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Program Coordinators and Current Peer Advocates

Program Coordinators

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Lee H. Coleman, Ph.D., ABPP

Clinical Director of Counseling Services

Pronouns: he/him/his
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Miami University, 1999
Professional Affiliations: Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology; International Mindfulness Teachers Association
Professional Interests: Depression and anxiety; preventing depressive relapse; suicide prevention; emotion regulation; mindful awareness skills
Liaisonships/Committees: Liaison to Blacker and Dabney Houses
Hobbies/Self-Care: Meditation, playing bass guitar, cooking, and reading
Wellness Tip: Meditation isn't necessarily something you have to set aside separate time for. It's an attitude of welcoming awareness that you can bring to whatever you happen to be doing anyway.

This is my 17th year at Caltech. It's an incredible privilege to work with such talented, insightful, and delightful students. There's so much that Wellness Services can offer you - please come talk with us, and let's find out how we can work together.

Vanessa Tejada

Vanessa Tejada, M.E.d.

Residential Life Coordinator
Peer Advocate Program Advisor and TA

Education: Currently a doctorate student in the Educational Leadership Program at UCLA, M. Ed., Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs at University of Southern California, B.A., Political Science and Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Professional Interests: First-Year Experience, Residential, College Access and Success

Vanessa Tejada began at Caltech in April 2016 and is the Undergraduate Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) for Avery, Ricketts and Marks. Vanessa graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Political Science and Chicana/o Studies. In 2016, Vanessa graduated with a Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA) from the University of Southern California. When not on campus, she will most likely be in class at UCLA, walking her puppy around campus, or trying a new restaurant. Vanessa looks forward to continuing to serve the Caltech community! Her office in located in Avery 268 right across the Avery Conference Room.

2020-2021 Peer Advocates

PA House
Hannah Chen Avery
Seunghee Cho Avery
Bradley Chun Avery
Miles Cua Avery
Albert Kyi Avery
Christian Zapata-Sanin Avery
Alexandra Lai Avery
Hayward Melton Avery
Jonathon Corrales de Oliveira Blacker
Evan Dicker Blacker
Lorenzo Shaikewitz Blacker
Adam Abbas Blacker
Mitchell Paromita Blacker
Sarah Dunbar Dabney
Aelin Preuss Dabney
Luc Davis Dabney
Malik Paulino Dabney
Andrea Hands Arocha Dabney
Daniel Wendt Dabney
Jina Lee Dabney
Sophia Marguerite Hewitt Dabney
Vanna Woo Dabney
Juan Arvelo Fleming
Kristina Stoyanova Fleming
Jackie Wang Fleming
Allessandra  Mondello Fleming
Ankita Roychoudhury Fleming
Jennifer (Jen) Yu Fleming
Katherine Chang Lloyd
Sujai Hiremath Lloyd
Margaret Sui Lloyd
Amelia Whitworth Lloyd
Kavya Rajagopalan Lloyd
Anirudh Rangaswamy Lloyd
Michelle Hyun Lloyd
Hannah Grauer Page
Arya Mevada Page
Johnathon Soro Page
Arielle Tycko Page
Chan Gi  Kim Page
Jaeyoon Kim Page
Jocelyn Kho Page
Aanica Gonzales-Rogers Ricketts
Anna Lapteva Ricketts
Amanda Piyapanee Ricketts
Aditi Venkatesh Ricketts
Kriti Devasenapathy Ricketts
Maya Mutic Ricketts
Shubh Agrawal Ricketts
Joeyta Banerjee Ruddock
David Oliveira Ruddock
Sophie Li Ruddock
Irene Crowell (PAAC) Blacker
Marguerite Hewitt (PAAC) Dabney
Elaine Lowinger (PAAC) Ruddock

2019-2020 Peer Advocates

Name House
Alvin On Avery
Melba Nuzen Avery
Christopher Wang Avery
Kevin Yu Avery
Haward Melton Avery
Katie Chu Avery
Adam Abbas Blacker
Irene Crowell Blacker
Paro Mitchell Blacker
Bethany Suter Blacker
Megan Durney Blacker
Alex Reeves Blacker
Danny Wendt Dabney
Noah Ortiz Dabney
Jina Lee Dabney
Sophia Hewitt (Marguerite) Dabney
Sarida Pratuangtham Dabney
Polina Verkhovodova Fleming
Jennifer Yu Fleming
Sophie Devoe Fleming
Anjani Chandra Lloyd
Michelle Hyun Lloyd
Lorenzo Van Munoz Lloyd
Nivedita Kanrar Lloyd
Chan Gi Kim (Chan) Page
Jocelyn Ko Page
Jae Yoon Kim Page
Maya Mutic Ricketts
Shubh Agrawal Ricketts
Malcolm Tisdale Ricketts
Gokul Gowri Ricketts
Izzy Muise Ricketts
Kriti Devasenapathy Ricketts
Mahi Gokuli Ruddock
Elaine Lowinger Ruddock
Vivienne Patwardhan Ruddock
Ashima Agarwal Ruddock
Erik Herrera Ruddock
Iman Wahle Ruddock
Rona Yu Ruddock
Vanessa Woo (Vanna) Bechtel
Maya Srikanth Bechtel
Liana Merk Bechtel
Izzy Camplisson Bechtel

2018-2019 Peer Advocates

Name House
Isabella Camplisson Page
Dominic Catanzaro Lloyd
LC Chen Page
Steven Csaposs Fleming
Kriti Devasenapathy Ricketts
Megan Durney Blacker
David Fager Ruddock
Gokul Gowri Ricketts
Reggy Granovskiy Bechtel
Arushi Gupta Dabney
Andrea Hands Arocha Dabney
Erik Herrera Ruddock
Esther Kim Avery
Yelim Lee Avery
Regina Lee Lloyd
Morgaine Mandigo-Stoba Dabney
Liana Merk Page
Allessandra Mondello Fleming
Siqiao Mu Blacker
Izzy Muise Ricketts
James Park Avery
Sarida Pratuangtham Dabney
Anirudh Rangaswamy Lloyd
Netra Ravishankar Fleming
Alex Reeves Blacker
Ankita Roychoudhury Fleming
Miranda Schwacke Bechtel
Iman Wahle Ruddock
Dovovan Ye Avery
Rona Yu Ruddock
Vivian Yu Marks/Braun
Mon - Fri
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
1239 Arden Rd.
Mail Code 1-8
Pasadena, California 91125
Health (626) 395-6393 | Counseling (626) 395-8331
(626) 585-1522