Maryann Tolano-Leveque started her career with the Mounties in 2005 as the Activities Coordinator for the Office of Student Life. She has since been promoted to Director, Student Life.
In her current role, Tolano-Leveque is the primary advisor to Associated Students and serves as the chief disciplinarian for more than 60,000 Mt. SAC students. In addition, Tolano-Leveque oversees a $500,000 budget and is responsible for the coordination and execution of various leadership programs including conferences, workshops, and leadership training. She also serves on various campus-wide committees, which include the Commencement, Accreditation, and Students of Distinction committees.
Before coming to Mt. SAC Tolano-Leveque worked for the Cal Poly Pomona athletics department where she was the Director of Student Programs for five years and named Employee of the Year in spring 2005. There she supervised event staff employees; various student programs; managed the UniversityÕs sports camp program; and was responsible for the supervision and production of all athletics department publications. Tolano-Leveque coordinated special events such as fundraiser dinners, NCAA championships, Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, and year-end banquets.
A Cal Poly Pomona graduate, Tolano-Leveque brings a vast array of professional experience and enthusiasm. She earned her bachelor's degree in communication with an option in journalism in 2000, a Masters' degree in Educational Multimedia in 2006, and a doctorate in Educational Psychology from the University of Southern California in 2010.
0In her educational endeavors, Tolano-Leveque was ASI President, ASI vice-president, senator for the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, News Editor for her University's student newspaper, named the student newspaper's Most Valuable Staff Member, a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, and has interned with The New York Times and The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin.