OASIS Staff

  • Dr. Charles Lu

    Dr. Charles Lu

    OASIS Director

    • Originally from Washington D.C.
    • B.S. Psychology, M.S. Secondary Science Education, Ph.D. Higher Education Administration
    • At OASIS since 2017

  • David Galvez

    David Galvez

    OASIS Assistant Director

    • Originally from Los Angeles, CA
    • B.A. English, M.Ed. Educational Psychology 
    • At OASIS since 2018

  •  Patsy O'Connor

    Patsy O'Connor

    OASIS HR and Fund Manager

    • Originally from Guam
    • Attended Southwestern Community College
    • At OASIS since 1981

Bridge Program

  • Margarita Lopez

    Margarita Lopez

    Bridge Coordinator 

    • Originally from San Diego, CA
    • Bridge 2008 alumna
    • B.A. Sociology, Minor International Migration Studies, M.A. Social Work
    • At OASIS since 2016

  • Bel Geronimo

    Bel Geronimo

    Bridge Program Assistant

    • Originally from San Diego, CA
    • Bridge 2010 alumna
    • B.A. Human Development
    • At OASIS since 2016

  • Luis Vargas

    Luis Vargas

    Bridge Program Assistant

    • Originally from North East Los Angeles, CA
    • Summer Bridge 2011 alumnus
    • B.S. Physiology & Neuroscience, Minor Ethnic Studies
    • At OASIS since 2016

  • Montserrat Chavarria

    Montserrat Chavarria

    Bridge Program Assistant

    • Originally from San Ysidro, CA
    • Summer Bridge 2013 alumnus
    • B.S. Psychology w/ Specialization in Developmental Psychology 
    • At OASIS since 2018

TRIO SSSP & Hope Scholars Program

  • Berenice Jau

    Berenice Jau

    TRIO SSSP Director

    • Originally from National City, CA
    • Summer Bridge 1994 alumna
    • B.A. Sociology, M.A. Education
    • At OASIS since 2010

  • Michelle Lara

    Michelle Lara

    TRIO SSSP Assistant Director

    • Originally from North County San Diego, CA
    • B.A. Psychology, M.S. Multicultural Counseling
    • At OASIS since 2016

  • Javier Arredondo

    Javier Arredondo

    TRIO SSSP/Hope Scholars Assistant Coordinator

    • Originally from Gridley, CA
    • B.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering, M.A. Education 
    • At OASIS since 2017

2Excel Program

  •  Haydee Cervantes Salazar

    Haydee Cervantes Salazar

    2Excel Program Coordinator

    • Originally from Los Angeles, CA
    • Summer Bridge 2003 alumna
    • B.A. Political Science, Minor International Migration Studies
    • At OASIS since 2016

Math & Science Tutorial Program (MSTP)

  • Danika J. Garcia

    Danika J. Garcia

    MSTP Coordinator

    • Originally from San Diego, CA
    • B.S. Marine Biology, M.A. Environmental Conservation Education
    • At OASIS since 2015

  • Brian Crie

    Brian Crie

    MSTP Assistant Coordinator

    • Originally from San Diego, CA
    • B.S. Chemical Engineering
    • At OASIS since 2014

  • Sabrina Tucker

    Sabrina Tucker

    MSTP Math Subject Coordinator

    • Originally from Moreno Valley, CA
    • B.A. General Biology
    • Summer Bridge 2011 alumna
    • At OASIS since 2016

  • Alexander Ty

    Alexander Ty

    MSTP Physics Subject Coordinator

    • Originally from San Diego, CA
    • B.S. Engineering Physics
    • At OASIS since 2016

  • Jen Vo

    Jen Vo

    MSTP Program Assistant

    • Originally from San Diego, CA
    • Bridge 2006 alumna
    • B.A. Human Development
    • At OASIS since 2012

Language Arts Tutorial Services Program (LATS)

  • Lorena Martinez

    Lorena Martinez

    Language Arts Tutorial Services Interim Coordinator

    Originally from Escondido, CA
    B.A. Ethnic Studies and B.A. Chicano Studies
    At OASIS since 2014

  • Cecilia Ubilla

    Cecilia Ubilla

    ELL and International Student Specialist

    • Originally from Chile, South America
    • B.A. French & Education, M.A. French and Spanish; completed doctoral courses in Comparative Literature & Arts at UCSD
    • At OASIS since 1980

  • Dr. Angela Kong

    Dr. Angela Kong

    Research and Study Skills Specialist

    • Originally from San Francisco, CA
    • B.A. in Psychology, M.A. in Counseling, M.A. in Ethnic Studies, Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies
    • SJSU TRIO SSSP and McNair Scholar alumna
    • At OASIS since 2016