SEALS Staff

A network of HSU staff working with student leadership on campus.


Jen Dyke

Nelson Hall East Room #203
jen.dyke@humboldt.edu
(707) 826-3558
humboldt.edu/trioupwardbound

Jen Dyke

Director, TRiO Upward Bound

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

TRiO EOP Day
Upward Bound Summer Academy
NorCal Student Leadership Conference

Interests & Key Topics

Motivating high school students to consider postsecondary options
Advocating for access to college and financial aid resources

Education & Certification/Training

Bachelor’s Degree: Kinesiology, Humboldt State 1992
Secondary Teaching Credential: Health and Physical Education, Humboldt State 1993
Master’s in Education, Humboldt State 2007
Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor: American Red Cross

Committees & Memberships

SEALS
Far North State College Access Network
Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel
Council for Opportunity in Education
California Student Opportunity and Access Program

Publications & Conferences

Presenter at NorCal Chapter of WESTOP: Developing/Enhancing your Academic Advising Philosophy
College Access Foundation of California
Forum on TRiO Upward Bound


Jenn Soderfelt

University Center 237
jlw30@humboldt.edu
826-4195
humboldt.edu/centeractivities

Jenn Soderfelt

Center Activities Program Supervisor

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Paddlefest

Interests & Key Topics

Bridging campus organizations together to combine and cross-utilize services

Education & Certification/Training

BA Liberal Studies (Marine Biology emphasis)
Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential

Committees & Memberships

SEALS

Publications & Conferences

2011 Institute for Student Success
2008 Association of Outdoor Recreation & Education Conference


Jeremy Davis

Housing
355 Granite Avenue, Arcata, CA
Jeremy.Davis@humboldt.edu
707.826.5534
humboldt.edu/reslife

Jeremy Davis

Assistant Director, Residence Life

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Residence Life
Resident Housing Association
Safe Space Program

Interests & Key Topics

Student Development Theory
Organizational Theory
Housing
Involvement and Engagement
Leadership Development
Intercultural Exchange
Student Conduct
Advocacy and Social Justice

Education & Certification/Training

Master’s in Science, Student Affairs in Higher Education, Colorado State University
Bachelor’s in History, Humboldt State University

Committees & Memberships

Student Engagement And Leadership Staff (SEALS)
Bias Response Team Council
NASPA member and conference program reviewer

Publications & Conferences

“The Parent Gap”, ResLife.Net, December, 2008. http://www.reslife.net/html/administrative_1208a.html
“The Parent Gap: Lawsuits and Changing Demographics Prove that In Loco Parentis is not Dead”, Council for Advancement and Support of Education CURRENTS Magazine, Volume XXXIII, 2007.
“International Houses; Maintaining an Ethnorelative Perspective on Campus”, Journal of Student Affairs, Volume XV, 2006. “The Evolution of In Loco Parentis”, Journal of Student Affairs, Volume XIII, 2004.
Institute for Student Success 2011 at Humboldt State University, Supporting Student Success Through On-Campus Employment: Practical Strategies for a Supervisor, May 19, 2011.
Institute for Diversity in Learning & Teaching 2010 at Humboldt State University, Creating Safe Spaces for LEsbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Students, May 20, 2011.
“The Parent Gap: Successful Involving Parents and Families in the course to success”, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Annual Conference, March 10, 2008.


Jerri Lynn Jones

University Center South Lounge
jerri.jones@humboldt.edu
707.826.6012
humboldt.edu/clubs

Jerri Lynn Jones

Coordinator, Clubs and Activities

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Welcome Home to Humboldt
Homecoming and Family Weekend
Campus Dialogue on Race
Sustainable Living Arts and Music
Advisor for Associated Student Elections
Advisor for Greek Life
Staff Appreciation
Outstanding Student Awards

Interests & Key Topics

Event Planning
Retention
Risk Management
Sustainability
Social and Environmental Justice

Education & Certification/Training

Associate of Arts, Legal Secretary – Shasta College
Bachelor’s of Science, Business Administration – Humboldt State University
1.5 years Sign Language – Shasta College and Humboldt State University
CSU Security Awareness Training
Sexual Harassment Prevention
Standardized Emergency Management System
Techniques for Bringing Out the Best in Employees

Committees & Memberships

Campus Dialogue on Race
Clubs Coordinating Council
Activities Coordinating Board
SEALS
Families Advocating Autism Now, Founding Board Member
Community Advisory Committee for Humboldt County Office of Education, Chair
HSU Staff Council, Treasurer and Fundraising Chair

