Office Staff

Dr. Paul Hofmann Dr. Sarah Lam
Assistant Vice President for International Affairs | Email

Dr. Sarah Lam is the Assistant Vice President for International Affairs. Dr. Lam has more than 20 years of experience as a faculty member at Fresno State training advisers and counselors in both mental health and educational settings. She has served roles as program coordinator and administrator in higher education. She has experience in international recruitment, study abroad, and intensive English programs services. Dr. Lam has been an international student at Fresno State from Hong Kong and participated in study abroad in Spain from the U.S. She speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin.

Linh-Trang Tran Madison Dooley | E-mail
Administrative Support Coordinator

Madison was born and raised in Fresno, California and is very excited to be working for Fresno State. She recently graduated from the Craig School of Business with her Bachelor’s degree in Finance and plans on pursuing her MBA at Fresno State in the Fall. Madison brings a vast set of financial and administrative skills to ISSP having previously worked for the Fresno State Foundation and other financial firms in Fresno. She loves traveling and is looking forward to experiencing the cultural diversity at Fresno State.

issp logo Kunyi Cheng | E-mail
International Recruitment/Marketing Analyst

Kunyi serves as International Recruitment/Marketing Analyst. She holds a BA in English and MA in Foreign & Applied Linguistics from China and a MA in Higher Educational Administration and Leadership from California State University, Fresno.  Kunyi brings a diversified set of international education experiences to Fresno State.  She has held faculty positions in the Department of English at both Shenyang Normal University and Liaoning Administration College of Police and Justice, as well as a diverse set of roles within International Student Services and Programs at Fresno State – including serving as the CHEPD 1+2+1 Program Coordinator.


International Admissions

Portrait of Alicia Alicia Montejano | E-mail
International Transfer Coordinator

Alicia has been working in International Admissions since September 2002. She previously worked in Admissions/Records/ Evaluations for four years. Alicia is a Fresno State graduate. She enjoys working with the international students and staff very much, and thus far says it has been an enjoyable and enriching experience.

Danny Wan Danny Wan | E-mail
International Admissions Specialist

Danny serves as the International Admissions Specialist. He is also the Advisor for the International Student Association (ISA). Since 2002, Danny has been serving in the field of international education. He has worked in scholarships & recruitment, international admissions, immigration advising, study abroad and programming. A native of both Taipei and Kansas City, Danny was in the foreign services for two years.  He has an extensive background in intercultural communication. .

Danny Wan Geovany Cisneros | E-mail
International Admissions Specialist

Geovany serves as an International Admissions Specialist. Originally from Mexico, he experienced the journey of learning a new educational system and adjusting to a new culture.  He graduated from Fresno State in 2016 with his Bachelor’s degree and is currently in his second year of his Master’s degree.  Geovany is excited to welcome new and diverse cultures to Fresno State!

Brenton Brenton Conner | E-mail
International Admissions Specialist 

Brenton serves as an International Admissions Specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and a Master of Science in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Brenton served 4 years in the U.S. Army as a Paratrooper in the 82 nd Airborne and has experience working with diverse cultures around the world.



International Student and Scholar Services

Jamie Jones Jamie Jones | E-mail
International Student Advisor

Jamie serves as the International Student Advisor and manages the International Student Ambassador program. With a strong international and student services background, particularly in the areas of international admissions, recruitment, student services and advising, she enjoys working with international students and being actively engaged in the internationalization process here at Fresno State. Originally from Northern California, she brings with her a sense of adventure, a love of the outdoors and culinary curiosity. Jamie holds a Master’s Degree in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco.

Jasmine Jasmine Cao | E-mail
International Student Advisor

Jasmine serves as an International Student Advisor. She brings to Fresno State a unique experience working as an International Student Advisor for universities in both  China and in the United States. This career background provides her with a distinct understanding of the transitional issues international students experience.  With her professionalism and passion for international education, Jasmine has an established record of being a supportive and dedicated international student advisor who is committed to providing services that ensure international students are successful and enjoy their experience at Fresno State.  Jasmine holds a Master Degree in Social Psychology. 

Jasmine Tucker Blagen | E-mail
International Student Advisor

Tucker joined the international office in the Summer of 2017, but has worked on campus since the start of 2017 as coordinator of the Provost Graduation Initiative. Tucker graduated from Fresno State in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and has plans to soon pursue his MBA here on campus as well. With his business background and study abroad experience, Tucker is excited to be an International Student Advisor and work to enhance the International Student experience here at Fresno State.