Alfred Day (he/him/his) has enjoyed a 20-plus year career in the field of Student Affairs and Higher Education. He has been a part of the University of California system at UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, and UC Merced. Alfred has also served as the Assistant Dean of Students for the Institute for Shipboard Education in the Semester at Sea program (spring 2011). Alfred is certified in Campus Threat Management and Best Practices in Behavioral Risk Assessment; he serves as assessment chair for the UC Case Managers group. He currently serves on the Communications Committee for the Higher Education Case Managers Association and on the Alumni Association Board of Directors Faculty/Staff Council for Semester at Sea. He is also considered a nationally recognized expert in the area of Nerd/Geek topics in Higher Education Student Affairs.
James (he/him/his) is proudly Bay Area born and raised (Fremont, CA)! After earning his B.A. in Sociology and Asian American Studies from Pomona College, James taught middle school as a Fulbright Fellow in South Korea before getting his M.Ed. in Student Affairs from UCLA. James served as an Area Coordinator and Intercultural Program Coordinator at Wheaton College (MA) before returning to the Bay Area, and since joining UC Berkeley, James has worked in Residential Life, New Student Services, and the Center for Support and Intervention. James is experienced in Intergroup Dialogue and social justice education facilitation and program development, serves as a campus facilitator in the Multicultural Education Program, and is also a certified practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Outside the office, he serves fellow staff as a member of the leadership team of UC Berkeley’s Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance (APASA).
Noah Henry-Darwish (he/him/his) works as a Case Manager to help coordinate the campus response for students in distress. Prior to joining the case management team at UC Berkeley, Noah brings experience from work in case management, residence life, and student activities and events. Noah earned his M.Ed. in Student Affairs and Higher Education from the University of Maryland, College Park and his B.A. in Psychology from Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. In addition to his current role at UC Berkeley, Noah serves as the Director of Strategic Operations for the Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA) and is the Associate Editor for the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS), a consortium that works to develop standards of practice for higher education practitioners.
Hailey Lopez (she/hers) comes most recently from UC Santa Cruz where she served as a Coordinator for Residential Education and an Assistant Director for Residential Education. Hailey grew up in the High Desert of Southern California in Apple Valley, CA (no apples, just hot desert). She received her undergraduate degrees in English Literature and Liberal Studies from the University of Redlands and a graduate degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University. Hailey also worked at UC Merced in Residence Life.
Aly Jarocki (she/her/hers) comes to the UC Berkeley team from a master’s degree program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Health Education and Health Communication. She previously worked in violence prevention at a Midwestern intimate partner violence non-profit where she facilitated weekly allyship sessions with teenage boys and men working to develop healthier masculine identity. Aly has over 9 years of experience with training and facilitating content related to IPV, sexual assault, consent, healthy relationships, bystander intervention, gender in the media, and coping with vicarious trauma. She is also a certified trainer on trauma-informed care and has specialized in primary prevention strategy. Aly spends her free time seeking out the best tacos and desserts, is a proud Ravenclaw, and has a habit of showing pictures of her tiny dog with little to no provocation.