Department Faculty and Staff
Geraldine Nicholson, Administrative Support Coordinator II
Maggie Hansen, Administrative Support Assistant II
Dr. Jamie Hoffman, CTRS
Assistant Professor | SLN 4012 | (916) 278-5021 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Recreation Therapy Advisor & Coordinator
Dr. Lisa Easterla
Associate Professor | SLN 4006 | email@example.com
Recreation Majors Association Advisor
Dr. Katherine Pinch
Professor | SLN 4016 | (916) 278-6880 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Park and Recreation Resource Management
Dr. David Rolloff
Professor | SLN 4046 | email@example.com
Park and Recreation Resource Management
Dr. Ernest G. Olson holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He began his teaching career at California State University, Sacramento in 1978, following a teaching assignment at the University of Illinois and then San Diego State University. In 2000 he was selected as the Outstanding Professor from the College of Health and Human Services. He is the author of numerous articles and several books including Personal Growth and Development Through Leisure (Kendall-Hunt), Perspectives on Leisure (Kendall Hunt), and Finding the Calm Within: How Leisure Can Help You Hang Loose in an Uptight World (Leisure Doc Publications). He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the National Honor Society, and World Leisure Organization. He is knowledgeable in Mandarin Chinese and active in international education.
Andre Pichly, M.S., CPRP
Lecturer | SLN 4009 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Superintendent of Recreation, City of West Sacramento Parks and Recreation
Terri Webster Schrandt, M.S.
Lecturer | SLN 4005 | email@example.com
Aquatics and Adult Sports Supervisor, City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation
Jael Young, M.S.
Lecturer | Peak Adventures, The WELL | firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, ASI Peak Adventures
Sal Arrigo, M.S.
Lecturer | SLN 4013 | email@example.com
Adjunct Faculty, Gerontology Department, American River College
Founder, Fab 40's 5k Run/Walk to Benefit the Alzheimer's Association
Feature Writer, Messenger Publishing Group
Morale, Welfare and Recreation Director, Naval Air Station, Fallon, Nevada
Tamica Clement, M.S., CTRS
Lecturer | SLN 4030 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Recreation Therapist, State of California Corrections
Owner, Moore Recreation Therapy and Consulting
Lindsey Dao, B.S., CTRS
Lecturer | SLN 4030 | email@example.com
Lead Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, Sutter Center for Psychiatry
Jason DeWall, M.S.
Lecturer | SLN 4007 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Jon Erickson, M.S.
Lecturer | SLN 5024 | email@example.com
Troy Nichols, M.S.
Lecturer | SLN 4007 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Niles, M.S.
Lecturer | SLN 4009 | email@example.com
William Reliford, Jr., M.S.
Lecturer | (online only) | firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Enrichment Program Operations Supervisor, Hayward Unified School District
Alyssa Rose, M.S., CTRS
Lecturer | SLN 4032 | email@example.com
Todd Sebastian, CPRP
Lecturer | The WELL, Room 1112 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Director, Special Events & Informal Recreation at The WELL
Co-Owner and Forman of Festivities, Off The Chain Bike Bus Tours
Principal Consultant, KTS Business Services, Inc.
Chris Shannon, M.S.
Lecturer| SLN 4007 | email@example.com
Mark Spring, J.D.
Lecturer | SLN 4005 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mandy Taylor, MSW
Lecturer | SLN 4032 | email@example.com
Kenneth Williams, M.Ed.
Lecturer | The WELL, Room 1118 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinator, Climbing Wall and Group Facilitation at The WELL
Jenn Wilson, CTRS
Intern Supervisor - Recreation Therapy
General Department Contact Information
Main Office location and phone number
SLN 4000 | (916) 278-6752
You may contact the department's main office phone number during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Someone will return your call at their earliest convenience.
* Please note that advising visits should be made during faculty office hours (posted in the lobby each semester). Faculty members periodically change office hours due to scheduling conflicts.