Leadership and Staff

Close up photo of Metro Director Mary Beth Love
Mary Beth Love, PhD
Executive Director
I am passionate about working for a mission-driven organization like Metro and committed to education equity which sustains that passion.
(415) 338-2708
Savita Malik
Savita Malik, EdD, MPH
Director of Curriculum and Faculty Development (CFD)
My passion is social justice curriculum development and supporting faculty to be more equitable and effective instructors.
Rose Carmona
Rose Carmona-Arbulu, MA
Student Services Lead
I am committed to helping all students have equitable access to higher education and helping them navigate the complex institutional policies.
(415) 405-2681
Rama Ali Kased
Rama Ali Kased, EdD
Assistant Professor Race in Resistance Studies
My approach and work is very much guided by equity and dismantling all forms of oppression in schooling processes. I am also the mother of two amazing and fierce little ones.
Celia Graterol
Celia Graterol, MPH
Director of Data Engineering & Analytics
Personal interest: I love being in nature. I love to mountain bike, ski, rock climb, skateboard, surf, hike, and practice yoga.
(415) 405-2630
Phonita Yuen
Phonita Yuen, MA
Finance and Administrative Lead
My passion is maximizing qualitative productivity and support for the Metro community in the most economical way.
(415) 338-3479
Steve Puig
Steve Puig, MA
Academic Office Coordinator
I believe in our program's vision and our ultimate goals for the Metro College Success Program—students’ success in college.
(415) 405-0355
Alycia Shada
Alycia Shada, MPA ( She/Her/Hers )
Communications & Special Projects, Lecturer
Working for Metro fuels my soul! I love being a part of a community of lifelong learners committed to social justice.
Paul Previde
Paul Previde, MS, JD
Associate Director of Data and Analytics
I enjoy developing and using software to organize and analyze data in ways that contribute to Metro efforts in fostering student success and education equity.
(415) 405 - 2640
Michelle Toney
Michelle Toney, MS
Director of Faculty Coordinator & Coordinator of BUS 1 Academy
My passion is supporting young adults and building a culture where a difference is valued. I believe in taking a holistic approach and grow Metro’s network of people, programs and tools all designed to help our students, instructors, and staff succeed.