Meet Your Counselors


CAPs (Career and Academic Pathways)

The counselors at Long Beach City College are assigned to CAP and can provide students with specific guidance based on their major or career goals.

Arts, Language & Communication (ALC)

Lani Golay (LAC, Full-time)
Ralph Meza (PCC, Full-time)

Arthur Lara (Adjunct)
Ivy Truong (Adjunct)

Business, Management & Entrepreneurship (BME)

Blanca Galicia (LAC, Full-time)
Sofia Beas (PCC, Full-time)
Stephanie Arroyo (PCC, Full-time)

Mireya Milian (Adjunct)
Thi Nguyen (Adjunct)

Health, Science & Technology (HST)

Anthony Hayes (LAC, Full-time)
Cathy Fernandez (LAC, Full-time)
Michael Hubbard (LAC, Full-time)
Monica Sin (LAC, Full-time)
Vidal Vargas (PCC, Full-time)

Donelle Johnson (Adjunct)
Vanessa Figueroa (Adjunct)

Society & Education (SE)

Lani Golay (LAC, Full-time)
Tamieka Hunter (LAC, Full-time)
Tom To (PCC, Full-time)

Cyndy Garcia (Adjunct)
Janet Jones (Adjunct)

Trades & Service Industry (TSI)

Alicia Andujo (LAC, Full-time)
Luiz Shon (LAC, Full-time)

Candace Meehan (Adjunct)
Genola Thomas (Adjunct)
Julie Yanez (Adjunct)

To find out which Career & Academic Pathway your program belongs to, click on the CAP icons under  Explore LBCC Programs .


Academic Recovery Team (Probation Counselors)

Ericka Gutierrez (Adjunct)
Nigel Leos (Adjunct)
Nancy Mendez-Vega (Adjunct)
Daisy Oliver (Adjunct)
Genola Thomas (Adjunct)


Anthony Hayes (Full-time)
Roarke O’Leary (Full-time)


Lisa Roper (Full-time)

Sergio Alcala (Adjunct)
Mariah Glenn (Adjunct)
Janette Morales (Adjunct)

Career Counseling

Blanca Galicia (Full-time)
Dr. Ann-Marie Nunag (Full-time Counselor/Career Coordinator)

Dr. Brenda Galvez (Adjunct)
Mariah Glenn (Adjunct)
Mimi Ly (Adjunct)
Stephanie Martinez (Adjunct)
Daisy Oliver (Adjunct)
Jorge Rios (Adjunct)
Allison Upstill (Adjunct)
Lucy Vu (Adjunct)

Completions & Second Year Experience (SYE) Counseling


Robert Olmos (Full-time)

Guadalupe Dominguez (Adjunct)

DREAM Services

Jose Gutierrez (Full-time)

Maria Baaz Medina (Adjunct)
Sam Barrozo (Adjunct)


Dan Hansch (Full-time)
Veronica Njoku-Carter (Full-time)
DeVon Scott (Full-time)
Tep Thoeurb (Full-time)

Susanna Abadzhyan (Adjunct)
Ciara Calsita (Adjunct)
Alma Garibay (Adjunct)
Giovanni Paz (Adjunct)
Olivia Rodriguez (Adjunct)

Early College Initiative/Dual Enrollment Counseling

Lorraine Blouin (Full-time Counselor/Interim Matriculation Coordinator)

David Bruhl (Adjunct)
Art Lara (Adjunct)
Stephanie Martinez (Adjunct)
Tenia Penn (Adjunct)


Cristina Gutierrez (Full-time)
Connie Jackson (Full-time)
Andreina Lucero (Full-time)
Yolanda Padilla (Full-time)
Lisa Roper (Full-time)

Arleen Acosta (Adjunct)
Richard Alvarez (Adjunct)
Maria Baaz Medina (Adjunct)
Andy Chu (Adjunct)
Arnette Edwards (Adjunct)
Cathy Fernandez (Adjunct)
Cristina Freeborn (Adjunct)
Antonio Huezo (Adjunct)
Melissa Keith (Adjunct)
Robert Olmos (Adjunct)
Geovanni Paz (Adjunct)
Veronica Quinonez (Adjunct)
Dexter Vaughn (Adjunct)


First Year Experience (FYE) Counseling

Guardian Scholars Counseling

Andreina Lucero (Full-time)

Melissa Keith (Adjunct)

Honors Counseling

Cristina Gutierrez (Full-time)
Hayarpi Nersisyan (Full-time)

International Student Counseling

Judy Oh (Full-time)

Justice Scholars

Maria Robelo (Adjunct)


Lani Golay (Full-time)

Cyndy Garcia (Adjunct)

Male Success Initiative Counseling 

Lionel Gonzalez (Adjunct)
William Martinez (Adjunct)


Kare’l Lokeni (Adjunct)
Mia Tabayoyong (Adjunct)

Next Up

Cristina Gutierrez (Full-time)

Melissa Keith (Adjunct)

Phoenix Scholars

Mimi Ly (Adjunct)


Vidal Vargas (Full-time)


Reengagement Counseling

Giselle Magdaleno (Adjunct)
William Martinez (Adjunct)
Christina Rivas Mulcahy (Adjunct)
Monica Preciado (Adjunct)
Jeannine Sagusay (Adjunct)
Amna Siddiqui (Adjunct)
Sandy Than (Adjunct)
Denise Torres (Adjunct)

Student Success Teams

Chardanay Crowder (Adjunct)
Alice Hernandez (Adjunct)


Katharine Lampert (Adjunct)

Transfer Center

Ruben Page (Full Time Counselor/Transfer center coordinator)


Chrishaad Moye (Full-time)

Chanae Wami (Adjunct)

Veterans Affairs Counseling

Michael Hubbard (Full-time)

Danielle Bejarano (Adjunct)
Krysten Gonzalez (Adjunct)

Welcome Center Counseling

Lorraine Blouin (Full-time Counselor/Interim Matriculation Coordinator)

Charles Dequeant (Adjunct)
Mathew Apelu (Adjunct)
Sa Lisa Thomas (Adjunct)
Yesenia Lopez (Adjunct)