Ms. Kathleen Street – Acting VP for Student Affairs

Ms. Street, most recently the associate vice president for Enrollment Management & 

Services, has provided leadership for the integration of services and programs offered 

through the offices of Admissions & Outreach, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Orientation 

Services, Registrar’s Office, Veterans Resource Center, and a centralized student service 

model that will be introduced later this year. Throughout her 20 years at Cal Poly Pomona, 

Street has been involved in multiple initiatives related to strategic planning, student success, 

technology, and service enhancement. She began her career in higher education as the 

director of financial aid at UNLV and later served as the associate dean of admissions and 

financial aid at Whittier College. She received a bachelor’s in sociology from UCLA and her 

master’s in counseling in higher education from UNLV.

Dr. Sepehr Eskandari – Chair, Faculty Senate


Dr. Sepehr Eskandari is a professor in the Biological Sciences Department and currently 

serves as the Chair of the department. He has been a faculty member at Cal Poly Pomona 

since fall 2000. His connection to Cal Poly Pomona goes back a long way; he pursued his 

undergraduate (chemistry, 1993) and master’s (biology, 1995) studies at Cal Poly Pomona. 

After completing a Ph.D. in Physiology at UCLA (1999) and a post-doctoral fellowship also at 

UCLA (Physiology and Neurobiology, 2000), he returned to his home institution.

Mr. Julian Herrera – President, ASI


Julian Herrera is a senior studying Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations. 

Throughout his years at Cal Poly Pomona, he has been involved in various aspects of 

leadership. He was President of Hermanos Unidos, a Latino nonprofit organization that 

works with students in higher education to improve the Latino retention rate. He is also part 

of the California State Student Association (CSSA), a statewide organization that advocates 

on behalf of all 23 California State Universities and their students. He loves community 

service and outreach, and has been a mentor at the local Boys and Girls Club of Pomona 

Valley. He plans on finishing his undergraduate career at the end of spring quarter 2016, 

and wishes to open his own nonprofit that will service underrepresented youth with their 

dreams of attending college. He wishes to bring all of his experience and personality into his 

role as the 2015-16 ASI President, and make it a successful year for the organization and CPP