Meet Our Staff

Francisco DorameFrancisco Dorame, Ed. D.
Program Director
francisc.dorame@hancockcollege.edu
ext. 3489 



Dr. Dorame obtained both his undergraduate and graduate degrees at CSU Northridge. He later pursued a doctoral program at California Lutheran University. Dr. Dorame has a long history working in education. His professional experience at Cal State Northridge, Cal State Channel Islands, and Santa Barbara City College have prepared him for his role as Director of the College Achievement Now program at Hancock. He loves it here!

Cece TenienteCece Teniente, B.A.
CAN/TRiO Student Advisor
cecelia.teniente@hancockcollege.edu
ext. 3914



Cece is an Allan Hancock alumna and has a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Cal Poly SLO. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Counseling & Education at Cal Poly. Her professional experience is diverse, but she feels working at Hancock has been the most fulfilling position she has held thus far.

Norma HernandezNorma Hernandez, M.S.
Academic Counselor
nhernandez@hancockcollege.edu
ext. 3460 (Thursdays)

 

Norma is a local girl who graduated from Santa Maria High School and Allan Hancock College. She transferred to Fresno State and earned a B.A in Social Work, then earned a M.S in Educational Counseling from La Verne University. Her professional background as a Case Manager, Social Worker, Outreach Coordinator, and High school Counselor have prepared her for her role as Counselor for EOPS/CARE/CalWORKs and CAN at AHC. Norma enjoys her time here and loves to help our students.

Hector AlvarezHector Alvarez, M.A.
Academic Counselor
halvarez@hancockcollege.edu
ext. 3460 (Tuesdays)

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Mariela Martinez

Mariela Martinez
Mariela came to the U.S. when she was 13 years old. She graduated from a local high school here in Santa Maria and began her college career at AHC in 2008. Mariela's academic and career goals are to master the English language and give back to her community as a social worker. She knew she would transfer to a university and pursue a Bachelor's degree, so she applied to College Achievement Now (CAN) to receive transfer counseling. While at Hancock, Mariela also participated with the "green" club, Cal-SOAP, EOPS and volunteered at her church and local charities. She is now attending Fresno State as a junior and plans to graduate in 2014.
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