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Counseling Services

Meet the Staff

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Arielle Smith

Title: Acting Dean of Counseling, Advising, and Matriculation
Responsibilities: Supervises and supports Counseling Faculty and Staff, including General Counseling, Transfer Services, Career Services, Welcome Center, Disability Resource Center (DRC), Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), CARE, and CalWORKs
Years at CSM: Since 2015
Education: Ed.D., Educational Leadership; M.S., Counseling; B.A., International Studies
Other Interests: Spending time with family and friends, playing with my son and two dogs, travel, and food (eating it, not cooking it)!
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Alicia Frangos

Title: Program Services Coordinator, Student Success
Responsibilities: Conducts New Student Orientation, Reinstatement Workshops and other Student Success workshops. Works to provide information and support to students regarding achievement of their goals at College of San Mateo.
Years at CSM: Since 2012
Education: M.A., English (Concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), San Francisco State University; B.S. Business Administration/Computer Systems, San Francisco State University; taught English Composition for Multilingual Speakers, San Francisco State University
Other Interests: Music, reading, hiking, cooking, spending time with family and friends and
cheering at soccer games
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Mike Mitchell

Title: Program Supervisor, Transfer Services
Responsibilities: Assists students with the transfer process from CSM to a four-year university
(UC, CSU and Private Universities) through workshops, events, and one-on-one consultation
Years at CSM: Since 1990
Education: Bachelor's Degree, English with emphasis in Journalism, San Francisco State University and Associate's Degree from College of San Mateo
Other Interests: Running (participated in several 10K and one half marathon run), playing tennis, working out in a gym, reading, going to movies, traveling, volunteering and mentoring with high school students at church.
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Christine Su

Title: Program Services Coordinator, Career Services
Responsibilities: Helping students, staff, and faculty take full advantage of Career and Student Support Services at CSM
Years at CSM: Since 2015
Education: Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa 
Other Interests: Study abroad and other international travel
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Keith Wan

Title: Office Assistant
Responsibilities: Assisting in Counseling Services
Years at CSM: Since 2016
Education: B.A., Psychology, San Francisco State University
Other Interests: Cooking, reading, model building

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Karen Sukle

Title: Office Assistant II

Helia Ying

Title: Counseling Division Assistant

Patricia Parsons

Title: Counseling Staff Assistant