Student Affairs and Activities
Staff Directory

Use the contact information listed below to get in touch with the person you need.

Location: Campus Center, Room 2009

Office of Student Affairs & Activities Staff

Thom Shepard, Interim Dean, Office of Student Affairs & Activities Thom Shepard
Interim Dean of Student Affairs & Activities

Phone: (650) 949-7389
Room: 2002

John DuBois John DuBois
Executive Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs

John has been a part of the Foothill family for more than twenty years. First as a student/student employee, and soon thereafter, he became a classified employee for the district. John is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Business Psychology from Palo Alto University. His passions are old movies, classic television, and anything related to food.

Phone: (650) 949-7241
Room: 2002


Daphne Small, Director of Student Activities Daphne Small
Director of Student Activities

Daphne is widely recognized as an expert in the field of student leadership development. For 15 years she has helped Foothill students develop leadership skills. In 1989, Daphne became the Student Activities Specialist and for the next ten years built a strong network of campus clubs, helped develop our Heritage Month Series, and worked with student leaders to plan and coordinate campus activities. In 2000, Daphne became the Director of Student Activities. She currently directs the Leadership & Community Service Program; teaches courses in student leadership; and advises the ASFC Student Government. Daphne holds a B.A. degree in Communications Studies from UC Santa Barbara and a Masters in Education with emphasis in Student Personnel from San Jose State. Daphne is an invaluable mentor to hundreds of Foothill students both past and present.

Phone: (650) 949-7218
Room: 2015

Erin Clifford Ortiz Erin Clifford Ortiz
Student Activities Specialist

As a former Foothill College student leader, Erin returned to her Foothill family in 1999 to pursue a career in the Student Affairs & Activities Department. While a Foothill student, she was the ASFC Media Liaison, ASFC Vice President of Activities, Media Club Vice President, Student Activities Emerging Leader Award Recipient, KFJC Radio Show Producer, TV Show Co-Host and student employee. She earned an Associate in Arts Degree in Speech Communications and a Certificate of Completion in Leadership and Community Service. After graduating from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Television & Radio, Erin worked in a news room as Evening and Weekend News Desk Manager. Then, to her surprise her life took a turn and she became the OwlCard Marketing Specialist in 1999 and then Student Activities Specialist in 2000 here at Foothill. Her duties include advising the ASFC Activities Board, OBD/Club Executive Board, 5 campus clubs, Women's History Month Planning Committee Advisor, New Student Orientation and, Heritage & Health Series event and marketing coordinator, and project coordinator for the Student Planner and Campus Calendar.

Phone: (650) 949-7060
Room: 2008


Katherine Fortune
ASFC Smart Shop & Design Center Coordinator

Phone: (650) 949-7341
Room: 2016


Kamara Tramble Portrait Kamara Tramble
Student Accounts

Kamara is a graduate of the University of California Los Angeles.  She has over 10 years of accounting experience with Hewlett Packard, Charles Schwab, PepsiCo, and Amerit Consulting. She manages the Student Accounts office and if you have any questions regarding funds for AFSC Student Activities, Clubs, the Heritage and Health month series or Reimbursements please visit her at the Student Accounts office.

Phone: (650) 949-7280
Room: 2006