Team Members

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Dr. Moore Scott D. Moore

Scott Moore is Dean of the Division of Continuing and Global Education. Previously, he served the university as the Interim Chair to the Department of Philosophy and as President of the Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi. He is active in providing educational opportunity to Veterans, and members of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. A first-generation college student, Dr. Moore was named the TW Adams Distinguished Alumni Lecturer by his alma mater the University of Oklahoma in 2010. He continues to publish in the area of Extended Education’s role in reducing institutional bottlenecks and facilitating educational opportunity to historically underrepresented groups.
Sarah Lam Sarah Lam
Assistant Vice President for International Affairs
International Office


Dr. Sarah Lam is the Assistant Vice President for International Affairs. Dr. Lam has more than 20 years of experience as a faculty member at Fresno State training advisers and counselors in both mental health and educational settings. She has served roles as program coordinator and administrator in higher education. She has experience in international recruitment, study abroad, and intensive English programs services. Dr. Lam has been an international student at Fresno State from Hong Kong and participated in study abroad in Spain from the U.S. She speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin.
Daniel R. Bernard Daniel R. Bernard
Associate Dean

Daniel Bernard as Associate Dean is responsible for oversight and management of all academic programs of the Division. He directs the work of all program coordinators and oversees all certificates, degrees, self-support terms, and individual courses offered through the Division. In addition, he directs the work of the Veterans Education Program.
Frank puccio Frank Puccio
Manager of Finance and Administration

Frank Puccio serves as the Manager of Finance and Administration and is responsible for the oversight and management of the Division's accounting, finance, and budget operations. He also oversees day-to-day functions of the Division including marketing, student registration, information technology, and more.  Frank is a Fresno State alumnus, having earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration in 2005. He also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from San Diego State, earned in 2008.
Teresa Zenteno Teresa Zenteno
Executive Assistant

Teresa Zenteno is the Executive Assistant and serves as a key member of the Division's leadership and is responsible for providing support on confidential and sensitive projects to the Dean. Teresa brings 25 years of campus experience to CGE, having worked in various departments on the Fresno State campus.
Andrea Andrea Alatorre
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Vice President of International Affairs
Administrative Support Coordinator
International Office

Andrea serves as the Assistant to the Assistant Vice President of International Affairs and Administrative Assistant of the International Office. She brings 20 years of experience from the private sector in administration and accounting, along with customer service and office management. A native of Fresno and a former student of Fresno State, she has grown up in immersed in the Bulldog culture. Andrea holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and will complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Human Resources.

Monica Acosta Monica Acosta

Monica Acosta is a Fresno State Alumna with a bachelor’s degree in Business. She joined the Division in 2000 as a student assistant and became a staff member in 2002. She is the Registrar for Continuing and Global Education and is the point person for all student registration issues.
Tracy Bessey Tracy Bessey
Marketing and Communications Specialist
Terra Dotta Administrator

Tracy Bessey earned her Bachelor’s degree in Rhetoric and Communications from the University of California, Davis. She has worked in Continuing and Global Education since 1997. She develops and administers the Division's website, coordinates electronic marketing mediums including Facebook and Twitter, produces marketing videos, develops communication plans and creates marketing materials for the Division’s numerous programs.
Katie admano

Katie Adamo Bewarder
Associate Director of Development

Katie serves as the Associate Director of Development working with alumni and community donors to match their interest and passion with programs in need of support. Whether investing in student programs, community projects, or scholarships, gifts of all sizes play an essential role in access and opportunity to education. Katie has experience in alumni relations, event coordination, volunteer management, and community engagement. She is a two-time Fresno State alumna, having earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Sports Marketing in 2009 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2012.  

Renee camacho Renee Camacho
Payroll & Contracts Coordinator
Study Abroad Grants, Insurance & Administrative Support Coordinator


Renee Camacho is a Fresno State Alumna with her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. She joined the Division in 2013 and is responsible for primary coordination of all faculty payroll and contracts, student refunds, Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) budget, International travel grants, and International travel insurance. She provides administrative support for the Study Abroad Office and assists with financial operations of the Division.
Jasmine Cao Jasmine Cao
International Student Advisor
IInternational Office


Jasmine Cao serves as an International Student Advisor. She brings to Fresno State a unique experience working as an International Student Advisor for universities in both China and in the United States. This career background provides her with a distinct understanding of the transitional issues international students experience. With her professionalism and passion for international education, Jasmine has an established record of being a supportive and dedicated international student advisor who is committed to providing services that ensure international students are successful and enjoy their experience at Fresno State. Jasmine holds a Master's Degree in Social Psychology.
Nick Carbajal Nick Carbajal
Veterans Education Program

Nick Carbajal is the Program Coordinator of the Veterans Education Program. He is responsible for oversight and management of the program, including coordinating curriculum and instruction, managing student outreach, perusing external funding opportunities, and representing the university at veteran and service member support functions. He is eager and excited about building relationships with our campus and community partners, colleagues, and staff that will help energize a learning environment that fosters continued growth and student success in the Veterans Education Program!

