Disability Resource Center (DRC) at College of San Mateo - Meet the Staff
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Disability Resource Center (DRC)

Meet the Staff

Carol Newkirk-Sakaguchi

Carol Newkirk

Title: Director, Disability Resource Center
Education: M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling, SFSU, Bachelor's Degree, Psychology, Sonoma State University, Learning Disability Certification, CSU, Sacramento
Responsibilities: Oversee the DRC to ensure equal access to an education for students who have disabilities. 
Years at CSM: Since 2016 (District employee since 2014)
Other Interests: Traveling, exploring new hiking trails with my husband and Labrador, and spending time with my daughters.
Hirania Gonzalez

Hirania Gonzalez

Title: Program Services Coordinator
Education: B.F.A. Photography, SJSU
Responsibilities: Outreach, coordinate DRC program events, and assist students with our application process.
Years at CSM: Since 2017
Other Interests: Cycling, art, gardening, learning, and spending time with my husband and our two cats.
Joyce Meyer

Joyce Meyer

Title: Learning Disabilities Specialist, Disability Resource Center
Education: MS in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning Disabilities
Responsibilities: Learning Disabilities assessment and counseling
Years at CSM: Since 2006
Other Interests: Family, travel, yoga, meditation, Zumba, hiking in nature, time at the ocean
Sue Roseberry

Sue Roseberry

Title: Instructional Assistant II/Alternate Media Specialist
Education: A.A. in Small Business Management, B.A. Humanities, M.A. Special Educations and Post Graduate Certificate Assistive Technology Specialist.
Responsibilities: I support students in the DRC by managing the production of the alternate media for print disabilities and assisting with the equipment loan program. 
Years at CSM: Since 2001
Other Interests: My personal time is spent mostly with my son and my dog Eloise. My dream is to someday own my own resort.
Kevin Sinarle

Kevin Sinarle

Title: Counselor, Disability Resource Center
Education: Bachelor's Degree, Psychology (minor in Business), Fresno State University and a Masters Degree, Counseling w/dual emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy and Rehabilitation
I provide counseling services for students with disabilities which focus on disability-related counseling, academic accommodations, referral to on and off campus resources. Additionally, I teach a section of Planning for Student Success each fall.
Years at CSM: Since 2006
Other Interests: I like to spend time with my family, exploring all the great outdoor activities we have access to in the SF Bay Area.
Not Pictured
  • Audra Fernandez, Office Assistant
  • Hirania Gonzalez, Program Services Coordinator
  • Judy Lariviere, Assistive Technology Specialist
  • Julie Jang, Learning Disabilities Specialist