Counselors and Staff at the Fremont Campus - Counseling Department

The Counseling Department can be contacted at:

  • Fremont campus: (510) 659-6110;
    Student Services Center (Building 7), Room 7302, third floor
  • Newark Center: (510) 742-2340;
    Newark Student Services Center, Room NC1312, first floor, Wing 3
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Fremont Campus Counselors

  • Diane Berkland
    Counselor
    (510) 659-6110
    dberkland@ohlone.edu

    • Room 7350, Building 7, third floor
    • Languages Spoken: English
    • Job Description: General Counselor
    • Interests/Hobbies: Softball, Music, Travel & Family
    • Favorite Quote/Saying: "Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture. Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can." -Norman Vincent Peale
  • Nadia Dadgar
    Counselor
    (510) 659-6110
    ndadgar@ohlone.edu

    • Room 7349, Building 7, third floor
    • Languages Spoken: English, Farsi/Dari, Urdu/Hindi
    • Job Description: General Counselor, Instructor for Personal Development 113 Strategies for Succeeding in College
    • Interest/Hobbies: Traveling and spending time with family, Music and International Movies, Sports - basketball & volleyball
    • Favorite Quote/Saying: "Life is a process to be enjoyed, Not a race to be won." -Author unknown
  • Jennifer Harper
    Counselor/Professor, Personal Development
    (510) 659-6110
    jharper@ohlone.edu

  • Dawn Harris
    Adjunct Counselor
    (510) 659-6110
    dharris@ohlone.edu

    • Building 7, third floor
    • Languages Spoken: English
    • Job Description: Adjunct General Counselor
    • Interests/Hobbies: Music, cooking, watching sports…basketball and football are favorites, and spending time with family and friends.
    • Favorite Quote/Saying: "You may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated." -Maya Angelou
  • Yvonka Headley
    Athletics Counselor/Instructor
    (510) 659-6125
    yheadley@ohlone.edu

    • Room 9304, Building 9, third floor
    • Languages Spoken: English
    • Job Description: General Counselor for student-athletes; Instructor for Personal Development 150 Career Planning and Personal Development 241 College Success for Athletes
    • Interests/Hobbies: traveling, creative writing, sports: track & field and basketball
    • Favorite Quote/Saying: "Inner happiness is the fuel of success." -Author unknown
  • Lenore Landavazo
    Adjunct Counselor/Instructor
    (510) 659-6110
    llandavazo@ohlone.edu

    • Room 7327, Building 7, third floor
    • I have a background in Social Work, foster family agency. I very much enjoy accompanying students with career/major exploration. Enjoy the Journey!!
    • Job Description: General Counselor, Academic Standing Program Coordinator, Instructor for PD-113 Strategies for Succeeding in College and PD-150 Career and Life Planning, College Connection Coordinator
    • Interests/Hobbies: Family and friends, my precious Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, snowboarding, reading, travel and exploring, church, walking, laughing, cupcakes…
  • Tony Le
    Adjunct Counselor/Instructor
    (510) 659-6110
    tle@ohlone.edu

    • Room 7329, Building 7, third floor
    • Languages Spoken: English, Vietnamese
    • Job Description: General Counselor, Instructor for Personal Development College Strategies for Success (PD-111 & PD-113), Peer Mentor Program Coordinator, Welcome Day
    • Interests/Hobbies: Photography, Travel, and Basketball
    • Favorite Quote: "Be respectful, pay it forward and leave the world a better place than you found it." -Author unknown
  • Jesse MacEwan
    Counselor/Instructor
    (510) 659-6110
    jmacewan@ohlone.edu

  • Matt Munday
    Adjunct Counselor
    mmunday@ohlone.edu

    • Room 7325, Building 7, third floor
    • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
    • Job Description: General Counselor, International Student Counselor
    • Hobbies/Interests:  International travel, photography, outdoors, football.
  • Susan Myers
    Counselor
    (510) 659-6110
    smyers@ohlone.edu

    • Room 7344, Building 7, third floor
    • Job Description: General Counselor, Online Counselor
  • Stephanie Ramos
    Counselor, Transfer Coordinator
    (510) 659-6110
    sramos@ohlone.edu

    • Room 7352, Building 7, third floor
    • Language Spoken: English
    • Job Description: General Counselor, Transfer Center, Instructor for Personal Development Courses
    • I support dreamers.  If you are an undocumented student, call or email me and I will do everything I can to support you. See also Undocumented Students (AB 540).
    • Interests/Hobbies: Travel, kayaking, concerts and festivals
    • Favorite Quote: It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. -Erma Bombeck
  • Brenda Arteaga Reynoso
    Counselor
    (510) 659-6110
    barteaga@ohlone.edu or breynoso@ohlone.edu (both are valid)

    • Room 7348, Building 7, third floor
    • Language Spoken: English, Spanish
    • Job Description: General Counselor
    • Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, reading, and dancing.
    • Biography
  • Wayne Takakuwa
    Counselor
    (510) 659-6110
    wtakakuwa@ohlone.edu

  • Mandy Kwok-Yip
    Counselor
    (510) 659-6110
    myip@ohlone.edu