​​​​​​​​ Office of Student Life Advisors and Staff

  • Dr. Isaac A. Rodriguez Lupercio, Associate Dean, Student Life

  • Benny Blaydes, Lead Counselor & ICC Advisor

  • Dennis Funes, Adjunct Counselor

  • Tiffany Inabu, Adjunct Counselor

  • Amelia Trejo, Administrative Assistant II

  • Michele Harrison, Administrative Assistant I

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Santa Monica College Office of Student Life / Associated Students Office

Due to COVID-19 our office has gone Remote.

​​Associated Students Board o​f Directors

The A.S. Board of Directors consists of 16 student leaders. Your A.S. Board of Directors is elected by SMC students every year in the Spring Semester.

The board's main responsibilities are to represent student interests to SMC administration and to approve spending A.S. funds. The A.S. Budget comes from the $19.50 A.S. Membership Sticker fee that you pay during registration every semester or session.

So, knowing who your A.S. representatives are and what they do is important to make the best use of your money to serve the interests of the students of Santa Monica College. See below documents and flyers.

The A.S. Meetings are considered public meetings, therefore anyone can attend the A.S. Meetings. Stop by and attend some A.S. Meetings to find out what your board is doing for the students of SMC. See below-meeting flyer.

If you are an A.S. Member ($19.50 sticker), you may get involved in your student government in various ways, either through A.S. Positions or ICC Clubs. See below flyer.

Associated Students Board of Directors

Visit the Associated Students website

A.S. Board of Directors 2019-2020​
Daniel Cha, A.S. President​​
Email: as.president@smc.edu

Brooke Harrington, Student Trustee
Email: student.trustee@smc.edu

Yongha Hwang, A.S. Vice-President
Email: as.vicepresident@smc.edu

Nathan Silberberg, Secretary
Email: as.secretary@smc.edu

Skander Zmerli, Budget Management
Email: as.budget.management@smc.edu

Safa Saleem, Student Assistance
Email: as.studentassistance@smc.edu

Alexis Gosselin​, Instructional Support
Email: as.instruct.support@smc.edu

Tafari Alan, Student Outreach
Email: as.student.outreach@smc.edu

Ching Yi Yu, Community Relations
Email: as.communityrelation@smc.edu

Summer Le, Student Advocacy
Email: as.student.advocacy@smc.edu

Carla Claure, Activities
Email: as.activities@smc.edu

Sabina Lee, Publicity
Email: as.publicity@smc.edu​

Adriel Ghadoushi, Sustainability​
Email: as.sustainability@smc.edu

Natalie Lim, ICC Chair
Email: icc.chair@smc.edu

Gabriella Montgomery, ICC Vice-Chair
Email: icc.vice.chair@smc.edu

Girard De La Roca, ICC Communications Officer
Email: icc.communication@smc.edu