Meet the Staff



Name: Mariela Bellido
Pronouns: Her/Hers/She
Year: Junior
Major: Sociology Concentration: Pre-Professional                       
Hours: Tuesday 12:30-2:30

This is my first semester volunteering for the GSRC. I'm a transfer Junior from Orange County. I am president of Sociology Club and I like to hike, bowl and play my piano. I have a younger sister and one dog. I don't like the heat and I wish it was sweater weather all year round.

Name: Judy Morales
Pronouns: She/hers/her
Year: Junior                                                                                                                                                   
Major: Psychology with a minor in Women and Gender Studies
Hours: Mondays 5:00-8:00, Wednesdays 1:30-5:00 

I began working at the GSRC my freshman year as a volunteer. I loved it so much, I asked for a job! I've learned more about gender and sexuality and feminism here than my whole 18 years prior to college. I identify as a queer cis-female. I'd love to help anyone who needs it, or just have a friendly conversation about what it is to be queer. 

Name: Dylan Negrin
Pronouns: He/him/his
Year: Junior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Women and Gender Studies
About myself: I identify as a transman, and I'm mostly open about it and willing to talk to anyone about it and answer any questions or listen to anyone’s stories. I've learned at lot here in the GSRC and since I know I still have a lot to learn I am open minded and willing to learn. I am a straight man though I sometimes like to use the word queer also. I love meeting new people and getting to know them. Whenever I'm at the office don't be afraid to talk to me!

Description: C:\Users\Charlie\Pictures\11954808_1167761149904719_7977979902747201041_n.jpg Name: Charlie Rathka
Pronouns: They/them
Year: Sophomore
Major: Biology
Hours: Thursdays 12:30-4:00pm

I’m Charlie! I’m agender and demisexual/demiromantic. I am relatively new to the GSRC, but I am learning new things every day. I am vegan and love all animals. Science, nature, and music are my passions. I love rats, and have a tattoo of one! My goal in life is to educate others, and make a positive change in the world.

Name: Polina Kandova
Pronouns: She/her/hers
Year: Junior
Major: Psychology and Biology
Hours: Mondays 1:00-4:00pm and Fridays 11:00am-2:00pm

I have been working at the GSRC since the 2015 Spring semester. Everyday that I am at the GSRC I learn something new.  I like to spend time with friends, meet new people and I love cats! As a hobby I like to go to concerts or ride my bike :)

Name: John DiCorato
Pronouns: he/him/his
Year: Sophomore
Major: English

I just began working at the GSRC this semester and I'm looking forward to getting involved and helping to make a difference. In my free time I love to read and take long drives. I also love pop culture and discovering new music, as well as meeting new people and getting to know them. 

Paige Welch
Pronouns: She/her/hers

Major: English; minor in Women's and Gender Studies 
Class Year: Sophomore 
I identify as Asexual and this is my first semester volunteering here at the GSRC! I'm a member of many on campus clubs including Art and Scope, PSA (Poetry Slam Association) and the GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance). I love reading and watching all of the TV shows on Netflix. You'll probably see me on campus wearing a large sweater and holding coffee. 

Name: Princeton Smith
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Year: Sophomore
Major: Psychology
Hours: Tuesdays 4:00pm-8:00pm

Heya! I'm Prince!!
I'm a sophomore psych major (though I'm probably planning to switch to fashion merchandising next semester), and I identify as a queer demiboy.

I don't think I have any interests that are consistent enough to call "hobbies"?? but I'm in the Poetry Slam Association, and I read my stuff at pretty much every slam held on campus. Most people know me through that, actually!

I really really love meeting new people, so please feel free to start a conversation with me if you see me around! If you yell my name across the quad I'll probably yell back and we can get a call-and-response thing going >:^)