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Student Life & Leadership Staff
Michael Greene
Michael Greene
Director
Student Life & Leadership

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480.732.7146
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Mike has been director of the Office of Student Life & Leadership since 2002. As director he has adopted a policy of, "Students come first." Before coming to Chandler-Gilbert Mike served as director of the Boys and Girls Club of Chandler. Mike earned his degree in Recreational Management from Arizona State University...Go Sun Devils!
K.T. Campbell
K.T. Campbell
Program Advisor
Student Life & Leadership

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KT has been at the college since 2003 and is an honored alumnus. She earned her bachelors degree in Recreational Management from Arizona State University and her Masters through Northern Arizona University. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as traveling in her spare time.
Alex Cannell
Alex Cannell
Coordinator of Service-Learning
Student Life and Leadership/ Service-Learning

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480.732.7069
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Kim Kocak
Kim Kocak
Coordinator of Student Life & Leadership
Student Life & Leadership
480.988.8525
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Kim graduated from Northern Arizona University- Go Jacks!- in 2010 with a degree in Physical Education and School Health. She spent two years as a P.E./Health teacher for 7th and 8th graders in Surprise, AZ.  Prior to coming to Chandler-Gilbert, Kim worked for almost 3 years at Mesa Community College as a Program Advisor in Student Life and Leadership.  Kim's favorite thing to do is spend time with her family enjoying adventures in the great outdoors!
Carrie Braaten
Carrie Braaten
Service-Learning Placement Coordinator
Student Life and Leadership/Service-Learning

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Carrie Braaten enjoys working with the teachers, principals and administration in schools throughout the East Valley community to provide Early Childhood and Teacher Education (ECTE) students with the opportunities to learn what it is like to be a teacher and lend an extra hand in classrooms. Carrie says, “There is no better way to learn about teaching than to put your learning into action through service-learning in the classroom.” Before coordinating service-learning placements, Carrie earned her Bachelor’s degree from NAU in Elementary Education and her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from ASU and has taught for 10 years for Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Northern Arizona University, Chandler Unified School District, Madison School District in Phoenix and the YMCA.
Sarah Hoodenpyle
Sarah Hoodenpyle
Secretary of Service-Learning
Student Life & Leadership/Service-Learning

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Sarah graduated from California State University, Chico with a degree in Community and Commercial Recreation. Go Wildcats! She interned at the Chico State Wildcat Recreation Center before moving to Arizona and joining the Chandler-Gilbert team. In her free time she enjoys exploring Arizona and spending time with her wonderful family.
Cody the  Coyote
Cody the Coyote
CGCC Mascot
Student Life & Leadership

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Cody the Coyote loves Chandler-Gilbert Community College. You can see him helping out at community parades, service-learning events, and a few athletic games. Add him as a friend on facebook to hear about upcoming events, and stay connected with other Chandler-Gilbert students.
Serge Yannick Eya Bisso
Serge Yannick Eya Bisso
Service-Learning Specialist
Student Life and Leadership

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Serge moved to Arizona from Cameroon in 2011. He began working in Student Life in Fall 2012. Serge is studying Business Management and is going transfer to ASU next semester. Serge in involved in the Intercultural Exchange Club, MEN Chapter, and the HELP Club. Serge loves working in Student Life and he has come to be known as "Super Serge"!
Kandice Garcia
Kandice Garcia
Student Life Assistant
Student Life & Leadership

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Kandice recently moved to Arizona from Nebraska. This is her first year attending Chandler-Gilbert Community College, and she has a beautiful 1 and half year old daughter. Kandice loves reading and watching Netflix marathons. She enjoys interacting with all the wonderful students at CGCC in the Student Center Pavilion!
Jackson Filas
Jackson Filas
Student Life Representative at Williams Campus
Student Life and Leadership
Jackson recently graduated from CGCC with an Associate in Arts and is currently in his junior year at ASU and is planning to earn his degree in Family and Human Development. He enjoys almost every show, and having Netflix marathons. Also enjoys building computers and playing games on his own
Taylor Jones
Taylor Jones
Evening Information Counter Assistant
Student Life & Leadership

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Taylor is currently in her fourth semester at CGCC and is planning to earn her degree in psychology. She enjoys being outdoors, hanging out with her friends and family, and interacting with and helping all the students in the pavilion.
Jenny Ortega
Jenny Ortega
Student Life Representative at Williams Campus
Student Life and Leadership

​Jenny was born in Tucson and started her time at CGCC in 2014. She is the current president of Sigma Delta Mu, CGCC's Spanish Honor Society and enjoys being involved with Student Life in anyway she can. She is not only enthusiastic about language, but is also passionate about art and aspires to pursue it professionally. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, creating new art pieces, and playing video games.