(STEM)2 Program Staff

Yanet Garcia

(STEM)2 Program Director
(714) 484-7149
Office Hours: Monday–Thursday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

I am a first generation college graduate and a product of the community college system.  I earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Cal Poly Pomona and a master’s in counseling from CSU San Bernardino.  Previously, I worked in Admissions & Outreach at Cal Poly Pomona and served as a counselor for the STEM Grant Initiative in partnership with Riverside City College.

Rosa Mejia

(STEM)2 Program Coordinator
(714) 484-7147
Office Hours: Monday–Friday 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

I am a first-generation college student and I am dedicated in helping students achieve his or her academic goals. I earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Behavior from UC Irvine and a master’s in educational counseling from the University of Southern California. I worked at Santa Ana College for the Center for Teacher Education and ENGAGE in STEM program. I previously worked in outreach with the USC Trio program where I advised high school students on the UC, CSU, and private school admissions, financial aid, and test preparation.

Ana Saravia

(STEM)2 Program Assistant
(714) 484-6048
Office Hours: Tuesday–Friday 9 a.m.–4 p.m.

I am a first-generation college graduate and attended Fullerton College and then transferred.  I earned a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies with emphasis in multiple subject education from Cal State University, Fullerton.  I worked as an administrative assistant at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and then as a Community Educator.  I am passionate about helping and giving support to students to achieve their very best in their endeavors.

Romel Baniago

(STEM)2 Photographer/Videographer
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 12–7 p.m., Friday 12–6 p.m.