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Guidance Counselors 


Mrs. Kellie Bauer Director of Guidance & Counseling, AP Coordinator, Outreach                                                            

Concern Liaison / 714.850.9567

Mr. Arthur Aragon NHS Coordinator / / 714.850.9562


Ms. Sasha Lo College Test Preparation Coordinator / / 714.850.6727


Ms. Mary McElroy NCAA Coordinator / / 714.850.9568


Mrs. Vanessa Peña-Gautier Master Schedule Assistant / / 714.850.9564


Ms. Joy Ringo  CSF Coordinator / / 714.850.9563


Mrs. Angie Young College & Career Events Coordinator / / 714.850.9566 


Administrative Assistant 

Ms. Marisa Zavala / 714.850.9565



Gateway Center Coordinator

Mr. Don Nguyen / / 714.641.5452




Alpha Split 


9th   10th - 12th
A Young A - C
 B - D Lo D - G
  Bauer H - J
 E - G Ringo K - M
 H - Mc Aragon N - P
 Me - R McElroy Q - S
 S - Z Peña-Gautier T - Z


The Guidance Counselors are happy to meet with you, walk ins are welcome however it is preferred that you have an appointment.  All counselors schedule their own appointments via email.  Please allow 24-48 hours for a response. Thank you!


Mission Statement

The Mater Dei Counseling Staff is dedicated to nurturing and fostering the intellectual, spiritual and emotional attributes found in each of our students. Our office maintains an open door policy as students are made to feel both welcomed and treasured. It is our goal to assist each student in recognizing their individual talents as they progress toward their collegiate years and emerge as well-rounded young adults who add to the intellectual, social and philanthropic aspects of our society.

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