Department Staff

These are the people who actually keep the Department of Chemistry running.

Office Staff

Laura Cervini
Business Manager

lcervini@sdsu.edu
GMCS 213A
619-594-4843

Laura is responsible for financial matters regarding the Department.

Jeanette Corona
Administrative Assistant

jcorona@sdsu.edu
GMCS 209
619-594-5595

Please see Jeanette for the following:

  • Graduate Admissions Assistant
  • Key issue
  • Distribution of special study add codes
  • Holiday Party/Summer BBQ
  • Fac/TA evaluations
  • Room reservations (for CSL 508 and GMCS 217)
  • Seminar Coordinator
  • Adjunct appointments
  • Distribution of parking permits

Reneé Stephen
Office Manager

rstephen@sdsu.edu
GMCS 209
619-594-4418

Reneé is responsible for overseeing office matters regarding the Department.

  • Refer an issue to the Chair
  • Student Grievance Procedures
  • Class scheduling
  • TA assignments
  • Lecturer and Student contracts
  • Faculty/Grant contracts
  • Academic Transaction Forms
  • RTP process
  • Faculty travel
  • Commencement Coordinator
  • Special Study Grades
  • Faculty/Staff Attendance
  • HR issues
  • Evening Exam/Review Session Reservations
  • Instructional Student Assistants (hiring process)
  • Faculty Searches
  • Chemistry Scholarships

Instructional and Technical Staff

Gregory Elliott
Mass Spec Facility Director

gelliott@sdsu.edu
CSL 229A
619-594-5264

Gregory keeps all the Department's NMR spectrometers (600 MHz, 500 MHz, and 400 MHz) operating, and assists students and faculty with data acquisition and analysis.

Mark Gelle
Organic Storeroom Supervisor

mgelle@sdsu.edu
CSL 505
619-594-6288

Mark shares responsibility for support of all the freshman-level laboratory courses, including Chem 100, 102, 200, 201, and 202. Mark also serves as the Department's Property Clerk.

David Onofrei
NMR Facility Director

donofrei2@sdsu.edu
CSL 225A
619-594-5989

David runs the stockroom that furnishes materials to all of the lower division laboratory courses including Chem 100, 102, 200, 201, and 202, serving some 800 students each semester.