Classified Spotlight

Mesa Classified Spotlight is produced by the Classified Senate. Each month the Classified Senate highlights two Classified Professionals, showcasing the work they do and how they contribute to the success of our students and campus. By engaging in this project, we hope this will help build community among our group of Classified Professionals and help serve as a resource for each other.

Spring 2022 SPOTLIGHTS:

  • Kyung Ae Jun - Research & Planning Analyst, Office of Instituional Effectiveness


  • Rachel Schwarz - Administrative Assistant III, Exercise Science
  • Pahua Vang - Administrative Assistant IV, Student Success & Equity (SSE)
  • Rosa Mejia - Administrative Technician, Business Services
  • Suzy Murillo - Administrative Assistant III, Allied Health (School of Health Sciences & Public Serice)

Spring 2021 Spotlights:

  • Ikuko McAnally - Administrative Technician, Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Grants Office
  • Alicia Lopez - Senior Student Services Assistant, Transfer, Career and Evaluations Office
  • Bobby Vang - Administrative Technician, Business Office Support
  • Carlos Pelayo - Instructional Lab Technician, College Technology Services
  • Mimi Vu - Senior Student Services Assistant, Student Health Services
  • Nancy Cortez - Research and Planning Analyst, Office of Institutional Effectiveness/Research
  • Anastasia Doan - Certified Athletic Trainer, Sports Medicine Department
  • Ana Fuentes - Gardener/Groundskeeper, Facilities Department
  • Hai Hoang - Research and Planning Analyst, Institutional Research
  • Johanna Aleman - Basic Needs Coordinator, Student Success and Equity: Basic Needs
  • Vanndaro Chhum - Student Services Technician, Outreach Office

Fall 2020 Spotlights:

  • Alexi Balaguer - Senior Student Services Assistant, AVANZA Center
  • Alison Mona - Senior Secretary, School of Health Sciences and Public Service
  • Aracely Bautista - Administrative Technician, Career Technical Education (CTE)
  • Shanelle Watkins Changotra - Student Services Assistant, Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS)
  • Skyler Dennon - Federal Work Study Coordinator, Financial Aid
  • Zoe Adler - Instructional Lab Technician, Learning Resources and Academic Support (LRAS)

Do you want to nominate a Classified Professional for the spotlight? Qualifications include being awesome in your job and having a willingness to help others!

Send your suggestions to Eva Parrill at