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​About us

Mission:
Expand access to higher education opportunities for underserved populations in the Phoenix community by offering free, comprehensive college planning services.

Vision:
Achieve postsecondary educational success for all prospective college students in Phoenix.

​ Staff:

Ms. Judy Reno
Director

Ms. Elenia Sotelo
Assistant Director

Ms. Silvia Valadez
College Access Advisor

Mr. Robert Olmos
College Access Advisor

Mr. Kristopher Seydel
College Access Advisor

Ms. Marjorie Smallfield
College Access Assistant

Ms. Ellen Lagerman
College Access Assistant

Ms. Allison Barrett
College Access Assistant

Mr. Billy Moore
College Access Assistant

Advisory Committee:

The College Depot Advisory committee is dedicated to supporting College Depot in helping more low-income Phoenix youth make college a reality in their lives.

Ms. Teena Olszewski
Committee Co-Chair
Arizona GEAR UP at NAU

Ms. Natalie Nailor
Committee Co-Chair
Arizona State University

​Mr. Tim Valencia
City of Phoenix
Youth and Education

Ms. April Osborn
Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education

Ms. Althe Allen
Phoenix Union High School District

Ms. Michelle Gayles
Valley of the Sun United Way

Mr. Ray Ostos
Maricopa Community Colleges

Ms. Rebecca Bolnick
Arizona Department of
Education

Ms. Anne Lassen
The University of Arizona

Ms. Anika Olsen
Northern Arizona University

Ms. Carissa Cyr
Governor's Office of Education Innovation

Ms. Clarin Collins
Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust