First-Gen Advisory Board

Over the past four years, UCLA has made great strides in increasing support for first-generation bruins across a variety of departments and offices throughout campus – First To Go, Alumni Relations, Undergraduate Admission, Graduate Division, Residential Life, etc. The campus-wide FirstGen Advisory Board is intended to bring together stakeholders across campus who currently support and interact with the first-generation college community to create a more cohesive environment and understanding around all first-generation initiatives. Members of the FirstGen Advisory Board, provide valuable input on first-gen student engagement, share best practices and support with colleagues who also support this population, and are a pivotal voice in the rapid changes across campus for first-gen students. 

  • Association of First-Gen Undergrads (AFGU)
  • Symone Morales
  • Jessica Guzman
  • La'Tonya Rease Miles
  • Valeria Garcia
  • Carmen Garcia-Shushtari
  • Scott Wilson
  • Betsy Linares
  • Simone Jackson
  • First-Gen Graduate Student Council
  • Justin Siler
  • Tony Tolbert
  • Lorrie Frasure-Yokley
  • David Schaberg
  • Amanda Finzi-Smith
  • Ashley Williams
  • Addae Jahdai-Brown
  • Paul Kroskrity
  • Carina Salazar
  • Cinthia Loera
  • Alejandra Casillas
  • Abby Johnson
  • Sarah Valdovinos
  • London Williams