Admission Representatives

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Your Admission Representative will work with you throughout the admission process, reading your application, advocating you to the Admission Committee, and addressing your questions and concerns.

Admission Reps are assigned based on your school's region. The best way to get in touch with your personal Admission Representative is via email. If you're not sure who to reach out to, scroll the bottom of this page and fill out the short form. 

Falone Serna

Falone Serna

Vice President for Enrollment
fserna@whittier.edu

Falone is your admission representative if you attend school in any of the following regions.

Outside California

  • Recruited athletes

In California

  • Recruited athletes
  • Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties

Erasmo Fuentes

Erasmo Fuentes '08

Director of Admission
efuentes@whittier.edu

Erasmo is your admission representative if you attend school in any of the following regions.

Outside California

Hawai'i, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, all other regions not listed

In California

  • Whittier and North Orange County (Fullerton, La Mirada, La Habra, Santa Fe Springs)
  • West San Gabriel Valley (Glendale, Pasadena, San Marino, Arcadia, San Gabriel, Burbank, La Canada, Altadena)
  • San Diego

Kiya BodendorfKiya Bodendorf

Admission Counselor
kbodendo@whittier.edu

Kiya is your admission representative if you attend school in any of the following regions.

Outside California

Oregon, Washington

In California

  • East and West San Fernando Valley
  • Covina, West Covina, La Puente, Hacienda Heights, Pomona, Azusa, Claremont, Diamond Bar
  • South Orange County (Brea, Yorba Linda, Orange, Tustin, Irvine, Laguna Beach, San Clemente)

Genevieve GarciaGenevieve Garcia '11

Transfer Admission Counselor
ggarcia@whittier.edu

Genevieve is your admission representative if you are a current community college or 4-year-college student wishing to transfer to Whittier.

 

 

Eunice Gonzalez

Eunice Gonzalez

Associate Director, Graduate/PICES Admission
egonzal8@whittier.edu

Eunice is your admission representative if you attend school in any of the following regions.

In California

  • East San Gabriel Valley (Pico Rivera, Montebello, Rosemead, Alhambra, El Monte, Temple City)
  • South and Southeast Los Angeles (Bell Gardens, Downey, Huntington Park, Compton, South Gate)
  • West Los Angeles
  • Hollywood & Wilshire

Charlie NewmanCharlie Newman '18

Admission Counselor
cnewman@whittier.edu

Charlie is your admission representative if you attend school in any of the following regions.

Outside California

Illinois, Texas

In California

  • North of Bay Area & Sacramento (Napa, Petaluma, Davis, Santa Rosa, Vacaville, Mendocino, Sonoma, Vallejo)
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara)
  • Oakland
  • San Jose & Central Coast (Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, Morro Bay, Pebble Beach, Salinas)
  • Central/San Joaquin Valley (Bakersfield/Fresno)
  • Imperial Valley (Palm Springs/Desert, Hemet, Hesperia, Victorville, Apple Valley, El Centro, Lake Elsinore)
  • Inland Empire (Chino, Chino Hills, Upland, Corona, Ontario, Redlands, Riverside)

Megan PostonMegan Poston

Associate Director of Admission
mposton@whittier.edu

Megan is your admission representative if you attend school in any of the following regions:

Outside California

Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Vermont

In California

  • South Bay
  • Long Beach
  • Orange County (Anaheim, Santa Ana, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Cerritos)

Shim ShimazShim Shimaz

Associate Director of International Recruitment and Admission
ashimaz@whittier.edu

Shim is your admission representative if you are an international student.

 

 

Admission Support Staff

Sean Gomez

 

Sean Gomez

Enrollment Operations Manager
sgomez3@whittier.edu

 

 

 

Adrianna Prejna

 

Adrianna Prejna '07

Enrollment Communications Manager
aprejna@whittier.edu

 

 

Casey Shubin

 

Casey Shubin

Campus Visit Coordinator
cshubin1@whittier.edu

 

 

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