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Meet the SDRC Staff

Supporting the academic pursuits of students with disabilities across The Claremont College community.

Meet the SDRC Staff

Catherine Calhoun

Director of the Student Disability Resource Center
Catherine_Calhoun@claremont.edu
(909) 607-7322

 

Lisette V. Sanchez 

Office Coordinator of the Student Disability Resource Center
Lisette_Sanchez@claremont.edu
(909) 607-7419

Lisette Sanchez is the Office Coordinator of the Student Disability Resource Center of the Claremont Colleges Services. She is committed to providing resources for students with disabilities and assisting them throughout their academic careers. She enjoys working with students from diverse sociocultural backgrounds, and is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion committee. Being a member of this committee provides her with the opportunity to contribute to Claremont Colleges Services, in providing an environment that values the many differences in identities, experiences, ability and thought that exist among the members of our community. She was recognized as an employee who is a good performer; exemplifies TCCS core values of customer service, accountability, professionalism and respect; and as one who likes to have fun prompting her to be apart of the Employee Engagement Committee.

On a more personal level, Lisette was raised on the beautiful Hawaiian island of O’ahu and moved to sunny Southern California about 7 years ago. She grew up dancing hula, playing water polo, competing for swim, as well as cheer leading. The proud mother of two beautiful young girls and three handsome young boys is happily married. During her free time she loves spending time with her family, traveling, reading and cooking. She is thrilled to be apart of the Student Disability Resource Center here The Claremont Colleges.

 

Rachel Oda

Student Representative

Rachel is a junior at Pomona majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. After graduating, she hopes to attend law school. She is passionate about working at the SDRC because she wants all students on campus to feel comfortable and supported. In her free time, she dances with the 5C Dance Company and competes on the Pomona College Mock Trial team.  

 

 

Vivianna Plancarte

Student Representative

Vivianna is a student staff member at the SDRC and a sophomore at Pomona College. She is a Psychology major on the Pre-Med track. After she graduates, she hopes to volunteer abroad on a medical mission trip and prepare to apply for a Physician’s Assistant program. Vivianna loves working at the SDRC because it provides her an opportunity to help all students reach their full potential in college.When she is not working or studying, Vivianna enjoys spending time in nature, attending random live concerts in Claremont, and exploring new eateries.

 

Elyse Endlich

Student Representative

Elyse is a freshman at Pitzer. She plans to major in linguistics. Elyse enjoys working for the SDRC because she has several family members with disabilities and she feels that access to disability resources in college is essential. In her spare time, she enjoys playing ukulele and piano and reading about phonetics.

 

 

Mercy Bickell

Student Representative

Mercy is a first-year at Pomona from Tallahassee, Florida. She is planning to major in either Cognitive Science or Computer Science with Linguistics. In her free time, she likes to exchange postcards, read science fiction, and play board and video games. She enjoys being a part of the SDRC because it allows her to gain knowledge about disabilities and help create an accommodating space on campus.