLICK ON THE NAME TO GO DIRECTLY TO THEIR INFORMATION.

Veronica Oforlea

Shannon Gragg

Ben Riley

Debbie Cox

Debi Swarts

Estelina Jones

Freddy Loera

Julie Barriga

Kito Moua

Martha Garcia

Melissa Garcia

Melody Molina

Yadira Morales

Yolanda Pompa

L. D.  Specialist


Verinica OforleaDr. Veronica Oforlea, Program Director (DSPS, SHS, CalWorks)
Office, phone: 209.384.6157,
email: Veronica Oforlea

  • Directly responsible for the leadership, planning, directing and supervising the department to ensure quality in the delivery of programs and services to students with disabilities;
  • that the District complies with all laws and regulations pertaining to students with disabilities.
  •  Ensure students are provided appropriate services, and that student and program records are accurately maintained.
  • Collaborate with all district programs and divisions for the benefit of students and ensure reporting requirements are met.

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A picture of Shannon Gragg, DSS Program AssistantShannon Gragg, Program Assistant
 Office, phone: 209.384.6156,
 email: Shannon Gragg

  • Coordination of Program and Accommodation Services;
  • Hiring, Scheduling, & Supervision of Interpreters & Student Assistants;
  • Maintain SARS GRID;
  • Liaison for deaf and hard of hearing.
  • Providing a Variety of Administrative Relief for the DSPS Office;

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Ben RileyBen Riley, DSPS Counselor
Office, phone: 209.384.6158,
email: Ben Riley

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Liaison to instructors, and district student support services.

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A picture of Debbie Cox, DSS CounselorDebbie Cox, DSPS Counselor at the Los Banos Campus
Office, phone: 209.381.6438,
email: Debbie Cox

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Liaison to instructors, and district student support services.

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A picture of Debi Swarts, DSS CounselorDebi Swarts, DSPS Counselor
Office, phone: 209.384.6016,
email: Debi Swarts

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Liaison to instructors, and district student support services.

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A picture of Estelina Jones, DSS Student Services AssistantEstelina Jones , Student Services Assistant
 Office, phone: 209.384.6155 or 209.384.6398,
 email: Estelina Jones

  • Scheduling of Appointments;
  •  Prepare Meeting Minutes for Director and staff.
  •  Assist new and continuing Students with Registration & DSPS Paperwork.

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A picture of Alfredo Loera, DSS Student Services AssistantAlfredo Martinez Loera (Freddy), Student Services Assistant
Office, phone: 209.384.6332,
email: Alfredo Loera

  • Maintaining of Documentation of General Program & Student Services Records;
  • Assist in Preparation of Audit Trails & Program Reports;
  • Maintaining Medical Verifications & Data Entry;
  • Assisting with Applications & Scheduling of Appointments with Counselors;
  • Maintaining Records & Files Related to Students.

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Julie BarrigaJulie Barriga, Sign Language Interpreter I
 Office Phone: 209-384-6155,
email: Julie Barriga
  • Interpret class information for our Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
  • Provide additional student support services in office.
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Position VacantKito Moua, Access Specialist, Alternate Media
Student Union Building, Room 138,
Office
phone: 209.381.6406,
email:  Kito Moua

  • Provide  alternate media and access to distance education and electronic information for students with disabilities;
  • Assist in the production of textbooks and other information in alternate formats;
  •  Install, configure and maintain assistive technology throughout the campus;
  • Identify and purchase specific assistive technology needs of the college;
  • Liaison person to external agencies and campus entities dealing with issues of requirements pertinent to assistive technology;
  • Work with Program Assistant and Director for liability compliance.

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 Martha GarciaMartha Garcia, Student Services Assistant at the Los Banos Campus
Office, phone: 209.381.6423,
email: Martha Garcia

  • Assisting with Applications & Scheduling of Appointments with Counselors;
  • Maintaining of Records & Files Related to Students;

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  Melissa GarciaMelissa Garcia, Sign Language Interpreter I
 Office Phone: 209-384-6155,
email: Melissa Garcia
  • Interpret class information for our Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
  • Provide additional student support services in office.
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  Melody MelinaDr. Melody Molina, DSPS Counselor
Office, phone: 209.384.6158,
email: Melody Molina

  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Liaison to instructors, and district student support services.

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  Yadira MoralesYadira Morales, Clerk
Student Union Building, Rm. 139,
Office phone: 209.381.6532,
email: Yadira Morales

  • Schedule and administer Test Proctoring;  Test Proctoring Schedule (PDF)
  • Assists students with assistive software when used for testing;
  • Work closely with Program Assistant and Access Specialist.

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Yolanda PompaYolanda Pompa, Sign Language Interpreter II
 Office Phone: 209-384-6155,
email: Yolanda Pompa
  • Interpret class information for our Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
  • Provide additional student support services in office.
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Vacant, Learning Disability Specialist/Counselor

  • Learning Disability Assessment;
  • Support services recommendations (that come as a result of assessment);
  • Academic, career, and personal counseling;
  • Liaison to instructors, and district student support services.

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