CCC team

Meet the Staff

Career Staff

Olivia 23-24

Olivia Hernandez (she/her)

  • Associate Director
  • P.E.A.C.E

Olivia (she/they) identifies as a second generation Mexican American, Fat, Femme, Queer, Xicana, Educator and Artivist. She loves connecting about screen printing, fierce fabulosity in all capacities, and food. As the Associate Director of the CCC she supervises the three program coordinators and supports the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Joe 23-34

Joe Martinez

  • Director
  • Campus Climate

Joe Martinez (they/he series) is a first-generation college graduate with a BA in Political Science from the University of La Verne and a Master's Degree in Organization Communication from the University of the Pacific. With almost 17 years of experience in the UC system, Joe has worked at various campuses, including Loyola Marymount and Occidental College. Since joining UC Davis in 2018, their focus has been on supporting marginalized communities and reimagining campus safety through advocating for innovative approaches to student expression. Joe actively advises student organizations dedicated to ethnic/cultural/identity-based communities and advocacy/political groups. Their committee work at UC Davis revolves around Diversity Equity and Inclusion initiatives, and they hold leadership roles in several organizations, including the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program and the Latinx Staff and Faculty Association. Beyond their professional life, Joe has a strong connection with music, often filling their office with its melodies or playing the guitar. During weekends, they enjoy visiting family in LA or Ashland, Oregon, where they cheer for their daughters, Angie and Charlotte, in Marching Band/Percussion Competitions or Soccer games.

Jen 23-24

Jen Dalal

  • Office Coordinator
  • Volunteer Intern Program, Graphic Design, Library & Logistics

Jen (she/they) is a filipinx-chicanx, born and raised in Chicago, transplanted to Southern California. She assists with the overall logistics of the space. Jen has a background in Corporate Human Resources Management and extensive experience in non-profit grant managment and human services. Her work with the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis, as well as the Sacramento Hospice Consortium, has provided her with a broad range of knowledge and experience to draw from when serving the campus and local communities. 


Tatum Phan

  • Community Advisor Network (CAN) Counselor
  • Student Health & Counseling Services

Tatum Phan (she/her) identifies as Vietnamese-American. She grew up in Dayton, Ohio and received her Bachelor’s degree from The Ohio State University. She earned her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University of Oregon and completed her pre-doctoral internship in psychology and post-doctoral residency at UC Davis. Tatum joined Student Health and Counseling Services as a CAPS Community Counselor in August 2013.

Lou 23-24

Lou Cha

  • Program Coordinator
  • SWANA (Southwest Asian and North African), MENASA (Middle Eastern, North African, and South Asian), API (Asian Pacific Islander)