General Counseling Division


To contact the General Counseling and Advising Center


Laureen Balducci

Laureen Balducci 
Dean, Counseling and 
Disability Support Programs and Services 
balduccilaureen@deanza.edu 
408.864.8945


Teresa Kasoyan

Teresa Kasoyan 
Administrative Assistant I 
kasoyanteresa@deanza.edu 
408.864.5641 
Languages: English, Kurdish, Russian


Bidya Subedi

Bidya Subedi 
Senior Administrative Assistant 
subedibidya@deanza.edu 
408.864.8730 
Languages: English, Hindi, Nepali


General Counseling Faculty


Robert Alexander

Robert Alexander 
Counselor


Barbara Dahlke

Barbara Dahlke 
Counselor


Sheldon Fields

Sheldon Fields 
Counselor 


Mark Fu

Mark Fu 
Counselor 
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin


Patty Guitron

Patty Guitron 
Counselor 
Languages: English, Spanish


Herminio Hernando

Herminio Hernando 
Counselor 


Natasha Joplin

Natasha Joplin 
Counselor 


KD Le

K.D. Le 
Counselor 
Languages: English, Vietnamese


Don Nickel

Don Nickel 
Counselor


Pauline Wethington

Pauline Wethington 
Counselor


Shireen Woo

Shireen Woo 
Counselor 


Academic Advisers


Phong Lam

Phong Lam 
Academic Adviser


Angelie Lopez

Angelie Lopez 
Academic Adviser 
Languages: English, Spanish


Melissa Luis

Melissa Luis 
Academic Adviser


Retention Program 


Sushini Chand

Sushini Chand 
Program Coordinator II
Languages: English, Hindi


Patricia Del Rio

Patricia Del Rio 
Program Coordinator II 
Languages: English, Spanish


Janet Weber

Janet Weber 
Counselor 


Transfer Center


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Lisa Castro 
Counselor


Betty Inoue

Betty Inoue 
Counselor and Chair


Angelie Lopez

Khoa Nguyen 
Counselor

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