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picture of ashley who has dark brown hairAshley Jones Lee (She/Her/Hers)
Coordinator, Clubs & Organizations

(805) 756-7006

Ashley Jones Lee is the Coordinator of Clubs & Organizations within Leadership & Service at Cal Poly, and in this role she will serve as the advisor for each of the 29 Club Sports teams and Club Sports Council. Ashley is originally from Rocklin, CA and earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Cal Poly SLO in 2014.

Prior to returning to Cal Poly, Ashley spent 5 years working for the County of SLO Behavioral Health Department supporting youth development programming across the county, and then ventured into the world of higher education as an Internships Coordinator at Cal State Fullerton. She accepted her current position for the opportunity to integrate her passion for sports and fitness along with leadership development for students.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys all that the Central Coast has to offer with her husband Alex, as well as spending time in the gym, movie theater, and downtown SLO with friends & family.

Photo of Ernesto ReyesErnesto Reyes (he/him/el)
Equity & Inclusion Senior Coordinator, Clubs & Organizations

(805) 756-0648

Ernesto Reyes is a first-generation educational justice practitioner who comes from Fontana, CA. He earned a B.A. in International Studies from UC San Diego I. 2014 and an M. Ed from the University of Southern California in 2020. Prior to starting at Cal Poly, Ernesto was the Senior Coordinator for Retention and Belonging at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University supporting the development and implementation of programming to build a sense of community and belonging amongst the first-year cohort. Prior to that, Ernesto spent time throughout the Bay Area working in various educational nonprofits supporting students and their families to access higher education. 

In his free time, Ernesto likes to spend time with his wife Mahnoor, write, play video games, spend time at the gym, and enjoy the beach. 

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Sarah Hawkins (she/they)
Assistant Director

(805) 756-7009

Sarah Hawkins is the Assistant Director, Clubs & Organizations in the Leadership & Service department at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. Sarah is originally from Fresno, California and holds a B.S. in Kinesiology and an M.A. in Kinesiology – Sport Psychology, both from Fresno State. Sarah has worked in Higher Education since 2004, working with student organizations, club sports, and campus recreation at Ithaca College, San Jose State, Cuesta College, and Cal Poly. She has also taught as a lecturer at Fresno State, Ithaca College, and San Jose State and was the first person in the world to teach Aquatics for Children with Challenges (ATRI) Instructor Training for college credit.

Sarah is an advocate for living organ donation with Kidney Donor Athletes, Inc. and volunteers her time with the San Luis Obispo County Search and Rescue team.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys training for and competing in triathlons. She has completed 22 so far, including her first IRONMAN in October 2022. She was also a silver and gold medalist at the 2022 Transplant Games of America.

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Jason Mockford (He/Him/His)
Senior Director, Leadership & Service

(805) 756-2476

Jason Mockford is the senior director of Leadership & Service in the Division of Student Affairs at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. He is originally from Auburn, California and holds a B.S. in Graphic Communication and an M.A. in Counseling & Guidance, Higher Education, both from California Polytechnic State University.

Many key initiatives and programs have taken off during Jason's leadership of the department including the creation of the Center for Leadership, the launch of the College Corps: Coastal California Civic Leadership Consortium, expanded support for culturally-based student organizations, and the reimagining of inclusivity and anti-hazing curriculum for the fraternity and sorority community. As a part-time faculty, Jason has taught the Leadership & Consultation course and advised students in their fieldwork and internship requirements in Cal Poly's Higher Education Counseling & Student Affairs graduate program. For six years he was responsible for advising Cal Poly’s orientation board, Open House committee, and developing the nationally recognized orientation leader training program.

He has served in a variety of leadership roles both on the Cal Poly campus and in national and community-based organizations. Jason currently serves on ACPA's Mid-Level Community of Practice Directorate Board and will be the chair-elect of MLCOP in 2023-24. Previously, he has been involved in a leadership role with NODA, the Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education as a Transfer Services Network Chair from 2011-2014 and as a member of the Annual Conference Advisory Committee in 2014. He has been a certified community mediator with Creative Mediation in San Luis Obispo and served on their Program Advisory Board for many years. Most recently, Jason joined the Board of Directors as a founding member of Collective Good, a conflict resolution and facilitative mediation training non-profit organization based on the Central Coast of California.



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