Faculty & Staff

Jeff Dillon
DSPS Adjunct Counselor
Email: dillonj@flc.losrios.edu

Jeff Dillon has his BS degree in Sciences from Santa Clara University, MA in Special Education with emphasis in disabilities counseling from California State University, Los Angeles, and MA and post-masters work in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in clinical counseling from UC Santa Barbara. Jeff has been a mental health clinician, resource specialist, university researcher, and adjunct university teacher for over thirty years.

Jessica Mendoza
DSPS Clerk
Email: mendozj@flc.losrios.edu

Jessica Mendoza graduated from FLC in December 2015 with the goal of transferring to Sac State in the future. She started working in DSPS as a Federal Work-Study student in June 2013 and was promoted in December 2015 to Clerk. Jessica is interested in clerical patient advocacy and working in DSPS allows her the opportunity to work with students that require services that help them thrive at FLC, like it did for her. Jessica loves spending time with her family and her puppy named Javi.

Nooshin Padash
DSPS Student Personnel Assistant
Email: padashn@flc.losrios.edu

Nooshin Padash received her AA degree  in Psychology from Folsom Lake College and BA degree in Psychology from Sacramento State. Nooshin is married and has a four-year-old daughter. She started working for DSPS in September 2012 and looks forward to pursuing a career within the student services arena in the California community college system. Nooshin enjoys learning something new each day with the assistance of the student services staff and would like to give back to the community in the future.

Christy Pimental
DSPS Student Personnel Assistant
Email: pimentc@flc.losrios.edu

Christy Pimental has worked as a Student Personnel Assistant (SPA) for 5 years at Folsom Lake College. She began her tenure at DSPS as a Student Assistant during her years of studying here. She also obtained an A.A. degree from the college in Communication Studies. She now continues her studies at CSU, Sacramento, and will soon receive her B.A in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Public relations. Christy's goal is to become the director of a state-wide nonprofit organization. Hobbies include scrapbooking, car shows, and playing with her puppy, Allie. Christy also is our office expert on using the LiveScribe Pen, which records notes and plays back the recording when the pen touches the written word.

Andrea Roberge
DSPS Adjunct Coordinator and Counselor
Email: roberga@flc.losrios.edu

Andrea Roberge earned both her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from CSU, Sacramento. In the past, she has taught a study strategies course for students with disabilities at FLC, and currently teaches at Cosumnes River College. Andrea has been an English tutor for 16 years, working with students from first grade through post-doctoral level at CSUS, on Los Rios campuses, and in her tutoring business. She enjoys doing genealogy with her family and friends, duo and group singing, and baking.

Diana Ryan
DSPS Student Personnel Assistant
Email: ryand@flc.losrios.edu

Diana Ryan received her BA in Communication from UC Davis and Master's degree in Education Leadership and Policy Studies from CSU Sacramento. She is married and has five children, four of which are grown. Diana works as an SPA in DSPS at the EDC campus in Placerville encouraging students with various disabilities and assisting them to be successful at the college level. She comes to Folsom Lake College with a myriad of professional and life experiences from practicing midwifery in the 1980s, providing in home support services for seniors in the 1990s, and youth advocacy and counsel for middle school students at a rural school district near Placerville from 2006 to 2008. Diana and her husband also run an art studio and gallery with the desire to enrich the art community in El Dorado County. Stop by and see Diana at EDC on Tuesdays and Thursdays!