Geovany Geovany Cisneros
International Admissions Specialist
International Office

Geovany serves as an International Admissions Specialist. Originally from Mexico, he experienced the journey of learning a new educational system and adjusting to a new culture. He graduated from Fresno State in 2016 with his Bachelor’s degree and is currently in his second year of his Master’s degree. Geovany is excited to welcome new and diverse cultures to Fresno State!
 Tasha Cummings Tasha Cummings
International Student Advisor
International Office

Tasha Cummings is a native of the Central Valley and alumni of Fresno State. She holds a Masters Degree in Education, specializing in school counseling. She has over ten years of experience working in higher education providing extensive student services in a variety of capacities. She is committed to inspiring our students to live up to their fullest potential by helping them adjust to the cultural differences of a new educational system and enabling them to become lifelong learners and global thinkers. 

Rishad Gandhi Rishad Gandhi
Study Abroad Coordinator

Rishad Gandhi is the Study Abroad Coordinator and is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of outbound international programming including semester and yearlong study abroad programs, international exchange programs and faculty-led travel study programs. He also manages the operations of the Study Abroad office. Rishad grew up in Kolkata, India and moved to the United States in 2000. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Texas Christian University and his Master’s degree in Education Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Kansas.
Susan Hawksworth Susan Hawksworth
Program and Marketing Specialist

Susan Hawksworth is the Program and Marketing Specialist for the Division of Continuing and Global Education, where she provides marketing and program development services for certificates, degree programs, and Fresno State's Downtown Center. She also coordinates the May-June and Winter Intersessions and develops strategic marketing plans for new programs launched by the Division. She has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Fresno State and joined CGE in 1996.
David Hoff David Hoff
Business and Technology Specialist

David Hoff joined Continuing and Global Education in 2012. He coordinates Summer Session, Early Start, and self-support degrees and certificates of advanced study. He also develops new workshops for Fresno State's Downtown Center and Visalia Campus, as well as corporate professional development partnerships. David has an M.B.A. from Fresno State.
Jamie Jones Jamie Jones
Coordinator of International Student Services
International Office

Jamie Jones serves as the International Student Advisor and manages the International Student Ambassador program. With a strong international and student services background, particularly in the areas of international admissions, recruitment, student services, and advising, she enjoys working with international students and being actively engaged in the internationalization process here at Fresno State. Originally from Northern California, she brings with her a sense of adventure, a love of the outdoors and culinary curiosity. Jamie holds a Master's Degree in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco.

Marcela Magdaleno
Study Abroad Advisor

Marcela Magdaleno serves as the Study Abroad Advisor, she is responsible for advising students before, during and after their study abroad experience. She joined Continuing and Global Education in 2013. She previously worked as Academic Counselor for the Provost Graduation Initiative. Marcela is a Fresno State Alumna earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies-Bilingual Education in 2011 and a Master’s of Science Degree in Student Affairs and College Counseling in 2015.

Emily Marshall  Emily Marshall
Customer Service and Special Events Coordinator

Emily is a graduate from Fresno State with a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration. She joined the Division in 2013 as a student assistant and became a staff member in 2017. She is responsible for providing a wide range of operational and procedural administrative support. She serves as lead support coordinator for acceptance of the U.S. Department of State Passport Applications. She also coordinates and organizes special events and projects. 
Alicia Montejano Alicia Montejano
International Admissions Specialist
International Office

Alicia Montejano has been working in International Admissions since September 2002. She previously worked in Admissions/Records/ Evaluations for four years. Alicia is a Fresno State graduate. She enjoys working with the international students and staff very much, and thus far says it has been an enjoyable and enriching experience.
Martha Rodriguez Martha Rodriguez
Operations Support Coordinator

Martha Rodriguez has been a member of the Continuing and Global Education team since Fall of 2009. Her on-campus background includes working with the team that launched the federally funded, Educational Talent Search Program which provides academic counseling to schools in three counties. She was also a member of the team that introduced the online course management system, Blackboard, to the students, faculty, and staff on campus. As a member of Continuing and Global Education she has worked with the travel study programs, special session online certificate programs, and is currently assisting the Manager of Finance with all our financial needs.
Rose Rosales Rose Rosales
Passport Agent

Rose comes to the Fresno State Passport Place after 30 years of service in retail. She is excited about the opportunity to serve students as well as the community in her new role.   
Jill wagner Jill Wagner
Executive Director
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute 

Jill Wagner directs the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a membership program for adults over age 50 who explore new areas of knowledge and traditional disciplines through courses, lectures, and events. There are no examinations or grades. OLLI provides its members with intellectually stimulating learning opportunities throughout the year. Jill is an experienced and award-winning media, advertising, marketing and public relations professional with more than 25 years of communications experience.

Danny Wan

Danny Wan
Coordinator of International Admissions
International Office

Danny serves as the International Admissions Lead. Since 2000, he has managed in scholarships and recruitment, international admissions, F and J visa advising, programming and study abroad. A native of Taipei and Kansas City, Danny was in the foreign services for two years. He has an extensive background in intercultural communication.


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