Publications & Conferences

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education – 2004, 2007, and 2011


Lorena Boswell

Hagopian House 91
Lorena.boswell@humboldt.edu
826-5578
humboldt.edu/yes

Lorena Boswell

Coordinator, Youth Educational Services

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Youth Educational Servicesbr /> Student Engagement and Leadership Support (SEALS)br /> Alternative Spring Breakbr /> SP121S Issues in Community Volunteering (Service Learning course instructor)

Interests & Key Topics

Service Learning
Critical Pedagogy
Diversity and Inclusion
Social Justice

Education & Certification/Training

Master’s in Education: Curriculum & Instruction, Humboldt State University
CA State Certified Service-Learning Trainer
Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity (SEED) Train the Trainers Intensive
CA Certified Language and Development Teacher
CA Multiple Subjects K-8 Teaching Credential, San Francisco State University
Bachelor’s in Sociology, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH

Committees & Memberships

Bias Response Team
Campus Dialogue on Race
Staff Council
Staff Council Governance Committee
Vice President of Student Affairs Council
Outstanding Student Awards
Northern California Association of Nonprofits

Publications & Conferences

HSU presenter: Campus Dialogue on Race, Social Justice Summit, Leadership Summit, Diversity Book Circle Facilitator, Ethnic Studies 105, Women’s Studies 106, Women’s Studies 306, Theatre 307, Education 380, Social Work 341
National Conference on Race and Ethnicity 2011
Northern California Regional Service Learning Conference, presenter: 2009, 2011
Continuums of Service Conference 2008, 2009 (presenter 2008)
“Exploring Issues of Equity and Diversity” Seminar Series Facilitator 2007
Overcoming Barriers of Poverty 2007
Training for Trainers: Strategies for Success 2007
Sustaining Change: Student Leadership and Community-Building in Times of Transformation 2006
Exploring Partnerships 2005
LEARNS Assessment Profiles 2004
“Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity” (SEED) Seminar Series Facilitator 1997-1998
“Diversity Action Research” Group Facilitator, Bay Area School Reform Collaborative, 1996-1997
L. Boswell. 2010. The Structure Trap: Students Perception of Reflection on a Week-Long Co-Curricular Service-Learning Trip. Thesis
L. Boswell. 2008. Galumphing Home: Chap Book of Poems and Art
Sur Editorial. 2001. Supplemental ESL Curriculum for Scholastic’s Literacy Place
Yosemite National Park. 1995. K-8 Geology Curriculum


Marissa Mourer

Nelson Hall East 207
marissa@humboldt.edu
707.826.3507

Marissa Mourer

Coordinator, Orientation and Preview Programs

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Humboldt Orientation Program
Humboldt Online Orientation Program
Family and Guest Orientation Program
Spring Preview
Fall Admissions Day
Humboldt Ambassadors

Interests & Key Topics

Assessment and Qualitative Research
College Transition and Retention
Event Planning
Information Literacy, Instruction, and Technology
International Education

Education & Certification/Training

Master’s in Library Science, University of Arizona
Master’s in Social Foundations in Education, Eastern Michigan University
Graduate Certificate in Community Building, Eastern Michigan University
Bachelor’s in Journalism, Humboldt State University

Committees & Memberships

SEALS
Vice President of Student Affairs Council
National Orientation Directors Association (NODA)
NODA, Region II, Conference Planning Committee
Radical Reference

Publications & Conferences

Region II, NODA Conference. February 2012.

M. Mourer. 2006. Internationalizing the Campus: A Student-Centered Approach to Revitalizing Higher Education in the United States. Thesis.

D. Larson & M. Mourer. 2010. Student Recruitment by Faculty Phone-a-Thons. Proceedings of the 2012 American Society for Engineering Education Zone IV Conference.


