Coastline Military Student Advisor Locations

In addition to student support services available from Coastline's home campus in Fountain Valley, California, Coastline's Military Student Advisors are located on military installations throughout the United States. Services include assistance with admissions, registration, degree planning, and more. For your closest military representative, choose from the list below or contact home campus.

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Elizabeth McKay

Elizabeth McKay

  • Naval Base San Diego (32nd Street)
  • Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
  • North Island/Coronado (NASNI) - San Diego
  • NSB Point Loma, Bldg 140, National Test Center

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Iris Ayala-Swindell

Iris Ayala-Swindell

  • 32nd Street Naval Station

Iris Ayala-Swindell has been helping the military population achieve their academic and career goals since 2003. She started supporting the military population while in the military herself. Iris served 10 years in the Navy - 4 years on active duty as a Logistics Specialist and 6 years on reserve duty as a Career & Education Advisor (commonly known as "Navy Counselor").

Iris received her MS Ed from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale and BS from University of Delaware. She also completed her Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising from Kansas State University.

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Aaron Sifferman

  • MCB Camp Pendleton Mainside & SOI
  • Camp Pendleton National Testing Center

Aaron Sifferman was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a Helicopter Mechanic and served 5 years with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. He met his wife Christie, while flight training at Pinnacle Aviation Academy in Carlsbad, CA.

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Kim Reteguiz

Kim Reteguiz

  • NS Mayport/NAS Jax
  • NAS Jax
  • Coast Guard Jax
  • Coast Guard Cecil Field

Kim Reteguiz is a licensed College Advisor/Agent specializing in Active Duty Military, Veterans, and Dependent Students. She has been serving as a Coastline Community College Military Student Advisor at NS Mayport, NAS Jacksonville, Coastguard Jax and Cecil Field in sunny Jacksonville Florida since June of 2009. She is a graduate of Sante Fe Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree in Mass Communications, and a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor's of Science in Mass Communications with an outside interest in Education. Kim has been a member of the FL ACME for seven years.

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Wendy Spradlin

Wendy Spradlin

  • NAS Pensacola, National Test Center
  • NAS Whiting Field

Hello, my name is Wendy Spradlin. I hold a bachelor's degree in Workforce Education and Development and have extensive experience as a program advisor for Southern Illinois University. I enjoy volunteering at local schools. I'm looking forward to being a part of the Coastline family and working as a test administrator in Pensacola.

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Tonya Hall

  • Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay
  • Fort Benning, Army Base
  • Fort Gordon, Army Base
  • Fort Stewart, Army Base
  • Hunter Army, Airfield

Tonya Hall grew up in south Florida and joined the U.S. Navy a few years after high school, she retired after 24 years of honorable service. Tonya holds an Associates of Science Degree in Electronics Technology from United Electronics Institute and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Workforce Education and Development from Valdosta State University.

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  • 912-326-1069
  • thall30@coastline.edu
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  • Monday - Wednesday 0900-1400 by phone and email
  • Thursdays 0900-1400 at NSB Kings Bay as well as phone and email

Madeleine Hill

  • Schofield Barracks
  • Kaneohe Bay

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Tracey Majewski

Tracey Majewski

  • Pearl Harbor

Tracey is a Navy spouse with significant experience in Military relations. Tracey has been a valued liaison for Enlisted and Junior Officer spouses throughout the last 18 years. She has participated in Command Leadership Training as well as actively participated in the Command Triad for two deploying fast attack submarines. She was a Team member for COMPASS, a Navy spouse course, intended to educate and navigate new spouses in the military lifestyle. Tracey's vast knowledge of how the military operates will be an asset in her ability to advise military members and spouses. This will be a new endeavor for her, and she is ready to join the team at Coastline.

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Rob Warrick

After serving nearly 25 years in the United States Navy, Rob joined Coastline Community College in 2007. In addition to human resource management and development, his background includes marine engineering, law enforcement, recruiting, and career counseling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, and a Master of Science in Leadership. Since he accomplished a great deal of his education while on active duty and with a family, he understands the challenges that many working adults face in pursuing their education goals.

Contact Rob by phone or email for a free evaluation of your military experience and previous college coursework to see how close you are to completing your degree with Coastline.

