Contact Us

The California Social Work Education Center (CalSWEC), the nation’s largest state coalition of social work educators and practitioners, is based at the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley.


University of California, Berkeley
120 Haviland Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7400
Phone: 510-642-9272

For a complete staff email and phone directory, please see below.  For general questions or if you are not sure who to direct your question to, please fill out the Contact CalSWEC form at the bottom of this page.

Executive Team

Virginia Rondero HernandezExecutive Director, CalSWEC | 510-643-7904
Christopher CajskiDirector, Technology and Instructional Design | 510-974-3256
E. Maxwell DavisDirector, Integrated Behavioral Health Program | 510-457-1787
Tenia DavisDirector, Child Welfare In-Service Training Program | 510-985-9943
Mavis Njoo-LauFinancial Director | 510-643-9808
Carolyn ShinDirector, Title IV-E Stipend Program | 510-859-7685
Michael SumnerDirector of Evaluation and Research | 510-859-4395

Program Staff

Michael BiehlProgram Evaluation and Research Specialist | 510-600-3264
Rose ChahlaAssistant Director, Title IV-E Stipend Program |  510-906-1633
Colleen ClarkResearch Data Analyst, Efforts to Outcomes |  916-213-1494
Rebecca Cook DormanProgram Manager, Integrated Behavioral Health | TBD
Gabriela FischerProgram and Policy Analyst  | 510-255-1791
Melinda IremongerTraining and Curriculum Specialist | 916-581-0299
Phyllis JeroslowTraining and Curriculum Specialist | 510-859-7889
Shay O'BrienTraining and Curriculum Specialist | 510-219-2594
Suhel PathanDatabase Administrator | 510-519-7024
Esmirna (Esmi) RamirezTraining and Evaluation Analyst 510-859-7085
Vanessa RezosTraining and Curriculum Specialist | 925-240-3524
Daphne ShortProject Director, Efforts to Outcomes | 209-535-1880
Mauricio WrightDistance Education Specialist | 650-516-7397
Elizabeth WroughtonResearch and Evaluation Analyst | 510-592-7079

Administrative Staff

Faiza Azgui, Research Administrator510-519-8792
Ore CarmiAdministrative Assistant | 925-386-6843
Shifra GamanAdministrative Assistant | 510 859-8573
Sheela Jhaveri, Research Administrator510-371-4711
Michelle Perez-Robles, Office and Events Manager510-847-8074
Karen RinguettePublications/Production Specialist | 510-859-7408
Barbara Stewart AndersonFiscal Assistant | 510-974-3049

Contact form