Tina Feiger, a long-time Ombudsperson at the public community college near Los Angeles, retired in February 2016. SMC has appointed two faculty members to replace her and join Ombuds Lucy Kluckhorn Jones. New to the SMC Ombuds office, but not the campus, are Eric Oifer and Yvonne Ortega. Both are part-time Ombuds and serve a student population of about 33,000.
Oifer is a Professor of Political Science and has been teaching at SMC since 1999. He graduated from UCLA and earned a Master's and PhD from USC. Ortega is a Professor of Nutrition and a Registered Dietitian. (SMC Ombuds.)
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