Meet the Staff

 

Naomi Elvove

Naomi Elvove, Director of Academic Advising and Achievement
P: 415.257.1380
F: 415.257.0177
[email protected]

Naomi meets people where they are and helps them navigate to where they want to go. From teaching literacy and language skills to women and their preschool children in Brooklyn, New York to managing a large resource center at Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Naomi has dedicated her career to supporting student success. She earned a BA in English from University of New Hampshire and a MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Teachers College at Columbia University. Here at Dominican, Naomi works with students, staff, and faculty to make sure that the student experience is everything that it can possibly be.


Kristen Coleman

Kristen Coleman, Coordinator of Learning Services, Teaching and Learning Center
P: 415.257.0153
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Kristen earned a BS in Mathematics from Dominican University of California. She has worked at Dominican for 19 years, starting as Dominican’s first professional tutor, still tutoring in Mathematics, and now managing the Teaching and Learning Center. Kristen arranges for tutors in writing, math, and other subjects as available; and manages drop-in tutoring in the TLC, the Science Center, and other campus locations . She manages the administration of placement tests, in collaboration with Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, and IT; and collaborates with faculty across the disciplines to ensure high standards of academic support for all students.


Stacy Davidson

Stacy Davidson, Director of Career Services & Integrative Coach
P: 415.485.3235
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Stacy Davidson is a native of Newport News, VA. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Psychology and from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio Master’s degree in College Student Personnel. She has worked at a variety of universities in her 30 year career but she is most passionate about her experiences at small, private liberal arts institutions like Dominican University of California where she is able to mentor, motivate and inspire college students. Her greatest joy is having the opportunity to share in the lives of students and watch their journey through the rewards and challenges of college life. For Stacy, each day presents itself with a new opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people. She is truly blessed to have had so many rewarding experiences with students.  


Lisa Haydon

Lisa Haydon, MEd, Adult Degree Completion Advisor, CLEP Administrator, Director of Prior Learning Assessment
P: 415.257.1317
F: 415.257.0177
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Lisa earned a BS in Occupational Therapy and a MSED from Dominican, a Master's Certificate in Academic Advising from Kansas State University, and a Master's Certificate in Prior Learning Assessment from DePaul University, in Chicago. She is a licensed occupational therapist. She advises for the Adult Completion Program, as well as undeclared transfer students. Lisa is the professional advisor for transfer students. She administers academic excellence workshops. Lisa oversees all Prior Learning Programs including the CLEP Program and Experiential Learning Portfolio Program. Other areas of expertise: Students with learning disabilities and those needing help learning to study and life skills for academic success.


Bettina Lee

Bettina Lee, Director of Accessibility and Disability Services and Integrative Coach
P: 415.257.1388
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Christina Mayes

Christina Mayes, MS, Digital Portfolio Specialist and Integrative Coach
P: 415.458.3781
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"What is your story?" This is one of the first questions Christina Mayes explores with you. She closely understands the external and internal pressures today's student encounters. Christina earned a BA in Sociology with a minor in Anthropology from UC Santa Barbara (2002) and a MS in Counseling Psychology from here at Dominican (2008). Throughout her 15 years of higher education experience and three years of clinical counseling experience, she has been humbled in the work directly serving diverse student populations. Christina is the Integrative Coach for Undeclared-Exploratory students and specializes in Digital Portfolio development. She serves as the central Digital Portfolio liaison for all Academic Programs.