Staff

While everyone at SISS works hard to support all international students and scholars at UC Davis, the staff below are the people who students and scholars are most likely to meet. If you are coming to Davis soon, we look forward to meeting you. If you are already here, do not hesitate to come by our office to say hello.

Leadership Team

Wesley Young
Director

J.T. Ghim
Assistant Director, Intercultural Programs

Simone Kueltz
Assistant Director, International Scholar Services

Tammy Silver
Assistant Director, International Student Services

Student Services

Tammy Silver
Assistant Director, International Student Services
Advisor for students with last names beginning with S to T

Robb Davis
International Student Advisor
Advisor for students with last names beginning with U to Z

Matthew Kaminski-Lucas
International Student Advisor
Advisor for students with last names beginning with A to J

Emily Taylor
International Student Advisor
Advisor for students with last names beginning with K to R

Kai Cheng
Intake Advisor

Kathy Lighthall
Intake Advisor

Linda Heckert
International Student Services Assistant

Scholar Services

Simone Kueltz
Assistant Director, International Scholar Services

Kim Haky
Senior Immigration Advisor
Permanent Residence and O-1 Advisor

Mary Clabaugh
International Scholar Advisor, B-1, J-1
J-1 International Scholar Advisor for scholars with last names beginning with L through Z
J-1 Undergraduate Researchers

Gayle Oberlies
International Scholar Advisor, (H-1B, TN, E-3, J-1)
J-1 International Scholar Advisor for scholars with last names beginning with A through K

Daniel Padron
International Scholar Intake Advisor
DS-2019 Requests for scholars with last names beginning with A through J

Angela Hamilton
International Scholar Services Assistant, J-1
DS-2019 Requests for scholars with last names K to Z

Linda Younger
Interim Scholar Case Coordinator

Programs (Engagement and Intercultural Initiatives)

J.T. Ghim
Assistant Director, Intercultural Programs

Stephanie Partridge
Interim Programs and Communications Coordinator

Ellen Kasakov
Interim Programs and Communications Assistant

Gabriel Castillo Cortes
International Graduate Student Assistant

Yinnan Huang, Student

Information Technology

Jodi Barnhill
International Data Analyst

Xin Jin, Student

Karina Louie, Student

Front Desk

Lisa Provost
Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth Chang, Student 

Khoa Doan, Student

Tim Rei, Student

Community Advising Network

Sheetal Shah
Community Counselor