Geraldo R. Guerra, M.A.

Assistant Director

Dr. Lennie Irvin

 Administrative Assistant

Charles Crowley


Academic Liaison:

Jane Focht-Hansen

Academic Program Specialist 

Crystal Escobales






CRLA Certified Level III Tutors  CRLA Certified Level II Tutors   

AJ Arellano
Maria Chavez


Jackie Velez


Staff Biographies 

Crystal Escobales: Crystal Escobales is one of the Academic Program Specialists at the Writing Center. As a former SAC graduate, she decided to come back to SAC to help students succeed through tutoring. Today, she is a CRLA Master English tutor, ESL specialist. In addition, she has a BA in Modern Language Studies with a focus on Japanese, a Minor in Spanish, and an MA in TESOL. 

Maria A. Chavez: I am a former SAC graduate with AS in Biology/Pre-Nursing Degree. I then decided to continue my education in the nursing program at SAC which I will be completing this coming spring 2020. I have been tutoring with the writing Center since Fall 2016 and now I am a CRLA level 3 master English tutor. 

AJ Arellano: Hello there! I'm AJ, CRLA Level III Master Tutor here at the SAC Writing Center. I have been working here for about three years and consider myself to be well versed in Writing. Currently, I attend Texas A&M San Antonio where I will be graduating in the Spring of 2020 with my Bachelor's Degree in Biology. Feel free to stop by the Writing Center and ask me any questions!

Jackie Velez: Jackie Velez is a SAC alumna and a returning tutor to the SAC Writing Center. She graduated from SAC in May 2016 with an Associate of Arts degree in Radio, Television, and Film (RTF). She continued her education at University of the Incarnate Word where she double-majored and earned her Bachelor's degrees in English and Communication Arts with the concentration in journalism in May 2019. Jackie's goal is to acquire a Master's degree in English.