Meet the Staff

As the university’s central communications office, Public Affairs builds relationships with Cal Poly Pomona’s audiences through numerous efforts, including strategic communication, publications, branding, photographic services, social media and media relations. Our staff has earned dozens of APEX, CASE, Communicator and MarCom awards.

Dan Lee Dan Lee
Communication Specialist
(909) 869-3501
dblee@csupomona.edu

  • Writer
  • Media Contact
  • PolyCentric news editor
  • Experts online contributor

Media relations and communications contact for:

  • Agriculture
  • Education (CEIS)
  • Letters, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Hospitality Management (Collins College)
  • Student Affairs
Emily Velasco Emily Velasco
Communication Specialist
(909) 869-4205
emilyv@csupomona.edu

  • Writer
  • Media contact
  • Social media coordinator
  • PolyUpdates editor
  • Experts Online contributor

Media relations and communications contact for:

  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Design
  • Science
  • Library
Esther Chou Esther Chou Tanaka
Senior Coordinator
Digital Communication
(909) 869-3326
estherchou@csupomona.edu

  • Marketing
  • Digital communication
  • Special projects (website redesign)
  • Authorized spokesperson
  • Social media
  • PolyAlumni
  • Family & Friends
  • Electronic marquee
  • Senior writer and editor
Tim Lynch Tim Lynch
Senior Coordinator
Publications
(909) 869-3346
gtlynch@csupomona.edu

  • Publications
  • Advancement communication
  • Special projects (75th anniversary)
  • Authorized spokesman
  • News tracking
  • CyberNews email editor
  • Senior writer and editor
Tom Zasadzinski Tom Zasadzinski
University Photographer
(909) 869-3404
tzasadzinski@csupomona.edu

  • University photographer
  • Photo archives editor
  • Photographic print sales site coordinator
Ani Markarian Ani Markarian
Senior Graphic Artist
(909) 869-5439
amarkarian@csupomona.edu

  • Graphic design
  • Graphics standards and logo usage advisor
Michelle Magcalas Magadia Michelle Magcalas
Web Coordinator
(909) 869-4634
msmagcalas@csupomona.edu

  • Division of University Advancement websites coordinator
  • Public Affairs websites coordinator
  • Electronic marquee programmer
  • University master calendar
Tambra Williams Tambra Williams
Executive Assistant for AVP of University Relations
(909) 869-3345
tawilliams1@csupomona.edu

  • General office coordinator
  • Publications distribution
  • PolyUpdates coordination
Uyen Mai Uyen Mai
Executive Director of
Public Affairs

(909) 869-5331
utmai@csupomona.edu

  • Executive communication
  • Strategic communication
  • Public Affairs
Vacant
Associate Vice President of University Relations