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Rob Warrick

Rob Warrick

After serving nearly 25 years in the United States Navy, Rob joined Coastline Community College in 2007. In addition to human resource management and development, his background includes marine engineering, law enforcement, recruiting, and career counseling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, and a Master of Science in Leadership. Since he accomplished a great deal of his education while on active duty and with a family, he understands the challenges that many working adults face in pursuing their education goals.

Contact Rob by phone or email for a free evaluation of your military experience and previous college coursework to see how close you are to completing your degree with Coastline.

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Rob Warrick

  • Fort Polk
  • NAS JRB New Orleans

After serving nearly 25 years in the United States Navy, Rob joined Coastline Community College in 2007. In addition to human resource management and development, his background includes marine engineering, law enforcement, recruiting, and career counseling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, and a Master of Science in Leadership. Since he accomplished a great deal of his education while on active duty and with a family, he understands the challenges that many working adults face in pursuing their education goals.

Contact Rob by phone or email for a free evaluation of your military experience and previous college coursework to see how close you are to completing your degree with Coastline.

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Kevin Stuart

  • Bethesda
  • Walter Reed
  • Fort Detrick

I am a proud Military Veteran who served my country for an extended period of time. I was able to earn my degree during my military career and know that anyone can do the same with a will, desire and determination along with commitment.

I am currently residing in the Maryland area and started working as a Military Student Advisor for Coastline Community College for the past few years.

I am exciting about working with the students of Coastline Community College and look forward to helping them achieve their educational goals.

Elisha Towles

Roxanne Towles

  • NCBC Gulfport

Roxanne has served as Military Site Advisor at NCBC-Gulfport since August 2015 and NTC Lead Testing Administrator since November 2017. Prior to joining the Coastline team, Roxanne worked for 25 years at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College until her retirement in June 2015.

At MGCCC, Roxanne served for 10 years as the Veterans Affairs Counselor and Academic Advisor to over 400 student veterans, active duty personnel and dependents. Other years with MGCCC, Roxanne served as a Career Counselor, GED Recruitment Placement Manager and Transfer Student Coordinator for special population students.

Roxanne holds a Master's Degree in College Counseling and Student Personnel Services as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication/Public Relations, both degrees earned at The University of Southern Mississippi. She also holds an Associate of Arts degree from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

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Gary Misener

Gary Misener

  • Holloman AFB, National Test Center

Hello, my name is Gary Misener and I'm the Military Site Administrator for the Coastline Community College National Testing Center at Holloman AFB, NM.

I am a native of NM but have lived all over this great country of ours. I attended Hardin - Simmons University, Abilene, TX and Mid-America Baptist Seminary, Memphis, TN. I have spent over 35 yrs. of my adult life serving as a worship/music pastor of 5 churches. I just recently worked 3 yrs. for the USAF at Spangdahlem AB, Germany as Sports Director at the base Fitness Center.

I am looking forward to working with our military men and women here at Holloman to help them attain their education goals through counseling and by assisting with taking the CLEP and DSST exams.

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  • 575-479-1045
  • gmisener@coastline.edu
  • Office Hours

  • Monday: 0800 - 1200
  • Tuesday: 0800 - 1500
  • Wednesday: 0800 - 1500
  • Thursday: 0800 - 1500
  • Friday: 0800 - 1200

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Rob Warrick

Rob Warrick

After serving nearly 25 years in the United States Navy, Rob joined Coastline Community College in 2007. In addition to human resource management and development, his background includes marine engineering, law enforcement, recruiting, and career counseling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, and a Master of Science in Leadership. Since he accomplished a great deal of his education while on active duty and with a family, he understands the challenges that many working adults face in pursuing their education goals.

Contact Rob by phone or email for a free evaluation of your military experience and previous college coursework to see how close you are to completing your degree with Coastline.

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Mark Boehm

Mark Boehm

  • TBA

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Rob Warrick

Rob Warrick

  • Tinker AFB
  • Fort Sill

After serving nearly 25 years in the United States Navy, Rob joined Coastline Community College in 2007. In addition to human resource management and development, his background includes marine engineering, law enforcement, recruiting, and career counseling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, and a Master of Science in Leadership. Since he accomplished a great deal of his education while on active duty and with a family, he understands the challenges that many working adults face in pursuing their education goals.

Contact Rob by phone or email for a free evaluation of your miltary experience and previous college coursework to see how close you are to completing your degree with Coastline.

