Meet the Staff

For general inquiries, contact or (970) 491-6011.

Orientation and Transition Programs Organizational Chart

Orientation and Transition Programs Professional Staff

Kerry Nakasone Wenzler (she/her)

Associate Executive Director, Orientation and Transition Programs

Keith Lopez

Associate Director, Orientation and Transition Programs

Programs: Transition Programs, Ram Welcome, New Student Seminar

Charlotte Salinas

Assistant Director, Orientation Programs

Programs: First-Year Ram Orientation, Transfer Ram Orientation

Angie Gonzalez

Coordinator, Operations

Programs: OTP General Support, Front Office Staff, Ram Orientation, Ram Welcome, Transition Programs

Michael Silvey

Coordinator, Transition Programs (Transfer)

Programs: Transfer Programs @ CSU, Tau Sigma Honor Society, Transfer Ram Welcome, Spring Ram Welcome

Emely Cruz-Arrazola

Coordinator, Transition Programs (First Year)

Programs: New Student Seminar, Ram Welcome

Rebecca Gilmore (she/her)

Coordinator, Orientation Programs

Programs: International Orientation, Online Orientation, Ram Connect Extended Orientation

Jonathan Holcomb (he/him)

Coordinator, Transition Programs (First and Second Year)

Programs: Year 2 @ CSU, Getting to Year 2, Ram Welcome, First 50 Days

Business Operations and Tech Team

Mike Brake

Associate Director of Assessment and Technology


Phone: 970-491-7945

Yingying Zhao

Information Manager


Phone: 970-491-6913

Vicki Diehl

Business Manager


Phone: 970-491-6186

Cameron Smistek

Human Resource Coordinator


Phone: 970-491-3638

Alex Willoughby

Accounting Technician


Phone: 970-491-7796

Okee Hanna

Support Services Specialist


Phone: 970-495-3857

Mary Cutler

Customer Service and Communications Specialist


Phone: 970-491-4293

Dean Helzer

Operations Manager


Phone: 970-491-7095