Violeta Gorgonio

Regional Manager - East County

Violeta (Vee) is a proud product of MtDiablo High School (a school served by CEP) and the TRIO program! As a first generation high school and college graduate who attended Diablo Valley College and later transferred to UC Berkeley (GO BEARS!), she truly believes college access programs change lives. After Berkeley, Vee had the privilege to serve the Vallejo community as a DCAC/EAOP College Adviser Fellow at Hogan High School. Immediately after her fellowship, she attended graduate school at...

Yee Leng Vang

Data Manager

Yee Leng was born and raised in Fresno, CA to Hmong refugees. He is a first-generation college graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, earning his B.A in Anthropology. Yee Leng began his passion for creating equitable access to higher education during his undergraduate career with REACH! The Asian and Pacific Islander and Recruitment and Retention Center where over the years, he served as a Let’s Rise Mentor, Shadow Coordinator, and Director of Recruitment. Thereafter, he continued this passion by providing post-secondary support services to students as a Destination...

Yvette Flores

Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Educational Partnerships
CEP Leadership
CEP Admin

Zefora Ortiz

Transfer Specialist (San Diego)

Zefora Ortiz is from San Diego, CA and a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, she received her B.A. in Chicano Studies. She is the Transfer Specialist for the UC Berkeley, Community College Transfer Services in San Diego, CA. Her role is to connect with community college students who are interested in UC Berkeley and other UCs. She will help to connect students to the resources at their community colleges as well as those available at UC Berkeley. She is committed to improving educational outcomes for others.