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Doug Hughes

Doug Hughes

  • Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), Bangor (w)
  • Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), Bremerton (w)
  • Naval Station Everett (NSE) (m)
  • Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) (m)
  • Joint Base Lewis–McChord (JBLM), David Stone Education Center
  • U.S. Coast Guard Base, Seattle (m)

Reared in the Air Force living in West Germany, Japan, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and CA as a dependent.

Enlisted time in the Marine Corps, both on Active Duty and as a drilling Reservist.

Attended CA State University Chico graduating with Honors, BA in International Relations.

Commissioned in the Marine Corps until retirement, serving in ground (artillery and infantry) units and in Marine Air Ground Task Force principal staff positions, with time as a crew member in the "Gator Navy".

Retired to Pacific NW working in a variety of positions. Started as a Navy Test Examiner in 2005, gradually shifting over to represent Coastline Community College. I thoroughly enjoy my opportunities as a site representative working with military service members.

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Rob Warrick

  • Millington

After serving nearly 25 years in the United States Navy, Rob joined Coastline Community College in 2007. In addition to human resource management and development, his background includes marine engineering, law enforcement, recruiting, and career counseling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, and a Master of Science in Leadership. Since he accomplished a great deal of his education while on active duty and with a family, he understands the challenges that many working adults face in pursuing their education goals.

Contact Rob by phone or email for a free evaluation of your military experience and previous college coursework to see how close you are to completing your degree with Coastline.

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Rob Warrick

  • NAS Corpus Christi
  • NAS Kingsville
  • San Antonio area bases (Lackland AFB and Fort Sam Houston)
  • Navy Recruiting Districts Dallas, San Antonio, and Houston
  • Fort Hood, TX
  • Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, TX
  • Fort Bliss, TX
  • Houston/Galveston Coast Guard Sector

After serving nearly 25 years in the United States Navy, Rob joined Coastline Community College in 2007. In addition to human resource management and development, his background includes marine engineering, law enforcement, recruiting, and career counseling. He holds a B.S. in Psychology and Management, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Human Resource Management, and a Master of Science in Leadership. Since he accomplished a great deal of his education while on active duty and with a family, he understands the challenges that many working adults face in pursuing their education goals.

Contact Rob by phone or email for a free evaluation of your military experience and previous college coursework to see how close you are to completing your degree with Coastline.

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Daniel Purvine

Daniel Purvine

  • Dyess AFB, National Test Center

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Gary Misener

Gary Misener

  • Holloman AFB, National Test Center
  • Fort Bliss, TX

Hello, my name is Gary Misener and I'm the Military Site Administrator for the Coastline Community College National Testing Center at Holloman AFB, NM.

I am a native of NM but have lived all over this great country of ours. I attended Hardin - Simmons University, Abilene, TX and Mid-America Baptist Seminary, Memphis, TN. I have spent over 35 yrs. of my adult life serving as a worship/music pastor of 5 churches. I just recently worked 3 yrs. for the USAF at Spangdahlem AB, Germany as Sports Director at the base Fitness Center.

I am looking forward to working with our military men and women here at Holloman to help them attain their education goals through counseling and by assisting with taking the CLEP and DSST exams.

Contact Me

  • 575-479-1045
  • gmisener@coastline.edu
  • Office Hours

  • Monday: 0800 - 1200
  • Tuesday: 0800 - 1500
  • Wednesday: 0800 - 1500
  • Thursday: 0800 - 1500
  • Friday: 0800 - 1200

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Michelle Ventura

  • Norfolk Naval Base
  • Little Creek Amphibious Base

Michelle Ventura is the Site Representative as well as East Coast Lead at Naval Station Norfolk and JEB Little Creek/Fort Story. She has worked for Coastline Community College since June 2007. Prior to working for Coastline, she worked as a Navy College Contract Counselor in Norfolk, VA. She learned an immense amount of information from working at the Navy College, everything from NCPACE details, instructions from CPPD, counseling service members who are attached to ashore and/or afloat commands, even processing Tuition Assistance applications. She is actively involved with the Virginia Advisory Council on Military Education as their Conference Planning Chair.

Please do not hesitate to email or call me with any questions

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Kevin Stuart

  • Bethesda Naval Base

I am a proud Military Veteran who served my country for an extended period of time. I was able to earn my degree during my military career and know that anyone can do the same with a will, desire and determination along with commitment.

I am currently residing in the Maryland area and started working as a Military Student Advisor for Coastline Community College for the past few years.

I am exciting about working with the students of Coastline Community College and look forward to helping them achieve their educational goals.