Who We Are

Meet your Helpful and Friendly Veteran Staff

LaWanda Foster - Records/VA Supervisor and VA Certifying Official
lfoster@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2805

Lakeita Platts - VA Certifying Official
lplatts@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2805

Gail Fedalizo - VA Certifying Official
gfedaliz@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2805

Ben Weaver - VA Orientation Counselor
bweaver@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2672

Leroy Johnson - VA Orientation Counselor
lejohnso@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2672

Osvaldo Amezcua - VA Counselor, (619) 388-2672

Laura Rodriguez - Records, VA intake
larellan@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2805

Gwen Mitchell - Records, VA intake
gmitchel@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2805

Helen Dinh - Records, VA intake
hdinh@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2805

Records and Veterans Administration Services are part of the Admissions and Records Program and a department of the School of Student Development and Matriculation.

Ivonne Alvarez, Admissions and Records Director
ialvarez@sdccd.edu, (619) 388-2689

Meet Student Veterans

'Dear John' inspired by Mesa College student

"The recently released Hollywood film, Dear John, is inspired by the life of a current Mesa student and his story of finding romance during a leave from the army." Read the Mesa Press article here.

Veterans Battle to Books- SDCCD WE edition

"The San Diego Community College District has a long history of service to the military, both in providing direct education at over 30 military bases throughout the nation and in assigning priority to returning veterans." Read Student Veteran Profiles here.

Student Veterans Union(SVU)

"The Student Veterans Union was founded in January of 2009 at Mesa College in San Diego, CA with the intent to form a peer network of veterans, active duty personnel and reservists who are attending Mesa College." Learn about the Student Veteran Union here.