Outreach & Visit Staff

The outreach team travels throughout the United States, meeting thousands of prospective students every year and sharing everything that makes Chico State great. At college fairs, high school visits, virtual presentations, and right here on campus, they bring their broad knowledge of the university and enthusiasm for connecting with prospective students to every event. Whether we come to you or you come to Chico State for one of our outstanding visitor programs, you will be in the very best company with true Chico State experts.     

Meet the Team

Serge W. Desir, Jr.

Director of Admissions

Jeff Logsdon

Assistant Director of Communications and Campus Visits

Jeff coordinates the individual student tours and special tours for the Office of Admissions. Check out our Visit page for more information on how to schedule a tour of campus for your family or group. We plan visits for middle schools, high schools, community colleges, and other groups. 

Lamar Andrews

Admissions Counselor

Lamar is our regional representative located in San Diego. He provides service for San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside, Imperial, and Los Angeles counties. 

Jacob Long

Admissions Counselor

Jacob is our regional representative located in Pasadena, CA and serves Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Kern, San Luis Obispo, and Monterey counties and most out-of-state events.  

Marissa O'Connell

Admissions Counselor

Marissa is our San Francisco and South Bay representative.

Laura Villa

Admissions Counselor

Laura is our Sacramento and Napa Valley representative. 

Sarah Wood

Admissions Counselor

Sarah is our Central Valley representative.