Marylyn Paik-Nicely

Balabanis House #55; Room 207
mkp2@humboldt.edu
Phone: 826-3367
humboldt.edu/multicultural

Marylyn Paik-Nicely

Director, HSU MultiCultural Center

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Welcome Home to Humboldt
Multicultural Convocation
Welcome Home to Arcata Reception
Creating Community Receptions (API, Black, Latino, Queer & Native American)
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Latin American Independence Celebration
Fall Native Welcome (Collaboration with Center for Indian Community Development)
National Coming Out Day & Queer Fair
Indigenous Peoples Week
Campus Dialogue on Race
Dia de Los Muertos
American Indian College Motivation Day
Qross Qultural Queer Film Festival (Q-Fest)
Latino Mentor Day
Lunar New Year Celebration
Black Liberation Month
International Cultural Festival
Social Justice Summit
California Big Time & Social Gathering
Outstanding Student Awards
Cultural Graduation Celebrations (Q-Grad, API Lei Ceremony, Black Grad, Graduacion Latina, All Native sash Ceremony)
Multicultural Grad Bash

Interests & Key Topics

Social Justice Education
Community Building
Cultural Diversity
Organizational Leadership and Development
Event Planning & Organizing
Retention & Student Success
Cooking & Exploring Cuisines

Education & Certification/Training

University of LaVerne
Ed.D (ABD), Organizational Leadership
Humboldt State University
Certificate of Study, Journalism with Public Relations Emphasis
Ohio Wesleyan University
B.A., Asian Studies

Committees & Memberships

VPSA Council
Diversity & Inclusion Student Services Collective (DISSCo)
HSU CA Big Time & Social Gathering Planning Committee
Student Engagement And Leadership Staff (SEALS)
Campus Dialogue on Race Planning Committee
Native American Living Stakeholder

Publications & Conferences

National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE)
Participant and presenter, 7 years
NASPA Multicultural Institute
Presenter and participant, 3 years


Michele Miyamoto

Lower Library, Learning Center. Rm. 10
707-826-5187
mem797@humboldt.edu

Michele Miyamoto

Tutorial Coordinator

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

College Reading and Learning Association Tutor Training Certification Program, Trainer

Interests & Key Topics

Tutor Development and Training
Reciprocal Research, Action Research

Education & Certification/Training

Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont
MA, Education, Curriculum and Instruction
Johnson State College, Johnson, Vermont
BFA, Studio Arts. Minor, Gender Studies

Committees & Memberships

SEALS

Publications & Conferences

National College Reading and Learning Association, Presenter, 2010, 2009


Mira Friedman

Health Center HC 217B
707-862-5123
mbf4@humboldt.edu

Mira Friedman

Health Educator

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

SexLand
Consent Project
Health and Wellness Fair
Safe Spring Break
Safe Halloween
Every Body is Beautiful Month
Mental Health Awareness
Take the Night
National Day of Silence
Kink on Campus
Stress Management Workshops
Act to End Sexualized Violence
Body Slam Poetry
Delta Phi Epsilon Annual Event on Eating Disorders and Body Image

Interests & Key Topics

Health & Wellness
Sexual Health
LGBTI
Harm Reduction Education
Individual Consultations
Strengths Perspective

Education & Certification/Training

Humboldt State University: Bachelors in Social work with an emphasis in sexual health

Committees & Memberships

Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Committee
Humboldt Domestic Violence Coordinating Council
Humboldt Domestic Violence Coordinating Council – Prevention subcommittee
Humboldt County Mental Health Coordinating Council
Student Conduct Committee
Student Health Advisory Committee
Sexual Assault Prevention Committee
Take Back the Night Organizing Committee
West Gym Planning & Wellness Center Programming

Publications & Conferences

"Off-Site Family Planning and Chlamydia Screening Services" – A toolkit to develop, implement, and evaluate your office-site program in collaboration with California Family Health Council, Inc. 20051


Rob Christensen

University Center, South Lounge
Rwc9@humboldt.edu
707.826.4221
humboldt.edu/associatedstudents

Rob Christensen

Council Assistant, Associated Students

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Associated Students Government
Student Voter Registration Drives
Lobbying Efforts and Governmental Relations
AS Welcome Back BBQ
Finals Study Lounge

Interests & Key Topics

Civic Engagement
Parliamentary Procedure
Voter Registration and Education

Education & Certification/Training

Master’s Education, Humboldt State University (in progress)
Bachelor’s in Social Sciences, Humboldt State University

Committees & Memberships

SEALS

Publications & Conferences

AS Advisors Summit, CSU Chico (Feb, 2011)


Romi Hitchcock Tinseth

Office of Admissions, HSU
707-826-6224
romi@humboldt.edu

Romi Hitchcock Tinseth

Admissions Counselors & Tour Guide Coordinator

Campus Involvement

Admissions Counseling and Outreach for HSU
Local (5 yrs)& Bay Area (new) Outreach Coordination
Tour and Ambassador Coordination
Instructor for the Communication Department
Upward Bound Summer Instructor
Previous HSU service:
Director of New Student Programs
Commencement Coordinator
Parent Program Coordinator
Leadership Studies Minor Advisor

