Basic Needs

Meet the Team


SMC's Basic Needs Staff

Sharlyne Massillon
Basic Needs Project Manager, MSW

Sally Calderon
Basic Needs Counselor, MSW
Alyssa Heskin
Basic Needs Counselor, MSW
Thaddeus Phillips
Basic Needs Counselor, MSW
Andrew Smith
Basic Needs Counselor, MSW

Basic Need Committee

  • Thomas Bui, Interim Associate Dean, Student Life  
  • David Dever, Director, Auxiliary Services 
  • Cecilia Jeong, Associated Student Director of Basic Needs  
  • Debra Joseph-Locke, EdD, Supervisor, EOPS/CARE, Guardian Scholars Coordinator 
  • Jamar London, Academic Senate President
  • Socrates Manuel, Sr. Operations Manager, SMC Foundation
  • Sharlyne Massillon, MSW, Basic Needs Manager
  • Nick Mata, Interim Dean, Special Programs
  • Elisa Meyer, English Department Chair & Chair of Chairs
  • Lizzy Moore, EdD, Foundation President | Dean, Institutional Advancement
  • Maria Muñoz, PhD, Interim Dean of Pathways, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Stacy Neal, Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships
  • Sara Nieves-Lucas, Interim Transfer Center Faculty Lead
  • Thaddeus Phillips, MSW, Basic Needs Counselor
  • Andrew Smith, MSW, Basic Needs Counselor
  • Matthew Williamson, MSW, CPT Case Management Coordinator
  • Matt Wong, Network Communications Technician 2, Information Technology