Disability Resources

Faculty and Staff Directory


Contact Information

Name Title Phone Email
Nathalie Laille Faculty Coordinator 310-434-4299 laille_nathalie@smc.edu
Denise Henninger DSPS Manager/DHH Supervisor 310-434-4497 henninger_denise@smc.edu

DSPS Specialists

Name Title Phone Email
Carla Alvarado FT DSPS Specialist 310-434-4265 alvarado_carla@smc.edu
Kennisha Green FT DSPS Specialist 310-434-4265 green_kennisha@smc.edu
Shakita McCray FT DSPS Specialist 310-434-4265


DSPS Assistants

Name Title Phone Email
Cristina Gonzalez DSPS Assistant 310-434-4265


Patrisia Diaz Maldonado DSPS Assistant 310-434-4265


Zoi Marcopulos DSPS Assistant 310-434-4265


Brian Van Norton DSPS Assistant 310-434-4265


Academic and Vocational Counseling

Name Title Phone Email
Rebecca Cabral Adjunct Counselor 310-434-8355 cabral_rebecca@smc.edu
Janelle Delgado Adjunct Counselor  310-434-4541 delgado_janelle@smc.edu
Annie Ishihara

FT Counselor

310-434-8827 ishihara_annie@smc.edu
Pin Lor FT Counselor 310-434-8112 lor_pinsopearui@smc.edu
Leticia Montoya FT Counselor 310-434-8776 montoya_ leticia@smc.edu
Norma Vasquez FT Counselor 310-434-8509 vasquez_norma@smc.edu

Learning Disabilities Program (located in SSC, 3rd FLoor)

Name Title Phone Email
Lee Axelrod Adjunct LD Specialist 310-434-4684 axelrod_lee01@smc.edu
Jeni Gulinelli Temporary LD Instructional Assistant 310-434-4684


Christine Go Tutoring Coordinator 310-434-4684 go_christine@smc.edu
George Marcopulos FT LD Specialist 310-434-3975 marcopulos_george@smc.edu
Sharon Teruya FT LD Specialist 310-434-4659 teruya_sharon@smc.edu
Susanna Abadzhyan Adjunct LD Specialist 310-434-4742 abadzhyan_susanna@smc.edu
Fax   310-434-3694  

Personal Counseling

Name Title Phone Email
Shelley Pearce Adjunct Counselor 310-434-4265 pearce_michelle@smc.edu

High Tech Training Center - Adapted Computer Technology

Name Title Phone Email
Lisa Courto Adjunct Faculty 310-434-4267 courto_lisa@smc.edu
Esteban Diaz Adjunct Faculty 310-434-4945 diaz_esteban@smc.edu 
Corinne Haynes FT Faculty 310-434-4424 haynes_corinne@smc.edu 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Name Title Phone Email
Denise Henninger Supervisor 310-434-4497 henninger_denise@smc.edu
Dena Schechter Sign Language Interpreter 310-434-4265 schechter_dena@smc.edu
Kathleen Solis Sign Language Interpreter 310-434-4265 solis_kathleen@smc.edu
Robert Sutton Sign Language Interpreter 310-434-4265


Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program / Pathfinders 

Name Title Phone Email
Jeanne Adams Adjunct ABI Specialist 310-434-4948 adams_jeanne@smc.edu
Erika Deuel Adjunct ABI Specialist 310-434-3323 deuel_erika@smc.edu

Alternate Media Specialist

Name Title Phone Email
Aaron French Alternate Media Specialist 310-434-8934 french_aaron@smc.edu

ADA/504 Compliance Officer

Name Title Phone Email
Eric Oifer, Ph.D. ADA/504 Compliance Officer 310-434-8912 oifer_eric@smc.edu