Committees and Memberships

Student Engagement And Leadership Staff (SEALS)
Cabinet for Institutional Change- Community Time Committee
CalSOAP representative (5 years)
A Decade of Difference – The 20/20 Initiative Involvement Group
Western Association of College Admissions Counselors

Community Service

Rotary Club of Arcata Sunrise (member and officer)
Arcata Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (3 yrs)
American Cancer Society Board of Directors (1 yr)

Education

Master of Arts, Communication and Higher Education, Oregon State University
Bachelor of Arts, Communication, Humboldt State University


Stacy Becker

Service Learning Community Partner Liaison
Nelson Hall West 139
Spb1@humboldt.edu
707.826.4963
humboldt.edu/servicelearning

Stacy Becker

Service Learning Community Partner Liaisonr

Student Engagement/Service Learning Intern Program:
  • HSU Day of Caring
  • Days of Service (MLK, Cesar Chavez)
  • Presentations in HSU Service Learning classrooms
  • North Coast Youth Summit
  • Halting Hunger in Humboldt County efforts: Fall Food Drive; Spring Feinstein Challenge/Meal Points Drive; Plant-A-Row for the Hungry (proceeds to the Hum. Co. Food Bank)
  • Agency/Volunteer Fairs/Career Expo
  • VOP- Volunteer Opportunity Program Events
Faculty Engagement:
  • Support for Service Learning “S” Designated courses
  • Faculty Service Learning Fellows Program
  • Campus-wide Faculty Service Learning Workshops/Training
Interests & Key Topics

Service Learning, Civic Engagement, Volunteerism
Environmental and Social Justice
Art and Art Education

Education & Certification/Training

Secondary Single Subject Art Teaching Credential, Humboldt State University
Elementary Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential, Humboldt State University
Cross-Cultural Language & Development Credential (CLAD)
B.A., Humanities Field Major, U.C. Berkeley
California State Certified Service-Learning Trainer

Committees & Memberships

SEALS Hammond Volunteer Trail Stewards Coordinator & Steering Committee


Stephanie M. Lane

Kinesiology & Athletics Building 240
stephanie.lane@humboldt.edu
707-826-4529
www.hsujacks.com

Stephanie M. Lane

Assistant Athletic Director, Senior Woman Administrator

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Game management & promotions for all home Sporting events and fundraising events.
Athlete Orientation Sessions
Celebrity Sports Auction and Dinner
Homecoming
Admissions Liaison for Athletics

Interests & Key Topics

Lumberjack Athletics
Retention and Graduation persistence
Institutional Research and Reporting

Education & Certification/Training

Masters of Arts in Sociology, expected Dec. 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Recreation Administration, May 2004
Minor in Business Administration, May 2004

Committees & Memberships

Student Engagement and Leadership Support (SEALS)
Student Athlete Advisory Committee Advisor (SAAC)
Vice President of Student Affairs Council
Critical Race and Gender Inclusions Advisory Board
Homecoming and Centennial Celebration Committee

Publications & Conferences

NCAA Member
American Sociological Association Member


Su Karl

Learning Center LB 012
707-826-5206
skm7001@humboldt.edu

Su Karl

Coordinator, Learning Center

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement:

Latin@ Peer Mentoring Bonfire Night
Latin@ Peer Mentoring Colloquium

Interests & Key Topics:

Learning Theory
Training Curriculum Development
Fundamental Advising & Counseling Techniques
Group Dynamics
Goal Setting/Time Management
Financial Literacy
Leadership Development
Student Development
Social Justice
Retention Data Analysis

Education & Certification/Training:

MS, Education, School Counseling, Long Island University
BA, Psychology, business minor, Long Island University
Non-Violent Communication training

Committees & Memberships:

Exception Committee (formerly Reinstatement Committee)
Student Engagement and Leadership Staff (SEALS)


Tracy Smith

Educational Opportunity Program/Student Support Services
House 56
Tracy.smith@humboldt.edu

Tracy Smith

Educational Opportunity Program/Student Support Services

On-Campus Event Coordination & Involvement

Institute for Student Success
Campus Dialogue On Race

Interests & Key Topics

Equity in Access to Higher Education
Science Education

Education & Certification/Training

B.A. in Biology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
M.S. in Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Committees & Memberships

SEALS

Publications & Conferences

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education

Student Engagement And Leadership Support 2012