Meet the Staff

The team in the Career and Advising Center are dedicated in supporting students to navigate higher learning to achieve their educational and/or career goals.

Amy Davidson - Program Specialist

Employed at Green River since: 2012
Education: Pursuing B.A. in Social Sciences at Central Washington University
Specialty: Student Services
Notable Fact: Amy enjoys travel, cooking and quoting lines from movies like Young Frankenstein and The Princess Bride. Her long term career plan includes living in a house on a beach and getting paid to spend her time writing stories with happy endings.

Aileen Arsenio - Program Coordinator

Employed at Green River since: 2015
Education: B.A. Comparative Ethnic Studies from Washington State University
Specialty: Student Services

Srey Chea - Transfer Advising

Employed at Green River since: 2008 - 2011; Outreach Coordinator, September 2014 - present; Educational Planner
Education: B.A. Urban Studies from the University of Washington
Specialty: Transfer Advising
Notable Fact: I enjoy riding my 150cc scooter when weather permits.

Rozella Cruz - Academic Standards and Retention Advising

Employed at Green River since: 2016
Education: M.A. in Diplomatic Studies and International Relations, University of Westminster, M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Western Governors University
Specialty: Academic Standards/Retention

Paul Mueller - Career and Technical Advising

Employed at Green River since: 1994
Education: M.A. in Education
Specialty: Career and Technical Advising
Notable Fact: Commutes by bicycle

Phil Smith - Transitions & Career/Technical Advising

Employed at Green River since: 2008
Education: B.A., M.A. in English, M.A. in Education
Specialty: Transitions advising
Notable Fact: Phil is interested in backgammon, opera and jazz, traditional Northwest Indian weaving, Chinese health and movement arts, such as Chi Kung and Tai Chi, among other things.

Lady Ivory Boyd - First Quarter and Transfer Advising

Employed at Green River since: 2015
Education: B.A. in Psychology, M.Ed in Educational Leadership and Administration
Specialty: First Quarter Advising and Transfer
Notable Fact: I'm passionate about helping others grow personally and professionally. I'm a foodie who enjoys going on walks and hikes, photography, cooking, travel, and I love my Golden fur child!

Josh Staffieri - Career Specialist and General Advising

Employed at Green River since: 2007
Education: B.A. in Psychology from the University of San Diego, M.S. in Education and College Student Personnel from Miami University, Ohio
Specialty: Career Planning; New students advising; Occupational and Physical Therapy advising; Generalist
Notable Fact: Josh has been helping students with their educational and career development since 2002 in both public, private, four-year and two-year higher education institutions. He utilizes a number of career self-assessments, and is Green River's resident expert for Gallup's breakthrough assessment, StrengthsQuest, a tool that helps identify individuals' top five talents. Josh is a Southern California native who is still looking for a Washington State beach completely void of rocks.

Yasi Raouf - Educational Planner Health Occupations

Employed at Green River since: 2016
Education: B.A. English and Law from University of Washington, M.Ed. in Student Development Administration from Seattle University
Specialty: Health Occupations
Notable Fact: Yasi started out a nursing major, then changed to nutrition, then to business, and then finally landed on English-and even then decided to add another major! Yasi has lived in 4 countries.

Allison Warner - Director of Career and Advising

Employed at Green River since: 2004
Education: B.A. Psychology from the University of Washington, Seattle, M.Ed. in Student Development Administration at Seattle University
Specialty: Transfer, First-Quarter, Completion
Notable Fact: Prior to working in education, Allison worked in public relations and originally studied to be a primatologist.

Kirsten Weber - General Advising

Employed at Green River since: 2010 - 2013, Oct 2015 - Present
Education: B.A. in Psychology from Western Washington University, M.Ed. in Student Development Administration, Seattle University
Specialty: Generalist, Transfer advising
Notable Fact: Kirsten originally wanted to be a Marine Biologist but after an internship working with whales, seals and a walrus, she realized she liked people better than animals. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and if she happens to get a rare moment alone you'll probably find her baking some sort of sweet treat or trying to catch up on sleep.

Contact Us

For questions, inquiries, and scheduling
an appointment to with an advisor,
please contact us!

Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2641
Email:

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday
Closed

Location

Student Affairs and Success Center, 104