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Umoja Black Scholars Staff

llanet-profile-picture.jpgLlanet Martin PhD

Associate Dean: Equity

Undergrad: UCLA

Masters: Harvard

Doctorate: UCLA



Elliott-Profile-03-copy.jpgElliott R. Coney EdD

Counselor & Coordinator: Umoja Black Scholars

Undergrad: Hampton

Masters: USC

Doctorate: San Diego State



Destiny Chapron

Career Guidance & Counseling Assistant: Black Scholars

Undergrad: CSUN

Masters (Expected): CSUN




Umoja Black Scholars Network

LAVC’s Umoja Black Scholars Network is a community of administrators, teaching faculty, counselors, staff, and students who are committed to the academic success of Black students. Within this network, Black students receive free counseling from the Student Equity Counselor, monthly meet-ups with other Umoja Black Scholars participants for community buildingcultural activities and events to promote cultural enrichment, campus and community referral to ensure that the students are aware of the abundance of resources catered to their success, California college tours & Historically Black College and University (HBCU) tours, and much more.

The Umoja Black Scholars Staff is committed to providing you with the best leadership anad guidance towards success here at Los Angeles Valley College and beyond!

Keidra Morris

Associate Professor
(818) 947-2486

Reginald Reed

Counseling Chair
(818) 947-2643

Clive Gordon

Career/Transfer Center Director
(818) 778-2629

Michelle Fowles

Institutional Effectiveness Dean
(818) 947-2437

Jermain Pipkins

Academic Affairs Dean
(818) 947-2624

Amari Williams

Research Analyst
(818) 778-5978

Llanet Martin

Associate Dean of Student Equity
(818) 778-5764

Ashley Dunn

Admissions Registrar
(818) 947-2618

Sherri rodriguez

Special Programs Dean
(818) 947-2726

Virgil Watson

Head Basketball Coach

Jimmy Sims

Professor in the Health & Physical Education Department