Staff

Name: Jackie Torres
ASP Position: Assistant Programmer, 1st Year
Major/Year in School: Political Science, 2nd year
Bio: I’m from Anaheim California and yes I live 5 minutes away from Disneyland! The ocean and Disneyland are my favorite places in the world. I love shiny things! My favorite colors are purple, teal, silver and pink! I believe in living life to your fullest and having fun and I love to meet new people, laugh, do random things, and I love being spontaneous.
Why I love ASP: I love the environment here, everyone’s always willing to help and do better for SSU. I have already made lifelong friends! I have many opportunities working here such as meeting many of the staff and students that work and attend here. I also love ASP because I genuinely love planning events and bringing more school spirit to everyone.
Favorite Quote: “Life is too important to be taken seriously.” – Oscar Wilde

Name: Alyssa Prophet
ASP Position: Assistant Programmer, 1st Year
Major/Year in School: Communications and Business, 2nd Year
Bio: I am originally from Vallejo and moved to a very small town near Chico, called Williams. I love dancing laughing, and eating. My favorite color is yellow. I plan to be an event planner for large scale events.
Why I love ASP: I love ASP because we provide events and educational opportunities for students that they would not get otherwise. Also, the working environment is very energized and close knit.
Favorite Quote: "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Ferris Buellar

Name: Elease Dimond
ASP Position: Assistant Programmer (1 year)
Major/Year in School: Communications Major, 2nd Year
Bio: I am from Fairfield, CA and I graduated high school when I was 16 years old. I absolutely love the color pink and country music is my favorite! I can see myself planning massive radio station concerts after graduating from SSU in a few years.
Why I love ASP: I love being involved and planning memorable events. Here, I get to do both
Favorite Quote: “It even tastes pink.”

Name: Ashley Yarbrough
ASP Position: Assistant Programmer, 1st Year
Major/Year in School: Communications, 4th Year
Bio: I am from Los Angeles originally. I love music (R&B, Neo-Soul, Jazz, Oldies). My favorite desserts are peach pie, cheesecake, ice cream, cookies, basically, everything! In the future, I hope to have my own event planning agency.
Why I love ASP: It allows me to have first-hand experience in the area that I am aspiring to work in with my career.
Favorite Quote: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

Name: Ashley Kimball
ASP Position: Public Relations Coordinator, 1st Year
Major/Year in School: Theatre Arts Major, Music Minor, 1st Year
Bio: I am the true definition of a theatre geek. I’ve played violin basically my whole life and I love to eat and eat and eat. One day, I hope to open my own theatre in the area that benefits the community at large.
Why I love ASP: It is fantastic being around people that like to go big, or go home. We accomplish a great deal and it feels good to make a difference on campus.
Favorite Quote: Do you want to get something done? Then stop talking, and start doing.” –Walt Disney

Name: Bruce Berkowitz
ASP Position: Program Coordinator 30+ years
Bio: I started working at SSU in student activities when I graduated from Sonoma in 1980. I estimate I have helped present or produce over 3000 events over the years. Hopefully I have learned something useful to impart to our students in that time.
Why I love ASP: Because I get to work with incredible students who learn and grow so much and put their heart into their events.
Favorite Quote: The try is the victory.