Student Engagement and Applied Leadership (SEAL) Center
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Student Union Room 2037
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Student Leadership Programs - Staff
Dr. Jaimie Hoffman, Assistant Director of Student Leadership Programs
- (805) 437-3141
- Student Union Room 2040 (inside SEAL Center)
Rebecca Torres, SEAL Center supervisor
Hello, my name is Rebecca Torres. I am originally from Los Angeles and I am a senior studying biology with an emphasis in medical imaging. Leadership isn’t just about taking action, but it’s doing the right thing even when no one is looking. There are many benefits when you get involved. Not only is it an opportunity to network and build friendships, but it allows you to challenge yourself and grow from those experiences. During my time at CI, I have been a part of numerous involvement opportunities and have enjoyed them tremendously. If you see me around the center, ask me about some of them!
Sarai Plummer, Leadership Assistant - Administrative Specialist & SEAL Center Supervisor
Hello, my name is Sarai Ann Plummer and I am a sophomore here at CI. I am from Camarillo and live off-campus. Leadership involves inspiring, encouraging, and helping others become engaged within their community in order to reach their full potential as an individual. Getting involved has many benefits, such as creating new friendships, incredible experiences, and developing confidence. The part of involvement that I enjoy the most at CI is the feeling that you made a difference.
Charles Tran, Leadership Assistant - Marketing Specialist
Hello, my name is Charles Quoc-Toan Tran. I am a senior at CI and am from Ventura. I define leadership as the ability to guide people toward accomplishing a shared goal. Leadership is about not being afraid to delegate and having the ability to trust people to accomplish the tasks you assign them. It is also about being willing to get down in the dirt with those you lead. After I got involved, I was able to meet new people, make new friends, and be a part of things I would not have imagined I would be a part of (e.g. co-founder of the Male Leadership Alliance, being on the executive board for the Residence Hall Association, etc)! There are many things that you can learn in the classroom that help your brain grow but there are things you learn in college that help your soul grow. Part of my involvement that I’ve enjoyed most was my "term" as RHA President because through this position, I was able to build a better connection with many residents with the ultimate goal of improving their living experience.
Christopher Bombara, Leadership Assistant - Student Organization Registration and Eligibility Specialist
Hello, my name is Christopher Bombara and I am a sophomore here at CSU Channel Islands majoring in Biology with an emphasis in Cell and Molecular Biology and a minor in Chemistry. I enjoyed working as an orientation leader this past summer - it allowed me to give back and help out the campus. I define Leadership as being the best you can be at all times.
Christine Wamba, Leadership Assistant - Student Organization Service Specialist
My name is Christine Wamba, I am originally from Lakewood, California, and this year I am going to be my fourth year at CI. Leadership has many different definitions; when I define a leader, I define them as someone who can encourage everyone to do their best. The benefits of being involved at CI are countless. Faculty and staff members really want to see the students succeed to their full potential. Being involved with CI's Student Government really opened many doors for me and from there I became a part of CI's Orientation Staff. Also, I have met some of my best friends by being involved or just by attending events!
Rhonna Horney, Leadership Assistant - Leadership Events Specialist
My name is Rhonna Horney and I am a sophomore, Liberal Studies major from Santa Clarita. Leadership is the willingness to learn and grow, but to also help and teach others. The benefits of getting involved are meeting new people, obtaining more opportunities, and growing as a person. I have enjoyed being an Orientation Leader the most. It was the best experience because I met many new people, got the opportunity to work with a handful of professional staff, and was given to many other opportunities to become involved on campus.