Central 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 Office Manager

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

  • Andre Thompson

    Andre Thompson

    OASIS Program Support Specialist

    • Originally from Shelby, NC 
    • Summer Bridge 2013 alumnus 
    • B.A. Political Science, Minor African American Studies 
    • At OASIS Since 2018
  • Sarang Kim

    Sarang Kim

    Graduate Student Researcher 

    •Originally from Los Angeles, CA & Seoul, South Korea
    •B.A. East Asian Studies, M.A. English Education, Ph.D. student in the Department of Education Studies at UCSD
    • At OASIS Since 2018
  • Mayra Puente

    Mayra Puente

    Graduate Student Researcher

    • Originally from East Porterville, CA
    • B.A.Political Science, Minor Education Studies, Minor Chicanx Studies, Ph.D.Student in Department of Education Studies at UC San Diego
    • At OASIS Since 2018 
  • Jesse Enriquez

    Jesse Enriquez

    Graduate Student Researcher

    • Originally from Oxnard, CA
    • B.A. Kinesiology, M.A. Postsecondary Educational Leadership | Doctoral Student
    • At OASIS since 2018

Affiliated OASIS Staff 

  • Dr. Dal Dean

    Dr. Dal Dean

     OASIS Lecturer 

    •Originally from Fort Collins, CO
    •B.S. Psychology, B.A. Sociology, M.A. Student Affairs Adminstration, Ph.D. Higher Education Leadership 
    •At OASIS Since 2018 


  • Dr. Roberto Luna

    Dr. Roberto Luna

    CAPS Staff Psychologist 

    •Originally from Chicago, Illinois 
    •B.A. Continental Psychology, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
    •At OASIS Since 2018

Bridge Program

  • Margarita Lopez

    Margarita Lopez

    Bridge Coordinator 

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

  • Bel Geronimo

    Bel Geronimo

    Bridge Assistant Coordinator 

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

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

  • Eddie Paje

    Eddie Paje

    TRIO SSSP Assistant Director 

    •Originally from Honolulu, Hawaii 
    •B.S. Kinesiology , M.A. Leadership Studies in Higher Education 
    •At OASIS since 2018


  • 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

  • Kim Vasadre

    Kim Vasadre

    TRIO SSSP/ Hope Scholars Program Assistant 

    •Originally from Los Angeles, CA & Manila, Phillippines 
    •B.A. Human Development 
    •At OASIS Since 2018 

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

  • Michelle Lara

    Michelle Lara

    2Excel Assistant Coordinator

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

  • Stephanie Ramos

    Stephanie Ramos

    2Connect Program Assistant

    • Originally from San Ysidro, CA
    • B.A. Human Development, Minor Ethnic Studies
    • At OASIS since 2018


Math & Science Tutorial Program (MSTP)

  • 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

Language Arts Tutorial Services Program (LATS)

  • Amy Shen

    Amy Shen

    Language Arts Tutorial Services Coordinator

    • Originally from Minneapolis, MN & San Diego, CA
    • B.A. Literatures of the World, M.A. Comparative Literature, M.A. Comparative Ethnic Studies, M.A. Transformative Arts 
    • At OASIS since 2018
  • 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